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Devialet Dione

Powered 5.1.2-channel sound bar system with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth®, Apple AirPlay® 2, and Dolby Atmos®

Item # 285DIONE

The Devialet Dione brings high-end audio performance and immersive Dolby Atmos sound to your home theater.

The Devialet Dione brings high-end audio performance and immersive Dolby Atmos sound to your home theater.

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About the Devialet Dione

One bar is all you need

The Devialet Dione is an all-in-one home cinema solution, filling your room with spacious Dolby Atmos sound using no less than 17 built-in speakers — all packed into a slim, powerful bar.
Devialet Dione powered 5.1.2-channel sound bar system with Dolby Atmos

The Devialet Dione delivers crystal-clear, enveloping Dolby Atmos sound from a single elegant bar.

One bar is all you need

The Devialet Dione is an all-in-one home cinema solution, filling your room with spacious Dolby Atmos sound using no less than 17 built-in speakers — all packed into a slim, powerful bar.

This sound bar's 5.1.2-channel arrangement and intelligent processing delivers precise, dynamic, three-dimensional sound that feels like it's all around you — including two height channels for immersive overhead effects and a dedicated bass channel articulated by eight long-throw woofers for powerful low-frequency impact. No need for extra gear, speakers, or wire running across your floor. This one bar does it all.

Powered by French engineering

Devialet is well-known for their innovative acoustical expertise, and the Dione sound bar integrates several of their patented technologies to optimize your sound for home cinema. This allows an ultra-thin bar to deliver big sound with subtle detail. Advanced spatial processing and real-time dynamic equalization work together with high-powered built-in amplification and Devialet's carefully designed aluminum drivers for a wide soundstage with realistic effects, drawing you into the action onscreen.

High-quality streaming

You can control this sound bar and play music from your mobile device using the Devialet App. Built-in dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, and Universal Plug 'n' Play (UPnP) give you plenty of options to stream high-quality audio of your favorite music. The bar comes with built-in Spotify Connect, and the app supports a ton of streaming services like Deezer, Qobuz, Apple Music, TIDAL, and Amazon Music.

The Dione also benefits from a high-quality built-in DAC (digital-to-analog converter) for detailed, accurate sound and support for high-res audio sources up to 24-bit/96kHz.

Built-in AirPlay 2

Apple fans are in good hands. AirPlay 2 lets you stream using an iPhone® or iPad® and connect the sound bar to the AirPlay ecosystem. If you're a subscriber to Apple Music®, you can also use Siri to control and play that service with your voice too.

Compact design with a unique, rotating center channel speaker

This sleek sound bar can be placed on a tabletop, but it looks especially slick mounted on the wall. Its ultra-thin design makes it easy to place under most TVs, and its unique spherical center speaker automatically adjusts based on the bar's positioning. This means that you're getting the same great sound whether you place it flat on a tabletop or mount it vertically on a wall.

Simple setup

An HDMI eARC (enhanced Audio Return Channel) connection lets the bar receive uncompressed audio signals — including Dolby Atmos — from an eARC-equipped TV with just the one HDMI cable. It's also simple to customize your sound with four built-in modes: Cinema, Spatial, Music, and Voice. You can switch between them with a quick swipe, and even tailor the sound to your room with a quick auto-calibration scan using the Devialet App.

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Product highlights:

  • powered 5.1.2-channel sound bar with support for Dolby Atmos
  • sleek, ultra-thin design allows the sound bar to fit under most TVs
  • 17 built-in speakers deliver immersive, three-dimensional sound (950 watts total power)
    • 9 full-range aluminum drivers with neodymium magnets for a dynamic midrange and crisp high-end
    • 8 aluminum long-throw woofers with neodymium magnets for deep bass impact
  • Devialet ORB® spherical center speaker adjusts to the sound bar's position
  • award-winning ADH® (Analog Digital Hybrid) amplification system
  • powerful intelligent digital signal processor for clean, accurate sound
  • embedded DAC (digital-to-analog converter) supports high-resolution playback up to 24-bit/96kHz resolution
  • SPACE® audio technology upmixes mono and stereo to 5.1.2-channel surround sound
  • SAM® (Speaker Active Matching) faithfully reproduces the same sound pressure levels of your music's original recording
  • AVL® dynamic equalization delivers smooth sound with music and TV or movie soundtracks
  • four preset sound modes let you customize your sound: Cinema, Spatial, Music, or Voice
  • frequency response: 24-21,000 Hz
  • maximum volume: 101 dB SPL
Smart features:
  • Devialet mobile app lets you play and control your music
    • free download from Apple® App Store and Google Play
    • powerful room calibration matches your sound to your room
  • built-in dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0 for wireless music streaming from compatible devices
  • Apple AirPlay® 2 lets you easily stream from an iPhone® or iPad® and ask Siri to play Apple Music
  • Universal Plug 'n' Play (UPnP) high-resolution streaming
  • Spotify Connect built in (subscription required)
Connections:
  • 1 HDMI 2.1 port (cable included)
    • eARC (enhanced Audio Return Channel) to connect to your compatible TV with a single cable
    • supports Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, and Dolby Atmos
  • optical digital audio input
  • Ethernet port for a secure, wired connection
General info:

No A/V receiver required.

