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Ultimate Geek
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Topic # 222785 28-Aug-2017 14:39
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Hi Guys,


Wishing to downsize the Audio for AV "Smallish House", I decided a Soundbar would be the way to go but I want good sound for Music / and AV. I have a Samsung TV so after looking at what was available in the market Sonos / Bose, Sony etc. and reading online I decided on the Samsung HW-MS650 the 750 that has upward firing speakers doesn't seem to be sold in New Zealand.


Results, really happy great price $719.00 and upgradeable to Wireless Surround SWA-9000S + Wireless Sub  SWA-W700 when / hopefully they are bought in. 


Nine speakers all each with their own discrete amps plus a DSP to conduct the orchestra. 


Anyway just have the HW-MS650 at the moment had its pretty good actually amazing for the price.  


if your in the market seriously have a look, defiantly as good as much more expensive options and you can save a few dollars.





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  Reply # 1854281 28-Aug-2017 19:03
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cool I an still tosing up between 300 or sonos, is the Samsung easy to set up? do you have to have an HDMI arc?

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  Reply # 1854505 29-Aug-2017 06:49
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Hi Stu1,


Ditto on the 300 or sonos, I looked at integration and inputs and wanted HDMI (ARC) capability as I have all my devices going into the TV and using HDMI to the HW-MS650.


This added to really positive reviews from multiple sources re sound quality plus the ability to extend the system into a 5.1 setup over time, and finally the price the bang for your buck is impressive.


A couple of reviews








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  Reply # 1854506 29-Aug-2017 07:01
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Forgot to add other than a WiFi glitch on initial setup required a reboot it was a really easy setup. And it's been solid since no issues at all.

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  Reply # 1854815 29-Aug-2017 14:37
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thank you will have to go have a play in the shop thanks for the info

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