My Review of the Denon DHT-S514 Home Theater Soundbar System

If you are looking for a soundbar for your HDTV that comes with HDMI, wireless subwoofer and Bluetooth capability, then take a look at the Denon DHT-S514 Home Theater Soundbar System. This soundbar by Denon measures 39.53” and the subwoofer measures 2” x 5.25”.

The Denon DHT-S514 can be a great companion for 42 inch screens and larger flat screen TVs. The unit can be mounted to the wall or simply placed as free standing. The subwoofer is completely wireless for ease of use since it can be connected Bluetooth-enabled device. Use your smartphone, tablet or laptop computer as well as your TV to wirelessly stream sound.

Connection to HDTV

Among the great advantages that the DHT-S514 offers is the option to connect it to your HDTV for premium sound. The HDMI cable that comes along with this soundbar allows you to link both it and the subwoofer to a television, satellite box or cord if you want to enjoy premium quality sound. Although you do not have HDMI input enabled with ARC (Auto Return Channel), the set can nonetheless be attached to your TV through the enclosed digital optical cable.

Music streaming

This home theater soundbar incorporates Bluetooth technology that allows you for music streaming. It can possibly be done via a smartphone, computer, laptop or any Bluetooth-enabled gadget. You can even listen to your favorite music via wired connection with the enclosed cable via the RCA jack in the soundbar box. It offers you great flexibility with a variety of gadgets into which to listen to your music.

High performance sound with deep bass

The Denon DHT-S514 delivers clear sounds within the mid bass and upper frequency ranges. The tweeters deliver sounds within the treble range. The subwoofer has the capacity to produce deep, distortion-free bass sounds. The improved digital audio technology makes it possible for the sound to be crystal clear and of a high quality. You can also play your music at a low volume with no loss of clarity. The surround sound technology that comes with the soundbar produces a cinematic feeling when watching TV.

Key features of the Denon DHT-S514  

  • 2.1 channel sound bar
  • High-fidelity sound
  • Power Output:  175 W
  • 2 x 5.25 inch subwoofer
  • Bluetooth connection
  • Wall mountable
  • Comes with a remote control

The Bottom Line

The Denon DHT-S514 Home Theater Soundbar System with subwoofer can be a great addition to your home theater system. Play your music from CD, in digital format and you can also stream music from your smartphone.  Attach the unit to your HDTV for high definition sound when watching movies. The DHT-S514 can be mounted to the wall or simply use it as a free-standing speaker. It’s lightweight and not too big so it won’t take too much space in your living room. This soundbar by Denon makes a welcome addition when watching your TV or listening to your favorite music.