Boston Acoustics Expands SoundWare Line


Peabody, Mass. -- Boston Acoustics is expanding its SoundWare speaker line with the $799-suggested 5.1 SoundWare S Home Theater Speaker System, which features five polyhedron-shaped molded-cabinet satellite speakers and a compact subwoofer.

It joins the SoundWare XS 5.1 system, which is similarly styled, but the new system delivers slightly larger speakers, more detailed dynamics and higher output, the company said.


All satellite speakers in the brand's 5.1 and 2.1 SoundWare speaker packages are two-way satellites with molded polyhedron-shaped cabinets. Their shape allows for multiple placement options, including on a shelf, on a wall, in a corner, and where the ceiling and wall meet.

 The SoundWare S is available only in high-gloss black, but color options are available for select other SoundWare models.

The full SoundWare lineup now consists of the new $799 SoundWare S (black), $499 SoundWare XS 5.1 system (black or white), $599 SoundWare XS Special Edition (black), $399 SoundWare XS 2.1 system (black), and the $99-each SoundWare satellite, available in black, white, silver or espresso.

In the SoundWare S system, the satellites are less than 4-inches-square in size. The system's compact subwoofer features 10-inch driver with 200-watt amplification. To expand the SoundWare S into a 6.1- or 7.1-channel system, Boston Acoustics offers the optional SoundWare S Special Edition satellite speaker available at $$89 each.

 All SoundWare satellites feature stealth articulating mounting brackets, enabling them to be hung flush on a wall while allowing them to be angled towards the main listening area. The powered subs feature patented BassTrac circuitry, said to deliver undistorted bass at all listening levels. The subs feature speaker-level inputs and outputs and a line-level out.


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