Philips Fidelio Soundbar HTL9100 is a transforming 5.1 speaker system

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philips-fidelio-soundbar-2013.jpgLaunching a little later than the originally stated May release date, Philips have today unleashed their interesting Fidelio Soundbar HTL9100 system.

The company’s first soundbar under their premium Fidelio branding, the soundbar is a modular system, with individual speakers that make up the soundbar detaching or combining to offer both virtual and true 5.1 sound.

Each speaker, including a “deep and powerful” subwoofer, is wireless (using proprietary signalling tech to avoid interference from other wireless devices) and powered by internal 2-cell lithium polymer rechargeable batteries for up to 10 hours of listening, allowing you to dot them around a room for true multi-channel audio.

The device is also Bluetooth compatible, allowing you to send tunes from a Bluetooth device to the soundbar and speakers.

Hoping to attract home cinema enthusiasts “seeking the combination of style, convenience and the authentic home-cinema experience – via the unique choice of detachable speakers and surround sound on demand,” the soundbar system will be available immediately, priced £699.

Gerald Lynch
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