Samsung HW-M550 340W 3.1-Channel Soundbar System

Samsung HW-M550 340W 3.1-Channel Soundbar System

Samsung HW-M550 340W 3.1-Channel Soundbar System

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Product Highlights

  • 3.1-Channel Configuration
  • Up to 340W of Total Power
  • Bluetooth Audio Streaming
  • External Wireless Subwoofer
  • HDMI, Optical, Micro-USB, 1/8" In
  • HDMI Out
  • High-Resolution Audio Playback
  • Includes Wall Mount Bracket
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Samsung HW-M550/ZA overview

  • 1Description

Enjoy wireless audio streaming with the Samsung HW-M550 340W 3.1-Channel Soundbar System. This system delivers up to 340W of total power and includes an external wireless subwoofer. HDMI, optical, and micro-USB inputs provide digital connection for high-resolution video and audio; an 1/8" audio input is also onboard for legacy devices like MP3 players. Bluetooth connectivity is built into the soundbar for wireless audio streaming from devices like smartphones and tablets. Additionally, this soundbar is compatible with Dolby Digital and DTS processing.

Never Miss a Word
Experience clear dialogue with the dedicated center channel.
Designed for Enhanced Sound
Tested and tuned at Samsung's California Audio Lab, audio engineers applied transduction and computer modeling to help the soundbar system achieve balanced, room-filling sound.
Wireless Active Subwoofer
Feel the action of your favorite movies, shows, and sports with enhanced bass.
Surround Sound Expansion
The Surround Sound Expansion feature is designed to add depth and bring a new dimension to your media to help provide a realistic and immersive audio experience.
Dolby Digital and DTS
Advanced audio processing from Dolby Digital and DTS formats are designed to help create a cinematic digital audio experience.
Bluetooth
Connect wirelessly for one-touch control of your soundbar from Bluetooth-compatible devices. Simply select the soundbar for pairing and power it on automatically for a seamless home entertainment experience. You can also opt to connect the soundbar to your compatible Samsung TV via Bluetooth to further eliminate wire clutter.
HDMI Connectivity
Enjoy high-resolution video and audio transmitted over a single cable.
One Remote for Your Samsung TV and Soundbar
The soundbar system can be controlled from select 2017 Samsung TV remote controls.
Ready for Wireless Surround Sound
Expand your surround system by adding the optional SWA-8500S Wireless Speaker Kit.
Additional Features
  • ENERGY STAR certified
  • Anynet+ HDMI CEC
  • Crystal amplifier
  • Five DSP modes: Standard, Music, Clear Voice, Sports, Movie
  • 3D video pass-through
  • Auto Power Link
  • Bluetooth Power On
  • Supports playback of LPCM 2-channel, Dolby Audio, Dolby Digital, & DTS
UPC: 887276202044
In the Box
Samsung HW-M550 340W 3.1-Channel Soundbar System
  • Remote Control
  • 2 x AA Batteries
  • Optical Cable
  • Soundbar Wall Mount Bracket
  • Soundbar AC/DC Adapter
  • Soundbar Power Cord
  • Subwoofer Power Cord
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    • 1Description

    Samsung HW-M550/ZA specs

    System
    Configuration 3.1-channel
    Number of Drivers Soundbar: 6
    Power Output Total: 340 W
    Soundbar: 6 x 30 W
    Subwoofer: 160 W
    Audio Processing Dolby 5.1
    DTS 2-channel
    Frequency Response 40 Hz to 20 kHz
    Subwoofer Driver 7" / 17.78 cm
    Speaker Design Subwoofer: Sealed
    Connectivity
    Bluetooth Yes
    Input 1 x HDMI
    1 x optical TOSLINK
    1 x micro-USB
    1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm aux
    Output 1 x HDMI
    Supported File Formats MP3: 16 to 48 kHz, 80 to 320 kbps
    WMA: 16 to 48 kHz, 56 to 128 kbps
    AAC: 16 to 96 kHz, 48 to 320 kbps
    AAC-LC: 16 to 96 kHz, 128 to 195 kbps; 5.1-channel 320 kbps
    HE-AAC: 24 to 96 kHz, 48 to 64 kbps; 5.1-channel 160 kbps
    OGG: 16 to 48 kHz, 50 to 500 kbps
    FLAC: 16 to 96 kHz, up to 3000 kbps
    WAV: 16 to 48 kHz, up to 3000 kbps
    USB Power 5 V, 0.5 A
    General
    Operating Temperature 41 to 95°F / 5 to 35°C
    Operating Humidity 10 to 75%
    Power Requirements 100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
    Power Consumption (Active) Soundbar: 25 W
    Subwoofer: 28 W
    Power Consumption (Standby) Soundbar, Subwoofer: 0.45 W
    Dimensions (W x H x D) Soundbar: 39.78 x 2.8 x 3.44" (101.04 x 7.11 x 8.74 cm)
    Subwoofer: 7.87 x 15.43 x 13.78" (19.99 x 39.19 x 35 cm)
    Weight Soundbar: 5.73 lb (2.6 kg)
    Subwoofer: 15.87 lb (7.2 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 28.5 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 41.5 x 22.0 x 10.0"

