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 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
4 Monitor Audio- SB-3 Passive LCR Soundbar (Black) Monitor Audio- SB-3 Passive LCR Soundbar (Black) No ratings yet
5 Wet Sounds Stealth-6 CORE-W Passive 6-Speaker Soundbar - White Wet Sounds Stealth-6 CORE-W Passive 6-Speaker Soundbar - White No ratings yet
6 SunBriteTV All-Weather 2-Channel Passive Soundbar Speaker - for 42-43' Televisions - SB-AW-SNDBR-S-B SunBriteTV All-Weather 2-Channel Passive Soundbar Speaker - for 42-43" Televisions - SB-AW-SNDBR-S-B No ratings yet
7 Wet Sounds Non Amplified Stealth 10 V2 Passive Sound Bar White Wet Sounds Non Amplified Stealth 10 V2 Passive Sound Bar White No ratings yet
8 Sonos Playbar - The Mountable Sound Bar for TV, Movies, Music, and More - Black Sonos Playbar - The Mountable Sound Bar for TV, Movies, Music, and More - Black No ratings yet
9 JBL Stage 135 2-Way Dual 6.3' Woofers 1' Alluminum Tweeter Center Loudspeaker JBL Stage 135 2-Way Dual 6.3" Woofers 1" Alluminum Tweeter Center Loudspeaker No ratings yet
10 Polk Monitor XT35 Slim Center Channel Speaker - Hi-Res Audio Certified, Dolby Atmos & DTS:X... Polk Monitor XT35 Slim Center Channel Speaker - Hi-Res Audio Certified, Dolby Atmos & DTS:X... No ratings yet
11 Polk Audio Blackstone TL1 Speaker Center Channel with Time Lens Technology | Compact Size, High... Polk Audio Blackstone TL1 Speaker Center Channel with Time Lens Technology | Compact Size, High... No ratings yet
12 Klipsch RP-440D-SB Black Surround Home Speaker Matte Black Klipsch RP-440D-SB Black Surround Home Speaker Matte Black No ratings yet
13 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),... No ratings yet
14 BIC America Patented 625-Watt FH56-BAR Sound Bar with 3-5 Discrete Channels and Flush Wall Mounts BIC America Patented 625-Watt FH56-BAR Sound Bar with 3-5 Discrete Channels and Flush Wall Mounts No ratings yet
15 Sonos Ray Essential Soundbar, for TV, Music and Video Games - Black Sonos Ray Essential Soundbar, for TV, Music and Video Games - Black
16 PHEANOO 2.1 Compact Sound Bars for TV with Subwoofer, HDMI ARC/Bluetooth 5.0/Optical/AUX/RCA... PHEANOO 2.1 Compact Sound Bars for TV with Subwoofer, HDMI ARC/Bluetooth 5.0/Optical/AUX/RCA... No ratings yet
17 Philips B5106 2.0-Channel Soundbar with HDMI ARC Support, Roku TV Ready, Black Philips B5106 2.0-Channel Soundbar with HDMI ARC Support, Roku TV Ready, Black No ratings yet
18 Sony HT-S400 2.1ch Soundbar with Powerful Wireless subwoofer, S-Force PRO Front Surround Sound, and... Sony HT-S400 2.1ch Soundbar with Powerful Wireless subwoofer, S-Force PRO Front Surround Sound,... No ratings yet
19 Polk Reserve Series R350 Center Channel Loudspeaker, Doubles as Left/Right Surround Speaker, New 1'... Polk Reserve Series R350 Center Channel Loudspeaker, Doubles as Left/Right Surround Speaker, New... No ratings yet
20 TV Speaker Passive Amplifier Set: Redirect Home Theater Sound Toward You, Not The Floor Without a... TV Speaker Passive Amplifier Set: Redirect Home Theater Sound Toward You, Not The Floor Without a... No ratings yet

Bestseller 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
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
Bestseller No. 4
Monitor Audio- SB-3 Passive LCR Soundbar (Black)
  • Frequency Response (-3 dB) All Channels: 80 Hz – 30 kHz
  • Nominal Impedance 8 ohms
  • Power Handling (RMS) Left and Right Channels: 40 W Centre Channel: 80 W
  • Drive Unit Complement Left and Right Channels: 2 x 4" (100 mm) C-CAM cone bass/mid driver, 2 x 1" (25 mm) C-CAM Gold Dome tweeter Centre Channel: Left...
