The best soundbars under $500 are high-quality audio speakers designed to deliver superior clear audio.
They are designed to make your television sound noticeably better.
These speakers usually enhance the sound of your television, computer and home entertainment system.
They come as one–piece unit or as two units consisting of a sound-bar and a subwoofer.
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These high-end speakers have advanced features, refined speakers and a variety of input options. In addition, most of these soundbars do support wireless streaming.
Here is a review of Best Selling Sound bars under $500
Bose Solo 5 TV Sound System
Bose Solo 5 TV Sound System is compatible with most High Definition televisions. It has dialogue mode that makes every word easy to hear. This speaker is Bluetooth enabled. The Bluetooth operates within a range of up to 33 feet. Other inputs supported are digital optical, digital Coaxial and analog Aux. One universal remote control is included. This universal remote controls your television, the sound bar, gaming system, Blu-ray player and much more.
The dimensions of the speaker are 2.6-inch in height by 21.6-inch in width by 3.4-inch in depth. This speaker weighs 3.73 lbs. Optical digital audio cable is included. This model is compact in size and takes up less space. You can place it in front of your television, on a shelf above or below, or mount it on the wall. It features a sleek and elegant design. It is also easy to set up. The maximum power consumption of this unit is 30 Watts.
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Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1Ch
This Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro is an immersive 7.1 Channel system with a total of 400 Watts of power output. It has a total of eleven speaker drivers. The sound pressure level is 104 dB. This 7.1 Channel system comprises of a 45-inch sound bar, an 8-inch wireless subwoofer and two rear satellite wired speakers. The sound bar is equipped with both Dolby Audio & DTS Digital Surround technologies. The connectivity inputs supported by the sound bar are HDMI ARC, HDMI with 4K Pass Thru, Optical, Coaxial, Bluetooth and analog input.
The Bluetooth-enabled subwoofer can be up to 33ft away from the sound-bar. The wired rear speakers connect to the subwoofer. One universal backlit remote control is included. This one remote controls the rear speakers, the subwoofer, the sound-bar and the television. HDMI and Optical cables are included. Wall mounting kit is also included. The sound-bar weighs 7.25 lbs and its dimensions are 45.5-inch long by 3.3-inch wide by 3-inch in height. The subwoofer weighs 15.5 lsb and its dimensions are 7.9-inch long by 12.3-inch wide by 16.7-inch in height. The rear speakers weighs 1.10 lbs and dimensions are 4.3-inch long by 6.7-inch wide by 3-inch in height.
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Yamaha YAS-203 Sound System
This Yamaha YAS-203 Sound system comprises of a sound bar and a wireless sub-woofer. This sound system has a total of 200 watt output power. The sound-bar supports different connectivity inputs including Bluetooth, Optical, Coaxial and analog RCA inputs. The sound bar is equipped with Dolby Audio, Dolby Pro Logic II & DTS Digital Surround technologies. The sound bar has two front cone speaker drivers. The wireless sub woofer supports Bluetooth connectivity. The subwoofer is equipped with Yamaha’s bass boost technology to produce more powerful sound.
You can easily operate the audio speaker with your phone via the home theater controller app. The sound-bar weighs 6.4 lbs and its dimensions are 34.8-inch long by 3.1-inch wide by 4.76-inch in height. The sub-woofer weighs 17.9 lbs and its dimensions are 11.4-inch long by 11.5-inch wide by 12.5-inch in height. A functioning remote control and an optical cable are included. The sound bar has a piano-black finish and sturdy low-profile design. The bar is wall mountable.
VIZIO SB3851 SmartCast 5.1 Sound Bar System
This Vizio SB3851 model is a 5.1 Channel System. It comprises of 38-inch sound bar, a wireless sub-woofer and two rear satellite wired speakers. The sound bar has in- built Google Cast and is also equipped with Bluetooth technology. The wireless subwoofer also supports Bluetooth connectivity. The Bluetooth wireless connection has a transmission range of up to 30 feet. The other different supported inputs are HDMI RCA, USB, 3.5mm Stereo Analog input, digital Optical and HDMI ARC output. The sound bar produces sound pressure level of 101 Db.
The sound bar supports DTS TruVolume, the DTS TruSurround and Dolby Digital sound enhancement technology. The DTS TruVolume feature provides volume that is comfortable and consistent.An easy to use remote control with LCD display is included. The sound bar measures 38.17-inch by 3.02-inch by 3-inch in size and has a weight of 6.57 lbs. The sub-woofer weighs 7.21 lbs and its dimensions are 8.31-inch by 9.09-inch by 8.31-inch in height. The rear speakers weighs 1.26 lbs and dimensions are 5.93-inch by 3-inch wide by 3-inch. It comes in a sleek black color. HDMI, Coaxial and Optical cables are included.
The sound-bar installation options include wall-mounting and table top. Wall mounting brackets are included.
ZVOX AccuVoice AV200 Sound Bar With Hearing Aid Technology
This ZVOX AccuVoice AV200 model is one-piece wired audio speaker. It is equipped with AccuVoice feature that uses hearing aid technology that helps in voice/dialogue clarity. This sound bar has 3 full range speakers. This bar works well with most remote controls. This unit is also equipped with output leveling feature which prevents large swings in volume and also reduces volume differences between satellite channels. Supported connectivity options are optical digital and analog input.
This unit comes with optical digital cable, a stereo 3.5 mm cable, and RCA cable to allow easy connections via many methods. A multi-functional remote control is included. You can mount the sound-bar on the wall or place it on a shelf. This sound bar features an aluminum metallic case. This unit weighs 3.1 pounds and measures 17-inch by 3.1-inch by 2.9-inch in size. It is very easy to set up and works well with most televisions.