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If you have to turn on subtitles, constantly ask your husband what that guy just said, or perpetually rewind in 10-second bursts to hear a conversation in a movie, then you need a soundbar. Also? If you just want epic audio, booming bass, and an overall higher-quality experience. Yup, soundbar.
What is a soundbar? It’s that long item pictured above—an add-on for your TV that can seriously improve your home audio experience. One we love is the JBL Bar 2.1 Deep Bass Soundbar, and right now, it’s on sale for $250—that’s $50 off—at Amazon. This is the lowest price we’ve seen on this model.
Like being in a movie theater
This JBL Bar 2.1 Deep Bass Soundbar can give you audio akin to what you’d hear in a movie theater, plus dialogue clarity, and heart-thumping bass, all thanks to the 300-watt power this sleek device brings. Once it’s in your home and you can compare the sound to what you get from the 10-watt speakers on your TV, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without a soundbar.
Amazon reviewers are thrilled with the JBL Bar 2.1 Deep Bass Soundbar’s clarity and bass (thanks to its included 6.5-inch wireless subwoofer). Most mid-range soundbars don’t come with a subwoofer this large—especially at this price. It makes all the difference when it comes to really feeling that bass while listening to music.
“This soundbar is great! The highs are clear and the bass is, well, deep,” wrote a five-star reviewer. “Really love this soundbar. Even at full volume the sound was clear and the bass was shaking the house....”
The JBL Bar 2.1 Deep Bass Soundbar couldn’t be easier to use. Just take it out of the box, plug it into one of your TV’s HDMI ports, and it’s good to go. No complex audio or picture calibration required. Purely plug and play.
Play music from your phone
On top of upgrading your TV’s audio, this JBL Bar 2.1 Deep Bass Soundbar also has Bluetooth connectivity. You can sync your smartphone or tablet with it, togive your favorite music and podcasts the same kind of power as movies and TV shows.
Finally, you can hear all that movie dialogue you thought was too quiet. Some reviewers even pointed out how this soundbar improved the experience of watching older TV shows.
“A big improvement over our Samsung TV speakers. I put it on top of the TV cabinet and the sound is great,” said a happy shopper. “So many older shows have bad sound quality with the spoken word and this speaker really makes it all very clear and easy to hear. Easy installation. Up and running in minutes.”
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
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