Definitive Technology W Studio Micro™ Powered Sound Bar With DTS Play-fi® And Wireless Sub

Product Research

  • Soundbar Speaker & Subwoofer System
  • Wireless Music Streaming & Multiroom Capability

Soundbar Speaker & Subwoofer System

W Studio Micro Home Theater System: 

  • The Definitive Technology W Studio Micro consists of A wireless soundbar speaker with accompanying wireless subwoofer that blends high-performance home theater and musical sound with wireless music streaming and multiroom capability.
  • The system has been designed to deliver a virtual surround sound experience without the need for an AV receiver or rear speakers.
  • Its the perfect compliment to your high-definition or Ultra-HD flat-panel TV. Plus, it works seamlessly with Definitive Technology's DTS Play-Fi wireless speakers for multiroom audio throughout your home.
Active Soundbar Speaker: 
  • The active soundbar speaker houses three 1" pure aluminum dome tweeters and four 1" x 3" polymer composite midrange drivers for accurate, clear natural sound.
  • A total of 90 watts powers the soundbar to lifelike volume levels to fill even large rooms with high impact and low-distortion sound.
Wireless Powered Sub: 
  • The wireless powered sub features a down-firing 8" high excursion woofer housed in a bass reflex enclosure (with down-firing port) that is powered by an integrated 90 watt amplifier to provide you with all the impact you want from your favorite music and movie soundtracks.
  • An acoustically inert cabinet and integrated rubber feet prevent against unwanted audible distortion.
  • The subwoofer connects to the soundbar speaker wirelessly via 2.4GHz with a range of up to 45', so there are no additional cables to run.
  • If you prefer, you can used a wired minijack (3.5mm) connection between the powered sub and the soundbar.
  • The wireless powered sub will require AC power.
Spatial Array w/ SRS TruSurround:
  •  Spatial Array Surround w/ SRS TruSurround technology uses subtle, but complex directional cues to completely free the sound from the speaker enclosure and convince your ear/brain listening mechanism that you are surrounded multiple speakers.
  • In addition to surround sound enhancement, it improves dialog clarity and maximizes bass response.
  • Since both of the technologies do not depend on bouncing sound off walls, it works in virtually any room and set-up configuration.

Dolby Digital & DTS Processing: 

  • The W Studio Micro supports Dolby Digital and DTS format (up to 5.1ch) for maximum audio performance.
  • You will enjoy music and movies with full dynamic impact and the highest definition, clarity and detail.

Digital + Analog Inputs: 

  • The W Studio Micro soundbar speaker has both digital and analog inputs with two optical (toslink) digital inputs and one analog (3.5mm) minijack input allowing you to connect your Blu-Ray player, cable/satellite tuner, gaming console as well as a legacy source such as a VCR.
  • The optical digital inputs support 2.1ch to 5.1ch audio. The analog minijack input supports 2ch audio only.
  • The digital optical output terminals of most newer flat-panel TVs only send an audio signal in 5.1ch when receiving Dolby Digital/DTS surround sound from the TV's built-in tuner, network connection, or connected USB device; and will output only 2ch stereo from sources connected to the TV via HDMI, or RCA (like your Blue-ray/DVD player or satellite/cable box).
  • That's why Crutchfield recommends connecting your Blu-ray/DVD player and  cable/satellite receiver directly to the W Studio Micro soundbar speaker's two optical digital inputs.

Audio Settings: 

  • The W Studio soundbar speaker system offers a variety of audio adjustments to enhance your overall listening experience.
Music/Movie Modes: 
  • The Music/Movie modes optimize the system's sound characteristics such as bass level and surround effect intensity to best match what you're listening to - a movie or music soundtrack.
Bass Control: 
  • The remote's Bass control lets you optimize the system's bass loudness to match the program material, your taste or your mood.
Center Control: 
  • The Center control adjusts the volume of the channel that handles almost all of the dialogue duties in order to correct for differences in dialogue intelligibility from program to program.

Remote Control: 

  • The W Studio Micro includes an IR remote control for wireless operation of the soundbar speaker system.

Mounting Options: 

  • The W Studio Micro soundbar speaker can simply be placed on a flat surface in front of your TV or hung on the wall thanks to its built-in keyhole slots (mounting screws not supplied).
  • Because the powered subwoofer is wireless, you can select practically any location that best fits your lifestyle and décor.
  • The subwoofer's compact cabinet tucks out of the way nicely behind furniture.

Optional Wireless Rear Speakers: 

  • You can use a pair of the Definitive Technology W7 or W9 wireless speakers (both sold separately) as rear surround speakers to create a more enveloping home theater system.
  • Use the Definitive Technology App (for Apple iOS 8.0+Android OS 4.0+, or Windows PC 7-up) to configure the rear speakers to your wireless network and sync them with the W Studio Micro soundbar.

