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      LUCKYUS858
      Nov 24 , 2013
      GOOD SOUNDS
      Just got this installed and the TV is booming, nice clear sounds, a lot better than just the TV speakers . Just wish we got it sooner, would be even better . Hope it last
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      Rawdata
      Mar 22 , 2014
      Great sound, terrible remote control user experience
      This is a great product. However, the software for this device, and apparently all current samsung tvs and sound bars, was not designed with a user in mind. I'm connecting this new sound bar (hw-f450/za) to a samsung tv (un46c6300). You can EITHER have the sound bar turn on (not off) with your tv remote and not control the volume (anynet disabled and auto power on) OR you can control the volume and not turn on the sound bar when your tv turns on (anynet on and auto power disabled). These results ONLY work with BOTH an optical cable AND an HDMI cable connected, forcing you to have additional cables running between devices. I also have the following setup: tv: un40c6300. sound bar: Hw-c450/xaa and I can turn on and off the sound bar and control the volume with any samsung remote (dvd or tv) and I only have the optical cable connected. I've communicated several times with Samsung support and there is no way to have these two basic functions work from the same remote. I'm not sure why Samsung chose to remove this feature and force users to have multiple remotes and cables in order to use this sound bar with any of their tvs. This is a terrible user experience. I currently own 5 different samsung tvs, all over 40". Each is connected to at least one other samsung device (DVD or sound bar). I have always appreciated the way Samsung devices all worked together seamlessly. I can no longer trust that their products will work together. They are obviously being developed in silos and the teams are not talking to each other. Since this is the case, I will stop recommending Samsung products to my friends and family. I will also stop purchasing their products for my home.
       

      Fletcher2

      Oct 7 , 2014
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      Pseudo stereo system

      Very poor sound quality. When you look into manual it says 10% distortion, as for better quality it should be <1%. That's what you get when you buy tiny speakers. My LED TV has same sound quality. Do yourselves a favor, forget about sound bars.


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      ShunQ

      Sep 14 , 2014
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      product

      THIS PRODUCT HAS GREAT SOUND QUALITY. IT'S EASY TO SETUP AND USER FRIENDLY.


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      Dylanfan

      Sep 5 , 2014
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      An Excellent Product

      By adding the Sound Bar to our TV it has enhanced our enjoyment of most of our viewing. The sound quality is excellent and we like the design of the unit. I have no hesitation in recommending the sound bar to everyone who wants to experience better sound quality from their TV system.


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      MrCosimo

      Mandeville, LA

      Aug 28 , 2014
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      Great Price.

      I bought this same unit from ******** and paid a lot more. This is a great value. The unit sounds great and is easy to set up.

      I would recommend this product to a friend.

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      Harleydk

      Aug 23 , 2014
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      What a wonderful addition to my Samsung TV

      Very easy to setup with the samsung tv and soundbar working together. What's really nice it the subwoofer is wireless and can be move anywhere in the room withing 30 feet of the soundbar. great sound and bass for those dvd and bluray movies. Feels like your right in the theater. This unit also has bluetooth that I hooked up with my IPad2 and it works great listening to Pandora or any music.


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      IndianaGatorFan

      Aug 18 , 2014
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      Sound is decent

      Features work great. I hooked it up to my Samsung Smart TV 6350 with only an HDMI cable from the TV. It powers on/off with the TV as advertised and I can control the volume with the TV remote. My only dislike is the bass is very weak. You can adjust between -3 and +3 but it doesn't make much difference. The soundbar has great volume but the bass is much too weak and is not easily heard over the volume of the soundbar.


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      msaenzjr

      Aug 12 , 2014
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      Great sound for small to medium size rooms

      I have it in my bedroom which is a good 12' x 24' and it sounds great. Both movies and music come out crystal clear and the bass from the wireless sub-woofer is very impressive. Bluetooth works good too but I thought it was going to use it to connect to my Samsung TV which it didn't. I use the optical cable which could have been positioned better.


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      abuelita3

      Aug 12 , 2014
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      this product has excellent features

      Great product for the money. It makes the movies come alive right in your living room.


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      razor4life

      Jul 16 , 2014
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      doesnt work with dish network

      i have to use 3 remotes to keep the sound bar, on my smart tv with my satellite not fun every time turn on my tv but is a great sound so what do i do? i keep it


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      Shaft4Life

      Jul 5 , 2014
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      Good Product

      I bought sound bar in February 2014, I noticed the sound would cut in and out like bad cellphone reception. I download the update offered by Samsung tech support and issue has been resolved. Overall, the sound bar is a must have for todays flat screen tv's.


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      Tinear

      Jun 18 , 2014
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      Nice for price

      Hook up to my Samsung TV was very easy. Even with my tin ear the sound is noticeably better. A nice feature is choosing settings for movies, news, sports, and music.


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      hawkerdave

      Los Angeles, CA

      Jun 12 , 2014
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      Very good sound quality

      This definitely improved the sound quality for my Sharp 60" TV. Easy to install and simple to operate.

      I would recommend this product to a friend.

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      JFAUSTO

      Jun 4 , 2014
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      GREAT PRODUCT

      I OWN THIS PRODUCT FOR THREE MONTHS AND I LOVE IT.