What's in the box:

  • Active soundbar speaker
  • 6' AC power cord
  • 5' HDMI cable
  • 5' Optical toslink cable
  • 2 Wall-lug fasteners
  • 4 Self-adhesive pads
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety Instructions
  • Wall Mounting Guide
  • Wall-Mount Template

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Features & specs

General
Design Bar
Amplification Self-powered
Separate Subwoofer No
Wireless Surrounds No
Number Of Channels 5.1.2
Surround Formats
Dolby Digital Yes
DTS No
Dolby Atmos Yes
DTS:X No
Audio Enhancements
Dialogue Enhancement Yes
Auto Volume Yes
Night Mode No
Virtual Surround ---
Auto Calibration Yes
Audio Connections
Optical Digital Inputs 1
Coaxial Digital Inputs None
HDMI ARC Input Yes
HDMI eARC Input Yes
3.5mm Stereo Analog Inputs None
RCA Stereo Analog Inputs None
USB Type-A Input No
Subwoofer Output 0
Audio Specs
Tweeter None
Midrange 1.625" Dome (9)
Woofer 5.25" Cone (8)
Subwoofer Driver None
Enclosure Acoustic Suspension
System Frequency Response 24-21K Hz
Sound Bar RMS Power 950
Subwoofer RMS Power N/A
Video Connections
HDMI Inputs None
HDMI Outputs 1
Video Specs
HDMI Version 2.1
HDMI Video Pass-through Resolution N/A
HDR Video Compatible N/A
Control
Includes Remote Yes
Voice Control No
Control by App Apple iOS, Android
HDMI CEC Yes
Remote IR Passthrough No
Learns TV Remote No
Audio Streaming
Bluetooth Connectivity Built-in 5.0
Online Music Sources via Network Connection
Apple AirPlay AirPlay 2
Chromecast built-in No
Amazon Music No
Apple Music
Pandora No
SiriusXM No
Spotify Yes
TIDAL No
TuneIn No
YouTube Music No
Files on Your Network Yes
Wi-Fi Networking
Built-in Wi-Fi Version 802.11ac
Bands 2.4, 5.0 GHz
Other Info
Wall-mountable Yes
Mounting Bracket Included No
Sound Bar Size (inches) 3-5/8H x47-1/4W x 6-9/16D
Sound Bar Weight 26.4 lbs
Subwoofer Size (inches) No Subwoofer
Subwoofer Weight N/A
Speaker Parts Warranty 2 Years
Speaker Labor Warranty 2 Years
Amplifier Parts Warranty 2 Years
Amplifier Labor Warranty 2 Years

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Soundbar Features
Network & Bluetooth Audio
Simple Intuitive Control

Soundbar Features

5.1.2 Dolby Atmos: The Devialet Dione uses 8 high-definition audio channels, including to elevation Height channels to create enveloping 3-dimensional effects and expand the width of the soundstage. The 8 audio channels are configured in a 5.1.2 layout with advanced channel splitting depending on the soundbar orientation (horizontally on a shelf or vertically on a wall). The Devialet Dione is natively compatible with Dolby Atmos, using the latest innovations in multichannel and object-based audio. Originally designed for the film industry, Dolby Atmos delivers layered 3D sound from above, taking the viewer's experience into a 3-dimensional space. Dolby Atmos is used by filmmakers in the mixing stage to place sounds and voices at exact points in the soundstage rather than simply assign them to specific channels. With Dolby Atmos, the Devialet Dione can distribute sounds in space with 3D effects that make the listener perceive airplanes as if they were flying overhead.

  • The Devialet Dione soundbar speaker system also supports Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, and Dolby TrueHD.
  • The Devialet Dione does not support DTS, DTS-HD, DTS:X, and other DTS multichannel audio formats.

