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Definitive Technology AW5500

Definitive Technology AW5500
alaScore 89

61 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 61 reviews of Definitive Technology AW5500. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design. The price also gets good comments, whereas many are less positive about the reliability.

usability, price, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Definitive Technology AW5500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: Gbuddy (

Great sounding speakers


I was impressed by the sound of these speakers. They sound great, delivering all the necessary highs and lows for all genres of music. I like the ability to swivel them to where I want the music. Very easy to install.

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: Chef (

Great sound


I use them on my deck and music outside never sounded that good only thing missing is the bass just not enough bass for me I will play with some settings but I will also add an outdoor sub woofer so these speakers can real sound good

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: Chgaster (

Outdoor speakers


Excellent sound for any outdoor area... Would highly recommend them to anyone!!!

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: Vern (

Hoped for more


I was hoping for more for $400 compared to much cheaper speakers. I have a full set of 8040ST/8060HD/1000s for my HT, and was upgrading my lanai set up with these, but am going to return in hopes the 6500 deliver what I'm looking did. They sound good,...

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: maniciti (

Great outdoor speaker


Sounds awesome Size is a bigger than I expected Works great with my outdoor projector

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: Treadmill (

Good purchase


Great sound. We have them on our deck and enjoy them.

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: OutdoorBBQJunkie (

Easy to install - Sound is great


Excellent backyard sound - not ideal if your neighbor's house is close as due to design sound carries almost 300 degrees from speaker - your neighbor may not like your selection of music if you are mounting the speaker on a tree in the open. If you...

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: ramonreyesjr (

Great speakers !!!


These were a great buy. Great price. Did not expect to be as satisfied as I am with these speakers. Will be buying more.

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: CM77 (

Outdoor Heaven


These speakers are the best outdoor investment I have purchased this year! The audio is so crisp and clear. I have them connected to a Yamaha receiver and play my CD's and MP3s. The range on the speakers is tremendous. I have a 100ft x 300ft back yard...

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: Mmmm (



Was in the market about to buy Bose before a few recommendations on DT. Very happy blew away bose...

Jul, 2015

Product Specifications

Dimensions & Weight



Manufacturer:Definitive Technology
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Definitive Technology



Service & Support

Type:5 years warranty

Speaker System

Amplification Type:Passive
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Crossover Channel Qty:2-way
Response Bandwidth:45 - 30000Hz
Speaker System Type:Speaker