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Looking for best bluetooth 4K HDMI 96k surround sound set up?
Old 23rd November 2016
  #1
Looking for best bluetooth 4K HDMI 96k surround sound set up?

All in one bluetooth 5.1

So far in the running are:

https://www.sony.co.uk/electronics/sound-bars/ht-nt5

+ two of the small rear cube speakers

And

https://www.bose.co.uk/en_gb/product...tyle_650_gb_ie
Old 23rd November 2016
  #2
Just for listening or some other practical application? From personal experience, Bose is hard to beat for home theater simplicity. remember though to spend as much on room treatment as you do on the system
Old 23rd November 2016
  #3
Listening / family tv room
Old 8th December 2016
  #4
Went for the Sony sound bar + sub and 2 x back speakers.

Sounds killer!
Old 22nd June 2017
  #5
I guess I'm late to this party, but in case others are searching for such solutions, it's worth remembering that the Bluetooth protocol must use lossy compression on all the audio it passes through.

Even if that audio is already in a lossy data-compressed format, the general behavior is to compresses it again, 'multiplying' the damage from the first encoding with the second.

There are some devices that support other data compression codecs -- but nothing that can deliver uncompressed stereo sound at even 44.1/16, let alone 96/24 -- the BT signal bandwidth is simply too limited for even CD quality sound.

Here are some articles, in inverse order of publication (newest first)...

What You Might Not Know About Bluetooth, Sound Quality, and aptX
Reasons Why Bluetooth Can Reduce Audio Quality


Does Bluetooth Really Sound Worse?

Does Bluetooth Audio Still Suck?
Old 23rd June 2017
  #6
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