LG SL5Y review
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- Wireless subwoofer included
LG promises immersive, cinematic virtual surround sound with the SL5Y, which uses DTS Virtual:X technology and High Resolution Audio. Most sound bars fail to create convincing virtual surround sound and we've tested a lot of LG sound bars, with mixed results. Find out whether we were impressed with the LG SL5Y in our full review.What's included:
- Pros and cons
- What type of sound bar is it?
- How does it sound?
- What's it like to use?
- Should I buy it?
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- Controls on sound bar
- Manufacturer guarantee1-2 years
- Manufacturer guarantee termsLG sound bars with a wi-fi function have a two-year parts and labour guarantee. Other models have a one-year guarantee.
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