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    Default B&W Panorama Soundbar (S&V Test Report)


    A soundbar like B&W’s Panorama is the obvious solution for audiophiles whose living situation makes a full surround sound system little more than a distant dream, but who want to upgrade the feeble sound capability of their new flat-panel TV.
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    Very interesting but you still need a separate sub, as one would think...so $2200 plus say $500 for a sub would be a costly endeavor when you could get a small satellite system like the Klipsch HD500 for around $600 that includes a sub...
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    The technology on these Soundbars is really improving, but as stated by The Dr. you should add a decent Sub to complete the sound effects.
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    Pricing is waaaay too steep for my blood. Hell, you could buy a beautiful pair of handmade Salk Songtowers for $1600 and add a great Sub, and you're done for a smaller environment.

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    Man that is steep! At what price does a soundbar reach the point of diminishing returns? There are a couple of other similar options for a whole lot less. It's like dropping 35 bucks on a pair of socks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by topr View Post
    Man that is steep! At what price does a soundbar reach the point of diminishing returns? There are a couple of other similar options for a whole lot less. It's like dropping 35 bucks on a pair of socks.
    audio equipment reaches the point of diminishing returns FAST.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ntruder View Post
    audio equipment reaches the point of diminishing returns FAST.
    Amen, especially speakers ...!
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    $2,200 for a soundbar is definitely not for me. I'd rather prefer a separate system with a SW and get the best possible sound. This soundbar, as already noted will not have a sufficient LFE. I'm sure there's a market for it. Probably the well off that sound isn't a major factor. Yet this soundbar is neat with a quick setup and I'm sure it has a desent sound to it.


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