Klipsch has announced the latest additions to its lineup of home audio products. The new collection includes the BAR 48 and BAR 40 sound bars.
The BAR 48 is a 3.1 sound bar system with a dedicated center channel and a wireless 8-inch subwoofer. In addition, the device offers support for built-in Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS, and DTS-HD surround sound processing. Designed with a slim profile for easy placement, the sound bar measures 48-inches long and 2.8-inches tall. Likewise, the unit can also be wall-mounted. Bluetooth connectivity and a remote control are included as well. And for users who want a true 5.1 experience, the BAR 48 can be paired with optional SURROUND 3 satellite speakers as well. The BAR 48 is now available for an MSRP of $499, and the SURROUND 3 speakers are available for an MSRP of $249 for a pair.
Here's a rundown of key specs for the BAR 48 per Klipsch:
SPEAKER SYSTEM - 48" 3.1 soundbar with 8" wireless subwoofer
MAX ACOUSTIC OUTPUT - 103 dB
HIGH FREQUENCY DRIVERS - (3) 1" (25.4mm) soft dome tweeters mated to Tractrix® horn
ENCLOSURE TYPE - Bar: Wood (Sealed), Subwoofer: Wood
SYSTEM POWER - 440W
FREQUENCY RESPONSE - TBD
INPUTS - HDMI-ARC, Bluetooth®, 3.5mm Analog, Optical Digital
OUTPUTS - HDMI-ARC, Subwoofer Output
DIMENSIONS (BAR) - 47 11/16” (121.1cm) W x 2 7/8” (7.3cm) H x 3 3/8 (8.6cm) D
DIMENSIONS (SUBWOOFER) - 11 7/8” (30.2cm) W x 16 1/8” (41cm) H x 16 1/8” (41cm) D
FINISH - Black
VOLTAGE - 100-240V 50/60Hz internal power supply
Meanwhile, the BAR 40 is a 2.1 sound bar system with a wireless 6.5-inch subwoofer. In addition, the device features a built-in Dolby Audio decoding and virtual surround sound modes. The unit measures 40-inches long and 2.8-inches tall. Bluetooth connectivity and a remote control are included as well. The BAR 40 is now available for an MSRP of $299.
Here's a rundown of key specs for the BAR 40 per Klipsch:
SPEAKER SYSTEM - 40” 2.1 soundbar with 6.5” wireless subwoofer
MAX ACOUSTIC OUTPUT - 93 dB
HIGH FREQUENCY DRIVERS - (2) 3/4” (19mm) soft dome tweeters mated to Tractrix® horn
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