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Energy Connoisseur CB-10

Energy Connoisseur CB-10
alaScore 85

106 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 106 reviews of Energy Connoisseur CB-10. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers for all reviews. Opinions about the design and usability are on the whole positive. The size and price are also mentioned favorably, but there are some negative comments about the reliability.

price, size, usability, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Energy Connoisseur CB-10 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 user reviews of Energy Connoisseur CB-10 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers on People really like the size and price. Some have doubts about the usability and reliability.

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97% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Energy CB-10 Bookshelf Speakers (Pair,Black)Energy CB-10 Bookshelf Speakers (Pair,Black)

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : K Sheppard (

Tacoma CB10 Thunderchief Acoustic Bass


I bought this bass two months ago. I love its feel and sound. Its great for sitting around doing acoustic rehearsals and cuts through fairly well providing eveyone is unplugged. Plugged in it also sounds great and has a unique sound. I also have an...

Mar, 2002

Expert review by : Aaron White (

Tacoma CB-10


I looked at acoustic bass guitars for many years before I finally found one I liked. Most have no real acoustic sound and when you plug them in they just sound like an electric bass. The Tacoma sounds good without an amp and produces a lot more sound...

Jan, 2002

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Reasonably good speaker!


It is a good speaker compared to the selling price.

Overall, it is all-round propensity. The advantage is, the sound of the electronic musical instrument is really great.

The disadvantage is, the sound of the drum is insufficient.

Mar, 2016

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I would purchase again and do recommend.

They are perfect for a medium size bedroom Also for a living space of 24'-17'

I have not encountered any problems with my CB-10s It took some time to break in but once they did it was like night and day. I have then powered by a Denon with an 80 watt per channel. They sound better with the volume up loud. I wish they would run...

Feb, 2016

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Great for the price


Energy's powered subwoofers are the weak link in their speaker systems plus Energy won't allow 3rd party repair centers to work on them by with holding needed repair parts. Instead al speakers must be sent to a Michigan repair center that charges...

I haven't unpacked them yet but they will be added to our Energy Speaker whole house system which is made up of 18 Energy speakers.

Poor warranty service

Jan, 2016

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Good sound from small(ish) speakers


Bigger sound than I expected from a smaller-sized bookshelf speakers. They don't have the deep base sounds I had previously from a set of large floor speakers (as expected), but still a good, balanced sound. And, having purchased them on sale, the...

Mar, 2016

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There ok


The bookshelf speakers are ok for a cheap pair of speakers

Mar, 2016

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Good center channel for surround system


I wanted a quality center channel without breaking the bank. This speaker on clearance fit the bill.

Feb, 2016

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Powerful and Sharp


The speakers are great and when used in stereo are powerful and sharp. A marvel for the price.

Feb, 2016

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Rocking bookshelves


Picked this up for a small system in the cabin. Paired with energy 8inch sub. Great pair of speakers. Little less "tinny" then the klipsh pro-monitors. Very high quality construction. They definitely were helped by the sub having such a small woofer....

Feb, 2016

Product Specifications

With its 1-inch hyperbolic aluminum dome tweeter and 5.5-inch woofer, the CB-10 makes a big impact for a mid-sized bookcase speaker. This versatile speaker is ideal for a compact music system or as part of a home theater or gaming system.

Dimensions & Weight



Manufacturer:Energy Speaker Systems
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Energy Connoisseur


Color:Black ash / High-gloss black

Speaker System

Amplification Type:Passive
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Crossover Channel Qty:2-way
Response Bandwidth:66 - 20000Hz
Speaker System Type:Left / right channel speakers