Vizio soundbar 5.1

Vizio SB3651-E6, a 36-inch soundbar that enhances home audio experiences by incorporating Chromecast and Bluetooth connectivity. This model stands out by offering genuine 5.1 surround sound, a feature that distinguishes it from products providing only simulated surround effects. With this soundbar, users can achieve an audio experience akin to a movie theater, thanks to its three built-in channels (right, left, and center), two wired satellite speakers for rear placement, and a subwoofer that adds depth and dimension to the sound.

Vizio soundbar 5.1

What is 5.1 Surround Sound

The term “5.1” denotes the configuration of the audio channels: five main audio channels and one subwoofer channel (.1) for low-frequency effects. This setup ensures a rich and immersive sound field, allowing listeners to pinpoint the direction of sounds, enhancing the realism of movies, games, and music.

Technical Specifications

  • Soundbar Length: 36 inches
  • Frequency Response: 50Hz to 20 kHz
  • Subwoofer Size: 5.2 inches
  • Supported Audio Technologies: Dolby Digital, DTS Studio Sound, DTS TruSurround, DTS TruVolume, DTS Digital Surround
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth, HDMI, Optical Toslink, RCA, USB, Wi-Fi (802.11ac), Ethernet, IR Receiver

Connectivity Options

Vizio’s SB3651-E6 offers versatile connectivity, including analog audio inputs via a 3.5 mm stereo mini-jack, digital audio inputs through optical Toslink and RCA cables, and wireless options through Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi. HDMI support ensures high-quality audio and video transmission, and the inclusion of an IR Receiver allows for easy control from mobile devices within a 30-foot range.

Weight and Dimensions

  • Soundbar: 36.0” W × 3.2” D × 2.1” H, 4.60 lbs
  • Subwoofer: 11.8” H × 7.9” D × 6.7” W
  • Packaging: 38.6” W × 15.0” D × 8.9” H, 17.37 lbs

More About the Included Technologies

  • Dolby Digital: A leading audio compression technology developed by Dolby Laboratories, offering high-quality sound across various media.
  • Bluetooth: A wireless technology for exchanging data over short distances, using UHF radio waves.
  • Chromecast: Google’s digital media platform, allowing streaming of high-definition content to televisions and home theatres.
  • RCA: A type of electrical connector commonly used for transmitting audio and video signals.
  • USB: A universal standard for connecting devices and transferring data.
  • HDMI: A proprietary audio/video interface for transmitting uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data.
  • LCD: Technology used in displays, utilizing liquid crystals and polarizers to produce images.

Price Overview

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The Vizio SB3651-E6 soundbar offers an authentic 5.1 surround sound experience, setting it apart from products with simulated surround sound. Its array of connectivity options, including Chromecast and Bluetooth, along with its technical specifications, make it a versatile and high-quality addition to any home entertainment system. This soundbar is designed to immerse users in their favorite content, providing an audio experience that rivals that of a movie theater.