LG SN7CY Soundbar Review & Comments

sebsal

Active Member
When you wall mount this, does it change the orientation like the more expensive model? This puts me off as im not convinced firing up firing speakers down is going to work!
 

keithwiggins

Well-known Member
I guess this what happens when a manufacturer feels that they have to offer a product for every price point irrespective of the sanity of doing so!
 

Sir QD oled

Well-known Member
Look at first sight a bit disappointing but form my spare room it's only between the Sammy Q70r and the sharp 800 they are here in Belgium at the same price point round 400 euro . Any recommendations Steve ? :) Please
 

Steve Withers

Reviewer
When you wall mount this, does it change the orientation like the more expensive model? This puts me off as im not convinced firing up firing speakers down is going to work!
No, the orientation is the same whether you're stand or wall mounting.
 

Steve Withers

Reviewer
Look at first sight a bit disappointing but form my spare room it's only between the Sammy Q70r and the sharp 800 they are here in Belgium at the same price point round 400 euro . Any recommendations Steve ? :) Please
I'd get the Samsung HW-Q70R, it's an excellent all-round soundbar.
 

Sir QD oled

Well-known Member

sebsal

Active Member
No, the orientation is the same whether you're stand or wall mounting.
I'm looking at the back of it where the bass speakers are and i cant see any way to mount it. The mounting seems to be underneath the unit from what I can see, which is the same as the SL9YG, which does need the orientation changing when wall mounted
 

Steve Withers

Reviewer
I'm looking at the back of it where the bass speakers are and i cant see any way to mount it. The mounting seems to be underneath the unit from what I can see, which is the same as the SL9YG, which does need the orientation changing when wall mounted
It comes with L-shaped wall brackets that the unit sits on.
 

sebsal

Active Member
I'm torn between this and Sharp HT-SBW800. I know the Sharp reviewed better on this site but it doesn't allow me to add rear speakers at a later date like the LG does. My budget cant go any higher since i just bought an LG OLED 55CX.

I know i wont get true Atmos at this price but the LG with the option of rear speakers at a later date seems to get me closest at this price range.

Are there any alternatives at £400 or is the LG/Sharp the best i can hope for at this price? Thanks
 

Steve Withers

Reviewer
I'm torn between this and Sharp HT-SBW800. I know the Sharp reviewed better on this site but it doesn't allow me to add rear speakers at a later date like the LG does. My budget cant go any higher since i just bought an LG OLED 55CX.

I know i wont get true Atmos at this price but the LG with the option of rear speakers at a later date seems to get me closest at this price range.

Are there any alternatives at £400 or is the LG/Sharp the best i can hope for at this price? Thanks
The Sharp does limit your ability to expand the system by adding rear speakers at a later date, and real surround channels make a huge difference. If you can stretch your budget to £499 then you could get the SN7Y, which comes with a subwoofer and thus addresses the SN7YC's failing in that area. You can then add rear speakers in the future when funds allow.
 

Coulson

Distinguished Member
That it can't handle BR2049 is no surprise. But it can't even handle Clone Wars or the heavily bass filtered Bad Boys for Life. This is really a glorified Sound bass isn't it?
 
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MI55ION

Distinguished Member
These things really do need a sub to work well, the absence of a sub preout should be a deal breaker.
 

Steve Withers

Reviewer
With the notable exception of B&O's Beo Stage and the Sennheiser Ambeo, all single-unit soundbars are generally lacking in the bass department.
 

razvaniliescu

Novice Member
Like any soundbar must be better than c9 speakers... just wallmounted mine 65c9 and there is no sound at all... gonna buy soundbar, but cant decide which one:)
:) The C9 has pretty good speakers, but i would like some more bass :) I'm affraid an external subwoofer would get me in trouble with the neighbors.
 

Steve Withers

Reviewer
How does it compare to the speakers and bass of the C9? Thanks! :)
It's definitely better than the C9 in terms of quality, bass and proper overhead effects, but any half-decent soundbar will beat the built-in speakers of a TV.
 

Steve Withers

Reviewer
Cant find a single review of the SN7Y! With the added Sub, could be what i'm after
I'm not sure LG has sent any SN7Y soundbars out for review.
 

RF79

Standard Member
Hi Steve, any plans to review the LG GX soundbar soon?

I’m trying to decide if to go with 65GX and matching soundbar or the 65W9 with the built in soundbar/module.

Hopefully the new LG’s are starting to come through for review? Thanks
 

Steve Withers

Reviewer
Hi Steve, any plans to review the LG GX soundbar soon?

I’m trying to decide if to go with 65GX and matching soundbar or the 65W9 with the built in soundbar/module.

Hopefully the new LG’s are starting to come through for review? Thanks
Not at the moment, I'm currently busy with the SN11.
 

ila66

Active Member
I see the LG SN7Y with the sub is now available in Currys £450 I've tried the SN7CY and returned it as it didn't quite sound right do you think it would be better with a sub
 

Steve Withers

Reviewer
I see the LG SN7Y with the sub is now available in Currys £450 I've tried the SN7CY and returned it as it didn't quite sound right do you think it would be better with a sub
It would obviously have a lot more bass.
 

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