Toshiba sound bar contest prize imageOne of the easiest ways to improve the sound of movie and TV shows in your home is to get a sound bar like the one from Toshiba we are giving away in this contest. Sometimes a simple solution is all you need. And what could be simpler then plugging it into your televisions HDMI port for instant amazing audio. Sound bars are extremely popular because many people want to improve the sound from their television without having to fuss with multiple components of a full audio system. There are a huge variety of them, with a range of features. Enter this contest for a chance to win one, and check out the full range of sound bars at Best Buy.

How can you improve your home theatre

Here are a few things you can do to improve the movie or TV experience in your home:

  1. Buy a new TV: okay this is the most obvious and one that many people do at this time of year. Why now? Fall is when most new TV shows launch and when many of the big sporting seasons either begin (hockey, basketball, and my favourite, football) or, and I’m thinking of baseball especially, end and announce their champion.
  2. Improve the viewing experience around the TV: As Shelly discusses in the article that I linked to here, with the TV as the hub, the rest of the room can be enhanced in many ways to improve your home theatre. You could mount the TV, get amazing home theatre seating, or add some smart lighting. Or perhaps a new popcorn machine is all you need in your home!
  3. Boost the audio: some televisions produce pretty good sound on their own, but amazing sound often requires add-on speakers.

Point number three in that list leads me to the important point of this article. You don’t need a degree in audio engineering to improve the sound in your home. Even the simplest audio solution, a sound bar, can make a huge difference. You’ll be amazed at the difference!

How to set up a sound bar in your home

Most sound bars are designed to set up quickly, usually with a single HDMI cable connected to the television and a power cable plugged into the electrical outlet. The Toshiba SBX-1020 is a great example of a simple audio enhancement for any TV watching situation. It’s quite small, to easily fit beneath most televisions. It’s a single component, so you aren’t concerned with placement of other components (like a subwoofer, for example). It’s also multi-functional, enabling you to also send audio to it from your mobile device over Bluetooth.

There are fancier sound bars with more built-in speakers and enhanced audio capabilities, even Dolby Atmos. Even those sound bars setup very easily though. When shopping for a sound bar, you should look at the range of options available within your price range and decide which model will best work in your home. For example, my living room has a high angled ceiling and Atmos just doesn’t work well. So, I’d focus on a sound bar without that feature. For my bedroom though, the Toshiba prize offered in this contest would be perfect!

How to enter

Entering this contest is easy but you can only enter once. In a comment below, tell us what you would like to add to your home theatre to make your movie or TV watching experience better.

What you can win

At the end of this contest we will randomly select one winner to receive a new Toshiba SBX-1020 sound bar. 

This contest runs from September 3rd to September 16th.

Remember you can only enter once in a comment below. However, your friends would likely love to win a new sound bar so share this contest so they too have a chance.

Win a Toshiba Sound Bar Contest Rules and Regulations

Good Luck

Martin Renaud
Editor in Chief
Martin loves working with the talented editors and writers on the Best Buy Blog as Editor-in-Chief. During his spare time he is either working on his next novel, cooking up a masterpiece in the kitchen, or adding some smart tech to his new home on Mayne Island in British Columbia.


  1. I am very happy to announce the winner of this Toshiba SBX-1020 sound bar:

    Lyle O. (Calgary, AB)

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  3. I am creating gaming area in the basement for me and my so. We have Toshiba TV already and Toshiba sound bar will complete our setup.

  4. I could really use some good bluetooth headphones as i am hard of hearing and do not like to have to turn to the tv up so i can hear as it blasts everyone else out of the room. that would really make everyones movie and TV watching experience better.

  5. I’m definitely missing a sub woofer but have held out living in an apartment and respecting my neighbors. Wish I could still get a 3d tv but would settle on upgrading my 15 year old 1080p tv to any of the new oled 4k-8k tvs.

  6. everyone is wishing for what they want. I’m asking for anything from Toshiba!! i Own a Toshiba sound system from the early 80’s that my father handed down to me! works amazing, if i could ask for 1 thing it would be a 75 inch T.V. to go with my vintage stereo!!

  7. The largest TV I have in my home is 32 inches. I need something bigger for sure, so a large flat screen smart TV.

  8. I’m currently using just my tv’s speakers, a sound bar would make a huge difference to my home theater.

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