Samsung HW-D550 Speaker Bar - Features and Specifications

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Samsung HW-D550 Speaker Bar
Closer Look at the HW-D550
Features and Specifications
Test Setup and Testing
Final Thoughts on the HW-D550


The HW-D550 speaker bar is pretty slim, but it's pretty chubby when it comes to features.  We've got a few of the features taken from the Samsung product page and posted below for your convenience.  For all the details, please head on over to the manufacturer's website, but if you're happy with the lean version, they are below.

Dual-Band Wireless Subwoofer
Combining form and function, the included 150 watt wireless subwoofer provides booming bass along with the ability to be discretely placed anywhere in the room. And with dual-band a 2.4 & 5.8 GHz operating frequency, the subwoofer intelligently switches channels when interference is detected to ensure uninterrupted, deep bass with your virtual surround experience.

Virtual Surround Sound
Samsung’s Virtual Surround delivers that sophisticated surround sound effect without the clutter of additional speakers and tangled wires. Imagine an increased sense of spaciousness from a 2.1 channel system. With 5.1 virtual surround processing, it feels as if rich, high-quality sound is all around you, especially in a smaller rooms.

Maximize your room's potential and throw out your entertainment stand. With the included wall mount, it’s easy to secure the Samsung HW-D550 to the wall underneath or above a wall mounted HDTV. So you can enjoy an elegant, cleaner living space.

Smart Volume
Intelligent audio adjustment is enabled by the Smart Volume feature. The HW-D550 uses advanced audio levelling technology to intuitively adjust sound levels in real time and create a finely tuned sonic environment. Smart Volume achieves a harmonic balance between scenes, channels and TV commercials to provide a more comfortable entertainment experience.

2 HDMI™ v1.4 Inputs
With 2 HDMI inputs the HW-D550 speaker bar enables you to connect additional HD audio and video devices with one simple cable. With the latest HDMI v1.4 specification it supports 3D, controlling all connected devices with 1 remote and the ability to send audio “upstream” to an A/V receiver or surround audio controller, increasing user flexibility and eliminating the need for additional audio cables.





On the next page we'll plug this in and start listening!