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Energy CB-5

Energy CB-5
alaScore 85

47 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 47 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Energy CB-5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 47 reviews)

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Consumer review by: review summary for Energy CB-5


alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 user reviews of Energy CB-5 from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Speakers on

95% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Energy CB-5 Bookshelf Speakers (Pair,Black) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Energy CB-5 Bookshelf Speakers (Pair,Black)

Consumer review by:

Great value


Great product for the price. Crisp sound for the sizeThis product has... Good build qualityAbout me... Tech savvy

Crisp sound

Nothing yet

Consumer review by:

great value


great price they gave me the sell price even if the sale was overThis product has... Right size for my space, Easy to set up, Good build qualityAbout me... Audiophile

Great cleat sound

Looks boxy


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great sound and value for the size


Fantastic price and great sound for bookshelf size speakers. Limited bass because of size but even so the bass is very good for the speaker. Decent looking speakers but just great performance for the price and size.This product has... Right size for my...

small but broad soundstage

limited bass, obviously

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Great sound, Great build quality, Awesome price!


I am using these as my fronts and rears along with a CC-5 center channel, Pioneer Elite VSX-31 receiver and a Velodyne DLS3750R Sub and I love these speakers, the sound is clean and crisp with no distortion at high volume, now don't get me wrong , they...

Sound, Quality and price


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Work great for surround speakers


I needed to replace my rear surround speakers after buying a new receiver that distributes 120W per channel. We use them not just for dolby surround, but listening to music we use the stereo 5-channel mode. For each setting these speakers do their...

Clear sound, great output for size

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Good speaker for a small room


Very good sound from a compact speaker at a reasonable price !This product has... Right size for my space, Good build qualityAbout me... practical

Big sound from a little speaker

can't say anything bad

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I tried these speakers for LR RR in surround sound and was not impressed. I feel the sales guy had a good idea about these, however for the system they were used in was above and beyond what they could handle. They may function well for a computer or...

Looks ok

Muted sound, Speaker is to small for quality sound

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Great Speakers


Big sound for the size of the speaker, I live in an apartment, no need for woofer, sound is really good. compared them to a set of Polks, same size, no comparision, sound is way better!This product has... Right size for my space, Easy to set up, Good...

Crisp, clear sound

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Killer Speakers


This bad boys are well worth the price. Crisp clear sound and easy to set up. Makes Bose look small, glad I went with these. Easily handles my Denon reciever and sounds great at all volume levels. You will NOT be disappointed!!This product has... Right...

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These speakers are great!


I just purchased these a month ago and let me tell you these babies sound great. After the 100 hours of breaking them in the sound is amazing. Who needs Bose when you can buy Energy? Hope you enjoy your new speakers I know I am.

The sound,Look and size

You have to break them in for 100 hours :)