Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 vs VIZIO SB3651-E6 review

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Rating 5 5

Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 vs VIZIO SB3651-E6 comparison chart

Overall
Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1
7.8
VIZIO SB3651-E6
7.6
4
8

Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 vs VIZIO SB3651-E6 review

Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1
vs
VIZIO SB3651-E6

The Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 vs VIZIO SB3651-E6 comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, Shockwafe Pro 7.1 has a total rating of 7.8 out of 10 versus 7.6 for SB3651-E6. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, source, demo, volume down, volume up and power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 has 7.1.4 versus 5.1 for the VIZIO SB3651-E6. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 got our rating of 8 out of 10, and the VIZIO SB3651-E6 7 for its audio features and specs. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.

Connectivity

Only the VIZIO SB3651-E6 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 has 3/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/0 of the VIZIO SB3651-E6. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 8/10. App control is available for the SB3651-E6. A built-in microphone is present only on the SB3651-E6. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

Only the Shockwafe Pro 7.1 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the Shockwafe Pro 7.1. For multichannel surround Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 got a rating of 10, and VIZIO SB3651-E6 4 out of 10.

Advantages Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 over VIZIO SB3651-E6

  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X

Advantages VIZIO SB3651-E6 over Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1

  • WI-FI enabled
  • App control
  • Microphone
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Common

Product

Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1
VIZIO SB3651-E6

Model

Shockwafe Pro 7.1
SB3651-E6

Brand

Nakamichi
VIZIO

Reviews

1993
419

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, source, demo, volume down, volume up
power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels

7.1.4
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

600 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
2

Separate speaker connections

wired
wired

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, SoundCloud
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

3/1
1/0

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital, Dolby TruHD
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Digital Surround, DTS HD
has not

User manual

Manual

N/A

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

114.3 x 7.6 x 7.6/45.5 x 3 x 3.5
91.4 x 5 x 7.6/36 x 2.1 x 3.2

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7.2
1.8/4.6

Other

Release year

2017
2017
Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1
VIZIO SB3651-E6
Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1
VIZIO SB3651-E6

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.8
  • 7.6
  • 7.8Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1
  • 7.6VIZIO SB3651-E6

The Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 price

Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 competitors

VIZIO SB3651-E6 competitors