Active Soundbar Speaker Base: The SpeakerCraft CS3 is an
under-the-TV soundbar solution that dramatically improves your audio/video
experience when watching your flat-panel TV. The CS3 soundbar speaker is
designed to sit on an A/V stand with a flat-panel TV sitting on top of it. Your
pedestal base should be no more than 28" (w) x 15.5625" (d). The soundbar
speaker base system connects to your television via a single analog (RCA) or
digital (optical/coaxial) cable.
Stereo & Simulated Surround: The SpeakerCraft CS3
provides full stereo sound for music soundtracks. The CS3 uses advanced digital signal processing (DSP) to
create simulated surround sound that spreads the soundstage coming from the
soundbar speaker so ambient sounds of movie soundtracks appear to come
from all over the room and not just from the speaker.
3-Way Speaker Design: The SpeakerCraft CS3 features two front-firing
1" silk dome tweeters, four front-firing 3" treated paper cone midrange drivers,
and two down-firing 5.25" treated paper cone subwoofers for clear highs,
detailed midrange, and deep bass response.
80W Digital Amplifier: The SpeakerCraft CS3 soundbar speaker
employs an 80W digital amplifier to power all eight drivers for dynamic, room-filling
Bass Reflex Enclosure: The SpeakerCraft CS3 features a bass-reflex
enclosure with dual rear-firing and dual front-firing ports for greater
efficiency and bigger bass.
Bass & Treble Control: You can adjust the soundbar speaker's bass
(100Hz) & treble (10kHz) level in order to increase or decrease low and high
Analog + Digital Inputs: The SpeakerCraft CS3 is fitted with both
analog and digital inputs to connect your external AV components. There is one
optical (toslink) and one coaxial (RCA) digital input to connect up to two
digital audio sources, such as your flat-panel HDTV and Blu-ray player. The
digital inputs will accept PCM (2ch) only. There is also one analog stereo RCA
input for connecting an external audio device or TV without a digital output.
Note: The soundbar speaker's digital inputs do not support a Dolby
Digital/DTS audio signal.
Bluetooth Audio Streaming: Pair your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop
computer to the CS3 and stream music wirelessly via built-in Bluetooth (v.2.1)
technology. You'll be able to wirelessly stream stored music and music apps on
your Bluetooth-enabled devices to the SpeakerCraft soundbar speaker. You'll
still use your Bluetooth-enabled mobile device for music navigation and
song/artist information. Pairing is done without the need to enter a pin-code.
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 SpeakerCraft soundbar speaker system.
Remote Control: The CS3 includes an IR remote control for wireless
operation of the soundbar speaker system.
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