Which is better: a sound bar or speakers?

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A sound bar is less expensive than a receiver-based system with multiple speakers, but the sound quality may not be as good as a system with several speakers and a subwoofer, according to a report

However, if budget is a large concern, a sound bar does a good job of creating an exciting cinematic experience. Ask a home theater professional what they recommend for your home and budget.