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Vizio 36” 2.1-Channel Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer (Mfr. Refurb.)
Amp up your home entertainment with this sound system, designed to envelope a room in audio from a TV or music being streamed over Bluetooth. The sound bar stretches 36 inches across, widening the reach of dialogue and other details, while the wireless subwoofer backs it up with deep bass as low as 50Hz.
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.
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.
Bluetooth: Stream Wireless Music, Internet Radio, and Podcasts
Bluetooth streams music wirelessly from a compatible device, meaning your smartphone, tablet, or laptop never has to be tethered to other electronics to play songs or podcasts. In turn, that wireless connections lets you double as DJ while doing whatever you please, such as mingling with guests, cleaning the house, or doing yoga.
- Model: SB3621n-E8
- Sound bar with wireless subwoofer
- Number of channels: 2.1
- Audio technology: Dolby Digital and DTS StudioSound
- Bluetooth connectivity: yes
- Installation: tabletop/wall-mountable
- Inputs: analog and optical
- Product dimensions:
- Sound bar: 36.0”x3.2”x2.1”
- Subwoofer: 5.4”
- Weight: 4.6lb.
- Condition: manufacturer refurbished
- 30-day warranty from Vizio
In the box: sound bar, wireless subwoofer, wall mounts, 5ft. RCA-to-3.5mm stereo cable, 4ft. optical cable, 5ft. digital RCA coaxial SPDIF cable, power cord for sound bar and subwoofer, QSG
Vizio launched in 2002, when rival companies had already been selling TVs for decades. Despite being a relative newcomer to the TV market, Vizio hit the ground running. By 2007, it sold the most LCD TVs in America. Its runaway success is thanks in large part to its bread-and-butter HDTV, the LED-backlit 1080p set that can be found in many living rooms. Yet the company also takes chances on the latest technologies. In 2015, for instance, it launched what is arguably one of the most high-end sets ever produced—the $130,000 Reference Series, a 120” 4K set with support for more than one billion colors and integrated 5.1-channel surround sound. While the hefty price tag will deter most TV shoppers, Vizio will inevitably find a way to pack the cutting-edge technologies into a more consumer-friendly set—the approach to TV-making that brought it success in the first place.
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