Klipsch R-10B vs Dayton Audio BS36 review

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Rating 5 5
Klipsch R-10B
vs
Dayton Audio BS36

The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Klipsch R-10B vs Dayton Audio BS36 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, R-10B has a total rating of 5.2 out of 10 versus 4.5 for BS36.

Audio features

The Klipsch R-10B has the active amplification type, the Dayton Audio BS36 - passive. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Klipsch R-10B has 5.1 versus 3.0 for the Dayton Audio BS36. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The Klipsch R-10B got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the Dayton Audio BS36 5 for its audio features and specs. Only the R-10B supports Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the R-10B.

Connectivity

Both models do not have WI-FI support. Only the R-10B has Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) does not support any one of these models. The compared models do not have a USB connector. For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 4/10.

Features

Compared soundbars have no app control. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support.

Advantages Klipsch R-10B over Dayton Audio BS36

  • Google Play Music compatible
  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • Bluetooth enabled

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Klipsch R-10B
5.2
Dayton Audio BS36
4.5
9
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4
inapplicable
2
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Common

Product

Klipsch R-10B
Dayton Audio BS36

Model

R-10B
BS36

Brand

Klipsch
Dayton Audio

Reviews

404
53

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired

Soundbar buttons

input, mute, volume down, volume up
has not

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1
3.0

Amplification type

active
passive

Output power, W

250 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1
0

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
has not

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/0
0/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
0/0

USB

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
3/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Digital

Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

101.5 x 10.5 x 7.1/40 x 4.1 x 2.8
93.1 x 10.1 x 10.1/37 x 4.2 x 4.8

Weight, kg/pounds

3.2/7.1
5.9/13.4
Klipsch R-10B
Dayton Audio BS36
Klipsch R-10B
Dayton Audio BS36

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.2
  • 4.5
  • 5.2Klipsch R-10B
  • 4.5Dayton Audio BS36

The Klipsch R-10B is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Klipsch R-10B price