March 23, 2007 by Arlen Schweiger
Why have six sometimes unsightly pieces of electronics in your living room when you can get the job done with one stylish one?
Philips Electronics’ new Ambisound home theater system (HTS8100), with its SoundBar piece, creates a full 5.1 surround-sound experience through a one-piece fully integrated home theater system, the company says. Ambisound does it in a sleek, sophisticated design, too, making it a fine complement to a flat-panel display that it can be wall-mounted below.
Only 5 inches thick, the Ambisound SoundBar provides an amplifier and a DVD player all in a single design. For maximum audio quality and clarity, the Ambisound system features a 3-band equalizer and DoubleBASS deep bass performance, creating a smooth crossover between sounds, Philips says. The speakers utilize soft dome tweeters for increased clarity and clear voice performance and are designed for maximum efficiency of full midrange performance.
Additionally, the Smart Surround feature automatically ensures correct surround sound settings whether a movie or music is playing, the company says.
The HTS8100 Ambisound system carries an MSRP of $999 and is expected to be available the second quarter of this year. For more, visit www.philips.com.
Via: the Chip Chick.
Follow Electronic House
Arlen writes about home technology installations and product news and reviews for electronichouse.com
and Electronic House magazine.
FREE Charter Platinum Membership
Claim your FREE Charter Platinum Membership to EH Network and receive 6 FREE issues of EH Magazine.*
We understand your email address is private. By granting you access to the EH Network, you agree to receive email communications from us, including our newsletters. You can manage your subscription at any time in the future.
* The new EH Network launches and your free subscription begins December 2014.
Commenting is not available in this weblog entry.