17 Driver Array: The Devialet Dione features a 17 driver array, including an ORB Central Sphere and 8 dedicated subwoofers directly powered by the awarded ADH amplification and SAM signal processing technologies. This audio architecture results in 5.1.2 channel surround (Front L/R, Center, Rear L/R, Subwoofer, and Height L/R) that delivers a room-filling 3D (three-dimensional) audio experience. The inclusion of 9 full-range drivers and 8 high-excursions subwoofers produce immersive surround sound and deep bass without the need for a separate powered subwoofer or external rear speakers, making the Devialet Dione a truly all-in-one active soundbar speaker system.

  • Aluminum Cone Construction with "Push-Pull" Configuration: Each speaker driver unit is composed of an aluminum membrane with a high field neodymium magnet, providing excellent sensitivity and acoustic characteristics. The nine 1.625" full-range drivers create dynamic midrange and crystal clear high frequencies, while the eight 5.25" woofers deliver deep and powerful bass down to 24 Hz while being arranged in Devialet engineered "push-push" configuration to further cancel any mechanical vibrations.
  • ORB Central Sphere: The ORB central sphere driver handles the center channel of your movie soundtracks for extremely precise and focused sound. It houses one of the 1.625" full-range drivers, plus 2 passive radiators. The ORB central sphere has the ability to manually rotate 180° clockwise to visually and acoustically maintain its front-facing position whether wall-mounted or when placed flat on a piece of furniture.
  • SAM (Speaker Active Matching): Devialet invented SAM (Speaker Active Matching) mathematical model to ensure immaculate fidelity all throughout playback. Whether you're dealing with transients or steady-state signal, the degree of information processed by SAM surpasses anything previously thought possible. This enables the Devialet Dione to reproduce the exact rhythm and tempo of your music and movie soundtracks with absolute precision. So you can feel every last emotion and effect, true to the way the it was intended.

ADH (Analog Digital Hybrid) Amplification: The Devialet Dione employs Devialet's ADH amplifier technology with intelligent DSP (digital signal processing). A Devialet-patented technology, ADH (Analog Digital Hybrid) gives you all the sophistication of Class A analog with all the power and compactness of Class D digital. Giving you the best of both worlds, the Devialet Dione's amplifier section delivers unparalleled clarity and transparency at whatever the volume. Its intelligent DSP maintains and preserves the soundbar's pristine amplification and audio performance with incredible low distortion (0.001%) for optimized, flawless sound every-time. The Devialet Dione soundbar speaker system delivers a total of 950 watts of dynamic, distortion-free power.

Devialet Audio Technologies: The Devialet Dione is powered by a suite of patented Devialet audio technologies that render exceptional sound performance. SPACE Technology actively upscales any stereo-encoded 2.0 signal into a 5.1.2 signal, creating an enveloping spatial effect. Adaptive Volume Level (AVL) adjusts sound levels in real-time, to enjoy the impact of the sound effects without missing dialog. Devialet’s Advanced Dimensional Experience (ADE) technology delivers superior surround sound reproduction thanks to innovative speaker placement and advanced digital filters.

  • SPACE Technology: SPACE technology leverages the full potential of the soundbar's 17 speakers by upscaling any signal (including 2ch) into a thrilling 5.1.2 multichannel experience. Proprietary upmixing algorithms are used through several listening modes to fine tune the soundbar's acoustic capabilities and enhance the viewing and listening experience. Movie Mode actively converts stereo content into a full-fledged multichannel experience when connected via the HDMI and Optical inputs. Spatial Mode transforms stereo tracks into layered 3-dimensional sound when used with any wireless audio source (AirPlay 2, Bluetooth, Spotify Connect, and UPnP) to place the listener center stage and enjoy music and other content at their best. Voice Mode boosts accuracy and intelligibility on programs like podcasts and news. Music Mode faithfully reproduces a stereo setup and disables all spatialization effects.
  • Adaptive Volume Level (AVL): Adaptive Volume Level (AVL) is a a unique dynamic equalizer that harmonizes sound levels in real-time depending on the content being played. This signal processing technology works by analyzing the signal upstream and making sure to equal the loudness of the multiple sounds that make up a movie scene such as dialog, sound effects, and music, bringing key audible benefits such as smoother listening (avoiding movie scenes going from too quiet to too loud), reinforced clearness (fixing quiet or unintelligible dialog in an action scene), and improved soundstage (better highlighting the different audio objects in the scene).
  • Advanced Dimensional Experience (ADE): Advanced Dimensional Experience (ADE) patented technology combines speaker placement detection and advanced digital filters to deliver superior multichannel audio reproduction through the use of beamforming techniques. ADE technology with these beamforming techniques optimize soundbar's surround and elevation audio channels broadcast and reflection according to the position of the soundbar speaker (either horizontal or mounted vertically on a wall). As a result, this maximizes the impact and immersion of multichannel content at all times, no matter the position of the soundbar, while delivering superior audio all around.

