Summary: Optical hook up makes connecting TV and Solo a snap. Every time I turn off the TV the Solo shuts down. This means I have to use two remotes (TV and Solo) to restart. No visible indicator of the sound level either on screen or on the box, just an on-off light.
Summary: Ive had this product now for at least 2 months. Ive been wanting a surround sound system for my living room for quite some time now, but have not been able to determine which one i want. My wife stumbled upon the Solo system and suggested we buy it while we figured out which surround system to buy.
Summary: I purchased the product because of the poor sound quality of my Samsung 52" TV. The solo improved on some missing background sounds. The voice quality is good but difficult to understand on lower volume.
Great looking, but bass is too heavy/booming at times
R. Lee, Amazon
19 March 2013
Summary: I wanted to love this system, but as several others have noted, the booming/thudding bass is way too annoying and distracting to keep this unit. With certain programming, the Solo will amplify what should be a dull, unnoticeable background noise (like a knife being set down on the counter during a...
Summary: I wanted something to enhance the sound of our TV. This item got many great reviews and its simplicity to install was appealing. It was overly easy to install, but I was expecting more of a "wow" difference when this was on.
Summary: Got a Bose Solo because some ads indicated that it made speech more legible. I have hearing problems, so that sounded good to me. The Bose was easy to set up. But, I don't hear a lot of difference between the Bose and the speakers on my Panasonic TV.