I forgot to review this… - Sonos Arc Soundbar Review

30 sept. 2020
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Soundbars have pretty much replaced the ol' "home theater in a box" solution, but in my experience don't offer a high fidelity sonic experience...until now? The Sonos Arc is the first soundbar that I've been impressed enough with to actually install in my living rooom. Now, should I get the subwoofer?
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Commentaires
  • LTT has gone down hill since shoving ads and merch store down your throat

    Daniel GriffithsDaniel GriffithsIl y a jour
  • I didn’t that way you reviewed. It’s like Indian movie style.Too much talking for a little thing.Please next time, be straight to the main points instead of blah blah

    John ShujonJohn ShujonIl y a 2 jours
  • „Outstanding for the ability not to stand out“ See what you did there

    L VinoL VinoIl y a 3 jours
  • I got one and it's great!

    DavidDavidIl y a 5 jours
  • I thought the sub was a PC until you showed it 🤣

    Einfach Fredhaft GamingEinfach Fredhaft GamingIl y a 6 jours
  • that sounding bar looks a little too big. didn't it hurt?

    klystron2010klystron2010Il y a 8 jours
  • The Sonos Arc is admittedly an excellent sounding soundbar, but it completely ignores the fact that not every TV has eARC. Sonos just couldn't add two HDMI inputs to these! As a result, if you ""only"" have a TV with ARC, you will never be able to enjoy full Dolby TrueHD audio from your blu-ray discs. For a little less, there are many other compelling options like the Vizio Elevate, Samsung Q950T and the Nakamichi Shockwafe. I've been doing some research on Dolby Atmos soundbars as I'm looking to upgrade from my 2yo Samsung. Thought my research might also be useful to others here as it includes the Sonos Arc and other popular soundbars from Samsung, Vizio, JBL and Nakamichi. So if you are looking for a spec comparison between all these top-tier soundbars, this might be useful docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1kLu3DDUiKWA2pus3voGQNrq4bzRC1nl5hbS39SAyoy0/edit#gid=0

    Pradeep RaviPradeep RaviIl y a 9 jours
  • 2 month wait now

    Paul BluntPaul BluntIl y a 9 jours
  • Can u do a best home theatre setup video

    Darvesh DhillonDarvesh DhillonIl y a 10 jours
  • The Sonos connect and Connect Amp where not a bad price at all. They are basically a decent DAC and streamer product for your analogue traditional hifi. At there price point they were exceptionally good.

    Tom KrupaTom KrupaIl y a 10 jours
  • Opinion on The Samsung HW-Q950T Flagship? It got released with a wopping start price at $1800 In Denmark it already sells at a price of $1100 (as a black friday catch). But I wonder if it due to the flagship selling bad?

    Valentino DevincyValentino DevincyIl y a 11 jours
  • How does it compare to the other Sonos Soundbars? Is it worth upgrading from the Sonos Beam?

    Brian ReddingBrian ReddingIl y a 12 jours
  • 6:35, does anyone know what phone is that? Could it be the Redmi K20 pro?

    That Other GuyThat Other GuyIl y a 13 jours
  • 0:48 When Linus code offers 10% discount but the code on the website gives 15% off 😁😂👌

    balexandrebalexandreIl y a 20 jours
  • your red tv stand is ugly. And get a new interior designer.

    **Il y a 21 jour
  • I'm in the market for a new soundbar, had a look at a few so far and personally found the Sonos Arc abit underwhelming in clarity in the retail store, it isn't bad but I was expecting more for its price (AU$1399), Harmon Kardon Citation series bars seem to be better in my opinion but I'm holding out for the new Klipsch Cinema bars to see if there any better.

    Travis HelmTravis HelmIl y a 22 jours
  • In video ads are ruining a great channel.

    BigshotBigshotIl y a 23 jours
  • TV speakers suck because manufacturers hate us. They could put sound bar speakers in the same plastic with their TV screens. They fit. I put soundbar drivers in the bottom of my 24" Vizio TV. They fit and it works. The audio processor of the TV wasn't built to drive the (very slightly) larger speakers so it still doesn't sound great but it proves that size isn't an excuse. The bottoms of most TVs are still thick enough to take the average driver that comes in a sound bar. They could even charge us what they would charge for a TV and a soundbar or even more. They don't because they want us to suffer through the first world problems of having another thing with a power and input cable to either A; look at and be sad, or B; hassle with hiding. They want us to have to unbox another thing and deal with all the Styrofoam and warranty / instruction booklets and enough plastic bags to choke out ALL the sea turtles. They hate us. They hate the turtles they hate the world.