Room Calibration Software: The Devialet Dione offers room calibration software using the Devialet App (for Apple iOS 11.0+ / Android OS 5.0+) and the soundbar's 4 integrated microphones. This custom software takes into consideration multiple acoustic parameters that might impact the audio quality such as room size, walls, furniture, layout, and the placement of the soundbar inside the room to create an accurate representation of the surrounding space. Then, by playing different echoes and frequency sweeps, the Devialet Dione will intelligently tune the sound output to the acoustic model of the room, so that the soundbar sounds as good as possible wherever it is positioned.

HDMI 2.1 eARC Jack: The Devialet Dione is equipped with an HDMI 2.1 eARC jack. eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel) is the next generation of ARC (Audio Return Channel), and enables the Devialet Dione to receive the original full-resolution audio signal in lossless formats at the highest bit rate possible. The HDMI eARC input is backward compatible, so it can be used with earlier versions of the HDMI ARC specification without any issue.

  • eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel): eARC will support lossless multichannel audio formats such as Dolby Atmos and Dolby TrueHD, as well as compressed multichannel audio formats like Dolby Digital and Dolby Digital Plus.
  • ARC (Audio Return Channel): ARC will only support compressed multichannels audio formats such as Dolby Digital and Dolby Digital Plus (not compatible with Dolby Atmos or Dolby TrueHD).

Notes:

  • Your TV will also need to support eARC or ARC for this feature to work. Some newer TVs will support eARC, but most TVs only support ARC.
  • The HDMI 2.1 eARC jack provides audio transmission only and does not support video transmission.

Optical Digital Input: In addition to HDMI connectivity, the Devialet Dione is outfitted with an optical (toslink) digital input that supports Dolby Digital (up to 5.1ch) and 2ch PCM.

  • The optical digital input does not support Dolby Atmos or Dolby TrueHD.
  • The Devialet Dione is not equipped with an analog audio input.

Mounting Options: The Devialet Dione can be simply positioned on a tabletop, or mounted on the wall using the integrated keyhole slots and mounting lugs (mounting screws not included). The Devialet Dione comes with the ability to intelligently arrange speaker channel splitting based on the position of the soundbar (flat on a shelf or mounted on a wall). This is achieved with the help of Devialet App (for Apple iOS 11.0+ / Android OS 5.0+) and its internal gyroscope, plus Devialet's latest virtualization technology to seamlessly enhance multidimensional sound and offer the full immersive experience no matter the position of the speaker. You'll be asked to actively confirm the detected position of the soundbar before finalizing the soundbar's installation within the Devialet App. After confirmation of the final position, speaker channel mixing will be intelligently adapted to the orientation of the soundbar.

  • Tabletop Dimensions: 47.25" (w) x 3.625" (h) x 6.5625" (d)
  • Wall-Mount Dimensions: 47.25" (w) x 6.5625" (h) x 3.625" (d)

Notes:

  • The ORB central sphere driver has to be manually oriented based on whether the speaker will be tabletop or wall mounted.
  • Avoid placing any objects on top of the soundbar, and always leave the sides of the soundbar unobstructed.
  • When tabletop mounting the soundbar, make sure to leave some space between the wall and Devialet Dione.

High Quality Construction Enclosure: The Devialet Dione soundbar speaker's enclosure is carefully crafted with premium material all around, with the central core body made from anodized aluminum and coated with an acoustic fabric over the front, side, and to firing drivers.

Detachable AC Power Cord: The Devialet Dione comes with a detachable 6' AC power cord (C7/2-prong), that plugs into the back of the active soundbar speaker and into an AC power outlet or surge protector (sold separately - see Accessories Tab).

Network & Bluetooth Audio

Wired or Wireless Network Connection: The Devialet Dione offers wired (Ethernet) and wireless (WiFi) network connectivity. The soundbar is outfitted with a rear-panel RJ45 (LAN) Ethernet jack for a wired network connection. It also features built-in 2.4/5GHz dual-band WiFi (802.11ac) for wireless network connectivity. By connecting the Devialet Dione to your wired or wireless network, you be able to access local network stored music libraries via UPnP, stream Apple iOS music via AirPlay 2, and listen to your favorite music playlists on Spotify.

Note: The Devialet App (for Apple iOS 11.0+ and Android OS 5.0+) is required for initial network setup.