  • Cabinet Dimensions: (H x W x D) (Including Feet) 147 x 1307 x 93 mm (5 13/16 x 5 17/16 x 31 1/16")
SaleBestseller No. 5
Wet Sounds Stealth-6 CORE-W Passive 6-Speaker Soundbar - White
  • 21" non-amplified sound bar designed for ATV, golf cart, and marine use
  • amplifier (sold separately) required
  • four 3" full-range drivers and 2 tweeters
Bestseller No. 6
SunBriteTV All-Weather 2-Channel Passive Soundbar Speaker - for 42-43" Televisions - SB-AW-SNDBR-S-B
  • This 39" soundbar is compatible with these SunBriteTV models: Signature 43", Pro 42", Veranda 43" (Veranda application requires an external amplifier...
  • Constructed with a rust-proof brushed aluminum cabinet and grille, this black SunBriteTV 39” 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. 7
Wet Sounds Non Amplified Stealth 10 V2 Passive Sound Bar White
  • RMS Watts: 75 watts RMS x 2 Minimum
  • PEAK Watts: 150 Watts RMS x 2 Suggested
  • 14 Gauge OFC Copper Speaker Wire Recommended
  • Loc-tite all hardware to prevent loosening of bolts
  • Use protective wire loom on all wiring to prevent shorts
SaleBestseller No. 8
Sonos Playbar - The Mountable Sound Bar for TV, Movies, Music, and More - Black
  • The mountable soundbar for TV, movies, music, and more
  • Enjoy crisp dialogue and impressive bass from wall to wall with Playbar. Control it with the Sonos app, your remote, and more
  • Whether you mount it on the wall or place it below your TV on a stand or console, Playbar automatically tunes itself for the best possible sound
  • Playbar was specially tuned by Oscar-winning sound engineers to emphasize the sound of the human voice so you can always follow the story
  • Easily connect Sonos speakers in different rooms over WiFi to create a home sound system that brings every room and everyone together
SaleBestseller No. 9
JBL Stage 135 2-Way Dual 6.3" Woofers 1" Alluminum Tweeter Center Loudspeaker
  • Two-tone unique design for wood
  • JBL engineering high-definition imaging
SaleBestseller No. 10
Polk Monitor XT35 Slim Center Channel Speaker - Hi-Res Audio Certified, Dolby Atmos & DTS:X...
  • 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...
Bestseller No. 11
Polk Audio Blackstone TL1 Speaker Center Channel with Time Lens Technology | Compact Size, High...
  • 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. 12
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
SaleBestseller No. 13
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. 14
BIC America Patented 625-Watt FH56-BAR Sound Bar with 3-5 Discrete Channels and Flush Wall Mounts
  • Patented 3 or 5 discrete channel sound bar system
  • Plays true 5-channel theater sound
  • Three 6-1/2 in. mid/high frequency horn tweeters with neodymium magnets deliver highs beyond audible range and extremely accurate mid frequencies.
  • Two 6-1/2 in. injection-molded woofers with butyl-rubber surrounds enable extended bass output down to 37 Hz
  • Two 4-1/4 in. side-mounted surrounds for true rear channel effects.
Bestseller No. 15
Sonos Ray Essential Soundbar, for TV, Music and Video Games - Black
  • Experience clearer, more powerful sound than ever before possible by a small standalone soundbar
  • Dynamic sound that enhances the drama and creates a surprisingly wide soundstage
  • Zero-stress setup with only two cables and help from the Sonos app
  • Stream all your content from your favorite services over WiFi using the Sonos app, Apple AirPlay 2, Spotify Connect, and more
Bestseller No. 16
PHEANOO 2.1 Compact Sound Bars for TV with Subwoofer, HDMI ARC/Bluetooth 5.0/Optical/AUX/RCA...
