Sennheiser’s more-affordable soundbar is still a premium-sounding beast

It’s still a large soundbar, but it’s more compact that Sennheiser’s first.Photo by Jon Porter / The Verge Sennheiser’s debut soundbar, released in 2019, was a niche product for a couple of reasons. The first was the price. At $2,499.95, it rivaled the cost of many traditional surround sound systems comprised of AV receivers and multiple speakers. But perhaps more important was its size. I say this with love, but the original Ambeo Soundbar (which has now been renamed the Ambeo Soundbar Max) was a chunky boy, which hardly made it an easy sell for anyone looking to tuck it discreetly in front of their TV. So although it’s $1,000