Crystal Surround Air Track (Active Speaker System): The Samsung
HW-D450 Crystal Surround Air Track System includes an AudioBar and a wireless
powered subwoofer. The Samsung HW-D450 is a 2.1-channel audio system that lets
you experience a rich, powerful virtual surround sound from two speakers
(AudioBar and wireless powered subwoofer). The slim, compact Samsung HW-D450's
AudioBar can be mounted on the wall, while the wireless subwoofer can be placed
anywhere in the room to achieve maximum audio performance.
AudioBar: The AudioBar is a self-powered, two-channel speaker which provides enveloping
virtual surround sound from a single speaker. The AudioBar includes four 2"
midrange drivers and two 0.75" soft-dome tweeters housed in a bass-reflex,
gloss-black cabinet with two rear-firing ports (the speaker contains no grille).
The AudioBar features a built-in 80 watts x 2-channel digital amplifier to drive
its speakers. The AudioBar is designed to be mounted directly below or above
your flat-panel HDTV in a horizontal orientation. The AudioBar can be placed on
a shelf or table-top. The AudioBar also includes a wall-mount bracket which
allows you to fix the speaker to your wall. The Audio Bar includes analog audio
and digital audio connections.
- Dual Digital Audio Inputs: Two optical digital inputs;
comes with a 5' optical digital cable.
- Analog Audio Input: One stereo audio minijack (3.5mm)
input; comes with a 5' stereo mini-to-RCA cable.
Wireless Powered Subwoofer: The wireless powered subwoofer
receives its low-frequency audio signal wirelessly from the AudioBar via 5.8GHz
transmission. There are no cords to connect, except the AC power cord. You can
place the wireless powered subwoofer up to 33' away from the Audiobar. The
wireless powered subwoofer features a side-firing 6" woofer inside a
bass-reflex, gloss-black cabinet with a rear-firing port. The 6" woofer is
powered by a built-in 120 watt amplifier. You can independently adjust the
volume of the wireless powered subwoofer from 1 to 6, using the system's remote
Surround Sound Decoding: The Samsung HW-D450 Crystal
Surround Air Track System employs decoders compatible with Dolby Digital, DTS,
- Dolby Digital: This is the standard audio signal format
used on DVDs, and other purely digital media. This surround technology
delivers high-quality digital audio of up to 5.1 discrete channels to
produce a directional and more realistic effect.
- DTS: DTS provides a discrete 5.1 channel digital audio
signal for both music and movie content and uses less compression than Dolby
Digital for richer sound.
- SFE (Sound Field Effect): Using a 32-bit audio digital
signal processor the HW-D450 provides a more realistic surround sound with
normal stereo audio source. The Samsung HW-D450 offers 7 different sound
field modes (News, Drama, Sports, Game, Cinema, Music, and Pass/Original
3D Depth Sound: The 3D sound feature adds depth and spaciousness to
your listening experience.
AV Sync: AV Sync can be used to help sync video to audio
when connected to a digital HDTV. Video may look slower than the audio if it is
connected to a digital TV. If this occurs, you can adjust the audio delay time
to match the video. You can adjust the AV Sync from 0 to 300ms.
DRC: You can use the DRC (Dynamic Range Compression)
function to enjoy Dolby Digital sound when watching movies at low volume during
the night. DRC compresses the audio to make the loudest sounds quieter and the
quietest sounds louder.
Smart Volume: This function will regulate and stabilize the
volume level against a drastic volume change in case of a channel change or
Remote Control: The included IR remote control provides
wireless operation of the Samsung HW-D450 system and can also be used to control
your connected Samsung TV. The remote control has a TV hotkey that enables you
to perform various operations with the simple press of a button. You can adjust
the volume, change the channel, or customize the navigation menu of your Samsung
Optional Wireless iPod Dock: The HW-D450 supports Samsung's wireless
iPod/iPhone dock (305HTWDC10, sold separately). The optional wireless
iPod/iPhone dock lets you listen to your iPod or iPhone's stored music through
the Samsung Crystal Surround Air Track System.
ENERGY STAR Compliant: By being ENERGY STAR compliant you
are assured that this Samsung product is helping the environment by using less
energy while saving you money. ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy promoting
Software Upgrades: Samsung may offer upgrades for the
system's firmware in the future. Upgrades will be possible by downloading
firmware upgrades to a USB thumbdrive and connecting the thumbdrive to the
AudioBar's rear-panel USB port (service/firmware only).
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