Passive Soundbar

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1 KEF HTF7003 Sound Bar Speaker Black KEF HTF7003 Sound Bar Speaker Black
2 Dayton Audio BS41 41' LCR Speaker Bar Black Dayton Audio BS41 41" LCR Speaker Bar Black No ratings yet
3 Klipsch RP-440D-SB Black Surround Home Speaker Matte Black Klipsch RP-440D-SB Black Surround Home Speaker Matte Black
4 Polk Monitor XT35 Slim Center Channel Loudspeaker Polk Monitor XT35 Slim Center Channel Loudspeaker
5 MartinLogan Motion SLM X3 Ultra-Slim 3-Channel Passive Soundbar - Black MartinLogan Motion SLM X3 Ultra-Slim 3-Channel Passive Soundbar - Black No ratings yet
6 Sony S100F 2.0ch Soundbar with Bass Reflex Speaker, Integrated Tweeter and Bluetooth, (HTS100F),... Sony S100F 2.0ch Soundbar with Bass Reflex Speaker, Integrated Tweeter and Bluetooth, (HTS100F),...
7 Definitive Technolgy Mythos 3C-65 On Wall Passive Sound Bar for 65 Inch Televisions Definitive Technolgy Mythos 3C-65 On Wall Passive Sound Bar for 65 Inch Televisions No ratings yet
8 KEF HTF8003 Sound Bar Speaker Black KEF HTF8003 Sound Bar Speaker Black No ratings yet
9 JBL Professional PSB-1 Commercial Grade, 2-Channel Pro Sound Bar JBL Professional PSB-1 Commercial Grade, 2-Channel Pro Sound Bar No ratings yet
10 Monoprice Premium Slim Soundbar - 8 Ohms, With HDMI ARC, Bluetooth 4.2, Optical, and Coax Inputs,... Monoprice Premium Slim Soundbar - 8 Ohms, With HDMI ARC, Bluetooth 4.2, Optical, and Coax Inputs,...
11 Sony HTX8500 2.1ch Dolby Atmos/DTS:X Soundbar with Built-in subwoofer, Black Sony HTX8500 2.1ch Dolby Atmos/DTS:X Soundbar with Built-in subwoofer, Black No ratings yet
12 SunBriteTV All-Weather 2-Channel Passive Soundbar Speaker - for 49-75' Televisions - SB-AW-SNDBR-M-B SunBriteTV All-Weather 2-Channel Passive Soundbar Speaker - for 49-75" Televisions - SB-AW-SNDBR-M-B No ratings yet
13 Polk Audio Signature Elite ES35 Slim Center Channel Speaker - Hi-Res Audio Certified, Dolby Atmos &... Polk Audio Signature Elite ES35 Slim Center Channel Speaker - Hi-Res Audio Certified, Dolby Atmos...
14 Atlantic Technology FS5 53' Passive Soundbar Atlantic Technology FS5 53" Passive Soundbar No ratings yet
15 Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bar 3 Channel Sound Bar for Hi-Res, Immersive 3D Audio, (3) 1' Tweeters &... Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bar 3 Channel Sound Bar for Hi-Res, Immersive 3D Audio, (3) 1" Tweeters... No ratings yet
16 LG Eclair SE6S 3.0 ch All-in-One Design Sound Bar with Dolby Atmos LG Eclair SE6S 3.0 ch All-in-One Design Sound Bar with Dolby Atmos No ratings yet
17 JBL BAR5.0 5-Channel Multibeam Soundbar with Dolby Atmos Virtual Grey, Black JBL BAR5.0 5-Channel Multibeam Soundbar with Dolby Atmos Virtual Grey, Black
18 Polk Audio TL1 Speaker Center Channel (Each, Black) Polk Audio TL1 Speaker Center Channel (Each, Black) No ratings yet
19 Denon DHT-S217 Sleek Home Theater Soundbar (2022 Model), Virtual Surround Sound, HDMI eARC,... Denon DHT-S217 Sleek Home Theater Soundbar (2022 Model), Virtual Surround Sound, HDMI eARC,... No ratings yet
20 SAMSUNG HW-Q60C 3.1ch Soundbar w/Dolby Audio, Q-Symphony, Adaptive Sound Lite, HDMI eARC, Game Mode,... SAMSUNG HW-Q60C 3.1ch Soundbar w/Dolby Audio, Q-Symphony, Adaptive Sound Lite, HDMI eARC, Game... No ratings yet

