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Samsung unveils wireless speakers, sound bars for CES launch

updated 05:40 am EST, Thu January 2, 2014

Streaming speakers, home entertainment systems on show from Samsung

Samsung has laid out what it plans to show at CES next week, alongside its 105-inch curved Ultra HD television. The Shape M7 that Samsung launched in October will be accompanied by a smaller model, a Soundbar and Sound Stand, a home entertainment system with a Blu-ray player, and a component audio system for entertaining that offers 2,500W of audio power.

The Shape M5 takes after the Shape M7 in being a wireless speaker for home use, much like the Sonos audio system. The five drivers from the original have been switched down to three in the M5, though it still carries the ability to connect to an existing network and receive instructions from a supporting mobile app. Samsung claims its unique design allows it to be placed in a number of different positions and orientations, such as in a corner, as well as horizontally and vertically.

Samsung Shape M5
Samsung Shape M5


The HW-H750 Soundbar and accompanying subwoofer provides 320W sound, with the main bar itself meant to sit either above or below the television screen itself. The HW-H600 Sound Stand takes this further, by allowing TVs measuring up to 55 inches to sit directly on top of its 1.4-inch body, while still providing 4.2-channel sound. Both the Soundbar and Sound Stand are compatible with Samsung's Shape audio system, allowing the listener to add more speakers to their setup, and Samsung's TV Sound Connect, which outputs TV audio through devices via Bluetooth.

Samsung HW-H750 Soundbar
Samsung HW-H750 Soundbar


The HT-H7730WM Home Entertainment System starts with a Blu-ray player with the company's proprietary UHD Upscale Processor, allowing content to be upscaled to 4K-resolution for Ultra HD televisions. 7.1-channel surround sound comes from six speakers, including a pair of tallboys, two wireless rear satellite speakers, a center speaker, and a subwoofer. The amplifier uses a combination of analog vacuum tubes and digital amps to provide sound with "virtually zero distortion and no active-induced clipping."

Samsung HT-H7730WM Home Entertainment System
Samsung HT-H7730WM Home Entertainment System


Lastly, the MX-HS8500 GIGA System appears to be a high-powered audio system for amateur DJs. The 2,500W of audio uses 15-inch subwoofers capable of producing 35Hz sound, while eight different DJ effects can be combined with seven others, to provide 15 combinations of audio tweaking. It also includes a lighting system, and can connect to a supporting Samsung TV over Bluetooth for TV events such as sports.



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