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Sony SS B3000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 650 reviews of Sony SS B3000. 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. Comments about the reliability and design are generally positive. The usability and size are also appreciated.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Sony SS B3000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 597 user reviews of Sony SS B3000 from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers on Views about the design and usability are generally positive. The size and price also get good comments, but there are some mixed views about the reliability.

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98% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony SS-B3000 Bookshelf Speakers (Pair, Black)Sony SS-B3000 Bookshelf Speakers (Pair, Black)

May, 2018

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Sony SS-B3000 Bookshelf Loudspeaker Reviewed


The SS-B3000s "presented a surprisingly lively, crisp sound with decent warmth and depth." The sound had "good overall coherence" while the bass "held together well overall and kept pace with the overall presentation." This model "plays loud when...

The SS-B3000 presents music in alistenable, dynamic way that should please a lot of people in a lot ofdifferent situations, over many types of material ; The SS-B3000 plays loud when asked, and can fill a medium-sized room better than smaller bookshelf...

The SS-B3000's screechy treble and somewhat weak midrange makelong-term listening a bit fatiguing compared to small speakers costingsignificantly more money ; The SS-B3000's bass, while deep, lacks definition and overall punchiness ; The SS-B3000's...

The Sony SS-B3000 offers an impressive amount of engineering and soundquality for its very low price. It sounds like a budget speaker attimes, but not overtly, and not at the expense of its overallmusicality and coherence. Its atypical size may make...

Dec, 2009

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GREAT buy!


One of the best speaker purchases I've made in a long time! If nothing else, this is a great value buy. Powering them with an old Harmon Kardon AVR 20ii 5.1 channel receiver, these things are really performing. Very good bass and overall body once...

The 1" tweeter is tiny and very directional. I ended up purchasing the SS-F6000's anyway (same tweeter, same issue) so between the 4 speaker towers I get full high frequency coverage of the room, but the directionality is very noticeable otherwise ;...

Apr, 2013

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So close Sony. Good speakers that could be great.


For lower end speakers, you are unlikely to find a better deal than these Sony speakers. The sound is quite surprising for the price you pay and they easily match up to speakers that cost double what you normally pay for these. For the non-audiophile...

very inexpensive. awesome performance to price ratio

No proper crossover. Mid-range driver a little small

Jan, 2013

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Amazing Value


For the money, I just don't know how you could do better. These speakers image really well and are well balanced in terms of bass, mid, and highs. That said - these are not audiophile quality speakers. They do an amazing job for what they are and will...

Dec, 2012

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Double Up and blow the house down!


I have a 7.1 Sony receiver, and for the side, and surround speaker channels. I made a combination of two Sony # SS- B 1000, and two Sony# SS- B 3000. HOW? One SS - 1000 in series, with a SS - 3000. Then the same, with the other two. Then connect both...

The name "SONY" says it all. Everything top quality


Oct, 2012

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Great speakers for the price!


I'm all about value and these speakers are, without a doubt, the best sound you will ever get for under $100! I am an electronics engineer and I have heard very few speakers this SIZE that sound this good, but NONE that are even close to this price...

Aug, 2012

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3-way bookshelves to die for!


I've been a serious audiophyle since the early 70's. From early simple stereo to the latest surround sound wonders I'm always obsessed with sound quality. I just converted my garage into a pool room and the new Sony's provide all the beautiful dynamic...

Jun, 2012

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I didn't know my olds speakers weren'that great until I got this, the sound is amazing

May, 2012

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Great Speakers At A Great Price


I bought these speakers to replace a set of monster floor speakers that won't fit in my small computer room. I didn't realize that I was buying a pair of small room speakers with a monsterous sound. You can't go wrong with Sony. I highly recommend...

Mar, 2012

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A bargain speaker for home theater


I purchased these speakers to act as rear surrounds for my home theater system that includes the Sony floor standing towers. For a starter home theater system, these are excellent and offer great bass for those low frequency moments. I recommend their...

Feb, 2012

Product Specifications

When it comes to creating high-quality Hi-Fi sound in your home, selecting the proper speakers is even more important. Sony makes it easy with an extremely wide range of different speakers. Whether you're listening to a refined string quartet or watching a powerful action-packed movie, Sony's speakers are designed to deliver an intensive acoustic experience that is both powerful and emotional. PRODUCT FEATURES: 8" newly developed Kevlar H.O.P. woofer; 3


Frequency range:50 - 50000 / 50 kHz


Color of product:Black

Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony SS


Audio output channels:2.0
Mid-range driver diameter:3.15
Mid-range driver diameter (imperial):3
Mid-range driver size:3 / 3.15
Number of Speakers:2
Recommended usage:Universal
Speaker placement:Tabletop/bookshelf
Speaker type:3-Way
Suitable for outdoor use:N
Tweeter: Yes
Tweeter diameter:0.984 / 1
Tweeter Size:0.984 / 1
Woofer: Yes
Woofer diameter:7.87
Woofer diameter (imperial):8
Woofer Size:7.87 / 8

Other Features

Center speaker frequency range:50 - 50000
Center speaker impedance:8
Dimensions (WxDxH):9.45 x 10.4 x 20.9
Power Requirements:120 W

Packaging Content

Manual: Yes


Bass optimization: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Wireless technologies:Wired

Remote Control

Type: None

Speaker System

Amplification Type:Passive
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Crossover Channel Qty:3-way
Max (RMS) Output Power:120Watt
Response Bandwidth:50 - 50000Hz
Speaker System Type:Left / right channel speakers

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:14.3 / 229.3