LG Electronics NBN36 Sound Bar System
Keeping up with the recent craze for clear, clutter free sound, LG has brought out the latest in its range of sleek, sexy sound bars. The NBN36 is definitely worth a buy if you take your audio experience seriously. It has a 2.1ch system which packs two speakers and a wireless subwoofer, two optical inputs for your portable devices and an added mount for wall support. You can also make it function as a speaker in your TV, DVD, PS3 or other digital devices by connecting it to optical inputs. Added advantage is an USB port which allows you to play files in MP3 or WMA format. A handy manual explains all the complicated settings.
Aside from geeky features, the system is guaranteed to look lovely on your wall. It is a 37.4 inch blend of elegance and power. The model is slim and minimalistic, and the polished metal finish adds to the glamour. The wireless subwoofer is an improvement on the bulky earlier models like NB4540.
- 280 W amplifier
- Built-in Bluetooth
- Plays files in MP3, WMA, Dolby Digital, DTS and LPCM format.
- 2 optical inputs
- USB port
- Wall Mount
- Extensive features
- Supports several devices
- Sleek design
- Unsuitable at high frequency
NBN36 comes with a nine sound effect options which let you optimize the kind of sound you want. The subwoofer does an excellent job during bass sequences. Following the earlier LG models, this one provides a clear, realistic sonic effect, enhanced by the 3D sound processing. The Audio Volume Leveler generates an impressive reach of sound and the Dynamic Range Control lets you hear clearly in low volume. Added advantage is the LG Sound Sync, which lets you control the volume with the remote for your LG TV.
Remote controlling in NBN 36 is simple with large, conveniently placed buttons. The unit also has the Auto Power Down option for saving energy when the system has not been in use for 25 minutes. There’s a Sleep Timer Setting which lets you choose when the system will automatically turn off. There is also a convenient LED display indicating connection with the wireless subwoofer or the Bluetooth device.
The NBN36 is a godsend considering the number of external devices which can be plugged into it. The system features HDMI input and ARC-compatible output, allowing you connect to high-definition devices and control volume directly from their remotes. The companies supported on ARC are LG, Sony, Hitachi, Samsung, Goldstar and Zenith. The hassle free Bluetooth pairing means you can play music from a huge range of gadgets.
So if you’re looking for a joyful audio experience without the clutter of wires in traditional speakers, the LG Electronics NBN36 should be your buy. Whether it is watching your favorite TV series or playing Assassin’s Creed on your PS3, the NBN 36 will make it all come real. It is the ideal sound system for a party or watching a film in a group.