Soundbar Technology at a Glance

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basic

mainstream

emerging

State-of-the-art

Channel

2.1Ch

5.1Ch

5.2Ch

7.1Ch

7.2Ch

9.2Ch

Sound Processing

Simulated

True Discrete

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Speaker Configuration

Left, Right, Center

Left, Right, Center

Left, Right, Center, Front Effects

Left, Right, Center, Front Effects

Left, Right, Center, Front Effects

Left, Right, Center, Front Effects

Wireless Subwoofers

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Rear Surround Speakers

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*Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 DTS:X (2018) hardware while supplies last, quantities limited. To be replaced by Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 SSE (2019).
*Dolby Atmos, Vision and SSE requires firmware upgrade (available Dec) for Ultra 9.2 DTS:X 2018 model.