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Wireless Acoustic mass module can be placed out of sight in your room. NOTE: the Acoustimass/subwoofer makes a wireless connection to the control unit, but the rest of the speakers for this system (and all of Bose's home theater systems) are wired.
Wireless speaker connectivity works great and easy to set up
Nice clear sound fills the room
Mobile app works well
Good value speakers
Speakers are independent of each other and only require power
Remote is functional but a bit flimsy
User interface is weak
ELIMINATES THE NEED FOR AUDIO/VIDEO RECEIVER OR SPEAKER CABLES: The Enclave Smart Center serves as the central hub saving money and space without the need for an additional Audio/Video Receiver or running speaker any speaker cable.
CUSTOM DESIGNED AND TUNED HD AUDIO WiSA SPEAKERS: Listen to 360 degrees of 24 bit HD wireless audio. Each Enclave rear surround speaker contains two full-range drivers on opposing sides of the enclosure for a widespread, enveloping surround experience.
DOLBY DIGITAL AND DTS: Delivers an intense, cinema-like surround sound, even from stereo signals. For the those who prefer uncompressed audio, 5.1 channels of LPCM 24 bit uncompressed audio seamlessly surround you with zero lip-sync issues.
HDMI INPUT: 3 HDMI inputs to connect your cable box, dish, gaming console, DVD-Blu Ray Player, Streaming appliance (Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Roku, etc.), HDMI pass-thru, CEC, and ARC are all supported. Power Supply : AC-100-240 Volt,50-60Hz
3.5mm ANALOG, OPTICAL and BLUETOOTH INPUT: Use almost any signal type. Use the Enclave Audio app for Android/iOS to stream music from your device, local network, or a selection of music services via Bluetooth or Google Cast. (Chromecast required)
The sound bar features two detachable battery–powered wireless surround speakers with 10–hours of playtime, 510W of total system power, a 10 inch wireless subwoofer, three HDMI inputs to connect 4K devices
MASSIVE SOUND FROM 15 SPEAKERS – Each bookshelf features a 5.25” driver & a 0.75” tweeter, center has (2) 5.25” driver & a 1” tweeter, and each tower has a 6.5” driver, 1” tweeter & (2) 6.5” Bass Radiators that produce a well-balanced, room-filling sound
A POWERED SUBWOOFER FOR EXTRA BASS & PUNCH (up to 100 watts) - A 10-inch subwoofer with a uniquely configured directed port provides accurate bass with added depth that brings your music and movies alive. A perfect solution for your small-to-mid size room
All speakers, including the sub, are equipped with POLK’S PROPRIETARY DYNAMIC BALANCE TECHNOLOGY with wider dispersion & minimal distortions so every listener in the room hears UNSURPASSED THREE-DIMENSIONAL SURROUND SOUND WITH HEART-THUMPING BASS
Polk speakers are COMPATIBLE WITH MOST HOME THEATER AV RECEIVERS giving you many setup options. Use this 5.1 channel system as is or upgrade to an immersive multi-room setup with 7.1, 9.1 or more channels
POLK'S UNMATCHED QUALITY AT AN AFFORDABLE PRICE. With these value-priced speakers, you can now enjoy premium acoustics, high quality construction, easy setup and a spectacular theater experience right at home
Everyone loves movies and there's no better past time than enjoying the movie theatre experience. The popcorn, the big screen and the sound, there's nothing like it. That said, going to the movies these days can get expensive and seeing every movie in the theatre is not a realistic proposition. Plus, with the emergence of TV streaming services, television has never been better as well. So how can you get all of the benefits of the movie theatre experience at home?
As we all know, TV and Projector technology exploded over the past couple of decades and getting a large screen with perfect quality has never been more affordable. However, a big screen is only half the battle. To get a true home theatre experience, the key is in the audio. Part of the appeal of a movie theatre is in the sound and while your TV or projector may be big and clear, the built-in speakers are just not good enough. You need a home theatre surround sound speaker system.
So what does a home theatre system consist of exactly? You've bought your big screen TV or Projector and movies look great but, as we've established, their speakers are sub-par at best. For the full home cinema experience, a surround sound receiver and speaker package is a must. There are many to choose from, and in some cases, receivers and speakers come together while others are sold separately. Both are important in finding the best sound for your space and both come in many varieties.
Let’s start with receivers as they are basically the command station for your home theatre that is used to power and process your speakers. They can also serve as a connection hub for multiple other HDMI devices such as Blu-ray players, gaming consoles, or streaming boxes so ensuring they have HDMI connections is essential. Another important thing to consider when buying a receiver is deciding how many speakers you plan on using. For instance, speaker packages can come in a 5.1 surround format (5 speakers plus sub-woofer), while others can be 7.1 (7 speakers). Same goes for receivers where a 5.1 system has 5 speaker connections and 7.1 has 7 so a 7.1 speaker package would not be compatible with a 5.1 receiver. Other things to look for are Bluetooth and Wifi compatibility and even voice control capability in some cases.
Once you've decided on a receiver, it’s time to pick your speakers. As mentioned above, speaker packages come in varying sizes with as little as 3 speakers and as many as 7, but the most common set up is 5. A typical 5.1 package includes 3 front speakers (Left/Right/Center), 2 rear speakers (Left/Right) and subwoofer for bass. A 7.1 system adds more rear speakers for even better surround sound while a 3 piece comes as a soundbar for the front and 2 rear speakers. The size of your room would determine which way to go.
Now that you've determined that, you'll have to factor in other things like budget, space size, and volume limitations. If you're on a lower budget, buying a Receiver/Speaker package is more affordable but they do tend to be more entry-level in terms sound quality. The more you're willing to spend, the better quality of sound you will get. For smaller spaces, a soundbar may be the best bet, while a 5.1 works well in most standard sized rooms. If you've got a large viewing room, a 7.1 may be ideal for you. You also need to consider how loud you need your system to be. If you're in an apartment or condo, buying a super loud system may get you in trouble with your neighbors.
So you've determined your needs, now it's time to go shopping. There are countless options out there, so we have put together a list of some of the best home theatre systems on the market to help you with your decision. Happy shopping!