Sennheiser has expanded the AMBEO Soundbar lineup with the new AMBEO Soundbar Plus and the AMBEO Sub. The world’s first 7.1.4. standalone soundbar, AMBEO Soundbar Plus places the user in the center of the action — but now in a more compact housing than its larger sister — the AMBEO Soundbar Max, previously known as the AMBEO Soundbar.
AMBEO Soundbar Plus
The AMBEO Soundbar Plus offers a new, more compact soundbar within the Sennheiser product portfolio. It is driven by the same 3D sound — developed in collaboration with the the Fraunhofer-Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS — as the AMBEO Soundbar Max.
AMBEO Self-Calibration reads a room’s acoustic properties and then positions seven virtual speakers around the listener, plus four more overhead. This lets the AMBEO Soundbar Plus project sound from any corner of the room.
According to Sennheiser, the AMBEO Soundbar Plus is great for listening to audiophile-grade music and automatically adapts its sound to the content that’s being played. Customizable presets are also available, along with an equalizer and more in the Smart Control App. Breathtaking immersive 3D sound is provided with Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, 360 Reality Audio, and MPEG-H Audio. Users can even upmix stereo and 5.1 content.
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The Sennheiser AMBEO Soundbar Plus uses the AMBEO|OS platform. This enables multiple music streaming services, such as Apple AirPlay 2, Spotify Connect, TIDAL Connect, and works with a Google Assistant-enabled device with Chromecast built-in. Furthermore, it provides integration with Alexa Built-in and Apple Siri.
The new Sub delivers deep bass and is powered by the AMBEO virtualization technology, which provides natural and immersive sound, while an 8-inch high-end proprietary woofer, paired with a 350W Class-D amplifier, guarantees thundering bass.
The closed enclosure ensures audiophile-grade bass down to 27 Hz. The multi-sub array technology allows users to connect up to four subwoofers to scale bass performance and calibrate them individually for optimal sound, while a wireless connection provides for a neat and clean room without the need for any cables.
The AMBEO Sub’s advanced self-calibration and its built-in far-field microphone allow the device to learn the acoustics of your room and adjust to every environment for a unique sound experience, while its intuitive Smart Control App guarantees a smooth user experience that makes the most out of your AMBEO Sub.
Pricing and availability
The Sennheiser AMBEO Soundbar Plus and AMBEO Sub, can be pre-ordered from September 1 and will be available from September 22, 2022. The AMBEO Soundbar Plus has an MSRP of $1499.05 USD and AMBEO Sub has an MSRP of $699.95 USD.
For more information, visit www.sennheiser.com.