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Polk Audio - 2.1-Channel Soundbar System with Amazon Alexa Voice Assistant built-in - Black-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.3 out of 5 stars with 109 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    All in one sound system at a great price

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    brett
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    We were able to take this out of the box and have it set up in about 25 minutes. It probably would have taken us less time but there was a NERF gun battle in the midst of this setup and, well, things happen. NERF darts don't hurt the Command Bar. Sound quality is excellent. As with our previous subwoofer that was a separate piece of stereo equipment, we loved the enhancement of special effects especially when we watched several Star Wars movies the first weekend we had it. This is a whole lot of quality sound in a nice tidy package- I love that it's just a few simple pieces and not a lot to dust around and under. The husband and the kids are more into the sound quality and trying to be the "boss" of Alexa all the time. Considering buying a second one for my in laws for a holiday gift.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    GREAT, love the build in assistant & sound quality

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    JennWorden
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    I love my Polk Command Bar with Build In Amazon Alexa, it’s really the sound your home theater needs and well Amazon Alexa is an awesome perk. I have been building my smart home slowly but surely and this was defiantly a nice add on. Amazon Alexa is already build it, and it almost as functional as the units from Amazon. Of course there are a few things it can’t do that the devices can, but it doesn’t disappoint. My only complaint is sometimes it was difficult to get Alexa to respond but I haven’t had any issues recently so I’m not sure if it was something I did or not. The sound is great, I love the sleek look and ease of setup. The system is easy to set up, I set it up with my Fire TV and it worked great. It comes in two parts the soundbar itself and the stand-alone sub, which is connected wirelessly from the soundbar so you have the freedom to move it wherever you want. It’s been a nice addition to my home theater system.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Rich Tones and Solid Bass

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    DODDBlog
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    This Command Bar is easy enough for everyone in the family to interface with. The other features of the Polk Soundbar are impressive: - 260W total output power provides quality sound for our favorite movies, shows, games and music. - The four-speaker enclosure features two 1-1/4″ x 3-1/4″ mid/woofers and two 1″ tweeter drivers. - Music streaming is available through a compatible Bluetooth-enabled device. - The design is slim and streamlined. The bar sits only 2” tall so it won’t block your TV screen. - Along with the 2 HDMI inputs, there is a Toslink and a built-in USB port. The HDMI ports are designed and spaced to fit Fire TV and other wide HDMI streaming devices. The USB port also powers original and 4K versions of Fire TV. Outputs are also HDMI. - A remote is included for easy operation from a distance.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Crisp and clear audio for a 2.1 channel soundbar

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    Majiesto
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    I didn’t have any kind of sound system setup previously so to go from my television audio to 2.1 channel audio is a vast improvement. The sound is crisp and clear, but I was particularly impressed by the bass coming from the included wireless subwoofer. I typically keep the audio levels around 50%, which is plenty loud itself. Sure, it’s only 2.1 audio so you’re not getting true surround sound, but you’re not dealing with the hassle of multiple speakers to set up, their placement, and all the wires running throughout the room. The Polk Command Bar fits neatly right underneath your television with ease.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Sounds good

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    Meee
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    I bought this system for my in-laws. They were using only sound from the TV. It sounded horrible. This polk sound bar added depth to the sound of anything they decided to watch and it’s subwoofer was a great addition as well. It was easy to set up even though they chose not to we were able to do it in less than 10 minutes. The sub woofer is by the couch and the sound bar is right under the TV. The sound bar is a little bigger than normal I must say. I am not happy about the Alexa addition because I am still on able to get it to work. My in-laws don’t have an Amazon account and Alexa account or anything so it’s hard to convince them to sign up for anything when all they want is good sound to the TV. This portion of the system needs to be a little bit easier.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good Bang For Your Buck!

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    GamerBoy
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    The sound quality is pretty good and having Alex is a very nice touch. I'm a huge gamer and it makes the games sound 10X better than standard/ built-in TV speakers. There are two reasons that I gave this product 4 out of 5 Stars. I had a lot of problems connecting Alexa to my internet router. After several hours of attempting to connect, I ended up having to hold my phone literally 2 inches from the router. It has worked ever since. I would recommend this soundbar for a bedroom or small family room. However, when placed in a really large space the sound quality isn't up to par with the $600+ sound system. Overall Good Buy at a Fair Price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great Sound

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    jesicaj1
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    I am in love with this soundbar. While I will say I've never had a soundbar before, the sound coming off of this one is spectacular. It has completely changed how we listen to our movies and TV. They sound like we are in a theater watching! This sound bar also has Alexa built in, which for our Amazon Alexa enabled home, is awesome. It doesn't yet allow for multi-room music or dropping in on other devices, but I'm hopeful they feature will be added in upgrades to the software. Overall I'm really happy with this device and can't believe we waited so long to get a soundbar.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great sound!

    Posted
    Eddie

    For those people giving a bad review,you first you need to know what your doing. the system is fine with great sound and seup is easy and it those come with a manual also alexa work fine, so read instructions before giving a bad review.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Glitchy but sounds pretty good!

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    Macbosch
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    Was a pain to connect to Samsung Smart Tv. Customer service not easy to get ahold of. Once I got it hooked up, it's almost worth the trouble. Pretty good sound quality. Hate that sound cuts out completely for Alexa. Wish it'd just lower ast still play in background....

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    great sound without all the cables

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    macgiver43
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    Easy to install and hookup only problem I had was I was unaware I needed to download the Alexa App, no where in the instructions was this mentioned. The best thing I can hear the dialog

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Difficult to set up

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    Akreemer
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    The product has been difficult to set up to Alexa. We have had no issues with the sound bar but lots of issues with the Alexa side of it

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good sound

    Posted
    SamIam
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    Sounds good for what it is. I like having the Alexa on the sound bar and has a few preset sound modes.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good sound

    Posted
    Mweg
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    Bass is a little weak, but love it’s wireless. Like having the echo dot included, worth the money.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great soundbar

    Posted
    Bang
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    It is easy to setup and sounds great.. bought it as a gift for my friend’s son... and he loves it

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good

    Posted
    Tugboat
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    Good but there is a delay each time it tv is first turned on fir it yo turn on

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    good sound for an echo

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    johnnnykkkk
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    great for an echo. sub woofer is ok. remote has to have almost perfect aim to work

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good

    Posted
    Tagabee1
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    It's good so far I enjoying the product will see how long it will last

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great Sound for the Price

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    FLBchLVR70
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    This sound bar was very easy to hook up. The sound is clear and great!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice base for the price.

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    Smallgymhooper
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    Wifi connection is for......????? I'm still wondering.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good sound

    Posted
    Jabbo13
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    Good sound but has some glitches with Alexa.......

    I would recommend this to a friend