Klipsch’s Bar 40 does its namesake proud when it comes to both style and sound, with a great look and impressively clear performance. But those seeking loads of features may want to look elsewhere. We’ll walk you through everything in this review so you can make the best decision for your home theater. Right out of the box, the Bar 40 makes a statement, with muscular twin Tractrix Horns (a signature Klipsch design touch) flanking a sleek, fabric-sheathed centerpiece made of MDF wood in place of plastic. Brushed aluminum panels on the top complete the package for a striking look that still stays out of the way in most setups. In a segment in which every new model seems to be racing toward design anonymity, it’s a refreshing change. The excellently designed Bar 40 loads up fewer features than I’d expect at its price point. The system offers an ample collection of inputs, including HDMI ARC, Optical, 3.5mm, and Bluetooth streaming, and even a subwoofer output so you can swap in your choice of wired subs. Read More: Available here: SUBSCRIBE FOR THE LATEST VIDEOS VISIT DIGITAL TRENDS In our studio: BDI Corridor Media Console: Music: Video gear we use: Panasonic GH5 Lumix 12-60mm Camera Lens Sony A7iii Sony E 50mm F1.8 OSS Konova K3 Camera Slider Godox SL-60W Neewer 660 LED Video Light Benro S6 Video Tripod Digital Trends may earn a commission when you buy through links on our channels. FOLLOW US!