SaleBestseller No. 1
KEF HTF7003 Sound Bar Speaker Black
  • Designed to complement today's stylish flat panel televisions 32-Inch and larger
  • Very thin profile to match depth of most flat panel televisions
  • The soundbar's stylish aluminum enclosure contains dual 2-Inch woofers and a 19mm HF driver
  • Comes supplied with wall mount bracket and table stand
  • Durable high quality, high gloss black finish
Bestseller No. 2
Dayton Audio BS41 41" LCR Speaker Bar Black
  • Designed for accurate reproduction of music and TV audio
  • Works with stereo, 5.1 or 7.1 receivers
  • Great alternative to large bookshelf or center speakers
  • Astonishing bass from high excursion 4" drivers
  • Use with or without a subwoofer
Bestseller No. 3
Klipsch RP-440D-SB Black Surround Home Speaker Matte Black
  • Slim on-wall solution matches today's ultra-flat TV's
  • Reference Premiere Horn loaded acoustic technology
  • Horizontal and vertical mounting options
  • Single 1” titanium dome linear travel Suspension (lts) tweeter
  • Matte Black painted finish blends seamlessly into today's modern interiors
Bestseller No. 4
Polk Monitor XT35 Slim Center Channel Loudspeaker
  • SLIM CENTER CHANNEL THAT WON’T BLOCK YOUR TV - Enjoy crisp, focused dialogues and dynamic, hi-res sound with Polk Monitor XT35, a 4" low-profile...
  • PREMIUM BUILD QUALITY AND MODERN DESIGN - An upgrade to the critically acclaimed Monitor series, the Polk Monitor XT series features latest...
  • HIGH RESOLUTION SOUND FROM ALL INPUTS - Monitor XT35's 4- & 8-Ohm compatibility delivers Dolby Atmos & DTS:X surround sound from your favorite...
  • VERSATILITY AT ITS BEST - Slim, compact design allows you to place or wall-mount this center channel below the TV without blocking the IR sensor. Use...
  • CREATE AN AFFORDABLE HOME THEATER SETUP - The timbre matched Polk components ensures seamless speaker-to-speaker blending. Add MXT60 tower pair, MXT90...
SaleBestseller No. 5
MartinLogan Motion SLM X3 Ultra-Slim 3-Channel Passive Soundbar - Black
  • L-C-R soundbar, Slim design, Binding Posts: Push style
  • High Frequency Driver: Three 1" x 1.4" Folded Motion Transducers with 5.25" x 1.75" diaphragm
  • Low Frequency Drivers: Six 4" paper cone, sealed cabinet
  • Components: Custom air core coil inductors, polyester film capacitors in series and low DF electrolytic capacitors in parallel, overall system...
  • Frequency Response: 120–23,000 Hz ± 3 dB
SaleBestseller No. 6
Sony S100F 2.0ch Soundbar with Bass Reflex Speaker, Integrated Tweeter and Bluetooth, (HTS100F),...
  • Straight from the theater to your home: easy set-up, built-in tweeter, 2-ch speaker with simple Bluetooth connection
  • Deep sound with Bass Reflex speaker
  • High power with a slim design that matches any room and is perfect for small living spaces
  • Voice enhancement feature is great for TV content with hushed dialogue, or to make conference call participants easier to hear
  • Easy TV set up with HDMI ARC
Bestseller No. 7
Definitive Technolgy Mythos 3C-65 On Wall Passive Sound Bar for 65 Inch Televisions
  • Audiophile Appeal - Premium Definitive Technology acoustics in a designer- inspired adjustable-width enclosure
  • Designer Style - Sleek low-profile designer cabinet adjusts to match television dimensions
  • Ideal for Outdoor Use - Weather-resistant IP66-rated construction ensures reliable performance indoors and in covered outdoor environments
  • Multi Driver Arrays - Two-way and three-way driver arrays project robust full range sound
  • Mythos 3-channel passive soundbar combines the three front channels of a home theater system in a single cabinet to elevate home theater experiences
Bestseller No. 8
KEF HTF8003 Sound Bar Speaker Black