    Samsung HW-M550/ZA reviews

    HW-M550 340W 3.1-Channel Soundbar System is rated 3.5 out of 5 by 29.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this thing! This soundbar is the perfect thing I needed for a projector setup! It works great, sounds amazing, and, my favorite words, 'The Price is Right.' Now I did notice something with this item and I'm unsure if its me or if all soundbars do this, but there is a 1/2 to 1 second delay between the sound coming from the soundbar and the TV (for example, with no soundbar connected to a TV/Projector, the sound is on point with the picture, where as if the soundbar is connected to the TV/Projector, then there is a slight delay between the sound and the picture). Is this normal for most soundbars to do this type of thing?
    Date published: 2018-05-27
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from It's a solid performer with both pros and cons To be quick, this sound bar is solid for the price. Of course if you get the Atmos one, you'll get much better sound and bass, but again, if you go cheaper, you'll hear the difference. This is a middle of the road, high value unit. The sound and volume are great, and bass can be adjusted. It's not your local XD earth shaking bass, but contrary to some here, the bass is decent. The look is sleek, and the connection via BT was easy and has maintained. Using it with a 65" Q7 and 4K Blue Ray player. Performance is everything I want it to be. I would definitely recommend this unit, especially if you want a great soundbar without going over $500.
    Date published: 2018-04-23
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Weak base I got this at Best Buy with the wireless rear speaker. However after trying it out for 2 weeks I just had to return it. Had it connected to my Samsung 49in UHD and wanted it for gaming on Xbox one with the 5.1 Chanel setup. However the Base was just to weak. Had the sub woofer maxed out at +6 and also the Base under setting at +6 but when playing games still could not get the bang. I was planing on replacing my LG 4.1 that's about 2 years old with this one for 5.1 but the Samsung just did not compete. I do really hope Samsung next model will correct this.
    Date published: 2017-08-23
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works as expected! I've had the soundbar for a few months and it works exactly how I would expect. Great product
    Date published: 2018-08-13
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Don't Waste your money I had the HW-K550 and it was awesome( the model that was replaced by m550) the m550 for me is worse. The subwoofer lacks a punch and the k550 would bring down the house....granted the k550 subwoofer and soundbar blew speakers and now the m550 i have is having speaker and Bluetooth issues as well...i regret getting this soundbar and wish had gone with a different model...nothing but problems
    Date published: 2017-12-02
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Sub Lacks Punch I just bought this to upgrade from the 2.1 HW-JM45C/ZA. The sub on that one stopped putting any punch on movies at all. There was a little sound, but not much. This one did not impress me much either. The soundbar is great as it has a center channel to it. But the sub lacks punch to it as well.
    Date published: 2017-05-27
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great 5.1 Sound When Paired With Rear Speakers Purchased the HW-M550/ZA and the rear speakers. Initially connected the soundbar/subwoofer via the digital audio input. The audio was better than the built in speakers of the Samsung TV but I was just surfing channels on the TV. I then decided to see how they would do on a movie done in 5.1. Opened Amazon and watched Hacksaw Ridge; at this point I did not connect the rear speakers). There was a real difference is the sound. About 1/2 way thru is when the real action is happening. Navy ships bombing, guns firing, etc... The difference was huge. The subwoofer was loud; had to back it down some. Next day connected the rear speakers. This was a present for my mom. My sister came over and mom wanted to show her how great this soundbar was. Used the same movie and fast forwarded to an action scene. You could here the bullets fly by. A very good 5.1 system and the price I paid was way less than MSRP.
    Date published: 2017-12-26
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Adequate For It's Price Needed a soundbar for our JS8500 Samsung 55 TV. The HW-M550 is suitable to those not wanting to deal with a three-inch thick instruction manual. Assembly, hookup and mounting are easy enough and there were no issues to report. Bass presence is sub-par, mid-range and higher frequencies are fine, however, Samsung's customer service is very good and they're more than happy assisting you with any situations. If you want strong bass slap, go elsewhere...for an easy, Samsung-compatible, one and done installation offering fair value, this one works.
    Date published: 2017-09-25
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