AB40 High Performance Soundbase Home Theater System

Fluance AB40 High Performance Soundbase Home Theater System

Black Ash (AB40)

$249.99 USD

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  Estimated Delivery Date : March 27


AB40 High Performance Soundbase Home Theater System


Virtual 3D surround sound and wide dispersion angled drivers result in a wider soundstage for an immersive home theater experience


Enhanced Bass Boost results in deep, commanding bass for all of your movies, TV or music just as if there was a separate subwoofer in the room


Feature rich extras include Bluetooth AptX for wireless music streaming, three sound modes (3D, Bass Boost, Standard), remote control, touch controls, digital optical and 3.5mm audio input


Engineered wood cabinet is precision crafted and internally braced throughout to create a warm, distortion-free sound; Supports flat panel TVs up to 65”


The AB40 is designed for placement under your TV and provides a cinema performance guaranteed to surpass your expectations.



Speaker Configuration 2 Way 6 Driver TV Soundbase with Integrated Amplifier
Tweeter Dual 1 inch Silk Soft Dome Ferro Fluid cooled
Woofer Four 3 inch Aluminum Cone with Butyl Rubber Surround
Frequency Response 30Hz – 20KHz
Amplifier Power Class D 90 Watts
Input Digital Toslink Optical / 3.5mm Stereo AUX
Subwoofer Output No
Bluetooth Yes; aptX codec
Virtual Surround Sound (3D) Yes
Bass Boost Yes
Power Input: 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz 2A Output: 19VDC/3.15A
Max Weight Allowance 150 lbs
Enclosure Tuned Side Port Bass Reflex Design
Dimensions 3.9 x 26 x 14 inch
Speaker Weight 24 lbs
Certifications ICES, FCC Certified, ETL/CETL
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UPC 061783263853
What's Included
  • AB40 High Performance Soundbase
  • Remote Control
  • Power Adapter
  • 6ft Optical Cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • 1 Year Manufacturer’s Warranty
  • Lifetime Customer Support

Pro Reviews

CNET Review of the AB40 Soundbase

CNET Review of the Fluance AB40 Soundbase

"The highest compliment we can pay to any sound bar or base is that once we're involved watching a movie or listening to music we can forget we're listening to a sound bar or base. The Fluance AB40 is in that group."

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Sound & Vision Review of the AB40 Soundbase

Sound & Vision Reviews the AB40 Soundbase

"How good does it sound? At one point, I got up and checked to make sure I hadn’t accidently left my receiver and tower speakers on."

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Paste Magazine Review of the AB40 Soundbase

Paste Magazine Reviews the AB40 Soundbase

"What the Fluance team has created is remarkable. The AB40 is well-built, versatile and an absolute steal"

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Digital Trends Preview of the AB40

Digital Trends Preview of the AB40

"If you’re looking for home theater-quality sound without all the setup and space requirements, this could be your best option."

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Best Buy Reviews the AB40

"if you are using this as it should be intended, as an enhanced audio system for your TV, you are going enjoy every minute."

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Customer Reviews

Overall Rating:

Michael S February 23, 2019 North Carolina, United States

The AB40 sound bar is awesome the sound is impeccable. Who needs surround sound? This lil gem has base and sound that fill my 20 x 16 room easily. Give this piece some serious consideration before spending $1000's

Joseph January 7, 2019 Pennsylvania, United States

Excellent sound base. Fully satisfied. I do not miss the sub woofer. My grand son and I watched the Polar Express and we could feel the rumbling of the train. It fills the room with warm sound and I'm completely satisfied.
Fluance offers excellent products at an excellent price.

Benjamin J. January 1, 2019 Pennsylvania, United States

Tremendous soundbar at a great price.

Colin G. December 27, 2018 Illinois, United States

I gifted this to my fiance for Christmas. I originally planned to purchase an entire home theater speaker system but due to the small size of the room, I decided to go with this soundbase only. Needless to say, she and I have both been incredibly impressed and happy with the product.

Highly recommend this to anybody who wants to improve their TV or gaming experience with fuller, deeper audio. The improved sound quality is immediately noticeable vs. the TV speaker alone.

We have also been loving the Bluetooth feature. While we mainly use this for TV and gaming, we have also used it to play music and it puts out an incredibly pleasing sound for music, too.

The build on this product is sturdy--it is made to sit beneath a large flat-screen TV after all--and it the black finish is visually pleasing as well. It looks great in our living room.

I'd highly recommend this product to anybody interested in a sound bar/sound base solution, especially at this price. It is a complete steal.

Raul Caguioa December 26, 2018 Ontario, Canada

this is amazing sounds awesome i recommend this product

Bernie November 16, 2018 Alberta, Canada

Husband was happy with this got rid of all his other equipment since we downsized.

Jason C October 10, 2018 Georgia, United States

I was looking for a soundbar replacement and was planning on purchasing the Sonos system. I decided to see if fluance had soundbars since I had purchased from them previously and was very pleased. After brief online reviews I decided to purchase the AB40 and I can once again say I am not disappointed. It is clean, crisp and when bass boost or 3D sound is activated, I am blown by the overall dynamics of the system. For the price I think it would be practically impossible to find as comparable system.

Greg Burleigh j September 7, 2018 Ontario, Canada

Needs to have more treble options find it has two much bass

JTA October 12, 2017

Sounds great, perfect for my bedroom PC/TV. - Verified Store

Alan September 17, 2017

I purchased the AB40 to replace a Bose Solo. The AB40 is in a completely different league sonically. It is a true high fidelity system capable of delivering clean, undistorted sound across the audio spectrum without any obvious colouration. Bass response is solid without boominess or resonance. The system sounds great with music, TV, and movie sources alike, even at high volumes. Fluance have really raised the bar for sound bases with the AB40.

Kindle C September 17, 2017

This is a must buy. The difference between this and standard tv speakers is insane. I have a Sony 930D 65in and its fit is just perfect. I can hear the dialog! And dang that bass is sweet!Best $250 you will spend - Verified Store

BRUCE E August 28, 2017

The AB40 overall is a great piece of equipment - I am really enjoying it ! I haven't experienced any problems to date. The only thing that I don't like that much is the remote control - a little sluggish turning the sound base on at times. - Verified Store

Rick August 25, 2017

This is a winner. The sound is incredible.So glad we bought it.And Fluence tech suport is knowledgeable and responsive - Verified Store

Tony August 11, 2017


Rich R August 6, 2017

First the tremendous good - the sound. Luxurious and clear. This would be my first choice for sound quality.But...I had to use the aux analog input and had a huge hum at any volume. Its looks like a ground loop even though its on the same power strip.No problem w iPhone on aux input.No problem outputting the TV to Yamaha monitors.Returning it.Green light would have been staring me in the face and driven me crazy in the bedroom at night.Digital input not an option, and I would not be willing to have a second remote just for volume.However if your using the digital input and don't mind a second remote for volume, I highly recommend it for the sound quality. - Verified Store

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