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Sony HT-CT60BT Sound Bar

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A brand new, sealed Sony HT-CT60BT sound bar.
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About Sony Sound Bar

A sound bar is a single speaker box that produces effective stereo sound, and is specifically designed to be mounted above or below a simple display unit like a television set. While early sound bars were in effect three speakers in a box, newer sound bars aimed to recreate the effect of a full 5.1 home entertainment surround sound system, often by cancelling crosstalk from left speaker to right ear and vice versa, creating the illusion of two sound sources, plus a phased array to represent the other four channels. It's now much more common to find the bass channels in a separate sub-woofer, which some people like to place behind the sofa. In 1993, product developers at the Japanese multinational Sony Corporation would challenge this 5.1 standard, with a new, proprietary Sony Dynamic Digital Sound or SDDS 7.1 system for cinema theatres. The company now produces a range of soundbars ranging from a 2.1 bar with either built-in or separate, wireless subwoofer to boost those deep bassy rumbles or rhythms, to a premium 7.1 version featuring seven compact magnetic fluid speakers plus two tweeters, designed to create, with a separate sub woofer, a real theatre-quality immersive sound experience in combination with your HD TV or Blu-ray player. There are even special settings for watching sports or to make dialogue stand out better. Sony sound bars are designed for universal connectivity and new models feature analogue and coax connectors as well as HDMI and Bluetooth, so you should be able to use them with all your equipment. It's worth remembering that a lot of AV equipment has sound-production capacities far exceeding the spec of its built in speakers, so adding a sound bar might be a revelation.