  • Sized perfectly to complement flat panels 42-Inch or larger both in width and depth
  • Attractive design and thin profile to match depth of most flat panel televisions
  • The soundbar's stylish aluminum enclosure contains dual 2-Inch woofers, a 3-Inch bass/midrange
  • Comes supplied with wall mount bracket and table stand
  • Durable high quality, high gloss black finish
SaleBestseller No. 9
JBL Professional PSB-1 Commercial Grade, 2-Channel Pro Sound Bar
  • The JBL PSB-1 Pro Sound Bar is able to learn the IR pulse of volume controls so that any remote can be used to adjust the entire system, allowing...
  • Front-facing speakers offer improved clarity over internal television speakers, and better clarity at low levels allows users to hear without...
  • Lockout plate prevents tampering and internal, universal power supply allows global installations
  • No cloth is used on the speaker grill, making the product easier to clean and maintain and less prone to damage
  • MOUNTING Hardware, audio cables, Cable adapters, and remote included
Bestseller No. 10
Monoprice Premium Slim Soundbar - 8 Ohms, With HDMI ARC, Bluetooth 4.2, Optical, and Coax Inputs,...
  • ROOM FILLING SOUND: 100 watts of peak power drives six powerfufly tuned drivers for clear dialog and amazing sound Dual passive radiators increase...
  • SLIM 8: LOW-PROFILE DESIGN. FLEXIBLE INSTALL: The SB-200 features a low profile design to sit comfortably beneath your TV, in a home theater cabinet,...
  • VERSATILE CONNECTIVITY: The soundbar features an HDMI‘” input with support for the Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature, as well as digital coaxial,...
  • MULTIPLE DSP LISTENING MODES: Three EQ presets are available with the push of a button. Experiment to find a sound signature that suits your audio...
  • REMOTE CONTROL: Use the included remote control to select the audio source, change the EQ settings, adjust volume, tum audio muting on or off and pair...
SaleBestseller No. 11
Sony HTX8500 2.1ch Dolby Atmos/DTS:X Soundbar with Built-in subwoofer, Black
  • 7.1.2ch Dolby Atmos/DTS X with Vertical Sound Engine
  • Dual built-in subwoofers for deep bass
  • All sound upscaled close to 7.1.2ch audio
  • Seven different sound modes to enhance your entertainment experience
  • Voice enhancement for greater clarity
Bestseller No. 12
SunBriteTV All-Weather 2-Channel Passive Soundbar Speaker - for 49-75" Televisions - SB-AW-SNDBR-M-B
  • This 49.5" soundbar is compatible with these SunBriteTV models: Signature 55", 65", and 75"; Pro 49" and 55"; Veranda 55", 65", and 75" (Veranda...
  • Constructed with a rust-proof brushed aluminum cabinet and grille, this black SunBriteTV 49.5” soundbar is outdoor safe, water resistant, and...
  • A premium upgrade from our standard soundbar, this premium all-weather passive soundbar is designed to pair seamlessly with SunBriteTV outdoor TVs....
  • Onboard temperature dispersion system lets this soundbar operate efficiently from extreme low to high temperatures ( -4°F up to 140°F).
  • Lifetime Limited Warranty
SaleBestseller No. 13
Polk Audio Signature Elite ES35 Slim Center Channel Speaker - Hi-Res Audio Certified, Dolby Atmos &...
  • HIGH-PERFORMANCE SLIM CENTER CHANNEL - Polk Signature Elite ES35 features Dynamically Balanced Acoustic Array with Cascading Crossovers, a 1" Terylene...
  • NOT ONLY HEAR, BUT FEEL THE HEART-THUMPING BASS - With Polk's Patented Power Port Technology, the ES35 center channel gives you a dramatic frontal...
  • REALISTIC SOUND REPRODUCTION – ES35's high sensitivity and 4- & 8-Ohm compatibility delivers spacious, enveloping, and true to life music streamed...
