Surround sound systems: 10 best reviewed

Surround sound systems: 10 best reviewed

For elevating the audio’s sound reproduction quality surround sound systems are used. These systems are not a single devise but consist of a range of devices and techniques. The idea of surround sound is to create a 3D effect where the sounds come from all the directions. Thus the surround system makes the listener hear sound from everywhere (right surround, left surround, and back surround). It is perceived that surround sound is used only in soundtracks and cinema. But its uses and applications can be found in all places where environment of audio is to be created. The surround sound concept uses the multichannel audio techniques.

Surround sound system
Surround sound system

These techniques can be used to replicate contents as diverse as speech, music, and sound for cinema (synthetic sound or natural sound), television, computers or broadcasting. So it can be used for open air concert, for broadcasting, in Movie Theater, in home theater system. The narration in the cinemas can also be improved by the multichannel techniques. This technique can be applied to narration in a movie, theater plays, and conference. At times people are not satisfied with the sound quality of their TV. This is mainly because the speakers of the TV are generally neglected. Surround sound system is a solution to improve the sound quality and solve the problem. There are several types and brands of surround sound systems available in the market. When people plan to purchase surround sound system these abundant choices confuse them. We have included description, price, USP and pros and cons of 10 surround sound system. This will be helpful for you while selecting a surround sound system for yourself.

1. Panasonic SC-BTT270

Price: $377.99

Panasonic SC-BTT270
Panasonic SC-BTT270

Product description: This is one of the best surround sound systems by Panasonic. It has the feature of Wife built inside it. The rear speaker of this surround sound system are wireless. So there can be placed anywhere in the room. This enables the surround sound system to provide excellent 3D sound effect.

Product USP:

The rear speaker of this surround sound system are wireless. So there can be placed anywhere in the room. This enables the surround sound system to provide excellent 3D sound effect.

Pros:

1. Has wi-fi inbuilt

2. The rear speakers are wireless

2. LG 5.1 ht762tz Surround Sound Speakers

Price: £345

LG LHT854 Surround Sound Speaker
LG LHT854 Surround Sound Speaker

Product description: If you require a surround sound system but do not a big and complicated set up, go for the LG HT762TZ. This system will be useful. If you have a TV with whose audio you are not satisfied with you can improve it by installing this 5.1 surround sound speaker system. This surround sound system has a sleek and sophisticated look of LG. It has round corners and the surface of it is glossy black. LG has given the name ‘champagne flutes’ to the satellite speakers. Thought the central channel and flute speakers are beautiful, but the sub woofer is not good to look at. For the 6 speakers there are speaker terminal at the rear of the DVD player. The terminals are marked with color code and the cable of the speaker should match with their respective terminal. The system is also provided with HDMI, composite, Scart outputs and S-Video. These enable for transferring the video to the television. In order to connect a game console or Blu-ray player an optical audio input is also provided. Thought the remote control for the surround sound system is large, it has all the buttons for every task. A built in radio is also provided with the system. You can use various media with the system like DivX video, AVI files etc.

Product USP:

The system is also provided with HDMI, composite, Scart outputs and S-Video. These enable for transferring the video to the television.

Pros:

1. Provides good quality sound

2. The system has HDMI, composite, Scart outputs and S-Video. These enable for transferring the video to the television.

3. Game console or Blu-ray player can be connected to the additional optical audio input

4. The remote control has all the buttons for every task.

5. A built in radio is also provided with the system.

6. You can use various media with the system like DivX video, AVI files etc.

3. Sony HT-SS370 Surround Sound Home Theater System

Price: $299.49

Sony HT-SS370
Sony HT-SS370

Product description: Sony HT-SS370 can make a theater ambiance in your home. It is compatible with Blu-ray Disc player. This surround sound provides 1000 watt high quality surround sound. You can attach several HD devices by using only 1 HDMI cable for every device. All BRAVIA Sync devices can be operated by 1 remote control. Multi room streaming can be made possible by adding S-AIR accessories. Audio can be streamed up to 10 rooms by S AIR accessories. When a Blu ray disc player is connected via HDMI the Linear PCM support is enabled to decode the high audio formats (DTS-HD Master Audio5 and Dolby TrueHD). Sony’s digital Media Port (DMP) gives the connectivity and networking feature to the surround sound system. This feature enables you to use the audio and video content saved on various devices like blue ray adapter, Audio Docking stations and PC Client. For this you need to buy and use the accessories sold separately. This surround sound system is BRAVIA Sync Compatible. So it can easily monitor and operate compatible devices sync with BRAVIA. These can be Blu-ray Disc Players, BRAVIA HDTVs, surround sound systems, Cyber-shot digital cameras and Handy cam camcorders.

The surround sound system also has the feature of Digital Cinema Auto Calibration. This provides good high quality sound.

Product USP:

This surround sound provides 1000 watt high quality surround sound. You can attach several HD devices by using only 1 HDMI cable for every device. Multi room streaming can be made possible by adding S-AIR accessories. Audio can be streamed up to 10 rooms by S AIR accessories.

Pros:

1. Provides 1000 watts

2. Has a powerful sub woofer

3. Easy to set up

4. Is compatible with Blu-ray Disc player.

5. All BRAVIA Sync devices can be operated by 1 remote control.

1. Audio can be streamed up to 10 rooms by S AIR accessories.

2. The surround sound system also has the feature of Digital Cinema Auto Calibration.

4. Custom 5.1 Surround Sound Speaker Set

Price: $399.99

Custom 5.1 Surround Sound Speaker
Custom 5.1 Surround Sound Speaker

Product description: Custom 5.1 Surround Sound Speaker has been made by Pro Audio Solutions of Redmond from WA, Seattle. This is a custom made surround sound system. The sound system consists of Front speakers which are PAS 1-A and work 3 ways, there are two , five inch woofers, side woofer of 8 inch and tweeter of 1 inch. The Center Channel (PAS 1 C) is rms 80w / max 160w. It comprise of tweeter of 1 inch and two woofers of 4 inch. The Surround speaker (PAS 1 B) is rms60w/ max 120w. It comprise of tweeter of 1 inch and 1 woofer of 4 inch. This surround sound system is small in size but gives an amazing sound.

