How to Pick the Right Soundbar

Are you suffering from substandard subpar sound quality? Are your factory TV speakers less than impressive? Well then it’s time for an upgrade! With the right soundbar, you can enjoy virtual surround sound and a ton of other perks such as thundering bass, wireless streaming and more! But how do you go about choosing the best one for your TV?

  1. Sound Modes

 If you want a subwoofer just to improve overall sound, then sound modes might not be the most important factor. Some people purchase soundbars for specific purposes like hearing the dialogue better on your favorite show, or being able to rock-out to the bass in your favorite tunes. Sound modes will tune for soundbar to produce the best quality of sound depending on the content played. 

  1. Size

Size matters! Generally speaking, The soundbar should be a few inches smaller than your TV. For example, if you have a 55-inch TV then you should go for a soundbar that’s about 50 inches in length. This will give you topnotch sound and aesthetics, some impressive features you’ll find in any good soundbar for 55 inch tv (click for detailed reviews of top list).  

  1. Placement

Where do you plan on setting up your soundbar? There are a few options. Most people lay them out on the entertainment unit below the TV, and some wall mount it either below or above the screen. Most soundbars are thin and compact, making it easy to find the proper placement. 

  1. Subwoofer

Do you need a subwoofer? Our guess is that you do since you want better sound. After all, what’s the point of a soundbar if not to enhance your audio experience? Subwoofers can be built-in to the soundbar itself, but it’s nowhere near as powerful as an included wireless subwoofer. If it doesn’t include a subwoofer, your new soundbar should at least give you the option to add one.

The Bestisan Soundbar for example comes with an 80w sound bar comes and a 60w wired subwoofer combined they bring rich deep bass, with a powerful 140W total and an output of 105dB.  All for just under $110 and you get Bluetooth 5 and 3 different modes as well.

  1. Wireless Connectivity

There are hardwired connections via optical inputs or wireless Bluetooth or Wi-Fi. Wireless is much easier since it just requires the tap of a few buttons and pairing, and it saves you the clutter of wires laying around the house. You can even stream your music from your mobile devices with the built-in Bluetooth.

  1. Surround Sound

Times have sure improved from the days when 5 or more speakers were needed to simulate surround sound. Now it can be done by your slim and subtle soundbar! The more drivers your little device has the closer to surround sound you will get. The channels (speaker locations) in the cabinet will propel the sound around the room to give you an immersive experience.

  1. Smart Features

Some soundbars are compatible with Alexa, and with the voice control assistant, you can control the soundbar completely hands-free! If that’s too much to figure out, you can find ones with traditional remote controls as well.

Conclusion

Finding the right soundbar could give you sound like you have never experienced before. However, to make sure you do get the most out of your soundbar, you need to pick the right one for your TV. If you follow our guide, you will be one step closer to the perfect audio experience.  You can also check out our review of the Joly Joy soundbar as well which is a more budget friendly 40W wireless soundbar.

The 40w Bluetooth Soundbar From Joly Joy!

 

Tom Parillo

Tom Parillo

I am interested in all things technology, especially automation, robotics and tech that helps change how society will live in the future.
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