Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Klipsch Creates Premium Sound Bar Line

Indianapolis, Ind. (June 5, 2019) — Klipsch®a tech-driven audio company, announcesthe debut of two new premium, easy to use sound bars that are designed with quality materials and horn-loaded technology to look and sound like the brand’s premium ReferenceTM speakers. 

The Klipsch BAR 48 and BAR 40 sound bars with wireless subwoofers are a true upgrade to television sound, enhancing movies and music with clarity and realism. The sound bars and subwoofers are made from wood like the brand’s legendary, premium loudspeaker lines to deliver impressive acoustic performances. 

The Klipsch BAR 48 is a high performance 3.1 sound bar, featuring a dedicated center channel speaker for enhanced clarity, a wireless 8” subwoofer for powerful, deep bass, and built-in surround sound processing technologies such as Dolby® Digital audio technology, Dolby® Digital Plus technology, DTS® technology and DTS®-HD technology to deliver cinematic performances. Designed to fit discreetly below the TV screen, the slim profile BAR 48 sound bar measures 48” in length and just 2.8” tall and can be wall-mounted or placed on a table. Optional SURROUND 3 speakers are easy to set up and use, turning this 3.1 sound bar into a full-fledged, dedicated 5.1 surround sound system capable of delivering Dolby® and DTS® 5.1 formats natively. BAR 48 U.S. MSRP is $499 each. Optional SURROUND 3 speakers U.S. MSRP $249/pair. 

The Klipsch BAR 40 is a 2.1 sound bar with a wireless 6.5” subwoofer, designed as an easy to set-up and use upgrade to underwhelming TV sound. The BAR 40 features legendary Klipsch acoustics, a built-in Dolby® Audio decoder and enhanced virtual surround sound modes for a cinematic experience. While it measures just 40” in length and 2.8” high so it can be added discreetly to any room, its performance allows listeners to hear every detail of their favorite shows and music. BAR 40 U.S. MSRP is $299 each. 

The Klipsch BAR 48 and BAR 40 work seamlessly with Bluetooth® wireless technology enabled devices and come with remotes to control sound and subwoofers levels independently. 

Klipsch will introduce additional sound bars with additional tech-focused enhancements in the fall of 2019.

The Klipsch BAR 48 and BAR 40 are available now at Best Buy, Crutchfield and, and will be available at other authorized retailers soon. To learn more about the Klipsch brand and its products, visit 



About Klipsch Audio

In 1946 Paul W. Klipsch, inventor, acoustics pioneer and maverick, founded Klipsch Audio with the sole purpose of bringing the power, detail and emotion of the live music experience into his living room. Through the use of highly efficient speaker designs, handcrafted cabinetry and a thirst for real engineering breakthroughs – Klipsch, the great American loudspeaker company, was born in Hope, AR. Today, our diverse range of quality audio products includes speakers and headphones for almost any consumer and professional application – including cinema, whole-house, wireless, home theater and portable offerings. Honoring our founder’s legacy, Klipsch continues to be the legendary high-performance brand of choice for audiophiles and aficionados around the world. We are the Keepers of the Sound®. “Klipsch®is a trademark of Klipsch Group, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Klipsch Group, Inc. is a VOXX International Company (NASDAQ: VOXX).
Dolby is a registered trademark of Dolby Laboratories.  

For DTS patents, see Manufactured under license from DTS Licensing Limited.  DTS, DTS-HD, the Symbol, & DTS or DTS-HD and the Symbol together are registered trademarks of DTS, Inc. © DTS, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

The Bluetooth®word mark is a registered trademark owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such mark by Klipsch Group, Inc. is under license.