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Best Soundbar For Large Rooms

Soundbars are introduced to provide you with better, louder sound quality than your TV. However, if you have a big TV launch, you need to be careful while picking up the right one. Soundbars do make the audio quality better. But not every single one of them is meant for large rooms/halls. There are some impressive soundbars you can get in the market, and to help you choose one, we have reviewed some of the best soundbar for large rooms below.

Before buying a unit, you should know what’s the best soundbars to buy?. You will need to keep some stuff in mind while looking for the best soundbar for large rooms.

  • The soundbar should be powerful enough to provide you with quality audio quality.
  • If you are getting a soundbar with subwoofers, make sure the unit is wireless. Being wireless makes it efficient to place the subwoofers at a uniform distance to spread the sound evenly in the entire room.
  • If you want to top-notch home theater vibe, go for a soundbar having at least 5-channel to 7-channel. However, 2-channel will also do the job.

Some of the best soundbar for large rooms include:

POLK AUDIO SIGNA S2 ULTRA SLIM:

Best soundbar for large room
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SPECIFICATION:

  • Weight: 3.5 pounds
  • Channel: 2.1-Channel
  • Wireless subwoofer

BODY

Polk Audio Signa S2 ultra slim is quite a decent soundbar and is a perfect candidate for the list of the best soundbar for large rooms. It weighs about 3.5 pounds and is built with an aluminum body. The soundbar is not designed with an elegant look since the body is entirely plastic. Additionally, the front of the bar is covered in cloth—the Polk logo on the left-hand side of the soundbar. The bar is taller than 2 inches, and it will be able to cover the entire bottom of the TV when it is placed on the table. There are five buttons at the top that give you control in the operation of the bar. They allow you to control your volume level, join via Bluetooth and switch off and on the device.

The indicator LED lights are on the top of the bar that show various settings. However, there isn’t an indication of the volume level, and you cannot determine the volume at which you are listening to a particular song. At the rare side of the bar, there are mounting holes. These allow you to mount the soundbar on the wall. It’s lightweight and simple to install, making it easy to place on the wall. Additionally, you will find the HDMI connection and output on the rare part of the bar, along with a USB slot.

In terms of the subwoofer, It includes a wireless subwoofer, which weighs 11.46 pounds. The subwoofer is composed of plastic. The subwoofer is wireless; thus, you can place it in any room. On the back of this subwoofer, you’ll only see the power cable. At the front, it’s fairly straightforward. So it’s possible to say that the soundbar, along with the subwoofer, will be overlooked in your living space because they don’t sport any designs that make them be noticed.

PERFORMANCE

The soundbar comes with two drivers and a bunch of tweeters. It supports 2.1-channels and gives rather appreciable audio. The subwoofer also comes with a 5.25 inches driver, which creates quite a reliable sound as well. This soundbar, unlike its previous model, comes with an HDMI port that you can use to connect the unit to the TV. The USB slot also allows you to play music directly on your soundbar and get an impressive experience out of it.

The soundbar supports Bluetooth streaming, as well as, it comes with a couple of features. Features that it comes with include; the Night mode, movie mode, and music mode. Using these modes directly adjusts the setting of the soundbar.

MOVIE MODE:

The movie mode enables the soundbar to make the dialogues in the movie sound more clear and more sharp. While the music mode adjusts the bass and other settings so that you can hear the best version of audio that’s possible through the unit.

MUSIC MODE:

The music mode allows the soundbar to adjust the bass according to the song we are listening to so that we can hear every beat of the music clearly. This makes the whole experience of listening to music near to high-end.

NIGHT MODE:

Lastly, the Night mode is especially for the night owls who stay up all night and enjoy watching movies when the entire world is sleeping. The night mode changes the setting of the soundbar it reduces its bass and makes the dialogues and other sounds a lot more clear. This allows you to enjoy movies and TV shows late at night without disturbing anyone who’s even sleeping in the room next to you.

BLUETOOTH STREAMING:

Bluetooth streaming always comes in handy as you can always connect any device with your soundbar. The only condition you need to cover is that the device should support Bluetooth connectivity as well. This opens up a lot of options for you to listen to the bar. You can hear podcasts while working or listen to music during friends gathering at your house. You can stream your playlist through Bluetooth connectivity efficiently as connective the unit with devices is pretty simple and quick. As well, connectivity is also quite reliable.

