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Sony SS-B1000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1576 reviews of Sony SS-B1000. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Comments about the reliability and design are on the whole 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 products in the same category the Sony SS-B1000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony SS-B1000

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 user reviews of Sony SS-B1000 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the usability and size. The design and price are also mentioned favorably.

price, design, size, usability

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

Jun, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony SS-B1000

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1424 user reviews of Sony SS-B1000 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 products in the same category on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and design. The usability and size also get good feedback.

price, size, usability, design, reliability

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

Jun, 2020

Expert review by : David Carnoy (cnet.com)

Sony SS-B1000: $65 bookshelf speakers that impress

 

The Sony SS-B1000 speakers may not quite win the budget bookshelf-speaker battle, but they deliver excellent sound for the money.

The ; are attractively styled and deliver impressive sound for their modest price.

Sound could be more detailed, with better-defined bass.

The Sony SS-B1000 Bookshelf Speakers may not quite win the budget-bookshelf-speaker battle, but they do deliver quite decent sound for the money.

May, 2012

Expert review by : HomeTheaterReview.com (hometheaterreview.com)

Sony SS-B1000 Bookshelf Loudspeaker Reviewed

 

The baby brother of the SS-B3000, the SS-B1000 speakers are only $49.99 a pair, yet despite this rock-bottom price, produce a lively crisp sound that can get edgy if overdriven. For more volume, the larger SS-B3000s would better fill the bill....

The SS-B1000 provides a good level of musicality in a tight package

The SS-B1000 offers a lightweight tonal balance that cries out for a subwoofer ; The SS-B1000's performance significantly degrades when played loudly ; The SS-B3000 only provides push-pin connectors, and offers no on-board mounting hardware ; The...

The Sony SS-B1000 upholds its big brother's solid rep, if not quite asdramatically. Its lightweight tonal balance really needs a subwoofer,but offers a surprisingly high level of coherence that somewhat masksits zippy treble, shallow midrange, and...

Dec, 2009

Expert review by : David Carnoy (cnet.com.au)

Sony SS-B1000: $65 bookshelf speakers that impress

 

The Sony SS-B1000 speakers may not quite win the budget bookshelf-speaker battle, but they deliver excellent sound for the money.

The ; are attractively styled and deliver impressive sound for their modest price.

Sound could be more detailed, with better-defined bass.

The Sony SS-B1000 Bookshelf Speakers may not quite win the budget-bookshelf-speaker battle, but they do deliver quite decent sound for the money.

May, 2012

Expert review by : David Carnoy (cnet.co.uk)

Sony SS-B1000 review

 

Sony isn't usually considered a bargain brand, but when it comes to the company's SS-B1000 Bookshelf Speakers, it's hard to complain that they're overpriced. They carry a list price of $70 per pair, but you can find them online for closer to $60...

The Sony SS-B1000 Bookshelf Speakers are attractively styled and deliver impressive sound for their modest price.

Sound could be more detailed, with better-defined bass.

The Sony SS-B1000 Bookshelf Speakers may not quite win the budget-bookshelf-speaker battle, but they do deliver quite decent sound for the money.

May, 2012

Consumer review (newegg.com)

GREAT SPEAKER

 

IF YOU WANT A GREAT SET OF SPEAKERS AT A GOOD PRICE BUY THIS ONE FROM NEWEGG!!!!!!!!!

A GREAT SET OF SPEAKERS FOR THE PRICE,THIS IS MY SECOND SET TO FINISH MY SURROUND SOUND SYSTEM. THE FREQ RESPONSE IS RIGHT ON

NONE

May, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Bon

 

excellent pour le prix

rien

Jan, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Decent speakers for the price

 

Like I said, with a small, cheap amp these make a good set of PC speakers. Would I spend the $80-$90 that most places are selling the new sets for? Probably not. But for $45, they're good "toss them anywhere" speakers.

Condition - If it weren't for a sticker on the back and the plain cardboard box they arrived in, I would have sworn I got new speakers instead of refurbs, The cabinets and screens are unmarked and after several days of (light) use they work ; Sound...

Sound quality in general - While I've also listed sound quality as a pro, that's only because Newegg doesn't have a "Meh" section. I'm no audiophile, but I can confirm what others are saying. Bass is on the boomier side and mids are faded, resulting in...

Oct, 2014

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Surprisingly Good

 

Honestly they don't compare in the same league as the Klipsch KB15 bookshelf speakers I use for my home theater.The Sonys are very light and small in comparison, but I must say they do sound good when mixed in with the other speakers I am using. They...

Decent sound for what I paid. They function nicely for what I bought them for, which is front speakers for my second TV. They mix well with the Polk center and the infinity sub

They would a bit too "boomy" for my taste if I used them as stand alone bookshelf speakers. Lot's of bass, but a bit artificial sounding in that regard

Oct, 2014

Consumer review (newegg.com)

SONY SS-B1000

 

Honestly they don't compare in the same league as the Klipsch KB15 bookshelf speakers I use for my home theater.The Sonys are very light and small in comparison, but I must say they do sound good when mixed in with the other speakers I am using. They...

Decent sound for what I paid. They function nicely for what I bought them for, which is front speakers for my second TV. They mix well with the Polk center and the infinity sub

They would a bit too "boomy" for my taste if I used them as stand alone bookshelf speakers. Lot's of bass, but a bit artificial sounding in that regard

Oct, 2014

Consumer review (newegg.com)

SONY SS-B1000

 

If you can steal these like I did!

This my third set of these Sony speakers. I us them with a powered subwoofer and the sound is great for the price. These reconditioned speakers were a steal for the price. Less than half my first set

non

Oct, 2014

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