The VIZIO SB2920-C6 isn’t necessarily revolutionary in its design. It looks very much like a sound bar. The gadget has an elongated cubic shape, and a very sleek and modern looking exterior. It can inconspicuously fit into any modern home environment. If a guest does bother to look, the sound bar won’t look too out of place either.
The VIZIO SB2920-C6 is not small, but is compact enough to save space. This sound bar can be placed on a TV, on a stand, or mounted on a wall. A remote control is included for easy access regardless of where the sound bar is placed.Control buttons are also included on the sound bar itself. This is a Bluetooth sound bar so there’s no wired hassle either. Overall, it’s designed to blend in well with interior décor and also be conveniently functional at the same time.
Features and Sound
This sound bar has DTS TruVolume 2.0 two channel output. It’s a technology that minimizes distortions and fluctuating volume in external sound sources. As a result, you can enjoy surrounding sound without having bulky speakers. If you do combine this sound bar with speakers, you can boost audio quality to enjoy high quality Dolby Atmos sound.
Sound tech has certainly improved since the time the VIZIO SB2920-C6 first debuted. However, considering the highly affordable price, the sound quality is well worth it. It’s not true HD. The sound bar lacks a subwoofer so you won’t get rich bass sounds either. However, considering the price, the sound quality is more than decent. This sound bar can definitely compete with newer products in the same price range. Keep in mind that this is a Bluetooth sound bar. It’s very difficult to get great audio on non-wired devices. But this sound bar manages to deliver audio anyone can appreciate.
One impressive fact about this sound bar is that it can be really loud. It’s hard to believe considering the compact size. But this sound bar can product audio up to 95 decibels. That’s boom box loud. Another interesting fact is that this sound bar has one percent harmonic distortion. It means that no matter how loud you turn up the volume, sound will be preserved without distortions. Most speakers can get noisy at high volumes. This sound bar can control the noise to keep the audio clear. You can enjoy audio with treble that doesn’t get shrilly at loud volumes.
Overall, this sound bar can product crisp audio. The controls allow for adjusting the bass and treble to get even louder sounds. It’s a great feature when watching movies, especially classics that don’t always have great sound.
There aren’t many other features to talk about. Bluetooth works within a room. Connections are solid even in large rooms. But closer the sound bar is placed to the TV, the better the volume would be.
This sound bar is really easy to install. Just plug in and play. It will connect easily to smart TVs like the Apple TV. You don’t have to do any additional tasks to install the sound bar. The TV, the gaming console, tablet, or other devices will auto connect without a hassle.
We have to caution that you should always use analogue RCA cables for the input to get HD quality sound for Blu-RAY or Full HD multimedia. If you stream the sound over Bluetooth, it will never reach HD quality. Analogue cables will solve this issue. You can also use a digital, coaxial, or an optical cable to boost sound. As mentioned above, keep the sound bar close to the source of the audio to reproduce the best sound.
The main advantage of this sound bar is its low cost. You can buy the VIZIO SB2920-C6 for less than $100. For that price, you get rather good audio quality and a visually pleasing design. If you buy this product used or refurbished, costs can be lowered even further.
Small and Compact
This sound bar is very compact and will not take up space in your living room like speakers would. It’s also very sleek and will blend right in with other new household gadgets.
Though the sound bar is cheap, the sound quality is not. For a Bluetooth sound bar, you can get loud and clear audio from many different formats.
Who Is It for?
The VIZIO SB2920-C6 is intended for those looking for an affordable sound bar for home use. Don’t expect fancy features, just solid audio for a low-cost price tag.
The VIZIO SB2920-C6 costs near $100 when bought new. You can buy refurbished products closer to $70. This sound bar is about 2 years old, so you can definitely snag it for less than $100.
Where to Buy
This sound bar can be purchased online on retail websites that sell tech items. It is currently out of stock from the manufacturer. But you can buy the product new, used, or refurbished from online retailers like Amazon and eBay.
Warranty and Guarantees
This product is no longer available with a manufacturer’s warranty. However, you can get a minimum one-year warranty from the retailer. Sellers like Best Buy offer limited warrantees for this product. If you need a warranty, buy the VIZIO SB2920-C6 from a seller that offers one.
Delivery will depend on the seller. If you buy online, the retail website will offer you shipping options to choose from. The sound bar is not big so you will receive a small package.