Furthermore, talking about the audio quality of the soundbar, the soundbar will provide you with sound quality, which will leave you impressed. The 2.1 channel will give you reliable audio quality and especially in small rooms, you will have an experience near to home theater. Yet, in a large room, the audio quality will be adequate if not great. While watching the movies you will hear every dialogue and sound clearly. But it does not provide you with the best surround sound out there, but when listening to music, I am sure will be stunned by the top-notch quality it provides. It covers every beat of every genre of music and provides the perfect solid sound quality, making it one of the best soundbar for large rooms.

Pros
  • Impressive audio quality.
  • Slim body and reliable height.
  • Reasonable rate.
  • Reliable features.
Cons
  • No LED indication for volume.
  • The body looks quite cheap.

YAMAHA YAS-109:

Best soundbars for large room
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SPECIFICATION:

  • Weight: 7.4 pounds
  • Channel: 2-channel
  • Built-in subwoofer

BODY

Yamaha Yas-109 is a simple-looking soundbar having a weight of 7.4 pounds. The company provided some improvement in it making it better than the last model Yamaha YAS-209. It has a plastic built and comes with a reliable height, therefore, you will not have any problem with its placement. You can place it right in front of the TV, and it won’t cover the IR sensor. The bar is completely covered with fabric and does not stand out in any way in its appearance. There are a couple of LED lights present at the top of the bar. The LED light indicates the volume level, Bluetooth connectivity, connectivity option being used, etc. The light panel is slightly tilted towards the front side so that you can have a clear view of the LEDs while sitting in front of the TV.

Along with the LED lights, you will also find some buttons which you can use to control the unit. There is also a solo button present at the top that will activate Alexa voice assistant just by pressing it. Moreover, on the rare side of the unit, you will find a bunch of ports. The ports include the HAMI input/out port, a port to connect an external subwoofer if needed, an Ethernet port, and a USB jack. The sounder comes with a variety of connectivity options.

This pretty simple-looking bar features something uncommon in many other soundbars. That is the side bass ports. Many bars out in the market come with the bass port at the back. But Yamaha YAS-109 comes with a bass port on each side of the soundbar. Lastly, you will see the Yamaha logo at the top right side of the soundbar. The soundbar is rather minimalistic but has a solid built quality and reliable connectivity as well as control options.   

PERFORMANCE

Yamaha YAS-109 comes with two 1-inch dome tweeter along with two 3 inches drivers and 2-Channels. The bar does not come with an external subwoofer however, it itself provides an impressively loud and clear voice quality. Besides, you can also connect an external subwoofer if you want, as it comes with a subwoofer connectivity port at the back. The USB slot enables you to stream your playlist directly from the USB storage.

Moreover, the soundbar also supports WiFi, as well as, Bluetooth connectivity and comes with a built-in Alexa voice assistant. It also comes with some other stunning features that make the audio sound more appealing. The features include a clear-voice function, stereo mode, movie, music, game mode, and bass extension feature. The soundbar also supports Dolby Atmos DTS:X.

WIFI CONNECTIVITY:

The soundbar supports Wi-Fi connectivity. You can connect the bar with Wi-Fi and stream live music on it. You can listen to a podcast as well as the bar also supports Spotify music. One of the best things about it is that it comes with a built-in Alexa voice assistant. There is a dedicated button on the soundbar to activate the voice assistant, and you can directly play music and other stuff just by asking the voice assistant efficiently.

BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY:

You can effortlessly connect the soundbar with any Bluetooth-supportive device.  It can be your smartphone or your Bluetooth-supportive laptop. And through that, you can stream your downloaded playlists or podcasts while working or just chilling at your house.

CLEAR VOICE FUNCTION:

The clear-voice function makes the dialogues of a movie or TV shows sound more crisp and clear. This function does almost the same thing as movie mode as this enables you to hear all the conversations and dialogues properly.

MOVIE MODE:

The movie eliminates all the disturbance and makes the dialogues and conversations in a movie or TV show sound clear, loud, and more understandable.

GAME MODE:

The game mode comes with a surround sound preset that enables you to hear clear footsteps, gunshots, and other surround sounds. This feature keeps you alert and lets you know what is happening around you. The surround sound preset makes the entire gaming experience top-notch and more enjoyable. 

DOLBY ATMOS DTS: X:

The Dolby Atmos DTS: X enables the soundbar to provide you with stunning surround sound. It makes it more interesting and fun to watch movies as well as TV shows. The surround sound is punchy and sounds amazing yet the dialogues stay sharp and solid.

The audio quality of the soundbar is top-notch and gives an amazing performance. The surround sound as well as the satisfactory features make it an amazing unit if you are looking for the best soundbar for large rooms.