    Thomas KinkadeThomas KinkadeIl y a 23 jours
  • I love my sonos arc, worth every penny in my opinion, and that i havent bought the sub or the surround sound sono one sl, and forget about it when i put a 4k movie it was awesome loud and very detail of every little sound

    Soldier_216Soldier_216Il y a 24 jours
  • Lol what’s all these stupid adverts thrown in 😂😂 reminds me of the Truman show 😂😂😂

    Gary AlcornGary AlcornIl y a 24 jours
  • I have the Arc, it sounds great without the Sub or any surrounds. But I regret buying it because it doesn’t support DTS, which for me is a major omission.

    Murray SampsonMurray SampsonIl y a 27 jours
  • I don't think that's what they said.

    Jose SaavedraJose SaavedraIl y a mois
  • literally the only review I've watched from start to finish. just great!

    HamishHamishIl y a mois
  • They are sold out people till like Xmas...at least... it’s that’s good ... heads up

    Neil DavisNeil DavisIl y a mois
    • I’ve been trying to get one for months now lol

      Cinnamon SavageCinnamon SavageIl y a 28 jours
  • You’re doing this all wrong

    Paul ElliottPaul ElliottIl y a mois
  • you should review that rug, cuz it looks like a rug that doesnt suck

    lolthispoopslolthispoopsIl y a mois
  • just ordered one with 20% off

    Yong LiuYong LiuIl y a mois
  • He watches other reviews to form his opinion

    BoB The Movie GuyBoB The Movie GuyIl y a mois
  • Love the ARC But hate my Samsung QLED TV (Q90R- flagship) as Samsung was supposed to update to eArc and as usual never did. But I understand there is a workaround called a HD Fury Arcana. Love SONOS ARC!! Thanks for your review!

    Ira AlbucherIra AlbucherIl y a mois
  • I am between sonos arc +sub+ rear speakers and Ambeo Sennheiser..i really like to know your opinion😁

    madpwnzmadpwnzIl y a mois
  • Sonos Arc vs Bose 700... which one do you recommend .....

    Jackson FernandoJackson FernandoIl y a mois
  • Don’t do it guys. Go on Amazon and spend 500 and get something better 😂

    i'll name this field lateri'll name this field laterIl y a mois
  • What IS the best bang for your buck Dolby Atmos sound bar?

    Tyson EdwardsTyson EdwardsIl y a mois
  • Next review the new atari!!!

    Creatively CraftedCreatively CraftedIl y a mois
  • Still. If you want good sound you buy good speakers. Period

    GlaubwuerdigkeitGlaubwuerdigkeitIl y a mois
  • You should try Samsung HW-Q90R..😉

    Miniman's videosMiniman's videosIl y a mois
  • Changed my speakers from a 3.0 setup (2 floorstanding speakers + center) to a Teufel soundbar... Which is basically a floorstanding speaker rotated 90 degrees. And sound is phenomenal for both setups. Because of space the Teufel will stay. But the sound was a little more to my liking from the soundbar, which surprised me!

    TharealmbTharealmbIl y a mois
  • waste of money.

    Scott BryantScott BryantIl y a mois
  • No Sub at that price and no rear or side speakers... hmmm i’ll pass

    ps3dubbsps3dubbsIl y a mois
  • Still not worth the price. $1800 for full 5.1 is just stupid. Buddy of mine has the JBL and i dont think anything is needed more than that and much more less and more hdmi

    Brad RacineBrad RacineIl y a mois
  • would be nice if you can do a review about the LG gx soundbar in comparison with the sonos arc. I don't see any reviews about it on the internet.

    WaylonWaylonIl y a mois
  • Trash I returned it

    Lane CoolyLane CoolyIl y a mois
    • Cool. Were you using eArc, the rears and subs or just hooking it up to optical and hoping for the best? What were your sources? Thanks!

