On the upside, it does perform a bit better in the bass range than the HT-S100F thanks to the integrated subwoofer inside the bar. Hi raymv1987, that's great! Page 15 Pair the system and TV by mobile device connection (page 24). I have been using multiple other brands television audio system for my daily use untill now The Sony S200F has a fairly neutral, but slightly muddy sound profile that is better suited for dialogue-oriented content. HAVE TRIED TO CONTACT SONY TRIED WHAT THE VIRTUAL CHAT SAID TO DO STILL NO REMOTE SO I`M NOT TO HAPPY WITH MY SOUNDBAR, Hi, LEFTYGOLFER, We are sorry to hear about the issue with the remote control of your unit. I am very happy with the sound, it fills the room and makes for a great movie watching experience. Get the detailed list of specifications for the Sony HT-S200F & see which Sound Bars fit your needs. Thank you for your feedback. May return if not resolved. Everything is downmixed to stereo and doesn’t feel as real as a discrete surround experience offered by tower speakers. Thank you for letting us help assist you. We recommend downloading and installing the latest version of one of the following browsers: Our site is not optimized for your current browser. Perhaps even for an office connected to a PC, docking station or smaller TV. Connect your device easily and the soundbar easily hits its stride. After pairing it I decided to give it a whirl and see what kind of sound it would produce. Hi geekogenius, we appreciate your positive feedback. ~Ralph, HT-SF200 03/09/2020 by TTFN (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified. I've had this sound bar for a little bit and have been thoroughly impressed so far. We're glad to hear you love our Ht-s200f Soundbar. -Erin. We hope to have phone support available in the coming weeks. The back of the bar is fairly plain, with one opening for the input ports. Although the Sony HT-S200F has a fairly neutral sound profile, its bass is quite poor and doesn’t reproduce accurately the low punch and thump of bass-heavy music even though it has an integrated subwoofer. I’m thinking buy another one to my room, Hi maricasagrande, Awesome! Thre are no satellites with this soundbar. The sound disburses nicely throughout our open concept living room and kitchen. The S200F doesn’t support height channels and Atmos, which means it won’t deliver a very immersive experience. The virtual surround sound technology of this soundbar puts you right at the heart of the movies you love by emulating theater-style surround sound. You can use this soundbar to listen to voice-oriented content like podcasts, audiobooks, or TV shows. The Sony bar has a built-in subwoofer, but it doesn't give you that much more bass, unfortunately. Thank you for choosing Sony. Give your favorite shows and movies the sound they deserve with a 2.1ch soundbar and built-in subwoofer. It came in a minimal box, with all the necessary components (plugs/power). It doesn't roar with bass like other soundbars and is not connected to our main viewing room. However, just like the S100F and most Sony soundbars, the S200F has an always-on surround sound feature. Super and easy Install. The Sound quality is amazing no matter what you are putting through the sound bar. and the hdmi part for tvs that arent bluetooth capable. It has wonderful sound for being so small. However, although most other 2.1 setups don't support Atmos either, if you're looking for one that can, the Sony HT-X9000F and the Sony HT-X8500 both downmix Atmos content into stereo to play it. When listening to the Sony HT-S200F, the stereo soundstage is mediocre. was impressed with the Audio sound clarity and size and design of the product. It also supports Wi-Fi wireless playback, and you can play Dolby Digital and Dolby Digital Plus content thru its ARC port, unlike the Sony. I have a large living room that backs up to our master bedroom. But make no mistake, this is not designed for a home theater enthusiast. You can see what products we currently have for sale. HTS200F 03/06/2020 by jbaker (USA) Verified Purchaser Verified. Nice and compact. Although it technically has a sub channel, this soundbar's bass performance isn't on par with setups with a dedicated and wireless subwoofer. Contacted the sevice center but they are around 2.5 hrs from my place. My main need was to use as Bluetooth speaker for my mobile devices due to its compact size. If you want a more complete setup with a dedicated subwoofer from Sony, check out the Sony HT-S350 or the more high-end 7.1.2 Sony HT-ST5000 setup for a more immersive experience. My wife wanted to be able to hear the television while cooking and the normal TV speakers did not suffice. It was too difficult to set up; it does not work well with my 4KHD Sony Television or my 4KHdVD Sony Blu-ray player. HT-S200F Just one bar does everything Give every TV show and movie the sound it deserves from the 2.1ch soundbar with built-in subwoofer. Now I can watch movies and news while keeping the volume at a low level. etc. Small and compact with great sound, HTS200F 08/09/2020 by JackTheCat (USA) Verified Purchaser Verified. It also has more sound enhancement features. From my boyfriend... Hi HPICCA74,We apologize for the inconvenience. It was almost most plug and play! Using for a Sleep Machine with USB input. put them under the same test bench, It fits perfectly in front of the tv without obstructing the view! We're looking forward to your next purchase! It is sad that a speaker that sounds so good is SO incredibly bad. With HDMI ARC, one cable gives an easy connection for all your TV audio. A very well