Product USP:

This surround sound system is small in size but gives an amazing sound.

Pros:

1. Value for money

2. Gives high quality amazing sound.

5. Frisby 5.1 Surround Sound Home Theater Woofer System

Price: US $109.99

Frisby 5.1 Surround Sound system
Frisby 5.1 Surround Sound system

Product description: This Frisby 5.1 Surround Sound Home Theater is apt for people who love watching movies with full surround sound speaker system. It is also liked by people who like to play games with improved virtual and audio experience. If you just want to make the audio quality of your tuner, TV, PC, MP3, or CD, DVD better you can use this surround sound home theater system. Frisby FS-5015 surround sound speaker has features like a powerful amplifier having internal power supply (is integrated in the system) , Center Channel speaker , Sub woofer which is portable, 2 front satellite speakers, 2 rear satellite speakers (all speakers have wood enclosures and are shielded with magnetic field). The FS5015 system uses HQ BASS technology. This technology provides response of intense low frequency, great mid range, clear highs and full rich bass. For easy use it also has an LCD display with a panel at the front. The remote has infrared and is stylish, sleek and easy to use.

Product USP:

The FS5015 system uses HQ BASS technology. This technology provides response of intense low frequency, great mid range, clear highs and full rich bass.

Pros:

1. Gives improved virtual and audio experience.

2. Can be used with tuner, TV, PC, MP3, or CD, DVD.

3. The FS5015 system uses HQ BASS technology. This technology provides response of intense low frequency, great mid range, clear highs and full rich bass.

4. It has an LCD display with a panel at the front.

5. The remote has infrared and is stylish, sleek and easy to use.

6. Crystal Hybrid Dynamics HY-650

Price: US $540.00

Crystal Hybrid Dynamics HY-650
Crystal Hybrid Dynamics HY-650

Product description: This Crystal Hybrid Dynamics surround sound system is a system with multi speakers. It has a sub woofer and gives a crystal clear sound. The surround sound system can be used to improve the sound and studio quality of your TV, music player or video games. It comes with an easy to use remote.

Product USP:

It has a sub woofer and gives a crystal clear sound. The surround sound system can be used to improve the sound and studio quality of your TV, music player or video games.

Pros:

1. Gives a crystal clear sound.

2. Can be used to improve the sound and studio quality of your TV, music player or video games.

3. Comes with an easy to use remote.

7. Sony S-Master Surround Sound Home Theater System

Price: US $50.00

Sony S-Master Surround Sound
Sony S-Master Surround Sound

Product description: This S Master Surround Sound Home Theater System is manufactures by Sony and has the high quality and features always offered by Sony. It consists of sub woofer (BSR), a sound and digital amplifier and also 2 Sony Mega Bass Speakers.

Product USP:

Boasts of the high quality and best features which are always offered by Sony.

Pros:

1. Boasts of the high quality and best features which are always offered by Sony.

2. Quality of the audio is great

8. Yamaha YAS-71 Surround System

Price: $279.99

Yamaha YAS-71 Surround System
Yamaha YAS-71 Surround System

Product description: The 71 Surround System by Yamaha consists of 1 tweeter and 2 woofers . It gives great surround sound. This system can be used with Dolby Pro Logic II , Dolby Digital, and DTS. It also features FM tuner, room equalizer and a digital amplifier. The surround sound system also offers Bluetooth connectivity between Bluetooth wireless audio receiver of Yamaha. By using universal docket the system can also be made compatible with iPod.

Product USP:

The surround sound system also offers Bluetooth connectivity between Bluetooth wireless audio receiver of Yamaha.

Pros:

1. Gives great surround sound.

2. Can be used with Dolby Pro Logic II , Dolby Digital, and DTS.

3. Features FM tuner, room equalizer and a digital amplifier.

4. Offers Bluetooth connectivity between Bluetooth wireless audio receiver of Yamaha.

5. By using universal docket the system can also be made compatible with iPod.

9. LG LHT854 Surround Sound Speaker Set

Price: $210.00

LG LHT854 Surround Sound Speaker
LG LHT854 Surround Sound Speaker

Product description: This surround sound system provides 1000 watt output. Delivers great audio by the use of virtual surround mode. iPods can be connected to it by using iPod Dock Connect. It can interpret various types of format using the built in decoder. Has an easy to use remote.

Product USP:

Delivers great audio by the use of virtual surround mode

Pros:

1. Provide 1000 watt output.

2. Uses virtual surround mode.

3. iPods can be connected to it by using iPod Dock Connect.

10. Home theater surround sound speakers 7.1 system seven matched speakers & 12" sub

Price: $1099.00

7.1 SYSTEM SEVEN MATCHED SPEAKERS
7.1 SYSTEM SEVEN MATCHED SPEAKERS

Product description: If you are looking for perfect clarity you should choose this surround sound home theater. Though these speakers are of small size they give great sound by the help if long excursion woofers and tweeters which are and poly dome. The central and satellite channel speakers provide consistent voicing. It is very stylish due to the modern black finish. This system is apt for large as well as medium size rooms

Product USP:

Though these speakers are of small size they give great sound by the help if long excursion woofers and tweeters which are and poly dome.

Pros:

1. Gives perfect clarity

2. The central and satellite channel speakers provide consistent voicing.

3. This system is apt for large as well as medium size rooms

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