Should I get a sound bar for my tv?
So I just got a new flatscreen and as is often the case, the built-in speakers are terrible. Now with my last tv I had these computer speakers that I was using to enhance the sound and they were ok but far from ideal. These are the speakers I currently have:
the problem is my new tv strangely only has optical audio out, no analog whatsoever. Unfortunately I am also really broke after buying the tv so my options are very limited, otherwise I would love to buy a receiver and respectable speaker set up. With my current cash I think I can afford two things:
A optical to analog converter:
or a refurbed vizio sound bar:
The sound bar has optical audio so I wouldn't need a converter, but will it be better? Also, how risky is it getting a refurb from tiger direct?