Summary: This really all I can say about these babies. Took some time to finish setting it up with my Sony receiver. Lol. I actually spent most of the time admiring the craftsmanship. Then came the magic; it roars, it purrs, it's simply A M A Z I N G. Thanks amazon for the excellent service by the way.
Excellent Set of Speakers for small -medium room...
lakshman prasad vasam, Amazon
22 August 2012
Summary: Excellent Speakers. was looking for speakers for a month and finally went with energy 5.1 classic attached to yamaha 373 AV receiver. worth every penny. Loved the design and sound quality of speakers. Sub Woofer is excellent ++. heart pumping 200W. Suggested to small to medium rooms. i used in 16' X 12' room. sounds amazing. only one compliant: no speaker cables, no sub woofer cable included. just speakers.
Summary: Recently purchased the Energy 5.1 Take Classic Home Theater System to go with a Denon AVR1712 receiver & Samsung(PN60E8000GFXZA60) 60 inch Plasma TV. Considered Bose, Klipsch & Definitive Technology. CNET (best product) review was the deciding factor. Speakers can easily handle the thunderous highs and lows associated with movies. Music sounds brilliant. Just need to break the speakers in for about 50 hours. This was easy because I always am listening to music.
Summary: Bought these to replace a JVC all-in-one surround system and paired with a Denon AVR-1612. Heads and shoulders above what I have been used to! The JVC was OK for movies, but really suffered when playing music. The Energy/Denon combo excels in both! Great imaging on 5.1 surround soundtracks, and rich, neutural sound for music playback.
Summary: I've migrated my living room sound system from a 16 year old Sony HTIB. The first step was an Onkyo HT-RC360 receiver which has been great. I've had it set up with the junky HTIB 5.1 speakers inside and a second zone with some nice Pinnacle outdoor speakers. That move was earlier this year. Today I hooked up the Take Classics in place of the old speakers. They were well packaged and look terrific. Set up was extremely easy too.