Sony just announced the upcoming release of two new sound bars, products that were not previously present in the manufacturer’s catalog preferring conventional speakers. The Sony HT-CT260 and HT-CT60 sound bars are designed to join a TV allowing the user to enjoy a decent sound for movies or music.
The Sony HT-CT260 and HT-CT60 sound bars are equipped with Sony S-Master technology and S-Force that can raise the level of compressed audio and provide some spatialization. In addition, you can also count on the reproduction of 3D audio effects with a virtual surround mode. HT-CT260 model has, in addition to the S-Force PRO, more accomplished, according to the manufacturer. Both sound bars propose an hexagonal design. Thus, the sound is not only downwards if the bar is placed on a table under the TV because you can position the device under different angles in order to direct the sound to the ears of the viewer. A wall mounting system is also available.
The Sony HT-CT60 sound bar has two front speakers (38mm tweeter and 120mm woofer) and an output of 60 W. It is accompanied by a wired subwoofer. There is an analog audio input, one coaxial digital audio input, an optical digital audio input. The bar is 940x83x70 mm. The box is 170x245x300 mm.
The Sony HT-CT260 boosts, according to Sony, a power of 300 Watts and features a wireless subwoofer. It is also equipped with Bluetooth connectivity that allows it to play music from a smartphone, touch tablet or compatible laptop. There is an analog audio input, an optical digital audio input and a coaxial audio input. The bar is 940x102x89 mm and the box is 271x390x271 mm.
The Sony HT-CT60 sound bar will be available in October for about $150. Count about $300 for the Sony HT-CT260 bar that is already available.