Dayton Audio BS36 vs VIZIO SB3651-E6 review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Dayton Audio BS36
vs
VIZIO SB3651-E6

The Dayton Audio BS36 vs VIZIO SB3651-E6 comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, BS36 has a total rating of 4.5 out of 10 versus 7 for SB3651-E6.

Audio features

The Dayton Audio BS36 has the passive amplification type, the VIZIO SB3651-E6 - active. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Dayton Audio BS36 has 3.0 versus 5.1 for the VIZIO SB3651-E6. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The Dayton Audio BS36 got our rating of 5 out of 10, and the VIZIO SB3651-E6 8 for its audio features and specs. Only the SB3651-E6 supports Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the SB3651-E6.

Connectivity

Only the VIZIO SB3651-E6 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Only the SB3651-E6 has Bluetooth support. Only the SB3651-E6 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the BS36 received a rating of 4/10 versus 9/10, respectively.

Features

App control is available for the SB3651-E6. 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 VIZIO SB3651-E6 over Dayton Audio BS36

  • Google Play Music compatible
  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Bluetooth enabled
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • App control

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Dayton Audio BS36
4.5
VIZIO SB3651-E6
7
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9
inapplicable
5
inapplicable
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Common

Product

Dayton Audio BS36
VIZIO SB3651-E6

Model

BS36
SB3651-E6

Brand

Dayton Audio
VIZIO

Reviews

53
322

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

has not
power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
5.1

Amplification type

passive
active

Output power, W

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wired

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

0
1

Separate subwoofer connections

has not
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/0
1/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

0/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

3/0
1/0

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

93.1 x 10.1 x 10.1/37 x 4.2 x 4.8
91.4 x 5 x 7.6/36 x 2.1 x 3.2

Weight, kg/pounds

5.9/13.4
1.8/4.6
Dayton Audio BS36
VIZIO SB3651-E6
Dayton Audio BS36
VIZIO SB3651-E6

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.5
  • 7
  • 4.5Dayton Audio BS36
  • 7VIZIO SB3651-E6

The VIZIO SB3651-E6 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check VIZIO SB3651-E6 price