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Overview

If you currently have a 60″ or larger TV and want to add a three channel speaker setup to it, the SB-3 soundbar will do just that but minus the boxes. The SB-3 is a three channel speaker packaged smartly in this 52″ wide, 6″ tall and 4″ deep soundbar. The left and right channel are found on the extreme end of the soundbar and comprises of one 4″ C-CAM (Ceramic-Coated Aluminum/Magnesium) and one 1″ C-CAM gold tweeter per side. The center channel has two 4″ C-CAM and the same 1″ C-CAM gold tweeter. In addition to these, there are four ABRs (Auxillary Bass Reflex) drivers where two of them are looped into the center channel while the left and right are each supported by one ABRs each.

Frequency response is 80 Hz to 30 KHz with a nominal impedance of 8 ohm. The center channel has a slightly higher sensitivity of 87 dB versus 84 dB on its left and right channel. Manufacturer recommends a minimum of 30W to drive the speaker but we ran it with 100W which helped tighten the bottom end and gave it a bit more impact.

Cosmetically, the speaker is in nice shape. Some light scuff marks on the aluminum end caps and one of the corner has a slight wear in the grille cover but barely noticeable until up close. Speaker will be securely packed for safe shipping.