An HDMI pass-through feature reduces the need to connect multiple cables to the soundbar, while also allowing you to play content from various sources without altering or editing the quality. Sure, most receivers come with an HDMI pass-through feature, but what if you just want to buy a soundbar and connect multiple sources to it? That’s when a soundbar with HDMI pass-through comes to the rescue.
The JBL SB450 Powerful Ultra-HD Wireless Soundbar doesn’t just support HDMI passthrough with its three HDMI ports but also supports 4K resolution.
Allowing you to enjoy multiple 4K sources accompanied by powerful sound via the soundbar on your TV. Additional features like Clear Dialogue and Voice Enhancement features further improve on voice clarity. The soundbar’s Bluetooth connectivity enables it to also pair with your smartphone, allowing you to enjoy content on your smartphone via the powerful soundbar.
This HDMI passthrough enabled soundbar comes with a wireless subwoofer. The feature lets you place the subwoofer anywhere in the room without worrying about wires running across the room. Besides the wireless subwoofer, another convenient feature worth mentioning is the Alexa Voice Control. Yes, you can control the soundbar features via your voice. Simply command Alexa to change volume level or even switch modes without having to fiddle with the remote control. Finally, it also has Bluetooth connectivity, so you can pair an additional device with the soundbar if needed.
The Sony HT-Z9F Cinematic is a 3.1 channel soundbar with HDMI passthrough support. This means, you essentially get a centre channel integrated into the soundbar besides the left and right channels along with the separate subwoofer for bass. This soundbar also works with voice assistants like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, letting you conveniently control the soundbar via your voice. This is a premium offering from Sony, that supports and comes certified with Dolby Atmos technology. Dolby Atmos technology delivers an ultra-immersive surround sound experience by realistically depicting sounds coming from overhead as well.
The JBL Bar 2.1 Soundbar is a simple, sleek soundbar with HDMI passthrough support. While being sleek, the wireless subwoofer houses a respectable, 6.5-inch driver for deep bass. Rated at 300 watts RMS, the soundbar is ideal for a small or medium-sized area (150-200 sq ft). It also works with your TV’s remote control, making it super convenient for you to alter the volume or settings without having to switch between two remotes. Finally, this one also has Bluetooth support, so you conveniently connect your smartphone or laptop with the soundbar wirelessly.