VIZIO SB3851-C0 and SB4051-C0 5.1 Channel Sound Bar Review

38″ VIZIO SB3851-C0 and 40″ SB4051-C0 via Amazon

VIZIO SB3851-C0 and SB4051-C0 Soundbars

VIZIO SB3851-C0 is a 2015 model 5.1 channel home theatre system with a 38 inch sound bar, a 5.1 channel true surround sound, a 5 inch wireless subwoofer for low bass impact- deep bass tones, Bluetooth integrated into the unit that lets you stream sound from your Bluetooth enabled MP3 player, smart phone or any other mobile devices for streaming smoothly, rear satellite speakers that are all capable of filling a room with a 100 decibels of very clear sound with very minimal- less than 1% harmonic distortion and great multiple channel sound with 2.75 inch centre, right and front to fill a large room with great crystal-clear immersive sound. Vizio SB4051-C0 has the 40 inch sound bar, 102 dB of sound and added HDMI port and all metallic design.

Redesigned and metallic construction with minimalist style Vizio SB3851-C0 with matte finish metal top plates weighs 6.6 pounds and measures 38 x 3 x 3 inches. It can be placed on your table as well as mounting them on a wall, has a remote control with an LCD display and you will have the control of everything remotely in your hand, and is suitable for televisions that are at least 42 inches in size. It is built with good quality hardware and components and is real 5.1 surround sound- not simulation at all. Subwoofer is wireless so it gives you the flexibility as to where you can put it. Great sound quality is defined by the DTS TruVolume for consistent volume level, DTS Studio Surround for better speaker acoustics- deeper bass and better dialogues, versatile and advanced DTS Circle Surround audio post processing, Dolby Digital and DTS Digital Surround Decoding for multiple channel sound that feels like theater, spatial dimension to soundtracks and improved audio definition.

VIZIO SB3851-C0 5.1 Sound Bar SystemConnectivity options include a USB port that supports .WAV file playback, digital Optical and Coaxial inputs, RCA-to-3.5mm so you may connect external devices comfortably. The two satellite speakers are not wireless- they are wired to the subwoofer that is wireless. You can use the Vizio TV remote with the sound bar- you just have to configure it to do so. The 40 inch model has the extra HDMI port as well as an in and ARC-compatible output and a bit better output with aptX compatibility to the Bluetooth receiver. You can not play directly from SD cards or USB thumb drives and only if they have Bluetooth devices. If you have weak TV speakers or you simply want better sound than average than these are great low cost sound bar systems you can have for great surround sound. It is easy and quick to set-up and operate with a clear and comprehensive user manual. It is offered with a limited 12 month warranty and Vizio Customer Support will offer help with installation, connection or any technical issues you may have for the lifetime of the product.

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