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Pros3

The product is better than many highly priced sound bars. Old, it also has voice confirmation which is also nice to have.

Sound quality, ease of use, and features all combine for the 5 start rating. It sound great when i play music on bluetooth. My one critique is that i am using the aux input quite a bit and the sound drops out at low volumes.

This soundbar is tiny, but mighty. It's smaller than your traditional soundbar, but this thing cranks. The subwoofer really provides a surround sound / theater experience.

Cons2

It took forever to set up with tv (not a smart tv) and try all the various ways and settings to get it connected with aux cable. It's possible that the problem is the aux cable, but i'm using the one provided with the soundbar so it's defective either...  Read More

This has been mentioned by at least one other reviewer here. The sound drops out completely. Kind of annoying.

Pros2

You're not going to rattle the rafters with it. Sound clarity is very good, and that's what we needed for our old ears.

The s60a handily eclipses the denon 216, polk signa s2 and sony htx 8500. It's still not atmos, but it outperforms the sony 8500, which does support atmos. A great example of exemplary customer service.

Cons5

Sonos allows ok google to interrupt arc signal interrupts google assistant playback. Wont pair with brand new samsung tv. When i ask alexa to play music from spotify, it says this device does not support spotify playback, and yet i can play music if i...  Read More

Used new batteries, tried taking batteries out of the handset, power off/on etc. Didn't work at all most of the time. It is especially annoying when you usually turn your computer on at 5 am for work and everyone in the house was sleeping.

It fails on the registration after spinning for 2 minutes. Everything inside had been opened and then tossed back in except the remote. Ended up having to pry the case to slide it off.

I am supremely underwhelmed at the sound quality. It has decent sound quality, but about 6 months into having it im already starting to hear some distortion. My biggest complaint though are the volume and bluetooth settings.

Many of the samsung sound bars have this flaw. The only way to update firmware on the sound bar is with usb. The app is * - it's smartthings, takes time to get to the soundbar page, and also there is no widget. Seems similar issues occur on multiple s...  Read More

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