About the ZVOX AV200 AccuVoice TV Speaker
Hear dialogue in shows again
Hear dialogue in shows again
The ZVOX AV200 AccuVoice TV speaker is a space-friendly way to get clear sound.
We're glad ZVOX offers a super-simple solution to one of TV's most common problems – speech is sometimes too hard to hear. The ZVOX AV200 AccuVoice TV speaker helps lift the sound of voices above the noisy fray. This compact sound bar uses circuitry originally found in hearing aids to boost dialogue, so that it's easier to follow. One wire connects the AV200 to your TV and your existing remote can control the bar's volume.
Lose the loud commercials, gain spacious sound
I remember hearing years ago that TV stations were no longer allowed to crank up the volume during commercial breaks. Well, they seem as loud and annoying as ever. Thankfully, ZVOX's “output leveling” mode tames startling spikes in volume when ads come on.
For the sounds you actually do want to hear, ZVOX uses special processing to spread out the sound. The AV200 offers a nice simulated surround effect that makes shows, movies, and sports pleasant to watch.
- compact, easy-to-use sound bar
- learns commands from your TV remote
- boosts dialogue so speech is clear and easy to understand
- AccuVoice® dialogue emphasis mode uses circuitry similar to a hearing aid
- Output Leveling mode helps tame loud commercials
- Dolby® Digital decoding
- PhaseCue II virtual surround sound creates spacious effects
- 30-watt Class D amplifier
- three 2" full-range drivers
- 1 Toslink optical digital audio input (optical digital cable included)
- 1 minijack audio input (analog or mini-optical digital)
- 1 minijack audio output for connecting headphones or a subwoofer
- remote control included
- wall-mountable (hardware not included)
- sturdy aluminum cabinet improves audio by reducing vibration
- 17"W x 2-15/16"H x 3-1/8"D
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # AV200
What's in the box:
- AccuVoice TV speaker
- AC power adapter (attached 58" DC cord)
- Remote control
- 2 "AAA" batteries
- 6' Optical digital cable
- 5' Stereo minijack cable
- 58" Stereo minijack-to-RCA cable
- Setup & Operation/Quick Setup Guide
- ZVOX contact information
More details on the ZVOX AV200 AccuVoice TV Speaker
Features & specs
|Pieces in System||1|
|Midrange||2"x3" Cone (3)|
|Surround Sound Decoding||5.1-channel|
|4K Video Compatible||No|
|HDR Video Compatible||No|
|Audio Return Channel||No|
|Remote IR Passthrough||No|
|Works with TV Remote (IR)||Yes|
|Control by App||N|
|Mounting Bracket Included||No|
|Surface Mount Stand Included||No|
|Speaker Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Speaker Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|Amplifier Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Amplifier Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|System Frequency Response||68-20k Hz|
|Sound Bar RMS Power||---|
|Subwoofer RMS Power||N/A|
|Inputs and Outputs|
|Mini Stereo Audio Inputs||1|
|RCA Stereo Audio Inputs||None|
|Optical Digital Audio Inputs||1|
|Coaxial Digital Audio Inputs||None|
|Sound Bar (inches)||3H x 17-1/16W x 3-5/16D|
|Sound Bar Weight||3.1 lbs|
|Subwoofer (inches)||No Subwoofer|
AccuVoice TV Speaker: The AccuVoice TV Speaker (AV200) is specifically designed to produce room-filling sound, while rendering crystal clear dialog. It uses three high-performance speakers, an acoustically stable aluminum cabinet, and a 30-watt Class D digital amplifier to create warm, natural, realistic sound. Aluminum allows ZVOX to make the speaker very small, but still acoustically correct, because the metal is strong and has very low resonance.
Built-in Hearing-Aid Technology: This tiny TV speaker utilizes ZVOX's proprietary (patent-pending) AccuVoice technology to solve the dialog clarity problem with many of today's flat-panel TVs. AccuVoice mimics the function of a hearing aid by isolating voice frequencies and lifting them out of background sounds. ZVOX's advanced digital processor analyzes TV programs and movie soundtracks, and when it detects voices it instantly activates computer algorithms that bring voices forward. The frequencies used by human voices are dynamically emphasized, while other frequencies are minimized. You'll hear crystal-clear dialogue, even at lower volumes.
PhaseCue Virtual Surround Sound: The AccuVoice TV Speaker (AV200) uses ZVOX's proprietary PhaseCue virtual surround processing to give you rich, three-dimensional sound with movies or music. PhaseCue, as its name implies, manipulates the phase of the separate channels to "fool the ear" into believing that sound is coming from a variety of sources throughout the room. You choose from 3 PhaseCue Virtual Surround Sound modes.
- Surround 1: Low virtual surround effect and strong vocals for enhanced vocal clarity.
- Surround 2: Moderate virtual surround effect and moderate vocals for most program material.
- Surround 3: Strong virtual surround effect and moderate vocals for movies.
Note: AccuVoice cannot be used in conjunction with a PhaseCure Virtual Surround Sound mode.
Output Leveling: If you've ever been blasted out of your chair by a too-loud commercial, or by a cable channel that's twice as loud as another channel, you'll love the Output Leveling (OL). Just push the "OL" button and a sophisticated compression system takes over, making soft sounds louder and loud sounds softer, so there are fewer jarring moments when switching channels or when commercials come on.
Note: AccuVoice and Output Leveling can be activated simultaneously.
Bass & Treble: The ZVOX AV200 speaker has independent bass & treble controls. Each has a range from -4 to 4, and can be adjusted using the remote control only.
Digital & Analog Inputs: The ZVOX AccuVoice TV Speaker has one optical (toslink) digital input and one analog stereo minijack (3.5mm) input. The digital input will support 2ch PCM and 5.1ch Dolby Digital.
Sub Output: The The ZVOX AV200 speaker features a minijack (3.5mm) subwoofer output for connecting a powered subwoofer if you want more bass out of the system. The powered sub should have a line-level input and a built-in low pass crossover.
Remote Control: The ZVOX AV200 comes with an IR remote control for wireless operation of the speaker. The included wireless remote has controls for power, input select, mute, volume, surround effect level, bass & treble, as well as AccuVoice and Output Leveling functions. The AV200 can also be programmed to respond to your TV or satellite/cable remote control. Once programmed, you can control volume, mute, input, and power with your TV or satellite/cable remote. There are also Power, Volume, and Input control buttons on one end of the soundbar speaker.
Note: Many newer TVs are coming with RF remotes and don't offer IR functionality. In this case, you would not be able to program the soundbar and TV remote to work together.
Hidden Display: The AccuVoice TV Speaker (AV200) features a four-digit display located behind the speaker grille that shows the current setting for volume, bass, treble, and PhaseCue (virtual surround); plus shows when you have engaged the Mute, Output Leveling or AccuVoice features. A few seconds after you stop using your remote (or side-panel) controls, the display disappears completely.
Mounting Options: The ZVOX AccuVoice TV Speaker measures only 17.0625" (w) x 3.0" (h) x 3.3125" (d), and can fit almost anywhere. The speaker can be placed on a table top or wall-mounted using its integrated keyhole slots.
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