Klipsch has announced that it will showcase three new feature-rich sound bars at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2020 that the company claims are a major upgrade to stand-alone television sound, enhancing movies and music with dimension, clarity and realism. The Klipsch sound bars are crafted from wood and utilize horn-loaded technology to look and sound like the brand’s acclaimed Reference speakers.
The Klipsch Bar 54 with Dolby Atmos® and DTS® Virtual:X technology is a 54” sound bar system with a powerful 12” wireless subwoofer and Surround 3 with Dolby Atmos speakers. The system delivers a full 5.1.4 cinematic experience by bringing sound to life from all directions, including overhead, to fill the room with astonishing clarity, detail and depth. An included HDMI®-eARC technology connection as part of HDMI 2.1 allows for compatible TVs to transmit Dolby Atmos from built-in apps. Built-in universal Wi-Fi works with Google AssistantTM virtual personal assistant, Apple® AirPlay® 2, and Amazon® Alexa® for control through any streaming partner. Add Klipsch Surround 3 with Dolby Atmos speakers (sold separately) for dedicated discrete 7.1.4 surround sound. Available Fall 2020, US MSRP $1,499.
A more compact Klipsch Bar 48 with Dolby Atmos and DTS Virtual:X technology measures 48” and comes with a 10” wireless subwoofer for 3.1 immersive sound. An included HDMI-eARC connection as part of HDMI 2.1 allows for compatible TVs to transmit Dolby Atmos from built-in apps. It may be paired with Klipsch Surround 3 speakers (sold separately) for 5.1 surround sound. Available Fall 2020, US MSRP $699.
The Klipsch Bar 44 is the smallest in the series at 44” in length packaged with an 8” subwoofer for an easy-to-use 3.1 sound experience. The bar features Dolby Digital and Dolby Digital Plus enhanced audio decoding, Bluetooth® wireless technology connectivity, as well as HMDI-ARC to connect to a TV using a single HDMI cable. It may be paired with Klipsch Surround 3 speakers for 5.1 surround sound. Available Summer 2020, US MSRP $499.