As a bit of a departure for Hifi Pig Janine Elliot checks out this unusual and innovative personal surround-sound set up called the JBL Soundgear BTA and costing just shy of £200.

“I love my 5.1 set up. Small speakers darted around the room, but it does have all those horrible cables that make the living room look like the remnants of a tin of spaghetti. Sound-bars can make the room that much more tidy but they don’t sound as good. Their sound still appears at the telly, despite phasing or any other wizardry, or they did in the past…”

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