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Energy CB-20

Energy CB-20
alaScore 88

42 reviews

Aug, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 42 reviews of Energy CB-20. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Energy CB-20 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 42 reviews)

1 expert reviews

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Energy CB-20

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of Energy CB-20 from Amazon.com. 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 Amazon.com.

92% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Energy CB-20 Bookshelf Speakers (Pair,Black) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Energy CB-20 Bookshelf Speakers (Pair,Black) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

Aug, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Energy CB-20

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Energy CB-20 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.4/5 for other Speakers on Amazon.ca.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Energy CB-20 Bookshelf Speakers (Pair, Black)Energy CB-20 Bookshelf Speakers (Pair, Black)

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: GoodSound! (goodsound.com)

Energy CB-20 Loudspeakers

 

A rule of thumb among audiophiles is that the better something looks, the worse it sounds. If this were true, the Energy CB-20 could not qualify as an audiophile speaker. It's attractive enough to match any décor, or the taste of any age group or...

Mar, 2009

Consumer review by: Demian A. (newegg.com)

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

Consumer review by: Scott S. (newegg.com)

Excellent sounding bookshelf speakers

 

I felt these were a very solid bargain, The price at Newegg was much lower than other vendors that had these speakers in stock.

Good clean sound, Using as front L/R in 5.1 surround system with mid level Yamaha receiver. Using Energy CC-5 center channel speaker and Bose 161 speakers as rear surround, and a Yamaha 10" sub, After a little tweaking I am very pleased with the sound....

None yet.

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: John K. (newegg.com)

Great

 

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

Consumer review by: olaru g. (newegg.com)

Great subwoofer

 

Thanks newegg for still carrying this amazing brand!

Great looking subwoofer , matches with all my black ash speakers. I have one set of rc10 as front speakers, rc -lcr as center and a pair of cc-5 as satellites . I paid just 129$ for this subwoofer , free shipping . Great deal for me.

Nothing yet.

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Joe T. (newegg.com)

Unreal sound from a tiny speaker.

 

Great sound, great price.

Discontinued.

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Anonymous (newegg.com)

Great Speakers

 

These speakers sound great. They are clear even when cranked up I don't hear any distortion in them, but I am not a audiophile just a normal music lover.

None that I can think of.

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: Percy D. (newegg.com)

Worth every penny. Efficient and very elegant,

 

see above

I have had these speakers for the best part of six years. They have and are still performing splendidly. The subwoofer is of course indispensable. For the quality you get the price is absolutely very reasonable. Worth every penny. Efficient and very...

none

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: Michael C. (newegg.com)

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

Consumer review by: Jake B. (newegg.com)

Worked well for a while

 

I'm a bit disappointed in this product, although with a quick google search it seems these are known for bad amplifiers. I checked the power board on the amp to see if any of the caps looked bad but they all appeared normal. Even so, I'm going to spend...

I bought this about 3 years ago and it served it's purpose valiantly for most of that time. I was initially enamored with this subwoofer for the excellent build quality of the box. Nice finish, high quality sturdy grill, double down firing ports, even...

The amplifier died on me last year after 2 years of light use. It seemed like the output was declining steadily towards the end of its life. I had paired it with a set of Polk monitor 70 series II's a few months ago and barely noticed lack of bass as...

Jan, 2015