designed effective product providing excellent sound quality. I have been unhappy with the sound of my television speakers for a while, but I didn't want to add a number of components and speakers to my living room. Gain early access to all tests results for new products, Prices will now be listed directly in reviews and tables, Have 5 votes per product category to choose which product we’ll review next, Gain unlimited access to detailed test results in tools and results (no blurred results), Video: The 4 Best Samsung Soundbars to Buy in 2020, Having trouble deciding between two soundbars? All Mobile, Tablets & Smart Devices products. There are no satellites in this soundbar setup. -Carl, HT-SF200 16/10/2020 by Linda49 (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified. HT-SF200 29/06/2020 by Nicola1981 (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified. -Sam, HTS200F 02/06/2020 by LEFTYGOLFER (USA) Verified Purchaser Verified, I PURCHASED THIS PRODUCT ON 04/29/2020 HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO USE THIS PRODUCT YET BECAUSE THE REMOTE DOESN`T WORK . The instructions make it seem simple but it apparently got the best of me. Bluetooth is all that was needed to hook up to our smart TV and that is so amazing. Sound quality is superb. However, you have to get close to read the labels above the lights denoting the source is selected or learn the source order by heart. Just like the AmazonBasics, the Sony doesn't have a very wide or immersive soundstage. I bought this soundbar to compliment my Bravia tv. Okay for mixed usage. >Quailty I just purchased the Sony Sound Bar HT-S200F; HDMI 2.1ch Built-in Subwoofer. The soundbar enters a 'Standby' mode after 20 minutes of inactivity. The Sony HT-ST5000 is a reasonable choice for dialogue-heavy programs like TV shows. A few notes about the product itself as well. The Sony HT-S200F is a 2.1 soundbar system, which means it doesn’t have a dedicated center speaker. The Sony S200F can get decently loud. It's a fairly barebones soundbar but has an integrated subwoofer, which the HT-S100F doesn't have. I returned it in the end and bought a JVC with a sub, sound wise not quite as crisp as the sony but has a lot more body to it and you can choose your own EQ and sub volume levels, no virtual surround sound though and i will miss that from this unit as it did work. What? It doesn’t have Room Correction, so this soundbar might sound differently depending on your room. I think an average person can clearly see the difference and improvement in sound quality using this soundbar versus TV speakers. Thank you for choosing SONY! I was looking for a Soundbar to help me catch more dialogue, and this one delivers. Our music comes across really crisp and clear, however, I do wish we could add a little more bass when listening to music. Sincerely,Romeo, HT-SF200 01/01/2021 by craig68ster (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified. compared with JBL and other brands. The speakers of a flat screen TV are horrible. I love that I can bluetooth my phone to play music. Although the general audio performance of the SONY Bar seems to be reasonably adequate, the lack of a GUI (either via TV screen &/or iOS app) to accompany & confirm the Remote Control Unit selections, makes this aftermarket Model a very poor consumer choice. I am glad that you like the sound quality. Built-in Subwoofer mini Soundbar! I was pleasantly surprised that the little soundbar can produce clear quality sound! The soundbar was so easy to set up. This one fit for my family room. There is also just enough bass to get a little boom without having to have additional subs around the room. Its surround performance is better too and it supports Dolby Digital Plus and DTS via its HDMI ARC port. I've always been told to stay away from sounds bars as they couldn't produce real quality sound. The HT-S200F will be an overall better choice thanks to the extra bass, especially for the marginal price difference. It turns out that all such sources consider the Sony HT-S200F Soundbar (2018) to be the superior product. The HT-S200F will be an overall better choice thanks to the extra bass, especially for the marginal price difference. With the bluetooth it eliminated messy cables. Very neat + fits between legs of TV on the stand + I worked out to pair it with my iPhone. You can connect the bar to any device that supports Bluetooth, like a smartphone or a tablet, and enjoy any content from your device through the soundbar's 2.1 speakers. I am not technologically advanced and I was able to do it with ease with clear instructions Sony provided. Thank you for sharing this feedback and for choosing SONY! Erin. It also performs quite well at max volume and its overall build quality is decent. Glad to hear that this is what you're looking for in a soundbar. It might not enough for a crowded party, but should be alright for regular everyday use. Try different cables to verify this is not a bad set of cables. Give every TV show and movie the sound it deserves, from a 2.1ch soundbar with a built-in subwoofer. On the other hand, the Yamaha ATS-1080 has a Full HDMI In port, which the Sony lacks, and it also supports DTS. It really gave us a more cinematic feeling at home. Very convenient. You can really hear the nuances in performances, every element is clear and in its own space. Overall, I'm very satisfied with the quality of the sound that is being produced. ~Earl. I usually just deal with the sounds of the TV speakers, unless we are watching the main TV with the surround sound system. Having just a small space available under