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2014 Product of the Year Entrant

VIZIO S4251W-B1 Sound Bar

MSRP: To be determined

Combining surround sound immersion and effortless setup, the VIZIO 42” 5.1 Home Theater Sound Bar (S4251W-B1) is the pinnacle of the new home theater experience. The VIZIO 5.1 sound bar comes with a three channel sound bar, wireless subwoofer for thunderous bass, and rear satellite speakers that put you in the center of the action. The S4251W-B1 features Dolby Digital and DTS Digital Surround decoding in addition to DTS Circle Surround and DTS TruVolume post-processing technology for a true home theater experience. Built-in Bluetooth allows for wirelessly streaming music from a smartphone, tablet or a PC.** TV, movies, music, sports and games will come to life in up to 102dB of roof-raising volume with less than 1% of total harmonic distortion,* making the S4251w a true premium surround sound system that turns any room into the ultimate home theater.
*Sound Pressure Level measured using pink noise at 1 meter, C-weighted. Total harmonic distortion calculated as electrical measurement of amplifier distortion.
**Wireless Subwoofer range approximately 60 feet – line of sight from Sound bar.


The 42” 5.1 sound bar offers audio quality that is like no other. With the latest in decoding and the post processing technology, the sound bar is tuned to deliver the ultimate true surround sound experience. Not only that, the S4251W-B1 sound bar comes with everything needed for a quick effortless setup process — that means all audio cables, wall mount templates, brackets are included in the box, so you can be setup and enjoy your sound bar right out of the box. Ideal for HDTVs with screen sizes 47 inches or greater, this sound bar needs only a single cable connection to your TV. For those with more gadgets in the living room, digital audio inputs (both optical and coaxial), and multiple stereo analog audio inputs enable up to 5 devices to be connected at once. Setup is simple and straightforward. Wireless pairing is not necessary – the components are shipped with pairing already set. Wireless subwoofer means you don’t have to run cables throughout your living room, making the setup quick and easy. Bluetooth is already built-in, making it easier than ever to stream music wirelessly from a compatible device. The 42” 5.1 sound bar also ships with an innovative display remote that puts the control right in the palm of your hand. It features a built in LCD display, making it easy to control volume and settings while eliminating the need to squint across the room or guess what input or feature is selected.


  • Bluetooth connectivity: Bluetooth® allows for wireless streaming of music from a smartphone, tablet, computer or music player, etc. Simply pair your Bluetooth enabled device with the sound bar, then sit back and DJ from the comfort of the couch. As an added convenience, the wireless subwoofer can be placed up to 60 feet away from the Sound Bar, adding deep bass that transforms movies, music and TV into an explosive experience. The rear surround sound speakers each connect to the subwoofer via a single RCA cable (provided) and envelop you in truly immersive 5.1 surround sound.

  • Innovative Display Remote: The innovative Display Remote brings the sound bar’s menus right into your hand. This easy-to-read LCD display eliminates any need to squint across the room to check volume, input, or other sound bar settings. Look no further than the coffee or end table. You can even teach the sound bar to accept volume and mute commands from your existing TV remote.

  • Easy setup: Please mention how we provide all cables in the box for easy setup TBA

    Company Info

    VIZIO, Inc. was founded in 2002 by William Wang with the idea that everyone deserves to own the latest technology. Mr. Wang’s first two employees, Laynie Newsome and Ken Lowe, were honored as co-founders and eight years later are still hard at work taking entertainment freedom by storm! By providing a myriad of high definition entertainment options and unmatchable value, VIZIO has grown to over 160 employees and remains the first American brand in over a decade to lead in U.S. LCD HDTV sales.

    VIZIO’s uncompromised technology and incredible value has continued to make us America’s Best Selling LED LCD HDTV and the industry leader in sales growth through the 2nd quarter of 2010,* as well as the Highest Rated LCD HDTV of 2010.** VIZIO’s lineup can provide an even greater value with our efficient LED backlit TVs that exceed current ENERGY STAR® 4.1 Guidelines by at least 15%***.  So whether you are looking for entertainment essentials with our E Series, sleek design with the M Series, or ultimate performance with the XVT Series, VIZIO has the perfect solution to exceed all of your entertainment needs.  Combined with 3D, VIZIO Internet Apps™, Wireless HD Audio, full array TruLED™ and edge lit Razor LED™ displays, we truly give you the freedom to fearlessly expand your entertainment world.

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    *Source: The NPD Group/Retail Tracking Service, units sold

    S4251W-B1 Sound Bar

    VIZIO is America’s #1 brand in sound bars*** for a reason. If you’re looking to complete your entertainment experience with a true surround sound audio, the VIZIO S4251W-B1 is the perfect audio upgrade for HDTVs 47 inches or greater. Movies, television, games, music, and more all burst to life with immersive sound and rich bass. The sound bar package includes everything you need to make the setup process smooth — all audio cables are included and built-in ubiquitous Bluetooth technology enables anyone to wirelessly connect a smartphone, tablet, PC, or other compatible device to the sound bar.** Create a digital jukebox at your next get-together, or just kick back and enjoy your favorite band in full 5.1 surround sound.
    *** Source: Quixel Research units sold Q3 2013
    **Wireless Subwoofer range approximately 60 feet – line of sight from Sound bar.

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