Wireless Music Streaming & Multiroom Capability

Definitive Technology Wireless Collection: 

  • The W Studio Micro is part of Definitive Technology's Wireless Collection which is wireless solution for distributing music anywhere in your home or office.
  • Stream select online music services, Internet radio, and your personal digital music library all from your smartphone, tablet, or computer.

DTS Play-Fi Wireless Technology: 

  • Definitive Technology's Wireless Collection employ DTS Play-Fi wireless technology for wireless sound that is reliable and high-quality.
  • DTS Play-Fi combines DTS audio and WiFi wireless technology to wirelessly stream high-definition "lossless" audio with no impact on sound quality.
  • DTS Play-Fi will stream pure, bit-for-bit, lossless audio, for uncompromised quality sound; up to 16-bit/48kHz. DTS Play-Fi has a range of up to 100' from your wireless router.
  • All DTS Play-Fi enabled products work seamlessly together, so there's no hassle adding more speakers, or choosing more than one audio brand (like PolkPhorus,Wren, etc..) in your home.

WiFi Network: 

  • The Definitive Technology Wireless Collection system uses your home's wireless (WiFi) network for whole-house audio entertainment.
  • The W Studio Micro connects to your home's wireless network via WiFi (802.11 g/n/ac).
  • A dual-band (2.4/5GHZ) "N" or better router is recommended for the most reliable wireless network connection.

Simple Setup: 

  • There are two methods for connecting the DTS Play-Fi soundbar speaker to your home network.
  • You can perform WiFi setup via the free Definitive Technology App on your Apple iOS/Android mobile device or Windows PC (this setup allows you to connect multiple Play-Fi device at once to your network).
  • You can also use the WPS button on the soundbar speaker if your wireless router supports WPS (this setup only allows you to connect one Play-Fi device at a time to your network).

Definitive Technology App: 

  • Download the free Definitive Technology App onto your Apple iOS (8.0+) deviceAndroid (4.0+) smartphone/tablet, or Windows (7 & up) PC for easy and convenient management of your music from your mobile device or computer.
  • From the app you can initially set up the Definitive Technology wireless system, as well as add, link, and control all your Definitive Technology Wireless Collection and DTS Play-Fi speakers.
  • You'll be able stream music directly from the system's built-in music online services, or music on your mobile device or PC to multiple Wireless Collection series and DTS Play-Fi enabled speakers through out your home.
  • The app lets you browse your music by artist, album, genre, or title; and provides album art. You can choose to play the same music in each zone or a different song in each room.

Variety Of Sources: 

  • The Definitive Technology Wireless Collection supports a variety of music sources.
Mobile Device (Apple iOS + Android): 
  • You are able to wirelessly stream stored music and music apps on your Apple iOS (6.0+) or Android (2.2+) device to the Definitive Technology Wireless collection system through the free Definitive Technology app.
Online Music Services: 
  • From the free Definitive Technology app on your mobile device or computer, you can share and listen to PandoraSpotify ConnectSiriusXMTIDAL (iOS only), Rdio (iOS only), Deezer (coming soon to the US), Songza (Android only), and Internet Radio.
DLNA Compliant: 
  • The Definitive Technology wireless system is DLNA compliant for playback of various music files stored on your Windows PC (7/8/8.1/10) or DLNA-certified NAS drives connected to your home network.
  • Use the free Definitive Technology app on your mobile device or computer to access these music files.
  • MAC OSX computers and laptops require third party software to be visible on the network (Twonky, Plex, Servio etc.) as they do not support DLNA.
Supported Music Files: 
  • Definitive Technology's Wireless Collection and DTS Play-Fi support music formats such as MP3, AAC, ALAC, FLAC, and WAV.
  • The system will recognize music files up to 24-bit/192kHz and wirelessly stream these files at up to 16-bit/48kHz (CD quality sound).
  • Some down-sampling may occur to ensure virtually lossless distribution throughout a home network.

Critical Listening Mode: 

  • For those who wish to hear high resolution audio as originally intended, Critical Listening mode will enable native rendering of high resolution files up to 24-bit/96kHz,
  • with no down-sampling or network synchronization adjustment.
  • In this way, audio files retain their original audio integrity. Critical Listening Mode is only available on one DTS Play-Fi speaker and not supported for multiroom audio distribution.

Maximum Number of Rooms/Zones Supported: 

  • You can play the same source in each zone or a different song in each room.
  • Eight separate wireless source devices (smartphones, tablets, etc.), each with its own source, are supported simultaneously and any wireless source device can stream to eight DTS Play-Fi playback devices.
  • Due to the bandwidth limitations of most wireless networks, no more than 16 wireless DTS Play-Fi products on a single WiFi network at one given time is recommended.
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