Sony has unveiled two of their new home theater virtual surround sound systems, the HT-CT60 and HT-CT260. Both of them are sound bars that have external wireless subwoofers. Both devices support virtual surround sound and promises theater like audio quality with explosions and loud effects will become more real – you’ll hear the bullets fly by.
The CT60 is an entry-level device with the CT260 offering improved sound with S-Force Pro Front Surround technology. The CT260 uses S-Force PRO Front Surround technology developed by Sony to create a 3D audio effect with just two front speakers in a single bar. It delivers sound that bends around the room and straight to your ears.
The CT60 has dual front speakers with 60W of power each while the CT260 has 300W of total speaker power. The CT260 also has a wireless subwoofer making it light and compact and free from the clutter of cables.
Another feature of the CT260 is built-in Bluetooth which allows you to stream music from a tablet or smartphone straight to the Sony speaker system.
CT60 has a single coaxial audio input and a single optical audio input. It supports Dolby Digital. The main speaker measures 940 x 83 x 70 mm while the subwoofer measures 170 x 245 x 300 mm.
The CT260 includes an amplifier with integrated A/V sync. It features a coaxial audio input and an optical audio input. It supports Audio formats like Dolby Digital, DTS, Dolby ProLogic II, Dolby Dual Mono, and LPCM two channel. The main speaker measures 940 x 102 x 89 mm with the stand, and the subwoofer measures 271 x 390 x 271 mm.