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Old 11-06-2012, 10:57 AM   #1
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Default Sound Bar Suggestions?

Hey guys...as Im sure you know many of the speakers that come with the HDTVs are poor and my TV is no exception. I really want to get decent audio quality from my TV as I watch many movies etc on it. The major problem seems to be that my TV has no traditional "audio out" outputs (the RVCA red/white)....so Im pretty sure the sound bar I choose must have an optical input (as my TV has optical out for audio)...am I correct?
I really dont want to spend over $100 as basically any sound bar will be a great improvement over my standard TV speakers...I would like any suggestions you guys may have. It seems that vizio has many cheap options in my price range...but I do notice a lot of their vizio vsb200 (the entry level bar) have a lot of refurbs on multiple websites. Also..is a subwoofer really worth the extra $$
I will spend a bit over my price range if its worth the price..but like I said anything is better than what I have now. My TV is 42inch
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Old 11-06-2012, 05:55 PM   #2
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the <100$ sound bars not all that much better than the TV speakers. What i do is use a set of 2.1 (2 speakers + Sub woofer) made for a computer. Not sure if they available with optical in your price range tho. Other wise they work great with a RCA to mini plug adaptor.
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