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Definitive Technology® 5.1 Channel 4K/HDR Sound Bar System-Studio Advance

Model #: Studio Advance
Definitive Technology
At a Glance

The 5.1 channel Studio Advance delivers powerful home theater and virtual surround sound with sonic precision and deep, accurate bass from the wireless subwoofer.


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  • 5.1 channel sound bar system: Five channels of dedicated drivers and amps for full 5.1 reproduction, precise imaging and a wider sound stage
  • HDMI 4K/HDR: HDMI section supports 4K and HDR content for exceptional resolution, color, clarity and contrast
  • Chromecast built-in: Stream music wirelessly over Wi-Fi and use voice commands to control your music with the Google Assistant
  • HDMI ARC: Send audio to the Studio Advance via a single HDMI cable and use your TV remote to control the sound bar

High-performance 5.1 Channel 4K/HDR Sound Bar System with Chromecast Built-in

The 5.1 channel Studio Advance delivers powerful home theater and virtual surround sound with sonic precision and deep, accurate bass from the wireless subwoofer. Watch movies and shows in hi-res 4K and HDR with an advanced HDMI video section (1 in/3 out). Send audio from your TV to the sound bar by connecting via HDMI ARC with the included HDMI cable, and use your TV remote to control the bar. Stream music over Wi-Fi with Chromecast built-in, and control your music hands-free with voice control via the Google Assistant. Use one-button EQ presets to automatically optimize the Studio Advance for Movies, Music and Night modes.

5.1 Channel Home Theater Sound Bar System

With dedicated left, center, right and surround channels driven by nine discrete transducers and amplifiers, the Studio Advance sound bar features DSP-enhanced sound decoding of multichannel audio. Enjoy precise imaging and a wider sound stage from an elegant form factor. The adjustable center channel lets you custom tailor voicing to suit your needs for elevated dialogue clarity no matter what you’re watching. The included 8” subwoofer powers deep, accurate bass to further refine your home theater system. Enjoy movies and music with sonic precision and immersive audio.


Watch 4K and HDR video (HDR10 and HLG support) with the new HDMI video section of the Studio Advance. With three HDMI inputs and one HDMI ARC, connect your TV and up to three media players to the Studio Advance. Maximize your home theater and enjoy hi-res, high dynamic range video content — no downscaling.


Hear and feel precision sound — and enjoy seamless control — via a single HDMI cable. HDMI ARC sends audio from smart TV built-in apps and sources connected directly to the TV to the Studio Slim. Control the sound bar’s core functionality with your TV remote.

Stream Music Wirelessly with Chromecast Built-in

Stream music from your favorite apps over Wi-Fi and hear them with enhanced definition and depth. Connect the sound bar to other Chromecast-enabled speakers in the Google Home app to create a whole home audio system — and use voice commands to control your music with your Google Assistant device.

Bluetooth Built-in

Stream music directly from your smartphone, tablet or other compatible device with Bluetooth built-in.

Tight, Accurate Bass

Paired with the Studio Advance sound bar, the included 8” wireless subwoofer reproduces deep bass and extends the overall sonic range. Feel the low-end frequency of an action scene or full-range soundtrack with tight, accurate bass and room-filling sound.

EQ Modes

One-button EQ presets for Movies, Music and Night optimize the Studio Slim sound bar and subwoofer system response. Watch your favorite movies and shows with crystal clear dialogue, immersive sound and tight, accurate bass for a captivating experience with every setting.

Movie Mode

Widens the sound stage and heightens dialogue and effects for immersive home theater

Music Mode

Focuses the imaging and simplifies processing, resulting in accurate, uncolored reproduction for the music purist

Night Mode

Tailors overall output and bass response for more subdued late night viewing

Useful Documents


Remote TypeInfrared (IR)
Remote FeaturesPower On / Off; Mute; Volume; Music Mode; Movie Mode; Center; Bass
Included Accessories(1) HDMI Cable; (1) Optical Cable; (2) Power supplies: one for the sound bar, one for the subwoofer; (1) Owner’s Manual; (1) Quick Start Guide; (1) Set of Batteries for the Remote
Warranty - Original Purchaser OnlyYes

Studio Advance Sound Bar

Height3.4" (8.64 cm)
Width43" (109.22 cm)
Depth4" (10.16 cm)
Front Array Driver Enclosure TypeAcoustically Tuned Vent
Mid/Woofer(6) 3" (7.62 cm) d (Round)
Tweeter(3) 1" (2.54 cm) d (Round) Aluminum Dome
Wireless Protocol802.11n - 2.4GHz or 5.8GHz
NoteBuilt-in Wireless Subwoofer Functionality
Audio Inputs(3) 4K HDMI, Toslink Optical, Analog 3.5mm Mini-Jack (AUX)
Video Pass-throughHDR
Google CastYes
Audio Outputs100 watts4K HDMI (ARC)
Power120 watts
Display TypeLEDs (disappearing)
Indicator Lights(12) White

Studio Advance Subwoofer

Height14.8" (37.59 cm)
Width12.5" (31.75 cm)
Depth12.7" (32.26 cm)
Subwoofer Array Driver Enclosure TypePorted
Subwoofer Array Driver Complement(1) 8" (20.32 cm) d (Round) - Subwoofer
Power50W RMS | 100W Peak

Misc. Specs

Number of Speakers2
Smart CompatibleYes
Wifi CapableYes
Bluetooth CapableYes
Speaker TypeSound Bars
WarningProposition 65 Warning for California Residents