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BUYING GUIDE SOUND BARS S ound bars are a simple, space- saving way to add clearer dialogue and riveting sound eects to your viewing experience. They Rt neatly in your TV setup, and theyre easy to install and use. So how do you Rnd the right one? Start with these three simple questions to narrow down your choices. BY JEFF MILLER Stand or wall placement? Where you place your sound bar depends on where your TV is. If it's wall-mounted, you may want a wall-mountable bar to match. Many have keyhole slots or include hardware for easy mounting under your TV. If you're placing the sound bar on a stand or cabinet, make sure you have enough room for it. Also, check the bar's height and measure the distance between the bottom of your TV and your stand - you don't want the bar to block part of the screen. 1 Many sound bars, like the Sony HT-ST9 shown here and above, can either be mounted on the wall or placed on a cabinet or stand. Need more advice? Check out our online buying guide: crutchReld.com/SBBG Sony HT-ST9 7.1-channel sound bar with wireless subwoofer #158HTST9 $1499.99 Sale price $1199.99 Valid 1/17/16 through 1/30/16 3 Sound bar SHOPPING TIPS FOR FINDING THE RIGHT 30 Free lifetime tech support on everything you buy from us. See crutchReld.com/tech

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