  • LOOKS TO KILL - The Signature Elite series speakers with their bold, modern looks are sure to make heads turn and set feet tapping, no matter where...
  • VERSATILE PLACEMENT OPTIONS - Place the ES35 on a shelf or a speaker stand (sold separately), or wall-mount it below the TV without blocking the IR...
Bestseller No. 14
Atlantic Technology FS5 53" Passive Soundbar
  • Rich, Room-Filling Sound: Enjoy a powerful audio experience with the FS5 Soundbar, a passive 50 inch soundbar featuring advanced sound projection...
  • Elegant, Low-Profile Design: Designed with aesthetics in mind, its sleek, slim profile complements any home decor and fits neatly under your TV,...
  • All-In-One Solution: The FS5 houses all three front channel Left-Center-Right (LCR) speakers in a single enclosure, delivering a true, no-excuses...
  • Superior Sound Quality: Equipped with two 4 1/2” CPP woofers per channel and a 3/4” silk dome tweeter, the FS5 delivers high-fidelity audio with a...
  • Optimized Sound Radiation: unique design with tweeters placed above the midrange centerline. This arrangement results in notably clearer sound...
SaleBestseller No. 15
Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bar 3 Channel Sound Bar for Hi-Res, Immersive 3D Audio, (3) 1" Tweeters &...
  • A LOW-PROFILE, POWERFUL 3 CH SOUND BAR - Featuring (3) 1" double dome tweeters, (6) 2.5" glass-fiber bass/midrange drivers, and a dedicated center...
  • SYNCHRONIZED MULTI-ROOM AUDIO - Play the same song in every room, or play different songs from different sources in each room with the iOS/Android...
  • UPGRADE YOUR TV'S AUDIO - The sound bar is outfitted with an optical digital audio input that connects your TV and supports Dolby Digital for a...
  • WIRELESS AUDIO PLAYBACK - With built-in Bluetooth 4.1, Apple AirPlay 2 & Wi-Fi, stream music directly from your mobile or computer using popular...
  • VOICE CONTROL WITH ALEXA - The Formation series supports voice-control via an Alexa-enabled device (sold separately) with simple voice commands. Get...
SaleBestseller No. 16
LG Eclair SE6S 3.0 ch All-in-One Design Sound Bar with Dolby Atmos
  • All-In-One Design - The Sound Bar SE6 delivers powerful sound without an external subwoofer giving you thunderous and rich bass with everything you...
  • Cinema Sound Solution (Dolby and DTS:X) - Add a new dimension of sound that makes you feel like you’re in the middle of the action with Dolby Atmos*...
  • Quad Passive Radiators - The LG sound bar delivers big and impressive bass with 4 passive radiators. Packed with power in a small design, the sound...
  • Smart Up-Mixer - Create a wider sound stage to fill your room for a richer immersion of surround sound. Leverage all speakers to convert 2-channel...
  • WOW Orchestra - Create the perfect harmony using the audio from the LG TV and LG Sound Bar* to produce the ultimate listening experience. Feel every...
SaleBestseller No. 17
JBL BAR5.0 5-Channel Multibeam Soundbar with Dolby Atmos Virtual Grey, Black
  • Dolby Atmos and MultiBeam surround sound gives you an immersive and exciting 3D sound experience and a wide soundstage.
  • Certified for Humans – Smart home made easy for non-experts. Setup with Alexa is simple.
  • Punchy bass without the need for a separate subwoofer thanks to four passive radiators built-in.
  • Dolby Vision coupled with 4K pass through will allow enjoy pristine video quality.
  • With AirPlay, Alexa Multi-Room Music and Chromecast built-in, you can stream all your favorite online content in amazing sound quality, with a simple...
SaleBestseller No. 18
Polk Audio TL1 Speaker Center Channel (Each, Black)
  • CREATES A SOUNDSTAGE COMPARABLE TO ANY LARGE SYSTEM. Features two (2) 2.5" drivers, a 0.5" silk dome tweeter & injection molded cones. The...
