How compact can Home Theaters in a Box (HTiBs) get? Yamaha is pushing those limits with the new YHT-S400 Soundbar, receiver, and subwoofer solution. Yamaha has combined its thinnest soundbar with a combo receiver/subwoofer. That's right a receiver and subwoofer in one box.
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This seems to be over kill for what should be an easy solution: People simply what a bit better sound than what comes out of the 50 cent speakers on most flat panel tvs.. so why can they simply put a couple of variable RCA outs on a tv so you can plug in a small amp and a pair of bookshelf speakers. Each can have a 5 inch woofer for good bass