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SoloCinema Studio System: The Definitive Technology SoloCinema Studio
is a two piece home theater system which consists of an active soundbar speaker
and wireless powered subwoofer. The system has been designed to deliver a
virtual 5.1-channel sound experience without the need for an AV receiver or rear
speakers. Its the perfect compliment to your high-definition flat-panel LCD,
LED-LCD, OLED, or Plasma TV.
- Active Soundbar Speaker: The active soundbar speaker houses three
1" pure aluminum dome tweeters and six 2.5" polymer composite midrange
drivers for accurate, clear natural sound. Each driver and tweeter in the
soundbar is powered by its own digital amplifier. A total of 120-watts
powers the soundbar to lifelike volume levels to fill even large rooms with
high impact and low-distortion sound. The active soundbar features an
extremely rigid and resonance-free enclosure constructed of MDF and ABS "polystone" for superior sound.
- Wireless Powered Sub: The wireless powered sub features a
high excursion woofer housed in a bass reflex enclosure (with down-firing
port) that is powered by
an integrated 200W digital amplifier to provide you with all the impact you
want from your favorite music and movie soundtracks. An acoustically inert
cabinet and integrated rubber feet prevent against unwanted audible
distortion. The subwoofer connects
to the soundbar speaker wirelessly via 2.4GHz with a range of up to 45', so
there are no additional cables to run. The wireless powered sub does require
Spatial Array & TruSurroundHD4 Technologies: The Definitive
Technology SoloCinema Studio incorporates Spatial Array and TruSurroundHD4
technologies, unique patented
technologies that create an immersive surround sound from one soundbar speaker
without the need for a room full of speakers. Spatial Array Surround technology
uses subtle, but complex directional cues to completely free the sound from the
speaker enclosure and convince your ear/brain listening mechanism that you are
surrounded multiple speakers. TruSurround HD4 elevates the sound from the
speaker axis, accentuates the perception of deep bass, adjusts the high
frequencies making voice and dialog much clearer, and provides a greater
enveloping sound. Since both of these technologies do not depend on bouncing sound off walls, it works in
virtually any room and set-up configuration.
Dolby Digital/DTS + Dolby Pro Logic II Processing: The
SoloCinema Studio supports the latest high-definition lossless surround formats;
including Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, and DTS-HD for maximum audio
performance. Most Blu-Ray discs feature uncompressed high-definition audio
tracks. Lossless means that you'll hear exactly the same high quality sound as
the original studio master recordings. You will enjoy music and movies with full
dynamic impact and the highest definition, clarity and detail; exactly as the
creators intended. The system also offers Dolby Pro Logic II processing which
transforms stereo content into full-range surround sound.
Analog + Digital Connections (including HDMI): The SoloCinema Studio soundbar
speaker has a full-array of inputs including HDMI (3), digital optical (1), and
analog (1) allowing you to connect your Blu-Ray player, cable/satellite tuner,
gaming console as well as a legacy source such as a VCR. The three HDMI inputs
support both audio (up 7.1ch) and video (up to 1080p) signals for convenient
hookup and neat wire management. There is also a HDMI output that feeds the
audio/video signal (up to 7.1ch/1080p) from your AV source through the soundbar
speaker to your flat-panel TV. The optical (toslink) digital input supports
2.1ch to 5.1ch audio. The analog (3.5mm) input supports 2ch audio only. There is
also a USB port for firmware updates only.
Audio Enhancements: The SoloCinema Studio system offers a variety of
audio adjustments to enhance your overall listening experience.
- Music/Movie Modes: The Music/Movie modes optimize the system's
sound characteristics such as bass level and surround effect intensity to
best match what you're listening to - a movie or music soundtrack.
- Bass Control: The remote's Bass control lets you optimize the
system's bass loudness to match the program material, your taste or your
- Center Control: The Center control adjusts the volume of the
channel that handles almost all of the dialogue duties in order to correct
for differences in dialogue intelligibility from program to program.
- Night Mode: Night Mode is a useful feature to use late at night
if other family members are asleep. When Night Mode (Dynamic Range
Compression) is turned on, peaks in the audio signal are compressed. This
makes it easier to hear at low volume levels. At the same time more intense
sounds (like explosions) are reduced.
Bluetooth Audio Streaming: The Definitive Technology SoloCinema Studio supports
Bluetooth A2DP which allows you to wirelessly stream audio from your
Bluetooth-enabled Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad, Android smartphone/tablet, Blackberry,
laptop/computer, etc.. You'll be able to stream stored music or music apps from
your Bluetooth-enabled device. You will continue to your Bluetooth-enable
mobile device for music navigation and
to view song/artist information.
- aptX Audio Coding Technology: The SoloCinema Studio employs AptX audio coding
technology for lossless, audiophile-quality streaming with compatible AptX-compatible
- Simple Pairing: The SoloCinema Studio pairs wirelessly and
effortlessly with Bluetooth enabled devices with a single press of a button.
Bluetooth-enabled devices (like Android) that have Near Field Communication
(NFC) are even easier to pair with; simply touch the device to the soundbar
they're paired. Once paired, the SoloCinema Studio will automatically re-connect to your
device when within range (up to 33').
Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology,
some Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or
may not support all features when used with the Definitive Technology SoloCinema Studio.
Remote Control: The SoloCinema Studio system puts you in
control, simply and comfortably with its ergonomic IR remote. As you slide your
finger over the remote you'll notice that all the controls are shaped with
concave and convex forms to make it easy to use even in the dark. It fits
perfectly in your hand, your thumb naturally falling on the most often used
control (Volume). For greater convenience, you can program the SoloCinema Studio
to respond to the power, volume, mute, and source select commands of your TV or
cable/satellite box remote. The soundbar speaker's IR output and the included IR flasher
allow the unit to be placed in front of a TV (for example, when used on a table
top) without disrupting your TV's remote functions. The soundbar's IR input can
be used for custom home automation systems.
Mounting Options: The SoloCinema Studio soundbar speaker offers a
variety of mounting options. Supplied hardware enable the soundbar to be placed
in one of three places; flat on a shelf under your flat-panel TV, raised above
your TV's integrated pedestal stand, or mounted on a wall. The supplied magnetic
riser feet enable you to raise the soundbar speaker (up to 5/8") in order to
clear your TV's pedestal stand. If you prefer to wall mount the sound bar,
it has built-in keyhole slots (spaced 32" apart). Because the powered subwoofer
is wireless, you can select practically any location that best fits your
lifestyle and décor. The subwoofer's unobtrusive cube form factor tucks out of
the way nicely behind furniture.