Like how no man can be an island, an appliance can’t be a do-it-all.
In the field of home entertainment, sound bars need to co-exist with flat-panel TVs. It’s vice-versa because the truth is that TVs can’t foster surround sound system all by itself.
If you’re dying for a soundbar to complete your home entertainment experience, check out our list of the best wireless soundbars under $300.
Providing sonic experience is the primary goal of soundbars. You can spend $80 on one, but we’re talking superb audio experience here. And the safe zone for competitive soundbars goes around $300. At this rate, the models may be packed with features like incredible Bluetooth connectivity and additional wireless subwoofers.
For movie fanatics, soundbars may solve your problems in inaudible dialogues of the TV characters. Convincing explosions and car crashes are also attainable with soundbars around.
1. Polk Audio MagniFi Mini
Even if its name goes with ‘mini,’ you may still expect an audio experience parallel to a full-size soundbar.
Its compact design is fit for your limited space. You may enjoy the high-class audio experience with the MagniFi Mini’s exclusive Voice Adjust technology. This feature increases the volume level and vocal quality of your favorite movies.
The Polk AudioMagniFi Mini’s patented surround technology and Dolby digital 5.1 decoding provide sound that fills the room. All these experience from a 15-inch long soundbar.
The soundbar is compatible with almost all TVs. It works with your cable box or satellite IR remote control. The MagniFi Mini also goes with simple setup and free HDMI (ARC) cable.
Bring your favorite concert at home through wireless streaming via Google Home using Chromecast audio. You may also stream through WiFi and Bluetooth.
All these goodness packed inside the Polk Audio MagniFi Mini.
2. Yamaha YAS-106
Unlike its other competitors, the Yamaha YAS-106 is for your wall.
Sleek and slim, the Yamaha YAS-106 compliments your TV’s look.
But it’s audio ability is no skin deep. Though slim, you may enjoy your favorite shows with bright and full sound.
It has unique bass reflex port and ‘Bass Extension.’ This feature allows the Yamaha YAS-106 to produce superb low-end performance without the need for a separate subwoofer box.
You may use a single optical cable to connect the soundbar to your TV. The optical cable is free. You also have the choice of using an HDMI cable for best performance.
Also, this model is compatible with a free controller app for iOS and Android. You can select five surround modes: Movie, Sports, Game, Music, or TV.
3. Fluance AB40
If your TV is small and you need a soundbar to set it on, the Fluance AB40 is for you.
It has engineered wood cabinet, and it’s internally braced throughout to create a warm, distortion-free sound. This soundbar can support flat-panel TVs up to 65 inches.
You may experience virtual 3D surround sound with its 5.1 speaker system. It has full sound dispersion angled drivers that result in an immersive home theater experience
It has enhanced Bass Boost sound production for all your movies as if there’s a separate subwoofer in the room.
4. Klipsch R4-B
If it’s Klipsch, it must be excellent.
The Klipsch R4-B is no different to its family of excellent soundbars with high-quality subwoofers.
It has built-in Dolby® Digital Decoder. This function means utmost comfort in aiming for detailed and high-output sound in almost any size of a room.
Also, it has a 2-Way Bi-Amplified Soundbar which produces enhanced sound with crisp vocals and dynamic soundtracks. For tweeter and woofer, it comes with a Digital Signal Processor (DSP) controlled crossover via separate amplifier channels.
The R-4B soundbar comes with 3 modes.
- Virtual Surround Mode: for optimized surround sound
- Voice Enhance Mode: for increasing dialogue volume for enhanced vocal clarity without growing ambient sounds.
- Night Mode: adjusts dynamic range for quieter listening environments.
5. Zvox AccuVoice AV200
It’s anything like the previous models in this list, but it has another quality up its sleeves.
This soundbar is specially designed to boost dialogue in TV soundtracks or movies. Its built-in hearing aid technology allows super-clear voices even in low volumes.
Also, the Zvox AccuVoice AV200 soundbar boasts easy installation. Browse the soundbar’s one-page user manual, and there you go! One connecting wire to your TV and voila! You just installed your soundbar with your TV.
It also can tame loud commercials with just one click. With its Output Leveling (OL) feature, you may allow a sophisticated processor take over. This feature makes soft sounds louder or loud sounds softer.