Pros
  • Impressive audio quality.
  • Easy to setup.
  • Reasonable pricing.
Cons
  • Looks are pretty basic/ does not stand out.
  • The surround sound could have been better.

ENCLAVE AUDIO CINEHOME PRO:

Best soundbars for large room
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SPECIFICATION:

  • Weight: 0.90 pounds
  • Channel: 5.1-channel
  • Wireless subwoofer

BODY

Enclave Audio CineHome Pro is a home theater system, which comes with 5-medium-sized speakers that looks like towers, along with a soundbar. The soundbar alone has a weight of 0.9 pounds and is pretty lightweight. The other 5 unit includes a subwoofer, two surround speakers, and two side-corner speakers. The entire collection has a plastic body and a metallic grille door. Each of the speakers, subwoofer, and soundbar has the Enclave logo right at the front at the lower middle part.

The entire setup looks decent and gives quite a classy look when you set it in your room. On the rare side of the soundbar, you will find a bunch of ports. The ports include an HDMI eARC connection, a 3.5mm AUX jack, a Bluetooth 5.0 wireless antenna, and one optical digital connection. This entire setup is wireless and is connected using a single power Cord that comes with the unit.  You will not face any problem in placing the soundbar in front of the television as it has a small height and does not cover the IR sensor of the TV.

You can also mount the soundbar on the wall, and it will not affect the audio quality at all. Moreover, every speaker in the unit is labeled by its placement. Thus you will not face any problem in recognizing which speaker to place at the front of the room and which one should be placed at the backside. This entire unit looks pretty classy and does not take up a lot of space therefore placing it around the room will not be a problem.    

PERFORMANCE

The entire come theater setup supports WiSA which means Wireless Speaker And Audio Association standards. However a lot of the TVs do not support WiSA, therefore the unit comes with an HDMI hub which you can connect to your TV and enjoy the stunning audio quality. It features 5.2.1-Channel and altogether has 14 custom-designed drivers which provide the perfect sound performance. It supports a number of features which include 3D audio, Bluetooth connectivity, and Dolby Atmos. Also, it has a dedicated IOS/Android app for controlling it.

3D AUDIO:

Enclave Audio CineHome Pro is a home theater setup, and its five speakers are placed all around the room it is set up in. The drivers are supposed to be placed in a way that the audio can disperse in the entire room evenly, giving you a vibe you get when you are sitting in a theater. While watching a movie, you sure will get a perfect home theater experience, and the surround sound will make every beat of the audio sound almost real. The 3D audio the unit supports is impressive and enables you to get a mind-blowing home theater experience.

BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY:

The unit supports Bluetooth connectivity, so you can connect it easily with any Bluetooth-supportive device and stream audio, music, and podcast without any problem. The system does not support Wi-Fi connectivity, so the Bluetooth connection is the only option if you want to do live audio streaming on it.

DEDICATED APP:

Enclave Cine Home pro does not come with dedicated remote control. So either you can use the remote of your TV, or you can use its dedicated app. The TV can control simple settings like the volume, but its app is pretty reliable. It gives you full control over the bass, speakers, volume level, and much more. You can control the setting from your phone, and it uses Bluetooth LE connectivity for this use.

The audio quality that the entire unit provides is high-end and gives you an experience as if you are sitting in a theater watching movies. The audio is solid and crisp, and the 3D surround sound is rather amazing. The sound is evenly distributed, and at the volume level above 50, you will get the best performance. You can use this unit for movie nights with friends and family, as it will fill the entire room with properly spread strong quality sound.

Pros
  • Solid surround sound.
  • Impressive audio quality.
  • Reliable application for control.
Cons
  • Does not support Wi-Fi connectivity.
  • Doesn’t feature any built-in presets.

SAMSUNG HW-Q90R:

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SPECIFICATION:

  • Weight: 18.7 pounds
  • Channel: 7.1.4-channel
  • Wireless subwoofer

BODY                                        

Samsung HW-Q90R is an attractive-looking soundbar that comes with two small speakers along with a subwoofer. The entire unit has a weight of 18.7 pounds, but the individual pieces do not weigh a lot. The entire system has solid built, having metallic grilles at the front and top of the speakers and the bar. The rare side of the bar and speakers has a metallic finish to them. The system has a color theme of metallic blackish shade, which the company named “Carbon Silver” The built quality is solid and has an appealing look to it.

