Philips 37” 3.1-Channel Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer
This sound bar and wireless subwoofer integrate seamlessly into your entertainment setup for a neat, sleek appearance. Although this two-component setup doesn’t include as many pieces as a complex surround-sound system, it produces comparable sound thanks to its 3.1 channels and Dolby Digital technology.
Detailed Sound, Minimal Clutter
The 3.1-channel setup elevates your TV’s audio to give you an experience that’s closer to that of surround sound. Laterally placed speakers produce wider distribution and more realistic depth, creating a sense that the action is unfolding around you. The subwoofer intensifies the effect by adding rumbly low notes that most TVs’ built-in speakers can’t match. With only two components to install, the 3.1-channel setup strikes a much cleaner look than full-blown home theater systems.
Dolby Digital helps you feel the passion in an actor’s voice, the beat of a song, and the gravity of a video game’s final battle. It enhances everything from movies to MP3s by elevating what you’re most likely to hear, such as heated dialogue or an ominous door closing, while suppressing static and other background noise. The result is clear digital sound in everything from home theater systems to wireless headphones.
Bluetooth: Stream Wireless Music, Internet Radio, and Podcasts
Bluetooth lets you stream wireless music from an enabled mobile device, leaving you free to mingle with guests, clean the house, or do yoga—all without interrupting the music. Moreover, Bluetooth plays your favorite songs over the system’s speakers, filling the room with richer sound than most smartphones, tablets, or laptops can. For added convenience, NFC (Near Field Communication) makes connecting to select devices especially easy; simply tap the device against the system, and you’re ready to stream music.
Wireless Subwoofer: Deep Bass, Flexible Location
The subwoofer heightens the drama of movies and TV shows by sending the thud of footsteps or the roll of thunder rumbling around the room. Its wireless connectivity and single power cord mean it won’t contribute to unsightly cable nests. As an active subwoofer, it contains its own speaker driver and amplifier, which results in bigger, more room-filling sound than that from a passive model.
- Model number: HTL3170B/37
- 3.1-channel sound bar
- Total output: 280W
- Dolby Digital and Pro Logic II surround sound
- Wireless subwoofer
- Bluetooth and NFC
- EasyLink for syncing up devices
- Sound bar weight: 3.99lb.
- Subwoofer weight: 10.14lb.
- Sound bar dimensions: 2”x2.72”x37.4”
- Subwoofer dimension: 7.09”x11.93”x12.99”
- Full specifications
- 1 Year warranty from Philips.
For more than a century, Philips has been at the forefront of a host of electrical innovations. The company started by selling light bulbs in the Netherlands in the late 1800s, but pretty soon, its products were derived from its own research. That research contributed to products used today all over the world, including medical X-ray tubes, radios, TVs, electric shavers, audio cassettes, CDs, and DVDs. Philips’s innovative spirit lives on with an added aspect of sustainability: the company’s EcoVision program is aimed at improving people’s lives while bolstering energy efficiency and increasing the amount of recyclable material in its products.
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