Denon has launched a Dolby Atmos soundbar supposed to convey the Dolby tech to a wider viewers. The DHT-S517 boasts a wi-fi subwoofer and prices £379. It ought to make for an excellent improve for these of us with TVs that produce excellent footage however not essentially excellent sound.
There are a whopping seven drivers inside the brand new Denon bar, with left and proper tweeters, midrange drivers, a devoted center-channel, plus two up-firing audio system to get that all-important Atmos 3D encompass sound. Plus there’s an extra 4K Extremely HD-compatible HDMI enter must you need to join one other supply to the soundbar setup immediately.
An included HDMI cable lets you join the DHT-S517 to any TV setup by way of a appropriate HDMI eARC socket, however you possibly can join up your TV utilizing the venerable optical enter if it’s an older mannequin.
Naturally there’s Bluetooth connectivity, too, for music playback from any sensible units, although there’s no Wi-Fi on board for direct connection to music providers.
There are a number of sound modes obtainable: Film Mode, Music Mode, Pure Mode and Night time Mode. Pure Mode takes away all encompass sound processing and lets you hear music particularly because it was initially supposed relatively than an enhanced model.
As with many different latest sounbars, there’s a mode to enhance speech audibility (referred to as Dialogue Enhancer right here). There’s a devoted management for this, so you possibly can increase the amount of voice must you want; that is impartial of the soundbar’s general quantity controls.