      Gian CassiniGian CassiniIl y a mois
  • 8:23 that was very dragged, you should've just said "im getting a call right now, A CALL FROM OUR SPONSOR!!".

    Ahmed YousifAhmed YousifIl y a mois
  • i wonder if i ever reach that level when i see 800 dollars soundbar and think "Yeah why not"

    Satrio ArifSatrio ArifIl y a mois
  • i just got this instaled in my house please see this

    Bryce PhillipsBryce PhillipsIl y a mois
  • I'm happy with the 150 I spent on on regular samsung 3.1 bar 340 watt and rear speaker set up...way cheaper than 500 1000 just for atmos where regular home theater is supposed better

    C OrtC OrtIl y a mois
  • 4:28 So anyone know what video is playing on the TV?

    ZombieHunter0802ZombieHunter0802Il y a mois
  • anyone else notice that in the captions it’s saying “HTMI” instead of “HDMI” just thought it was funny.

    Diego PerezDiego PerezIl y a mois
  • That final segway got me good.

    António RosaAntónio RosaIl y a mois
  • i bought the creative stage 160W with subwoofer off amazon for about 90 bucks and it works really really well.

    DanielDanielIl y a mois
    • sure it's not the best system out there, but compared to the tv speakers its worlds apart. you hear all the bass and rumbeling in those weird saturday night crime shows, works as a bluetooth speaker altho the connection range is limited. but hey 90 bucks

      DanielDanielIl y a mois
  • Sonos is still only proposing smb1 for NAS support, without mentioning the security risk...

    ErpofErpofIl y a mois
  • Why didn't you consider the SONY WF-1000XM3, which are in the top tier of noise-cancelling Earphones?

    Mehdi_FRMehdi_FRIl y a mois
  • LG SN11RG vs Sonos Arc+sub+play5's. What do you think? I am moving from Sonos Playbar+Sub(2nd)+2Play5's(2nd). I ordered the LG primarily because of the DTS decoding since ei have a hundreds of BRD's that have DTS only choices for surround. A qualified opinion would be greatly appreciated.

    Timothy SagehornTimothy SagehornIl y a mois
  • I thought Sonos was going under?

    Niles Peter ClemensNiles Peter ClemensIl y a mois
    • Source? Googled "sonos going out of business" and all I could find was a bunch of "what if" posts. Thanks!

      Gian CassiniGian CassiniIl y a mois
  • Linus' living room probably worth a few million dollars as the most important showroom in the world.

    LouisChiakiLouisChiakiIl y a mois
    • Most of this video's are review units. They have to be sent back

      Elmer AElmer AIl y a mois
  • Please review jbl 9.1 also

    NordLysNordLysIl y a mois
  • Have you ever thought about trying a Passive sound bar?

    Keith RyonKeith RyonIl y a mois
  • My subwoofer is on the way but I'm still on a wait list for the ARC

    David McNellyDavid McNellyIl y a mois
    • damn I guess I truly got lucky i was able to get a sonos arc white open box because the manager at best buy wanted the black one I got it open box got 679.00 he return it for the black one and I was able to get the subwoofer black open box got 599.00 instead of 699.00. and I got one of the sonos sl speakers white open for 149.00 instead of the 179.00 the only one I bought full price was one of the sonos sl at 179.00.

      Ernesto HernandezErnesto HernandezIl y a mois
  • Who else came from r/sonos

    SEBASTIAN LazoSEBASTIAN LazoIl y a mois
  • Would the Sonos Arc produce too much bass in a townhouse? Does anyone use this in a townhouse? I'd love to hear your thoughts or experience. Thanks!

    Sean MeadowsSean MeadowsIl y a mois
  • These soundbar is not compatible to samsung tv

    deathward990deathward990Il y a mois
  • I am tempted by the aesthetics, the practicality and the apparent ease of use... BUT... there appear to be a few complaints about i) tinny sibilant highs and ii) bass that sounds bad. Quite a few reviews have picked up on (i) especially. Here is the sonos thread with users complaining about (i): en.community.sonos.com/home-theater-228993/sonos-arc-metallic-sound-6843110 and here is the thread with complaints about the bass (ii): en.community.sonos.com/home-theater-228993/sonos-arc-muddy-bottoming-out-bass-6842379?sort=dateline.desc#comments

    Yiannis KouropalatisYiannis KouropalatisIl y a mois
  • I’m sold. Buying the white one- appreciate the simplicity of design and great to hear the quality wasn’t compromised.

