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Dayton Audio BS36 36" LCR Speaker Bar Black
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Dayton Audio BS36 36" LCR Speaker Bar Black

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Overview
The small-but-mighty Dayton Audio BS36 speaker bar combines left, center, and right channel speakers into a single convenient mountable enclosure. The BS36 can be positioned above or below your flat screen TV, or sit freestanding on your home theater cabinet.
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Highlights
  • Great for any plasma or LCD TV installation
  • Ideal for space-limited home theater applications
  • High-gloss black lacquer finish
  • Left-Center-Right on-wall speaker
  • 4-3/4" H x 37" W x 4-1/4" D
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Weight: 14.2 lbs.  
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Dayton Audio BS36 36" LCR Speaker Bar Black

The Dayton Audio BS36 LCR Speaker Bar uses long-excursion woofers for superb dynamic impact and bass extension, unlike the thin-sounding speakers built into HDTVs. When the BS36 is combined with a pair of SAT-BK satellite speakers and a powered sub like the Dayton Audio SUB-80, you'll have created a spacious-sounding yet compact-sized surround sound experience that will impress family and friends.

The BS36 LCR speaker bar is easy to install, and the beautiful hand rubbed black lacquer finish will turn a Steinway piano green with envy! Each speaker bar is packaged with a pair of rubber speaker feet for tabletop mounting.

Specifications: • Three 3-3/4" paper cone woofers • Three 5/8" aluminum tweeters • Power handling: 50 watts RMS/80 watts max • Impedance: 8 ohms • Frequency response: 100-20,000 Hz • SPL: 87 dB 1W/1m • Dimensions: 4-3/4" H x 37" W x 4-1/4" D. Note: Screw mounts and M5 threaded inserts are designed for 16" on-center studs. Hardware sold separately. See related items for optional Hangman mounting bracket.



Product Specifications
  • Input Rating8 ohm
  • Special FeaturesSpeaker Bar
  • Woofer Diameter3-3/4"
  • ConfigurationMTM / LCR
  • ColorBlack
Dayton Audio BS36 36" LCR Speaker Bar Black
  • BrandDayton Audio
  • ModelBS36
  • Part Number300-684
  • UPC844632064739
  • Product CategorySound Bars / Speaker Bars
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (34 Reviews)
  • Weight14.2 lbs.
  • California Prop 65

    Warning: California residents only. Please note per Proposition 65 that this product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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Reviews

Dayton Audio BS36 36" LCR Speaker Bar Black
Dayton Audio BS36 36" LCR Speaker Bar Black is rated 4.4412 out of 5 by 34.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dayton Audio BS36 LCR Speaker BarBought this speaker bar to replace a set of Boston Acoustics modular speaker as I got tired of looking at all of the speakers. Have the speaker bar paired with a Yamaha SFW050 Subwoofer and to say the combination sounds amazing is an understatement. Nice highs with adequate mid range which is perfect for our small family room. For the price you can't beat the quality. Nice sleek design and delivery was four days to Canada from the time the order was placed. I had no expectations so this was a terrific surprise when it was all hooked up and ready to go.
Date published: 2014-07-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Sound BarSleek, sharp design. Saves space and sounds great in surround sound setup.
Date published: 2014-07-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great value and FunctionThis is a great value for the sound you get from this 3 channel sound bar. It's perfect for enhancing the viewing and listening experience in casual watching/listening set-ups. If you have a receiver available to power it, it avoids the other powered sound bars on the market and offers a price point well below the other non powered sound bars. I'm using this with my 40 inch TV and it looks proportional. One downside is the terminals for the three channels are not standard banana plug size, so connecting large gauge speaker cable requires some creativity.
Date published: 2014-01-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fabulous SoundbarThis unit sits under my 65" TV and looks great and sounds wonderful. I have it matched with an 8" subwoofer, to help with the bass output.I needed a soundbar so an external speaker package would be acceptable and this one works well.Actually I'm surprised that it works as well as it does in a 15' x 20' room.If they ever make a 46" unit I'll get that one too.
Date published: 2013-07-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from center channel speakerI am a professional sound system installer for large rooms & movie theaters around the world, my own TV is a 70". Since the speakers at the movie theaters we install is located 2/3rd of the way up on the screen to make the sound appears as it comers from the mouth, my home theater 7.1 system. I tried my center speaker below the TV screen the sound appears to come from below the TV, same as putting the speaker on top of the TV instead of the center, or the mouth....my correction to this problem was to install (2) Dayton sound bars install (1) speaker bar above the TV, & (1) speaker bar below the TV. This make the sound appears to come from the mouth, I wired the top L/R speakers in series, the bottom L/R speaker in series, the two center speakers in series, parallel all, the ohms should be 5-ohms or close enough. Now the sound is movie theater quality, appears the words come from the mouths, great effects, & it looks great like it suppose to be there.....works for me.
Date published: 2013-06-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Bang for the buckThis sound bar doesn't have a lot of the bells and whistles, or name, that a lot of brands have, but it produces a powerful, clean sound at a tremendous price. Sleek looking, though it doesn't come with any mounting hardware, which I did not need for my purposes, but would have been nice to have as an option. Recommended to me by an audiophile friend, and I couldn't be happier.
Date published: 2013-02-11

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Dayton Audio BS36 36" LCR Speaker Bar Black

What would be the best way to wire this speaker as a center channel, using all the speakers and maintaining an 8 or 6 ohm load. Thanks

Asked by: BigE
Since this is a three channel speaker, there are only three ways to properly wire it. You can either wire them separately as the LCR in a theater (as originally intended), all in series for a 24 ohm load or all in parallel for a 2.7 ohm load. Unfortunately there is no way to wire these three channels to an 8 or 6 ohm load.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-10-07

We do not have an area to SIT the unit on. Can we mount to the wall under TV & if so can we see the spec sheet / hardware for this type of mounting

Asked by: Kenny bob
We do offer a wall mounting kit for this speaker bar which you can see below.http://www.parts-express.com/hangman-hm18d-cl-custom-mounting-bracket-for-dayton-bs36--300-685
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-10-07

Can this sound bar be directly wired off the tv rather than through an amp? In other words, can it be used in addition to the tv's built in speakers?

Asked by: russellernst5
Unfortunately this sound bar requires a separate receiver in order to work properly. Whether it can be used along with the built in TV speakers depends on the TV itself.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-06-12

Is the 8ohm rating a final parallel load of all three channels?

Asked by: nascarguy301
This is designed to be used as three independent front channels as left, center and right, so the 8 ohm rating is for each individual channel.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-02-12

Is the power rating per channel or total? Also, how's the imaging/staging?

I'm a little worried that because of the layout of the tweeters, it's going to pull the staging to the right.
Asked by: macjeffr
The power rating and impedance for this is per channel.In an LCR setup with the three being driven by a multichannel processor, there should not be any trouble with the sound stage for a speaker of this type.
Answered by: Chrisf
Date published: 2013-02-01

Wired in series?

Need bar style for center channel. Reading about wiring this one. Why can't all 3 speakers be wired in series?
Asked by: jsmiddleton4
This is a left/center/right speaker to replace a normal left center and right speaker. If you have a Left and Right speaker, you need a center channel speaker. LikeDayton Audio CCS-33B 3-Way Center Channel Speaker Blackor Pure Acoustics Supernova C Center Channel Speaker Black. You cannot wire this speaker in series as it it will raise the impedance to 24 ohms. And the level difference (volume) between left /center/ right will be very obvious, and hard to overcome as the center speaker is the most important speaker in a home theater system. Not a good idea.
Answered by: Lafomatic
Date published: 2012-03-22

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