AirPlay 2: AirPlay 2 is an advanced and easy-to-use wireless multiroom audio platform for iTunes, Apple Music, and other compatible Apple iOS apps. With AirPlay 2 you can play any sound from your Apple iOS device (running iOS 11.4 or later) or Mac computer (running OS X 10.13.2) on the Devialet Dione and other compatible AirPlay 2 speakers throughout your home. You will also be able to ask Siri-enabled devices (like your Apple iPhone, iPad, or Watch) to control playback of your Apple Music on the Devialet Dione soundbar speaker system. You can choose to play audio in one room, play the same audio in grouped rooms, or play the same audio in every room. If you are an Apple Music subscriber, you can even play different music in different rooms (you can control and group directly from Apple's Music App and Home app on your Apple iOS device). You can even watch videos and movies from YouTube and Netflix on your compatible Apple iOS device or Mac computer with perfectly synced audio on the Devialet Dione.

Spotify Connect: The Devialet Dione offers Spotify Connect support, so you can stream millions of songs from your portable device with ease. You will need to subscribe to Spotify Premium and have the Spotify App on your Apple iOS or Android smartphone, so you can stream Spotify to the soundbar system. Spotify is a digital music service that gives you on-demand access to one of the largest music libraries in the world (over 15 million tracks and counting). Spotify makes it easier than ever to discover, manage, and share music with your friends. You can browse music by artist, album, track, or most popular; and create your own music library with customized playlists.

UPnP (Universal Plug-n-Play): The Devialet Dione is UPnP compatible, which enables you to play your digital music library stored on UPnP servers (such as a network server with integrated UPnP software,Windows PC, or Mac OS X computer) through the soundbar speaker system. You can stream a variety of compressed, lossless, and high-res music files. UPnP file browsing can be carried out using the Devialet Phantom App (for Apple iOS and Android). The Devialet Dione supports streaming digital music files up to 24-bit/96kHz. Supported music file formats include - MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF, ALAC, WMA, and Ogg Vorbis.

Note: Windows Media Player version 11 or above incorporates built in UPnP support. A variety of third party UPnP applications are available that are compatible with both Windows and OS X operating systems.

Bluetooth 5.0: Built-in Bluetooth 5.0 allows you to wirelessly stream stored music, music apps, and other audio content from your Bluetooth-enabled smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer to the Devialet Dione soundbar speaker system. You can operate basic playback functions such as Play/Pause and Previous/Next Track from the soundbar's top-panel controls or using the optional Devialet Remote (sold separately). You'll continue to use your Bluetooth source device to control advanced playback functions and to view song/artist/album information. You can pair multiple Bluetooth devices with the soundbar, but only one can be connected and used for playback at a time. The unit supports SBC and AAC Bluetooth codecs (not compatible with aptX).

Simple Intuitive Control

Devialet Control App: The Devialet App (for Apple iOS 11.0+ and Android OS 5.0+) allows you to setup and control the Devialet Dione soundbar system from your compatible smartphone or tablet device. This is the same mobile app used to control Devialet's Phantom Series of wireless powered speakers.

  • Initial Setup: The Devialet application provides simple initial setup to connect to your wireless network router, as well as activates auto room calibration to make sure the soundbar sounds its best in your particular room.
  • Source Selection: The Devialet app provides access to the soundbar's variety of sources including HDMI eARC, AirPlay 2, Spotify Connect, UPnP, and Bluetooth.
  • Audio Settings: The app controls the soundbar's Volume Up/Down, as well as the SPACE technology listening modes - Movie, Spatial, music, or Voice).
  • Firmware Updates: The Devialet application also notifies you of the latest firmware and software updates, so they can be downloaded to the soundbar speaker over a wired or wireless network connection.

Optional Wireless Remote: The optional Devialet Remote (sold separately) can be used to wirelessly control the Devialet Dione soundbar speaker system. Basic control functions include Power On/Off, Volume Up/Down, Play/Pause, and Previous/Next Track. Advanced soundbar functions will still need to be done from the Devialet App. The Devialet Remote wirelessly pairs and connects to the Devialet Dione soundbar via Bluetooth 5.0 with a wireless range of up to 65'. The remote is powered by an integrated lithium-ion battery that can last up 2.5 months and be quickly recharged via a USB power source.

HDMI CEC: The Devialet Dione supports HDMI CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) via its HDMI 2.1 eARC jack. HDMI CEC gives you the the ability to control basic functions of the soundbar speaker system from your TV's remote control. Control functions include Power On/Off, Volume On/Off, and Mute. Advanced soundbar functions will still need to be controlled from the Devialet App.

No Remote Control Included: The Devialet Dione does not come with its own remote control. Its designed to be operated through the Devialet Control app on your compatible Apple iOS or Android OS device, operated from your TV's remote control using HDMI CEC, or controlled by the Devialet Remote (sold separately - see Accessories Tab).

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