We know that Sennheiser had a more affordable version of its Ambeo soundbar in the works, and the company took the opportunity at IFA 2022 to showcase the device. The Ambeo Soundbar Plus will set you back $1,500, which is $1,000 less than that, but it retains much of the same tech. That should help Sennheiser work with soundbars like .
Sennheiser claims its latest offering is the first 7.1.4. standalone soundbar, noting that it’s more compact than the previous model (now called the Ambeo Soundbar Max). It has the same 3D sound as the first version, along with a self-calibration mode. Sennheiser says the Soundbar Plus will be able to analyze a room’s acoustics to position multiple virtual speakers.
The device supports multiple 3D audio standards such as Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, Sony’s 360 Reality Audio and MPEG-H Audio. According to Sennheiser, it is possible to upmix stereo and 5.1 content to deliver 3D audio experiences. The Ambeo Soundbar Plus supports multiple music streaming platforms and protocols including Apple AirPlay 2, Spotify Connect and Tidal Connect. The device is also compatible with Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant.
In addition, the Ambeo Sub announced, which also uses virtualization and self-calibration technology. The speaker’s deep bass is said to remain at audiophile levels down to 27Hz. The Sub features a proprietary 8-inch woofer and a 350W Class D amplifier. You can wirelessly connect up to four subwoofers and calibrate them individually.
Pre-orders for the Ambeo Soundbar Plus are possible from today. It will be shipped on September 22nd. The same schedule applies to the Ambeo Sub, which costs $700
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