A 5.1 speaker* is the optimal solution for many AV receivers. Due to the fact that AV receivers with surround sound 5.1 are very common, the selection of 5.1 systems is accordingly large. The presentation of 5 different systems should provide help in making the right decision. In particular, the individual components of complete home theater systems* are perfectly matched to each other.
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5.1 Loudspeaker overview
❶ Harman/Kardon HKTS 5BK/230 5.1 – Channel Surround Sound
❷ Harman/Kardon HKTS 65BQ/230 5.1-channel surround sound.
❸ Harman/Kardon HKTS 16 5.1-channel speaker system.
❹ Onkyo SKS-HT588(B) 5.1.2 Channel Home Theater
❺ Onkyo SKS-HT528(B) 5.1 Channel
Set up 5.1 speakers
AV receivers 5.1 need a system of 5.1 speakers to serve their 5 audio channels. Additionally, one needs a subwoofer to produce low tones. Its position is frontal, although variable left or right. The required equipment includes a loudspeaker on the left and right in the front area and optimally below the TV the center speaker. Furthermore, to the left and right of the center of the home theater room, one surround sound speaker each.
5.1 speaker Bluetooth
The lion’s share of AV receivers on offer have Bluetooth connectivity technology integrated. Quite a few 5.1 speakers make use of this function. Thus, it is possible to connect the 5.1 speakers wirelessly with the multichannel amplifiers.
Although the range of Bluetooth is limited, it is still sufficient for the distances within a home cinema room in all probability. Out of this, there are practical advantages. For example, no visible cables have to be laid to the individual speaker areas.
In addition, heat generation is reduced with each missing cable. AV receivers can reach high temperatures, which in combination with many cables in a narrow rack can lead to heat accumulation.
5.1 speakers wireless
In addition to Bluetooth, WLAN serves as a connection technology to operate 5.1 speakers wirelessly. Some speakers have both Bluetooth and WLAN. Complete home theater systems* offer the right speakers for 5.1 surround sound.