A decent Dolby Atmos soundbar doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg, especially since well-known manufacturers like JBL offer some budget-friendly products that support this important audio format. For example, the affordable JBL Bar 5.0 has hit one of its lowest prices ever, according to Camel Camel Camel’s reliable price tracker.
Amazon-owned retailer Woot currently sells the JBL Bar 5.0 sound bar with Dolby Atmos support and 4K pass-through HDMI for just US$249, including free shipping for Prime members, relative to the original MSRP. Includes a major discount of US$150 or 38 percent. That’s what Amazon currently charges. As the name already suggests, this soundbar has five channels with a total output of 250 watts, and it uses multi-beam technology to create a more immersive soundstage.
It should be noted that the JBL Bar 5.0 doesn’t come with a dedicated subwoofer, which means it won’t be able to reproduce the deep-thumping bass of a comparable 5.1 audio system. On the plus side, this Dolby Atmos soundbar with 4K passthrough is only 28 inches wide, which means it should easily fit into even the smallest home theater setup. At US$249, this JBL sound bar is sure to provide an instantly noticeable sound upgrade over most modern televisions’ integrated speakers.
Get the JBL Bar 5.0 on sale at Woot for US$249.
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