Articles tagged with: surround sound
So how do I write a new blog on yet another Sound Bar? Aren’t there enough of these things around already?
Perhaps this one is different…after all this is the first Sound Bar type speaker developed by B&W (Bowers and Wilkins). B&W as you may or may not know is a very famous speaker manufacturer from England known the world over for two things.
1.) The Soundbar
This is probably the fastest and easiest way to add a surround sound-ish system to your home. Why do I say surround sound-ish? Well because a sound bar does not actually have side or rear speakers, so it is surround-ish. While some units like the Yamaha DSP series attempt to create the sound of additional speakers; they cannot be completely convincing. Other units like the B&W Panorama are designed to provide very good sound quality but really only posses a Left, Center, Right type of configuration; there is no …
We get a lot of questions about speakers here, so just for fun I am going to cover a few of the very common ones, and perhaps dispel a myth or two while I am at it.
Myth Number 1)
I can buy speakers on the Internet or out of a van in the Publix parking lot and save a ton of money, and I hear they are just as good as the ones you sell. Ok, where do I start here?
First if a company only sells their speakers on the internet there is a very …
B&W debuts first in-wall subwoofer
“Need big sound, slamming bass and audiophile bass extension, but don’t want to see where it comes from? Then the ISW-4 in-wall subwoofer is for you. Two long-throw 200 mm (8 in) drivers allow it to move the large volumes of air needed for high-quality low-frequency output. The ISW-4 is housed