Onkyo LS-T10 works, just like Philips HTL4110, excellent with TVs up to 55 inches. It has no display, so it feels a bit like if you press the remote buttons blindly. On the other hand, there´s not so much you need to familiarize yourself with, apart from which sound mode is enabled. One must look at the front to see if it is Music, Movie or News.
The Onkyo sound bar have about the same maximum sound level as the Philips HTL4110, which is more than sufficient for an ordinary living room. Onkyo also has a bit more powerful and nuanced bass, especially if one crank it up to really high volumes. The simulated surround feels more accurate, thanks to a more advanced processing and additional speakers.
Unlike the Philips, the sound through the Onkyo digital input is completely in sync with the picture, and the audio is not lagging behind the actors’ lip movements. The action scenes in ‘Start Trek: Into Darkness‘ is slightly less stressed, which makes you more captivated by the plot.
Music in stereo is also better and more balanced with the Onkyo. LS-T10 combines Bose's cohesion with Philips fullness and harmonics. Music via Bluetooth does not sound quite as good as CD, but still really good. The USB port lets you plug in USB sticks with music files.
Overall, the Onkyo LS-T10 is one of the best sound bars we have heard for under $400. If you want to beat it, you have to move up to the SpeakerCraft CS3 for almost twice the price. Highly recommended!
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|# Channels||6 Drivers, 1 subwoofer|
|DOLBY Decoder||Dolby Digital|
|AuraSphere DSP for 3D Sound||✓|
|SRS WOW HD||-|
|3 Dedicated Sound Modes||✓ (Movie/Music/News)|
|Bluetooth||✓ (version 2.1 +EDR)|
|Analog Audio Input||✓ (1/8" - 3.5 mm)|
|Digital Audio IN (OPT/COAX)||1 / 1|
|Digital Audio OUT (OPT/COAX)||-|
|Front Speakers||Full-Range Cone Drivers (x6)|
|Subwoofer||Downfiring with Discrete Digital Amplifier|
|Pre-Pro/Learning Remote||Full Function|
|Preset Remote Control Codes for Most TV Brands||✓|
|IR Flasher Sends TV Commands to System Components||✓|
|Speaker Type||Full-Range Cone Driver (x6), Subwoofer (x1)|
|Front/Side Driver||2 3/4" (7 cm) (Front/Side)|
5" (12 cm) Subwoofer
|Frequency Response||150 Hz-20 kHz (Front/Side)|
20 Hz-150 Hz (Subwoofer)
|Power Supply||AC 120 V, 60 Hz|
|Power Consumption||21 W|
|Standby Power Consumption||-|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||27 9/16" x 4 1/8" x 13 3/4" (700 x 105 x 350 mm)|
|Weight||19.2 lbs (8.7 kg)|
Main unit (1)
AC adapter (1)/ Power cord (1)
Remote controller (RC-877S) (1)
A lithium-ion battery (CR2025) is supplied in the remote control at the time of purchase. Optical digital audio cable 5 ft. (1.5 m) (1)
ф3.5 mm stereo mini plug cable (1)