my TV I was concerned that I wouldn't be able to find a soundbar that would give me what I was looking for. Excellent! Also, it has a noticeably very low high-frequency extension. I got around this issue as you can switch off the auto standby (I wish all soundbars had this feature), stupid EU law states that after 30 mins of inactivity it should shut down, normally i wouldn't be bothered but i had it connected to an Echo dot as the speaker was much better. The subwoofer is integrated into the bar. Additionally, you’ll be able to stream content from your phone wirelessly thanks to its Bluetooth compatibility. The sound quality is top notch for such a decent price, and it reaches an pleasantly surprising incredible volume. Erin, HT-S200F 05/03/2020 by Midlifeswag1 (USA). You can also access the bass adjustment feature by pressing the 'BASS' button on the remote. It looks like JavaScript is disabled in your browser. It's a fairly barebones soundbar but has an integrated subwoofer, which the HT-S100F doesn't have. Wirelessly When using Sony TV* with the INPUT BLUETOOTH function, you can listen to sound of the TV or device that is connected to the TV by connecting the system and TV wirelessly. Lastly, I like how it automatically activates whenever the TV turns on and can switch between the different HDMI inputs without a hiccup. The Sony offers a few sound enhancement features, which the Bose Solo 5 lacks completely. We're glad that you're having an excellent time using the product. >Remote The subwoofer is embedded into the bar. The TCL is better-balanced and can get louder, although with a bit more compression artifacts. On the other hand, even with an integrated subwoofer, this soundbar can’t really produce deep bass thump and punch, which will negatively affect its performance with movies. There are no satellites in this bar setup. ~Earl. The bar is small and the bar doesn’t do any tricks to widen the soundstage. Get the detailed list of specifications for the Sony HT-S200F & see which Sound Bars fit your needs. Thank you for choosing Sony. 2.1 CH BUILT-IN SUBWOOFER MINI SOUNDBAR |HT-S200F. cinema, music etc. Therefore, the bar has a dark and muddy sound since it lacks bass and treble. -Vincent. These are practically the same bar and perform very similarly otherwise. However, when pushed to its max volume, there’s a small jump in THD across the range, but this shouldn’t be audible to most, especially with real-life content. CareersContact UsCompany InfoVoluntary Recall, SEL TERMS AND CONDITIONSSEL PRIVACY POLICYCA PRIVACY NOTICEDO NOT SELL MY PERSONAL INFORMATION. See our Dialogue/TV Shows Recommendations, LEARN ABOUT STEREO TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION, Be the first to start a discussion about Sony HT-S200F. The Sony HT-S200F is an overall better-performing soundbar than the AmazonBasics 2.1 Channel Bluetooth. Controls and mode were very easy to use and that it ARC was one of the main reasons i bought it. This sound bar was so simple to set up and connect wirelessly to our devices, and the sound is amazing! Voices still sound fairly clear and accurate, and the bar gets loud enough for most people. It was very easy to install. Great sound quality and easy assembly. Buy Sony XBR-49X800G BRAVIA XBR49X800G Series - 49" Class (2019 Model) with SONY HT-S200F 2.1 Channel Soundbar with Integrated Subwoofer Bundle: LED & LCD TVs - Amazon.com FREE DELIVERY possible on eligible purchases It lacks bass even though it has an integrated subwoofer and has trouble reproducing the deep rumble and punch of bass and has a very narrow soundstage. Thanks for choosing Sony!Erin. It says something like "that if playback has low bass etc then this will reflect in soundbar" or some twaddle. The Sony HT-S200F's main competitors are the Sony HT-S100F and the Bose Solo 5. We are sorry to hear that the soundbar did not meet your expectations, this model uses light indicators instead of a display panel. The audio reproduction of the Bose is accurate and it also provides one of the widest soundstages we've tested. It worked perfectly! Sony news in your inbox. The Sony HT-S200F is a bit better overall than the Yamaha Yamaha YAS-108/ATS-1080. It has a bit better build quality, and its sound profile delivers more bass and treble. Sound is great and links via Bluetooth to iPhone and iPad, but not to the TV - which is really why I bought the sound bar! If you are looking for some quality sound for a secondary room or bedroom I would highly recommend this product!! Thank you! HTS200F 19/07/2020 by Yofrendonna (USA) Verified Purchaser Verified. This bar would work in any room in the house. I'd been wanting a sound bar for years and finally bought this one. I will have to admit that I love the soft tap on the top of the soundbar to change levels of sound and bass as well as the sleek design. Thank you for sharing your positive feedback and for choosing Sony! Sounds Enormous, it takes less room size with small and lightweight with HDMI input. The soundbar may be small but it packs a mighty punch. It also gets louder than the Sony and performs quite better with surround content as well. Buy Sony HT-S200F 80W Stereo Soundbar featuring 2-Channel Configuration, Up to 80W of Total Power, Bluetooth Audio Streaming, S-Force PRO Surround Sound Technology, 1 x Optical-In, 1 x USB-In, HDMI ARC Audio, Optical Cable & Wall Mount Template. If you want a more complete setup with a dedicated subwoofer from Sony, check out the HT-S350 or the more high-end 7.1.2 HT-ST5000 setup for a more immersive experience. 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