Klipsch Reference 2.1-Channel Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer
Outfit a home entertainment center with a 2.1-channel sound bar and subwoofer, which add dimension to party playlists and movie dialogue without adding a tangle of cables to your setup.
Detailed Sound, Minimal Clutter
The 2.1-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 2.1-channel setup strikes a much cleaner look than full-blown home theater systems.
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.
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.
- Model number: RSB-11
- 2-channel sound bar
- Built-in Bluetooth
- Wirelessly stream audio from smartphones, tablets, computers, and compatible TVs
- Dolby Digital sound decoding
- Virtual Surround Sound and Dialogue Enhance modes
- Wireless subwoofer with 8” side-firing woofer
- Ports: 3 HDMI inputs, 1 HDMI output, 1 Toslink optical digital input, 1 minijack analog input
- HDCP 2.2 technology for 4K Ultra HD sources
- Keyhole slots for wall mounting
- Product dimensions and weight:
- Sound bar: 44” (W) x 3.25” (H) x 3.25” (D); 6.5lb.
- Subwoofer: 7” (W) x 16” (H) x 13.375” (D); 24lb.
- 1-year warranty from Klipsch
In the box: sound bar, subwoofer, wall-mounting template, digital optical cable, remote, AC power cords
Paul W. Klipsch had a simple desire: he wanted hear a live orchestra in his living room. He didn’t literally want a whole, live orchestra in his living room, because classical musicians are notorious for eating your food without asking. But he wanted to re-create the experience of being at the symphony every time he played his music. He ventured into a tin shed in Hope, Arkansas in 1945 and soon emerged to patent the Klipschorn. The speaker’s horn-loaded technology subsequently ignited the high-fidelity sound movement, earning Klipsch a spot in the Engineering and Science Hall of Fame.
Now based out of Indianapolis, the Klipsch family applies its horn-loaded technology to products such as home-theater systems, sound bars, and headphones. Full-scale concert halls and theaters also use the company’s audio equipment, which you can hear firsthand at the 24,000-seat Klipsch Music Center outdoor amphitheater in Noblesville, Indiana. As for the Klipschorn, it’s still manufactured today and has remained nearly unchanged for more than 65 years.
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