The subwoofer has a rather interesting look to it, having the bass port on the rare side. The subwoofer is pretty slim and has circular side-facing drivers. You will see the Samsung logo at the front bottom of every unit in the system. The soundbar has a couple of LED lights at the front, which indicate certain features and settings. You will also find the touch-sensitive buttons at the top of the soundbar. The buttons are for powering on/off the bar, controlling the volume, and selecting the connectivity options.   

PERFORMANCE  

The soundbar supports the 7.4.1-channel, and each speaker supports 23-channels along with built-in amplification of 512W. The audio quality provided by these drivers is rather stunning. The system also comes with some impressive features. The features include Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity, along with surround, standard, game pro, and adaptive modes.

WIFI AND BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY:

The system supports WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity. Therefore, you can connect the bar with almost any smart device. You can live stream music playlists and listen to podcasts and audios effortlessly with an impressive sound quality using the bar. Nonetheless, you can’t Chromecast and Apple air-play using this unit, as the bar does not support it.

SURROUND MODE:

The surround sound enables the system to use all the drivers along with the speakers and subwoofer. This feature allows you to hear surround sound and every detail in the audio from the movies and TV shows.

ADAPTIVE MODE:

The adaptive audio mode enables the bar to choose its own settings according to the content it is playing. It adjusts the bass, depth, and other settings of the soundbar according to the audio playing on it. Adaptive mode is a really reliable feature to listen to music on or watch action movies as on every beat, you will hear a different impressive punch.

Pros
  • Loud and clear audio.
  • Reliable features.
Cons
  • Expensive.

SONOS PLAYBAR:

Best soundbars for large room
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SPECIFICATION:

  • Weight: 11.9 pounds
  • Channel: 2-channel
  • Wireless subwoofer

BODY

Sonos Playbar comes with a pretty attractive look to it. It has a weight of 11.9 pounds and has built of durable plastic. The front and top of the bar are covered with fabric. Meanwhile, there is a metallic grille on each side. The entire soundbar has a color theme of black except for the rare and bottom side, which has a silver finish to them. There are minor silver details on the bar as well. The soundbar looks quite appealing and has a reliable height, thus does not become a hurdle between you and the TV.

The Sonos logo is present at the front bottom side of the unit over the silver plastic, which highlights the name. It also comes with mounting holes on the rare side of the bar. These can be utilized to mount the bar on the wall. The bar also comes with tiny buttons places at one of the side grilles of the bar. The buttons are for volume control, playing/pausing the audio, and powering on/off the bar. On the rare side, you will find some ports which include double Ethernet ports, an optical audio slot, and a power socket.

PERFORMANCE

Sonos Playbar comes with a number of features which include the IR sensor/repeater, night mode, speech enhancement mode, and can become a part of the multi-room audio system.

SPEECH ENHANCEMENT MODE:

Speech enhancement mode is pretty self-explanatory. This mode enables the bar to enhance the clarity in the dialogues and conversations in movies and TV shows. This mode makes the conversations more visible and lets you hear clear and understandable dialogues.

NIGHT MODE:

Night mode is perfect for watching movies at night while everyone is asleep. This mode alters the settings of the bar reducing the bass while keeping the audio as clear as possible. It enables you to have a delightful experience of binging on Netflix at late night.

MULTI-ROOM AUDIO SYSTEM:

Sonos play bar can become a part of a multi-room audio system. You can join the bar as an individual speaker in the Sonos audio system and enjoy the impressive quality audio performance.

The bar supports all the features the Sonos system has. It can stream music through Spotify, Deezer, Apple Music, and many more. Moreover, it also features Trueplay tuning and can access the voice assistants.

The Sonos playbar is pretty sleek but, it is not a shocker as Sonos tends to create some decent-looking models like the Sonos Arc or Sonos Beam. The audio quality it provides is also quite pleasing and gives you top-notch audio performance, making your whole experience of watching TV a lot better. The loud and solid audio makes it a perfect option to consider if you want the buy the best soundbar for large rooms.

Pros
  • Satisfactory features.
  • Appealing looks.
  • Can be a part of Multi-room audio system.
Cons
  • No HDMI port.
  • Does not come with a remote.

CONCLUSION:

Each of the soundbars stated above is perfect in its own way and will give a rather satisfying experience. However, the Enclave Audio CineHome Pro will provide you with the best theater-like experience at your home. It sure is not a single bar with a subwoofer, but the bar quality it comes with is also impressive. Another great option is the Samsung HW-Q90R, Yamaha YAS-109, and Sonos PlayBar, as they come with pretty delightful features. If you want the best soundbar for large rooms in a reasonable price range, Polk audio Signa S2 is an appreciable option for you. 

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