    Frank FloresFrank FloresIl y a mois
  • I ordered one of these a week ago. Thrilled and relieved to hear you enjoyed it so much!! Can’t wait to get mine

    BobbyBev95BobbyBev95Il y a mois
  • Why are you shouting

    VJBangVJBangIl y a mois
  • $800 lmfao what are they smoking?

    DFA BadmintonDFA BadmintonIl y a mois
  • "A soundbar that doesn't suck" bruh i know of some soundbars that are EXTREMELY good especially since you couldn't build a traditional sound system for the same price. Also the JBL 5.1 is garbage da faq?

    Micheal RobinsonMicheal RobinsonIl y a mois
  • I'm confused in regards to what I'm reading about having a tv with an EARC port of just the standard ARC port. Did your Tv have an EARC HDMI?

    rick trick tIl y a mois
  • No rug on earth stays in place with a wooden floor and dogs hahaha

    jazzmickge1jazzmickge1Il y a mois
  • Been looking at this sound bar a lot since it came out, BUT the very fact it only has 1 HDMI connection is a huge put off for me. Since my TV doesn’t have Dolby Atmos pass through, I need a way to connect my UHD player direct to whatever sound bar I have. Unfortunately I guess this isn’t gonna be any good for me.

    cowboy10ukcowboy10ukIl y a mois
  • I gave the Sonos S2 app a 2-star rating because I need a PIN code on the paid services in the app. When I'm not at home, listening to my Spotify music and someone's at my home using my app to listen to music on my Sonos system, my Spotify music pauses because the Spotify license only allows one playback at a time. Very unpleasant! A simple PIN code for using the services (like Spotify) or log in using the Sonos credentials to use the connected services would solve this problem. But no, am I the only one with this problem?

    FE59FE59FE59FE59Il y a mois
  • LMG I love your content, have been on it for over a decade now. I know you want to promote merch and other things on your videos with shameless plugs ( I rather enjoy them at times) , but sometimes it pulls the audience off from the content you are trying to offer and disrupts the flow of the video. I noticed this at @7:44. It would be great if you can keep up promos, without compromising the flow of the video.

    Mehul TanwarMehul TanwarIl y a mois
  • The whole comparability thing really pisses me off. I also like a soundbar that includes bluetooth and sonos really really really doesn't want anything to do with that for some reason so ... no more sonos gear for me.

    oneguycodingoneguycodingIl y a mois
  • Don't know about the sub but you should definitely get a pair of Sonos One to make it a 5.0 system. You are gonna feel the no brainer. Like this coment to make lynus aware of what he is missing if you agree

    Robert LucasRobert LucasIl y a mois
  • GO FIX YOUR FALSE INFO ON DRIVE SAVERS STEALING CREDIT FROM IPADREHAB!!!

    Ned HinelineNed HinelineIl y a mois
  • @4:30 I demand more information on what I am watching xD

    Forza NinetailsForza NinetailsIl y a mois
  • This is a list of parts for my first ever PC build, any suggestions/advice or feedback would truly help me tremendously. Thank you. CPU-Intel i9-10900k, CPU Cooler-Noctua NH-D15 Chromax.Black, Motherboard-Asus ROG MAXIMUS XII HERO(Wi-Fi) LGA 1200, Memory-Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro(4 sticks of 16GB each), GPU-Trying to get literally any 3080 but preferably not one of the worse custom cards, Case-Phanteks Eclipse P500A Digital RGB Mid Tower, PSU-Corsair 850W 80+ Titanium Fully Modular ATX and Monitor-Asus ROG Swift PG258Q 24.5” 1920x1080 Hz Monitor

    Matthew ImbroscianoMatthew ImbroscianoIl y a mois
  • samsung q90r?

    lzylzyIl y a mois
  • I’m honestly surprised you didn’t bring up the fact that Sonos continues to not support DTS decoding on their soundbars. It’s kind of a big deal for people with Blu-ray collections as the vast majority of Blu-rays that don’t have an object-based surround sound track use DTS-HD Master Audio instead of Dolby TrueHD, meaning that the audio has to be converted into a DD signal if you want to get surround sound with your Sonos surround setup.

