Questions & Answers
- QuestionIs the subwoofer wireless? (5 Answers)Answers
- QuestionWhat is the difference between the 2.1 and 3.1 versions of this soundbar system? (5 Answers)Answers
The 3.1 channel version has a center channel - a separate speaker in the middle of the sound bar - in addition to the left and right end speakers. This can provide notably better dialog clarity as most dialog (voices) come from the center speaker. With only 2 channels the voices are mixed with the music and sound effects in the left and right speakers.
- QuestionI was told this sound bar has 3 speakers inside the sound bar plus the sub woofer, but the specs indicate only 2 speakers and nothing about the sub-woofer. What is in fact inside the sound bar? (3 Answers)Answers
- QuestionDoes the HDMI In/Out passthough a 4K video signal? If I have a 4K upscaling bu-ray player attached to HDMI In, does HDMI Out preserve the 4K signal to a UHD TV? (3 Answers)Answers
Thank you for a great question! I apologize, but the HDMI passthrough would not properly passthrough a 4K signal. With this, we'd recommend connecting your device to your TV directly, and connecting the soundbar either via optical, or HDMI-ARC, as it is ARC compatible. Thanks again and have a great day!
- QuestionThis indicates that this sound bar has wifi. Would it be able to sync with the proposed wifi portable speakers coming out by vizio? If not, what is the purpose of the wifi in the sound bar? (3 Answers)Answers
I'm not sure that the other answer from Vizio makes sense to me, since this is a SmartCast enabled device. The point of SmartCast is to stream over WiFi, so I would presume that it is, in fact, a WiFi enabled device. The Vizio page for this device (http://www.vizio.com/audio/sb3831d0.html) indicates that it has 802.11n. In addition, yes, I believe the point of all of these SmartCast enabled devices by Vizio are to work together, and thus would be compatible with the other WiFi speakers Vizio is releasing soon.
- QuestionHow many watts is this system? (1 Answer)Answers
In some home theater setups, users purchase components separately. So a user would need to purchase a receiver, an amplifier, and individual speakers. When piecing together a home theater system in this fashion it’s important to balance the system. Measuring the wattage each device is capable of transmitting & receiving and the impedance of each device (measured in OHMs) was balanced to achieve the maximum sound pressure level (or volume measured in decibels). Typically a speaker that can receive a higher wattage are also capable of creating a higher Sound Pressure Level (decibels). It’s important to note that watts is a measure of power, but sound pressure level, (The measure of volume), is the end result. In VIZIO Sound Bar Systems the components are self-contained and balanced so the wattage transmitted between each internal component is already configured to give you the maximum Sound Pressure Level, which for this Sound Bar is 101 dB.
- QuestionIf I hook this soundbar up to the Visio E40-C2 40" LED tv using the HDMI connection will the TV remote control the volume? (2 Answers)
- QuestionDimensions? (4 Answers)
- QuestionWill this sound bar pair with Bose Quietcomfort 35 headphones? (1 Answer)
- QuestionWhat are the specifications of the sound bar. Height, etc. (3 Answers)Answers
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