The VIZIO SmartCast 38” 3.1 Sound Bar System delivers surround sound that produces up to 101 dB1. Download the VIZIO SmartCast app2 to turn your mobile device into the ultimate remote and discover music across multiple apps at once.
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Posted by: Cmac from: on
The value of this speaker system is fantastic, especially if you will pair it with a Vizio tv. The sub is punchier than I expected, and having a center channel really helps when watching movie or tv shows and you need to push the dialogue a bit.
10 out of 11 found this review helpful.
Posted by: Peggy from: on
Went with the 3.1 to get voice adjustment as well. I don't like that if you pause a show or movie it take a few seconds to start playing the sound.
9 out of 12 found this review helpful.
Posted by: Josefern5 from: on
I was very happy with my Vizio soundbar and sub woofer. The sound quality was very good specially with movies and gaming. I can never go back to regular tv speakers again it's 1000 times better with a soundbar.
6 out of 8 found this review helpful.
Posted by: Mikeg from: on
Excellent sound bar for more sound for my ears with sound .
3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
Sounds great, but the sub isn't flat
Posted by: Nick from: on
This sounds great, but the first few images show a flat sub. I had purchased this online and spent the extra money for the smart cast version because it was my understanding that you received a flat sub as opposed to the typical square sub. When I picked up the item I could see the square and went over my understanding with the manager. He agreed 100% and admitted that it's been a common issue with the BB website. To their defense, if you scroll through the images it does show the square sub later on. Either way, it wasn't a deal breaker for me and I still took it home. It was easy to set up with my Vizio TV, I was able to use the HDMI arc output, and an optical output was also available. Pairing with my Bluetooth on an iPhone was very simple as well. The bass is controllable but I personally thought it was a bit much when watching regular tv. So I flipped the switch off for now, but it's all personal preference. Overall I'm satisfied with my purchase, considering the speakers on my 50" vizio aren't very strong.
8 out of 12 found this review helpful.
Excellent for the price
Posted by: TrashCat from: on
I really did not want to get a soundbar. However, with my room and placement of the screen etc, it just made more sense than attempting to do a proper surround system in such tight quarters.
So far, this bar has been quite impressive. Bass is responsive and not overwhelming, the mock surround is better than what I've experienced in the past, and dialog is crisp, clear, and sounds great. It's also great for music.
4 out of 5 found this review helpful.
Posted by: Golddrum from: on
This thing is awesome. I bought it because it is a Vizio which matches my TV. When I use any remote that I use for the TV, it also adjusts the sound on the sound bar. The sound quality is amazing. Love it to add more sound to my living room. Much better than the sound on the TV alone when watching movies.
2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
Great sound but glitchy
Posted by: Dlite6 from: on
The sound it great. But I had trouble pairing my phone / setting up SmartCast, which I still don't understand. And now I'm having an issue where it won't turn on until I have unplugged it and plugged it back in--even after a firmware update. I consider myself tech savvy.
4 out of 6 found this review helpful.
very good product, good sound
Posted by: Juan123 from: on
This was a good purchase. I had the Bose before but just couldn't hear it in my big garage. The Vizio is much better and louder but still clear...
3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
Decent sound bar
Posted by: Russ from: on
Little pricey but the sound is pretty good and integration with Vizio tv is great. Good bass and good sound but do your self a favor and save money on a 2.1 channel with a sub. I have the 2.1 Vizio onmy other tv and there is no recognizable difference beside the extra 100 plus dollars.