    MysteryMiiMysteryMiiIl y a 2 mois
  • can you compare the Sonos to one of the cheaper LG sound bars?

    Luca BanLuca BanIl y a 2 mois
  • JBL 9.1 seems to be a much much better value.

    Chris CopelandChris CopelandIl y a 2 mois
  • I went from a large home theater setup to a simple soundbar because I was tired of the speakers being in the way. We are currently decluttering and realized how much space the speakers and such took up for something we hardly used.

    JasonJasonIl y a 2 mois
  • 2:39 is crazy

    IcouldnotgetausernameIcouldnotgetausernameIl y a 2 mois
  • tip: do not get the jbl 5.1 and 9.1 with loose surround speaker. they are shit and the surround speakers crackle a lot because of there horrible bluetooth. they might look good on paper but trust me. it's a waste

    Sebastiaan van BloklandSebastiaan van BloklandIl y a 2 mois
    • I actually just started experiencing the crackle myself when playing music. Sonos arc it is.

      thizzle91thizzle91Il y a 2 mois
  • I suspect almost anyone in the audio business makes better sounding kit than Sonos and offers better service

    rupert millerrupert millerIl y a 2 mois
  • Either previous setup was terrible, or your hearing has been damaged over using airpods xD

    PlopPlopIl y a 2 mois
  • frworld.info/net/vid-o/lo-bhaqsw6e8qp4

    Manuvjeet Singh K.Manuvjeet Singh K.Il y a 2 mois
  • No dts support :( NO BUY!!!!

    Touching EvilTouching EvilIl y a 2 mois
  • Can you review the Roku soundbar?

    A. F.A. F.Il y a 2 mois
  • Your supposed to lay down the sub and put your junk in that slot, so you can really embrace the sonos experience.

    William JaroszWilliam JaroszIl y a 2 mois
  • FYI the sonos sound bar adjust automatically based on the size of the room. Also why not just use optical cable instead, so you dont lose your ports?

    William JaroszWilliam JaroszIl y a 2 mois
    • 0:19 Great information Tips I puchased 3dsert-blog recently starting to get first proffits

      hoiy vinosahoiy vinosaIl y a 2 mois
  • I have the playbar with the 2 back speakers and they are really good.

    William JaroszWilliam JaroszIl y a 2 mois
  • Can you review the JBL BAR 9.1 sound bar? All the other reviews on youtube suck

    MikeSKMikeSKIl y a 2 mois
  • Linus can you plz build me a PC I really want one but I don’t have money

    youseff shihadehyouseff shihadehIl y a 2 mois
  • Klipsch powered R-51PM speakers for ~$350 will put any sound bar to shame.

    constantin58constantin58Il y a 2 mois
  • $800 for a fucking sound bar! 20 year old Japanese amp or receiver - $80 20 year old hifi speakers - $80 Result... lovely sound for $160! You can plug in a decent aerial for great radio and even a record deck. My old NAD also has optical in and full remote control. You cannot buy a sound bar that sounds as good.

    OldbatwitOldbatwitIl y a 2 mois
  • whats the clip at 4:40?

    Adam SterdamAdam SterdamIl y a 2 mois
  • 0:44 This is all such great and genuine advice I started to earn 3k monthly thanx to 3dsert-blog technology

    Дмитрий ФомаловДмитрий ФомаловIl y a 2 mois
  • 0:46 @Tarot of My Life Good luck on your venture. Vlogging or Blogging is a great idea. I dont know anything about the hosting domain etc. What I did - is, I contacted 3dsert and they installed the whole system for me. So for me it is like a push a button and receive blogging proffits

    Алина МороженоваАлина МороженоваIl y a 2 mois
  • 0:7 Great information! Thank you. I only had 1000$ - this is because I installed 3dserts, but before it was nothing

    Саша ШляпикСаша ШляпикIl y a 2 mois
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