Complete High Performance Home Theater Audio Solution. The HT Express Pro is the perfect combination of performance and price, matching the best speaker systems from Orb with your choice of very highly rated Denon home theater receivers. We've tried to think of everything. Just customize the system to meet your preferences and you are on your way to the highest performance home theater at the best price.
The Orb direct business model is a very big advantage and you have before you the same systems that have been getting rave reviews and are routinely ranked above packages from our competitors in the $3,000+ range. Add 100 ft of speaker wire and a 12 foot subwoofer cable to any package for only $34!
The system can be configured with any Orb speaker system and any receiver we sell. The default configuration (Mod2X center channel upgrade with Mod1 speakers) is recommended for medium and small rooms and can really work in almost any room. We recommend the People's Choice system for medium and large rooms and the Mod2X system for large rooms.
You can customize your speaker package by using the drop-down menus above to select 5, 6 or 7 speakers and to select between Mod1X and Mod2X speakers. Keep in mind that the Orbs are modular, so a Mod2X is two Mod1X speakers connected to each other. Since you can always upgrade a Mod1X into a Mod2X (or change a Mod2X back into Mod1X), you can't really make a wrong decision. Pick what system you want to hear and it is very easy to add or subtract from it.
More importantly, if you would like some guidance on what system is right for you, please give us a call at (877) ORB-AUDIO (877-672-2834) or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are a small company and take great pride in providing service that is as good as our speakers.
No matter what speaker package you choose, you can expect the richest, fullest sound from our small, attractive satellite speakers and our custom subONE and Uber Ten subwoofers. Our Mod1X and Mod2X satellites are constructed with a custom-designed, elite quality, full-range 3" aluminum driver, set in our exclusive 4 3/16" steel sphere enclosures. They are handcrafted in the USA and produce fantastic imaging and detailed, accurate audio reproduction.
The HT Express Pro is protected by our 30 Day Satisfaction Return Policy, so you can buy with confidence. Additionally, the Mod1X and Mod2X satellites and Super Eight subwoofer are covered by the Orb Five Year/One Year Warranty and the Denon electronics are covered by a two year warranty through the manufacturer (3 years for AVR-X1000 and above).
2013 Denon Receivers
The HT Express can be configured with your choice of award-winning receivers from Denon, from the entry level AVR-E200 to the top of the line AVR-X4000. All feature great Denon sound quality and construction, and a variety of features to meet a wide range of needs.
The AVR-E200 features 75 watts per channel, with support for up to 5 speakers and 1 subwoofer. It is an excellent basic receiver. It has 3 HDMI inputs on the rear and 1 on the front.
The AVR-E300 is also a 5 channel receiver, but it has many upgraded features vs. the E200. This is our most popular receiver and we highly recommend it for people with basic needs. The E300 upgrade delivers Apple Airplay, computer networking, an easy to use Setup Assistant and an additional HDMI input (4 rear HDMI inputs and 1 front). It also can deliver a little more peak power than the E200.
The AVR-E400 is a fantastic upgraded receiver that features 90 watts channel and can power 7 speakers and 1 subwoofer. This is a great higher performance receiver and has many upgrades that make it more "future proof." The E400 supports 2 zones of audio and can play different sources in each zone. It also has six HDMI inputs, so you won't have to be worried about running out of connections. The E400 also has video upscaling to 1080p and the newest standard, 4K video. Basically, this receiver would have been over $1,000 two years ago and we highly recommend this receiver if you have typical home user needs.
The AVR-X2000 is similar to the AVR-E400, with additional features such as upgraded surround channel amplifiers and analog/digital microprocessors. This receiver is also in the Denon IN-COMMAND series and is optimized for custom integration/home automation. It has 12v trigger outputs, RS-232 interface for 3rd party remotes and other accessories, and 2nd zone pre-amp outputs. We recommend this receiver if you will be using these custom controls or if you will be setting up a 6 or 7 speaker system and want upgraded amplifiers for these surround channels. If you will not be using either of these feature sets, we recommend that you go up or down one model in the product line.
The AVR-X3000 is a great receiver. It features more power than the X2000 (105 watts per channel) as well as many more inputs and outputs. It also has support for dual subwoofers and advanced multi-zone features. We recommend this receiver if you want more power, have a lot of things to connect, or would like to use two subwoofers or two separate audio zones.
The AVR-X4000 is a top of the line reciever and dishes out intense home theater performance. It features 7 HDMI inputs and 2 HDMI outputs, so you can send signal to 2 screens. It also has 3 zones of separately controllable audio and 2 zones of HDMI video. Like it's sibilings, you will find Apple AirPlay and a great Denon Remote App to use with your iPhone, iPad or iPod. Often, our customers save enough in speaker markups to more than pay for this upgrade. We recommend this receiver if it is in your budget and you want top of the line audio and video performance.
