VIZIO is First to Market With a True 5.1 Channel Soundbar Home Theater System With Multi-Point HD Wireless Audio

-- Expanding on the successful line of VIZIO HD Soundbars, new models with HD Wireless Audio Technology deliver exceptional audio performance, connectivity and convenience

-- Wireless HD Audio technology brings multi-point wireless connectivity between Soundbars, subwoofers and headphones

-- Two new home theater Soundbars are perfectly sized for 32 inch or 42 inch class flat panel HDTVs and includes stand or wall mount options

-- Exceptional audio performance comes from class-leading speaker driver technology coupled with digital processing technologies from SRS, including TruSurround HD, StudioSound HD and TruVolume

Jun 22, 2010, 08:20 ET from VIZIO, Inc.

IRVINE, Calif. and NEW YORK, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- VIZIO, America's HDTV and Consumer Electronics Company, announced today the expansion of its VIZIO HD Audio Eco-System through a new range of Wireless HD Audio products, which includes Home Theater Soundbars with wireless subwoofers and wireless home theater headphones. The VHT210 32" Home Theater Soundbar with Wireless Subwoofer and the VHT510 40" Home Theater Soundbar with Wireless Subwoofer delivers big home theater sound in a sleek design with advanced surround sound technology. Both can be connected wirelessly to the VHP100 Wireless Home Theater Headphones, which deliver premium audio performance with active noise cancellation in a comfortable over-the-ear design.





The expanding array of VIZIO wireless audio devices utilizing Wireless HD Audio technology enables consumers to enjoy audio from almost anywhere in the home. For example, using the Wireless Home Theater Headphones, users can watch movies with full surround sound, without disturbing neighbors or others in the home, or enjoy their tunes from another room with proper set up. With Wireless HD Audio built-in to the Soundbar, the wireless subwoofer can be placed anywhere in the home theater up to 60 feet away, under optimal conditions, from the Soundbar without running wires across the living room.

"More and more consumers are buying Soundbars instead of typical home theater systems to use with their flat panel TVs," said John Schindler, VP Product Planning.  "For the first time, consumers can now enjoy true 5.1 channel audio performance in a flat panel friendly Soundbar with multi-point wireless audio technology."

VHT210 Soundbar with Wireless Subwoofer

With a sleek design perfectly matched for smaller-sized flat panel TVs, this 32" Soundbar also connects wirelessly to its subwoofer, with a range of up to 60 feet, and also works with other VIZIO Wireless HD Audio products.  Exceptional audio performance is produced by the Soundbar with dual 2.75" drivers and .75" tweeters that deliver left right and center channels, all enhanced with SRS Studio Sound HD™ for an immersive surround sound experience and SRS TruVolume™ technology that eliminates sharp jumps in volume with channel and program changes.

With easy-to-configure table-standing or wall-mounting options and audio inputs including digital audio optical (S/PIDIF) and analog stereo (RCA), the VHT210 is an easy fit and a great performer in any home theater. The VHT210 will be available in Q3 at an MSRP of $299.99.

VHT510 Soundbar with Wireless Subwoofer and Surround Speakers

For the ultimate home theater surround sound experience, the 40" VHT510 Soundbar is ideal for HDTVs that are 40" or larger and also includes a wireless subwoofer and rear surround speakers that utilize Wireless HD Audio technology. This premium surround sound system supports Dolby Digital®, DTS, SRS CircleCinema HD(TM) and SRS TruVolume(TM) for a truly immersive audio experience.

In addition to a digital S/PDIF input, two analog stereo RCA inputs are provided. A remote control selects inputs, playback formats and volume.  The VHT510 will be available in Q3 at an MSRP of $399.99.

VHP100 Wireless Home Theater Headphones

With a comfortable over-the-ear design and high-definition audio through high performance 40mm drivers, VIZIO's Wireless Home Theater Headphones let you crank up the sound for a fully immersive audio experience. Pairing with VIZIO's 2.1 and 5.1 channel home theater Soundbars is easy and automatic with built-in Wireless HD Audio support. Its wireless base station accepts SPDIF and RCA inputs, as well as RCA audio outputs for use with legacy Soundbars and Home Theater systems.

Active noise cancellation provides maximum audio enjoyment in environments with high ambient sound levels, such as on airplanes or automobiles using the built-in 3.5mm audio jack. The rechargeable headphones fuel up by simply placing them on the base station, and features automatic power-saving mode to extend battery life. Complete with a USB charger and an accompanying travel case, these headphones are also ideal for home theater on-the-go. Available in Q4, MSRP will be $299.99.


VIZIO, Inc., "Where Vision Meets Value," headquartered in Irvine, California, is America's HDTV and Consumer Electronics Company. In 2007, VIZIO skyrocketed to the top by becoming the #1 selling brand of flat panel HDTVs in North America and became the first American brand in over a decade to lead in U.S. TV sales. Since 2007 VIZIO HDTV shipments remain in the TOP ranks in the U.S. and was #1 for the total year in 2009.  VIZIO is committed to bringing feature-rich consumer electronics to market at a value through practical innovation. VIZIO offers a broad range of award winning consumer electronics. VIZIO's products are found at Costco Wholesale, Sam's Club, Walmart, Target, BJ's Wholesale, and other retailers nationwide along with authorized online partners. VIZIO has won numerous awards including a #1 ranking in the Inc. 500 for Top Companies in Computers and Electronics, Fast Company's 6th Most Innovative CE Company of 2009, and made the lists of Ad Age's Hottest Brands, Good Housekeeping's Best Big-Screens, CNET's Top 10 Holiday Gifts and PC World's Best Buy among others. For more information, please call 888-VIZIOCE or visit on the web at

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