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Denon has announced the sensible all-in-1 Property Sound Bar 550 ($599) at CES which involves assistance for Dolby Atmos/DTS:X and 4K HDMI (eARC).  

Denon states the soundbar has “the ability to supply Dolby Atmos and DTS:X 3D surround sound from a 6-driver array” and delivers a quantity of streaming protocols like HEOS, Apple AirPlay 2 or Bluetooth. The only matter lacking for Android consumers is Chromecast crafted-in. The soundbar is also Roku Television All set.

Whilst the 550 is cheaper than the Sonos Arc ($799) it seems to deficiency the Arc’s peak speakers and therefore may well only simulate Dolby Atmos. Denon is just not alone in this price tag-reducing evaluate, soundbars like the Sony HT-G700 and JBL Bar 5. use virtual Dolby Atmos in place of true speakers.

The 550 has onboard microphones, which will be enabled in Spring 2021, to let conversation by way of the Amazon Alexa assistant. You can choose to leave the mics off if you like, too.

The all-in-1 can be bolstered with the DSW-1H wi-fi subwoofer (599 £599, AU$1099). People can also install other HEOS speakers and appropriate receivers (like the Denon AVR-960) to use as aspect of a multi-area setup.

The Denon House Audio Bar 550 will be obtainable in the US from February 2021, with Uk and Australian pricing and availability but to be declared. Hope it to be the same rate as the subwoofer, even though, at £599 and $1,099.