  • UNIQUE CURVED SHAPE BASED ON "TIME LENS TECHNOLOGY" – It is specially designed to align the acoustic centers of the tweeter and mid-bass in the same...
  • BUILD YOUR OWN 5.1, 6.1, 7.1 HOME THEATER SYSTEM – According to you room size & requirements, create an immersive surround sound system by adding...
  • EASY TO CONNECT AND OPERATE – No matter how you choose to set it up, the center channel easily connects to a receiver, just like any other speaker
  • POLK'S UNMATCHED QUALITY AT A SURPRISINGLY LOW PRICE. With this value-priced center channel, you can now enjoy premium audio, expert engineering,...
Bestseller No. 19
Denon DHT-S217 Sleek Home Theater Soundbar (2022 Model), Virtual Surround Sound, HDMI eARC,...
  • TRANSFORM YOUR TV INTO A HOME ENTERTAINMENT CENTER with DHT-S217 soundbar, integrated with down-firing subwoofers, for a thrilling 3D audio experience...
  • EXPERIENCE VIRTUAL SURROUND SOUND, multi-dimensional audio and enhanced bass from your TV’s streaming apps, Blu-ray movies, as the compact soundbar...
  • HEAR EVERY WORD with the Dialogue Enhancer that SHARPENS DIALOGUE CLARITY, making them sound crystal clear without needing to adjust the overall...
  • TV & IR REMOTE CONTROL COMPATIBILITY – The soundbar is accompanied with a newly improved InfraRed reception remote having extended reach that is...
  • SLIM PROFILE IN WALL-MOUNTABLE OPTION - At 2.6" tall, the sleek bar fits into most spaces and can be placed in front of the TV without blocking the...
Bestseller No. 20
SAMSUNG HW-Q60C 3.1ch Soundbar w/Dolby Audio, Q-Symphony, Adaptive Sound Lite, HDMI eARC, Game Mode,...
  • Q-SYMPHONY: Amp up your audio with the greatest duo of all time—Samsung TVs paired with Samsung soundbars; With Q-Symphony, your TV speakers paired...
  • 3.1 CH DOLBY ATMOS SOUND: When you make the jump to three channels, your audio comes alive; Experience captivating sound and hear more during your...
  • ADAPTIVE SOUND LITE: Enjoy all your favorite video content with dynamically optimized audio and enhanced voice clarity so you can follow along with...
  • HDMI eARC: This single HDMI cable connection passes advanced audio like Dolby Atmos from your TV to your soundbar; One cable is all you need for a...
  • GAME MODE: Optimize your gaming experience with perfectly synced directional audio that moves with the onscreen action; Game Mode eliminates...

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FAQ:

Q: What is a passive sound bar?

A: Passive Sound Bars. Passive sound bars include one or several speakers for each of the front channels (i.e., left, center and right). In the back of the speaker is a connection for each channel, which you need to attach to an amplifier or receiver.

Q: What would be the best soundbar?

A: The best soundbars at a glance The best soundbar: Sonos Arc The best value soundbar: Yamaha YAS-209 The best single-speaker soundbar for Dolby Atmos: Sennheiser Ambeo The best soundbar for music: Bose Soundbar 700 The best soundbar with Alexa/Google Assistant: Bose Smart Soundbar 300 The best budget soundbar: Vizio M-Series M51a-H6 5.1 soundbar More items…

Q: Does a “sound bar” better than surround sound?

A: In the same way that both surround sound systems and sound bars increase audio quality compared to a TV’s speakers, surround sound systems also offer better audio than a sound bar.

Q: What is a passive speaker?

A: passive crossover components,which split the audio signal and send each band directly to the loudspeaker drivers audio signals that are driven by a separate,individual amp components that are typically an arrangement of resistors,capacitors,and inductors,which split the signal and send each frequency part to the drivers