A good sound system is the life of a good gaming or home theater system. The best television or the fastest gaming system feels mediocre without a good sound system. A good sound system is made of three components; loudness, clarity of sound and fidelity. Even if one of them is missing, the experience simply falls flat. The Intex IT-SB 160 SUF is a light-weight and portable set of 2.1 channel surround sound speaker system which features a built-in FM radio. It consists of one main subwoofer unit and two satellite speakers which have a combined peak power output of 50W. This one has a nifty trick up its sleeve, the two satellite speakers can be joined together to form a soundbar.
It has a combined frequency response range of 20Hz to 20 kHz. It delivers distortion-free output even at high volumes. The Intex IT-SB 160 SUF accepts inputs from multiple sources like USB, SD Card, and Auxiliary In. It comes with a 1-year warranty. The Intex IT-SB 160 SUF is available at a price of Rs. 3,990/- in online stores. Let us take a closer look at this sound system in the following review.
The Intex IT-SB 160 SUF is a 2.1 channel surround sound speaker set which is built out of acoustic-friendly materials to deliver a rich audio output. The setup consists of one main subwoofer unit and two satellite speakers. All the controls and ports and sockets are placed on the subwoofer, which is the brains of the system. All the three speakers are well-built and well-finished.
The subwoofer is a horizontal matte cube with a glossy vertical strip running down the front face. All the system controls are placed on this strip along with the big air intake hole. There is a big LED display on the top. There is a big rotary dial which controls the volume which is lit from the inside. The other controls include Previous, Next, Play / Pause, and Source buttons. Below the buttons set the USB port and the SD card slot. The satellites are tall towers which come mounted on their respective bases.
The bases can be removed to join them and make one soundbar. This soundbar can then be mounted near the television on the wall or any flat surface. This is a unique feature which is not available on any other sound system in this price range. The actual speakers in the satellites are hidden behind the speaker grills. All-in-all, the design review of the Intex IT-SB 160 SUF stands up to the scrutiny well enough to bring out the bold design and some nifty utilities.
The Intex IT-SB 160 SUF is a 2.1 channel surround sound setup which features a dedicated subwoofer for a powerful bass output. The satellites render the mids, highs, and lows perfectly for a balanced output. The 2.1 channel setup allows for surround sound effect achieved through proper placement of the speakers. The subwoofer has a frequency response range of 20Hz ~ 200Hz and that of the satellites is 200Hz to 20 kHz. The subwoofer’s peak power output is 20W and that of the satellites is 15W each, giving the system a combined peak power output of 50W. It delivers crisp, crystal-clear sound, thanks to the acoustic-friendly materials used in construction.
The Intex IT-SB 160 SUF accepts inputs from a variety of external sources like Auxiliary input from DVD / Blu-Ray players, USB input from USB drives and computers / mobile devices. Additionally, it also features a built-in SD Card slot. The built-in FM radio provides hours of unending entertainment. The performance review of the Intex IT-SB 160 SUF shows that it delivers excellent sound quality through a variety of input sources.
INSIDE THE BOX:
· Intex IT-SB 160 SUF Subwoofer
· 2 Intex IT-SB 160 SUF Satellite Speakers
· Remote Control (Battery Included)
· 3.5mm Audio Cable
· User Manual
ü Portable form factor.
ü LED display on the main unit.
ü Satellites can be joined to form a soundbar.
ü Built-in FM radio.
ü Included remote control.
ü Multiple input sources.
ü SD Card Slot.
ü Acoustic-friendly materials used in construction.
û No FM Radio.
The Intex IT-SB 160 SUF is a light-weight set of portable speakers which is made of acoustic-friendly materials and delivers clear distortion-free sound even at high volume levels.
The satellites converting into a soundbar is a unique feature and not even available in some high-end sound systems. The review does well to point out that the Intex IT-SB 160 SUF gives excellent value for the buyer’s money.
· Performance: 4 Stars.
· Value for Money: 4 Stars.