Sound bar/box

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  1. Gardiner

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    I'm looking for a device to enhance the sound system for my new LG TV. I used a standard sound bar for my last TV and that may not work(no room to install it) for my new setup. Any suggestions?
     
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    I'm looking for one for the camper as well. It will eventually move to my cottage if I ever get off my ass and start looking for land
     
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    hearing very good things about the Sonos Playbase.
     
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    Father in law has a few sonos products, they all sound amazing.
     
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    We looked at them, but they are wifi, aren't they?
     
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    They have a playbar as well. Sonos stuff is so nice but it's not cheap.

    I have a Samsung bar + sub that will shake my house to its foundation, and I'm not an Audio guy so that's good enough for me :lol:
     
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    Which model? I've been looking at these at Costco recently
     
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    It's from Costco, Bluetooth. I don't know the name off the top of my head tho
     
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    Just take a look at it when you leave tomorrow morning :kiss:
     
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    Philips 2.1-Channel Bluetooth Sound Bar
     
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    I picked up an LG LAS450 refurbed for $120 around christmas. It's 100% better than the TV by itself but not crazy loud. BT capability and Wireless sub is mint!
     
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    I've got a Sony sound bar with wireless sub and Bluetooth on the bedroom set up. Works great.
     
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    The Bose speakers are overpriced for what you get. I had very high expectations as my Dad has a nice Bose home setup. Took the soundbar home for day, took it back bought a Marley. (it's been a few years.) There was no decent bass, just couldn't wrestle the sound out of it I wanted. The Sonos was the next step up in price - but man, what a nice system.
     
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    Sonos are a waste of money IMO. The only difference is that you can connect it directly to the net vs using bluetooth and a smart device.

    I also have a Samsung with sub and i'm quite pleased with it.
     
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    The device worked pretty good but I could only use it standalone and could not mix the sound with the TV sound system.....returning it.....I may have to go with an LG device.
     
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    Why would you want to mix the sound from the TV with the sound bar? The whole purpose of a sound bar is to eliminate the shitty factory TV sound system.
     
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    I could live with the sound bar only audio, but I didn't want another separate device control to use.
     
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    you cant control it with one remote?

    I turn on my tv, soundbar turns on. I turn off my tv, soundbar turns off.
     
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    One of the sounds options for my LG is to install another LG sounds bar and have one control(ie mute, vol up and down) for all devices.
     
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    Most remotes you can just program. I use my default Eastlink remote or my Harmony remote.
     
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    Yep and I already have my TV programmed to my eastlink remote.
     
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    So i don't understand why the sound bar won't work for you?
     
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    It worked, but not the way I wanted it to and I found another way to get a better sound from other sources like netflix and plex streaming.
     
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    Do your pirated books sound better now?
     
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    Well at least I pay for that source of entertainment and I'd be willing to bet that you're one of those many people who "Video Stream" and think it's ok because you bought and paid for a device that provides the ability to cheat?
     
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    haha! Well played! I do video stream! Here's my receipt from last night when I watched Apollo 13 with my kids.

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    I'm guessing that you had the sound bar hooked up to your cable receiver, and not the TV. Hook it to the TV, Program your Eastlink remote to your sound bar. Problem solved.
     
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    Nope....the TV and the LG TV will only play with other LG devices for sharing.....I didn't want to program another device to my eastlink remote.
     
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    You're more honest than most Streamers....lol
     
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    Ha-Ha! And you're as honest as most people who pirate books....lol
     
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    I love pirate books! [​IMG]
     
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    Care to share?
     

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