125 watts per channel at 0.05% THD (vs. 08% on other models)
7 HDMI Inputs and 3 HDMI Outputs (two HDMI zones/sources)
- Two subwoofer outputs
Apple AirPlay compatibility and Ipod/Iphone direct front panel connection
Denon Remote App (control receiver with your smartphone)
Computer network streaming including FLAC HD
Online Denon maintenance (you can allow us to access your receiver)
Denon IN-COMMAND for custom installation and whole house audio control
PC set up and control (set up receiver on your computer)
Audyssey auto setup program
Multi-source/multi-zone (listen to 3 different things in 3 different rooms)
Audio delay for perfect lip synch
XM & Sirius Radio ready (adapter/subscription required)
advanced multi-zone preamp outputs including selectable output levels
Our Mod1X and Mod2X satellites are constructed with a new custom-designed, full-range 3" aluminum driver, set in our exclusive 4 3/16" steel sphere enclosure. They will work with all of the popular home theater receivers on the market rated up to 120-140 watts. If your receiver has more than 115 watts of power, basic care should be exercised but it won't be a problem. The Mod1X and Mod2X satellites feature high end components, such as gold-plated binding posts, high-power neodymium magnets and oxygen-free internal wire. They are assembled in the United States by skilled craftspeople with years of experience in electronics assembly.
A Mod2X is simply two Mod1X connected together. It is capable of louder output and also has a slightly extended frequency range. This allows you to customize your system to meet your needs. A Mod2X center channel will help enhance dialogue, and Mod2X for your front left and right speakers will enhance music and movies.
The speakers in the HT Express Pro are available in Metallic Black Gloss finish and Pearl White, and you may select optional Hammered Earth, Hand Polished Steel , Hand Antiqued Copper or Hand Antiqued Bronze as well. These custom finishes are quite labor intensive and would not even be possible if we were mass producing our speakers.
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You can configure your system with one of our custom designed audiophile subwoofers, the 200 watt subONE and the 300 watt Uber Ten. Both subwoofers offer best in class performance and provide deep, accurate bass that will satisfy the most discerning listener. Like all Orb Audio products, our direct business model allows us to provide more for your money than almost any other brand, and both of these subwoofers outperform similar models that cost twice as much in stores. Forget the muddy, boomy bass that plagues many systems...these subs are clean, deep and accurate and are great for both music and movies.
The subONE is a new design to mark our 10th anniversary selling speakers. It is acoustically matched to our new Mod1X and Mod2X satellites and is included in most of our speaker systems. It is the right subwoofer for almost all of our customers, the perfect combination of performance, size and price. The subONE's critically acclaimed predessor, the Super Eight, won many rave reviews and was considered to achieve the most bass possible from such a compact enclosure. The subONE builds on this success and features even better low bass performance, enhanced thermal and signal overload protection circuits, and auto-voltage detection. It is also our first subwoofer available in furniture quality walnut veneer and our first subwoofer with a wireless option.
The subONE features a high quality 200 watt hybrid amplifier that is conservatively rated to peak at over 400 watts, a super high excursion 8" (200mm) woofer and a very high-power magnet. The subONE achieves the output usually reserved for much larger designs. Any company can get bass out of a big, ugly box. Most retail brands are forced to do it this way because their products are subject to multiple layers of markups and the products must have a low component cost. Our direct business model allows us to achieve fantastic performance from a smaller cabinet by spending more on the amplifier, driver and quality of the cabinet. We have the luxury of using better components and keeping our subwoofers as slim and stylish as our speakers. It's not rocket science, but it's still science.
The Uber Ten is our answer to your requests over the last few years for a "cost is no object" design. Of course, cost is always important, and we did not ignore it. However, our primary design criteria was high performance, and the Uber Ten will blow your socks off. It features a 300W hybrid amplifier, a proprietary high-excursion 10" (250mm) driver and it packs all of the punch of much bigger subwoofers. We made the cabinet 1 1/2 inches larger (12" on the subONE v. 13.5" on the Uber Ten) for maximum performance while still preserving the compact nature of all Orb products. Anyone can make a deep, high power subwoofer that is great at explosions and not much else, but that just didn't cut it for us. We weren't looking for a sub that was just louder and deeper, we also wanted it to retain the musicality, snappiness and accuracy that has made our products famous. To accomplish this, you basically need world class, audiophile components, and we designed every piece of the Uber Ten in this manner.
To be clear, though, the subONE is the right subwoofer for most of our customers. The Uber Ten is purely for those that have the extra budget and desire for bass beyond what is considered normal to most people. If you have an especially large room, or just prefer your bass to be as deep as possible and don't mind the extra 1.5" of cabinet space, consider the Uber Ten. Otherwise, put it out of your mind and go with the subONE.
All home theater systems ship with free attractive matching steel desk stands. Our HOSS floor stands are a great addition to our speaker systems, ultimately stylish and handcrafted in the United States from polished steel. Our TOSS floor stands, are another great option. Our handcrafted BOSS desk stands allow you to upgrade your desk stands to a stylish stainless steel design that is simply stunning (or you can use the desk stands that are included with the speakers and pictured throughout the site). Additionally, we have a variety of wall and ceiling mounts to attach our speakers in almost any situation. For a limited time, speaker wire and audio video cables are on sale for up to 70% off in this package.
As always, we are always happy to answer any questions you may have. Please email us or call us at 877-ORB-AUDIO (877-672-2834) if we can be of any assistance.
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