Printed from http://www.electronista.com

JVC outs first wireless soundbar speaker systems

updated 11:30 am EST, Mon December 14, 2009

JVC intros first 5.1-channel sound system

On Monday, JVC introduced two new soundbar surround sound speaker systems, including the first wireless system, the TH-BA3, along with the slim but wired TH-BS7. The former is completely wireless between the subwoofer and rear speakers, and is rated at 280 watts across its 5.1 channels. The sound bar has four speakers, with the two outboard ones acting as the front right and left channels, with the two in the middle being the center channel. It also houses the power amplifier, surround decoding, system controls and the transmitter for the wireless surround speakers.

The rear speakers include a wireless receiver, and the system has one analog and two optical digital audio inputs. It supports Dolby Digital, DTS and Dolby ProLogic II signals.

The TH-BS7 is a 4.1-channel sound bar that can be mounted on a wall and is designed to be particularly unintrusive at 1.4 inches tall and 1.2 inches deep; the slim design is possible thanks to JVC's Direct Drive speakers, four of which are in the sound bar. Each gets 20W of power and are joined by a 6-inch, 100W wireless subwoofer as well. The TH-BS7 can play back Dolby Digital, DTS and Dolby ProLogic II surround signals while offering one analog and two optical digital inputs.

The JVC systems will be available soon, with the TH-BA3 priced at $550 while the TH-BS7 will cost $600.






By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

  1. TomSawyer

    Fresh-Faced Recruit

    Joined: Jan 2008

    0

    Form over function

    too many way to count.

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Cat B100

Cat is primarily known for its heavy-duty machinery used in the construction industry and farming, among other areas. What may not be ...

Linksys EA6900 AC Router

As 802.11ac networking begins to makes its way into more and more devices, you may find yourself considering an upgrade for your home ...

D-Link DIR-510L 802.11AC travel router

Having Internet access in hotels and other similar locations used to be a miasma of connectivity issues. If Wi-Fi was available, it wa ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News