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      writergirl

      Jun 1 , 2014
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      Sound is great

      It took a while to figure out the set up as I bought an open box version, but once I figured it out the sound was excellent. Scared the bejesus out of me when the volume suddenly increased while watching a movie. Not as good as a decent home theater, but good enough to get better sound than the wimpy speakers on the TV


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      Radioman1961

      Apr 13 , 2014
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      Adequate sound for most

      This sound bar is a vast improvement over the cheesy speakers in the tv but with a few tweaks, could have been much better. It's really lacking in treble but mid range and voice are very good. The sub isn't thundering but was never intended to be. For normal broadcast tv it's adequate. I'm connected through Sound Share and the power on and off functions as well as volume changes work fine. It's a good thing since the range on the remote that came with the soundbar is about 3 feet. It will not work from across the room. We have watched a few movies with a Samsung blu ray player attached via HDMI to the television and it has a tendency to break up on louder scenes. I have replaced the cable, substituted my older $ony blu ray player, but the issue remains. It seems the transition from HDMI to Bluetooth that occurs in the television has an issue that Samsung has not addressed. Bottom line: if you want to improve the sound of basic television broadcasts, this soundbar will do the job with no fuss. If you think it's a decent replacement for a true 5.1 or even 3.1 system, you will be disappointed.


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      Unhappy2014

      Apr 1 , 2014
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      Another TERRIBLE Samsung product!!!

      Purchased this sound bar to replace an older sound system and are wishing I never had. To start things off when I turn on my TV and the sound bar it will make alot of crackling noise and swith back to the D.IN mode from HDMI. I then switch it back to HDMI and it will do the same thing again. After that it will stay on HDMI. Sound is Ok but I was expecting alot better considering the price. Subwoofer acts like it hardly even works. Also it only has 1 HDMI input so if you have multiple devices that you want to use, you will need to changed HDMI cords to get them to play through the speakers. Shop around and compare before buying this. It will be worth the time!!!


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      Rawdata

      Mar 22 , 2014
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      Great sound, terrible remote control user experience

      This is a great product. However, the software for this device, and apparently all current samsung tvs and sound bars, was not designed with a user in mind. I'm connecting this new sound bar (hw-f450/za) to a samsung tv (un46c6300). You can EITHER have the sound bar turn on (not off) with your tv remote and not control the volume (anynet disabled and auto power on) OR you can control the volume and not turn on the sound bar when your tv turns on (anynet on and auto power disabled). These results ONLY work with BOTH an optical cable AND an HDMI cable connected, forcing you to have additional cables running between devices. I also have the following setup: tv: un40c6300. sound bar: Hw-c450/xaa and I can turn on and off the sound bar and control the volume with any samsung remote (dvd or tv) and I only have the optical cable connected. I've communicated several times with Samsung support and there is no way to have these two basic functions work from the same remote. I'm not sure why Samsung chose to remove this feature and force users to have multiple remotes and cables in order to use this sound bar with any of their tvs. This is a terrible user experience. I currently own 5 different samsung tvs, all over 40". Each is connected to at least one other samsung device (DVD or sound bar). I have always appreciated the way Samsung devices all worked together seamlessly. I can no longer trust that their products will work together. They are obviously being developed in silos and the teams are not talking to each other. Since this is the case, I will stop recommending Samsung products to my friends and family. I will also stop purchasing their products for my home.


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      NickPro

      Feb 12 , 2014
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      Love the Sound bar

      This is a good thing to buy when you get a new Tv this sound bar really has everything you would want


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      Scooter68

      Feb 8 , 2014
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      Much needed BOOST

      This product was a much needed boost to help the regular tv speakers. With tv's getting thinner the sound quality is sub-par just from those internal speakers. This sound bar is just what the doctor ordered and the patient is doing much better now.


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      cybercord

      Feb 2 , 2014
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      Very good Soundbar

      Purchased this 2 weeks ago and use with Samsun Smart HD TV. The size and features, though not high end, does sound fantastic. The unit was easy to set up and connect to get system working with the TV. But there are some issues that are minor and easy to get around. The provided remote works great if you use only a TV and sound bar for video and sound. Not so good with a Set Top Box. Does not control the STB for channels. So a 2nd remote is going to be needed. The provided remote is expected to be the master remote with TV function and Volume only. Ok for audio inputs only. The remote is not that functional when using a Digital Cable Box. The Digital input for the fiber connection is very tight, be careful. The Digital output from the TV cannot be controlled via the TV/STB remote. Only the TV connection, via the RF/Bluetooth can be controlled via the TV volume. I use the HDMI connection to the TV and the Anyconnect or the Digital Cable for audio in the Sound bar. This unit has multiple option and I?m sure one will work in any situation even for the most demanding.


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      Anonymous

      Jan 12 , 2014
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      Good value for price

      Bought this HW-F450 recently. Good value and used all features and connections so far. Easy setup and awesome sound. One thing to note when using Samsung TV with this in TV mode there is good amount of 30-40s of no sound until BT connection is established. It is very noticeable.


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      soultrain2833

      Jan 7 , 2014
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      Dynamic Sound

      Great product. Great Design i was able to mount on the wall. It was able to be connected very easily. This product was my first home theater purchase and i am extremely satisfied.


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      rpmccabe

      Dec 31 , 2013
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      disappointing subwoofer

      the sound bar itself is fantastic, although i am dissatisfied with the bass output of the subwoofer


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      Gort25

      Dec 26 , 2013
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      Great sound!

      I just purchased this for my Mom's UN55ES6500 and the sound is great. The instruction manual leaves ALOT to be desired....so get yer techie pals to help you get it working. So far very pleased with it's wireless performance.


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      Vman76

      Dec 24 , 2013
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      Excellent, crisp sound quality to complement my entertainment system.

      It's a perfect complement to my entertainment system in the living room. Crisp, clear quality with wonderful bass and treble enhancements! Recommend highly for entertainment enthusiasts.


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