  • Small Design, Big Sound: Only the size of a keyboard, the PHEANOO P15 sound bar offers louder, more powerful TV sounds with up to 107 dB of total SPL...
  • Deep Bass with Dedicated Subwoofer: A dedicated subwoofer delivers punchy, rich bass to get a more engaging and immersive listening experience in...
  • Set Up with Multiple Options: The HDMI ARC connection allows you to control the volume on the soundbar with the TV remote control, and the Optical and...
  • Professionally Tuned EQ Modes: To suit different audio needs, the PHEANOO P15 features a variety of preset EQ modes including Dialogue, Movie, and...
  • Wireless Streaming with Bluetooth: Easily stream all your favorite music, podcasts, or audiobooks from your smartphone, tablet, or any smart device...
SaleBestseller No. 17
Philips B5106 2.0-Channel Soundbar with HDMI ARC Support, Roku TV Ready, Black
  • STEP UP YOUR TV SOUND: This 60W soundbar will make everything you love sound better. Pick from three preset modes to make voices, music, and movies...
  • WORKS SEAMLESSLY WITH ROKU TV: Roku TV Ready means you'll enjoy a smoother setup, easy access to sound settings, and compatibility with your Roku...
  • CONNECT ALL YOUR FAVORITE SOURCES: Pair the soundbar with your smartphone, laptop, or tablet for bigger sound. You can also connect a wired music...
  • ONE REMOTE IS ALL YOU NEED: The days of hunting for multiple remotes are over. This soundbar connects to your TV via HDMI ARC, allowing you to control...
  • DESIGNED TO BE PART OF YOUR HOME: The unique geometric design is simple yet distinctive. You can place it on your TV stand, the wall, or any flat...
SaleBestseller No. 18
Sony HT-S400 2.1ch Soundbar with Powerful Wireless subwoofer, S-Force PRO Front Surround Sound, and...
  • S-Force PRO Front Surround and Dolby Digital create cinematic style surround sound
  • 2.1ch front surround sound with X-Balanced speaker delivers clear, rich dialogue
  • Wireless subwoofer delivers deeper, richer bass sound
  • Powerful 330W of total output brings your content to life
  • Simple and easy operation with compact remote and convenient OLED display window
SaleBestseller No. 19
Polk Reserve Series R350 Center Channel Loudspeaker, Doubles as Left/Right Surround Speaker, New 1"...
  • MODERN, SLIM CENTER CHANNEL SPEAKER - The Polk Reserve R350 Center Channel Loudspeaker features the new 1" Pinnacle Ring Radiator Tweeter and four 4"...
  • MORE THAN JUST A CENTER CHANNEL - One of the most unique speakers in the Reserve Series, the R350 can be placed horizontally to serve as a center...
  • IMMERSIVE AUDIO PERFORMANCE - With Hi-Res Audio Certification, Dolby Atmos & IMAX Enhanced, the R350 delivers detailed, high-end response, crisp...
  • CAREFULLY ENGINEERED DESIGN - Features a fully sealed enclosure with carefully cross-braced cabinets that minimize interior resonances, and...
  • COMPLEMENTS ANY HOME THEATER SYSTEM - This center channel loudspeaker is the voice of any multichannel setup that brings your movies, music, and games...
Bestseller No. 20
TV Speaker Passive Amplifier Set: Redirect Home Theater Sound Toward You, Not The Floor Without a...
  • STOP STRAINING TO HEAR TV CONVERSATIONS. Most TVs have terrible built-in speakers that either aim backwards or down. Redirect the sound toward you so...
  • LOW-COST AUDIO UPGRADE. TVSoundScoopz offer a significant audio improvement over stock speakers yet cost way less compared to a passive or active...
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  • WONDERFUL GIFT for grandparents, audiophiles, seniors, the elderly, grandpa, grandma, or hearing impaired. It’s an essential Smart TV accessory.
  • SUPER EASY TO INSTALL. No tools required to install this home theater accessory. Just attach with the included adhesive strips and attach to your...

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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