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Soundmatters MAINstage HD

Soundmatters MAINstage HD
alaScore 81

7 reviews

Jul, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of Soundmatters MAINstage HD. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Soundmatters MAINstage HD is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 7 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Expert review by: Steve Guttenberg (

Soundmatters MainstageHD


Soundmatters' fully featured virtual surround speaker system delivers home-theatre thrills in a supercompact design.

Sleek console-style virtual surround speaker ; Supereasy hookup ; Accepts two analog and two digital inputs ; Dark metallic-silver finish ; Comfy little remote ; Remote-controlled bass level ; Flexible mounting options ; Optional stealth subwoofer

Display should be more informative ; Other virtual surround sets handle stereo sound better

We watched The Fog DVD both with and without the Soundmatters Substage 100 connected to the MainstageHD, and the difference wasn't subtle. The MainstageHD on its own is hardly bass shy, but adding the sub is like bolting on a turbocharger. The movie's...

Sep, 2007

Consumer review by: popvoid (

Soundmatters MainstageHD


I bought this on a whim. I wanted better sound from my system but I was short on funds. A friend of mine who is a professional recording artist was amazed by this systems sound quality and said it was better than most of the high-priced systems he had...

Remarkably good sound

Source lights on the front can be difficult to see

Jan, 2010

Consumer review by: eroypage (

Soundmatters MainstageHD


9.0 out of 10.0

Took 10 minutes from the box to being operational. Extremely easy to install and operate

Not having any digital read outs is the only thing I would change

Jan, 2007

Consumer review by: jorgeolc (

Soundmatters MainstageHD


I recently bought the Mainstage HD along with the Substage subwoofer from Crutchfield's for $600.00. The devices are easy to set up, and I really like the fact that the system is virtually invisible. The Mainstage looks like just another component next...

Loud and Clear. Virtually invisible. Easy set-up

Virtual surround is just that: not real. Mainstage sound lacks warmth and richness

Jan, 2007

Consumer review by: Desertmtn (

Soundmatters MainstageHD


I purchased the soundmatters Fullstage HD package, which is the Mainstage HD + the subwoofer from Crutchfield after reading a lot of different reviews here at CNET and other sites for virtual surround sound setups. I have tile in my room where my...

Great sound, different mounting options

Not much bass without a subwoofer

Jan, 2006

Consumer review by: tmaxula (

Soundmatters MainstageHD


I bought this system from Crutchfield two weeks ago and I have been very pleased with the sound and quality of this product.

small and compact, easy setup, no wires

bass is not very loud, minimum connection availability

Jan, 2006

Product Specifications

The MAINstage HD is a revolutionary multi-speaker console with built-in amplifiers and digital processing that projects high-definition sound that fills almost any room.

Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Soundmatters MAINstage


Color:Charcoal gray / Metallic silver

Remote Control

Type:Remote control

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty

Speaker System

Amplification Type:Active
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Nominal (RMS) Output Power:80Watt
Response Bandwidth:60 - 20000Hz
Speaker System Type:Speaker