Summary: Great set of speakers. Sound good and look great. Only drawback as I seen it is that you cannot get extra sattelite speakers for making a 7.1 or 9.1 channel system. Also, speakers have a single mounting point on the back rather than two which makes it a little tricky to mount properly on my Sanus HTB-3 floor stands, although that is as much a problem with the latter as the former.
Summary: I wouldn't consider myself a true audiophile, but I am musically trained and I have a very good ear. Obviously I wanted a good sounding system, but unfortunately I am a college student with a very limited budget. That being the case, I did a lot of research before buying a new system to try to get the most I could for the money. I had previously never heard of the energy brand before I came across the Take 5 package.
Summary: Well To start things off me and my wife are getting ready to move...My home theater consists of paradigm center and rear surrounds, four foot advent tower speakers, and an acoustic research 12" subwoofer...These speakers have a very LARGE sound, and they should because of their size...Anyways Me and my wife were discussing our move, and got on the topic of all my speakers, and i agreed that not only will it be hard to move everything, but tough to fit it all in a smaller...
Summary: When I oppened the package I tought they were just a tyny set of speakers and considered my self cheap, they are still on the break in period so I don't turn the volume all the way now, Yesterday I saw a movie at moderate level and I can tell you I hear stuff that I didn't before and I can now tell you these small speakers sound eaven better than my old yamaha speaker system which speakers were like 8 times bigger. You definetly need a sub for lower frequency wave.
Summary: The speakers are great looking. Looking forward to listening to them when I get a new receiver. Old receiver died. Must save to get new receiver. Got them because most reviews rated them very good for the price. I do not think I will be disappointed. With the black high gloss finish,must be careful,will scratch very easy. Build quality is excellent. Will update review on sound quality later, when I get to use them.
Summary: We purchased these surround speakers to go with our new Pioneer VSX-1019AH-K 7.1 channel A/V receiver and they have exceeded our expectations. Movies, especially action or Sci-Fi movies are absolutely incredible heard through this surround system. We mated it with a Yamaha YST-SW315 10 inch subwoofer, and this total system produces rich powerful sound with delicate, detailed highs and deep pounding bass while also reproducing voices on the center channel speaker...
Energy Take 5 Classic -- Quite Impressive -- Very Satisfied
John H. Williams, Amazon
15 December 2009
Summary: Pros: These are crisp, clean, lots of range, lots of imaging (ability to sound like an actual 3D event, rather than sound coming from speakers.) Very well matched as a set. They fill my reasonably large TV/audio rooms very, very well. They mounted rather inconspicuously near the corners of the room about 8 feet high on wooden wall beams, yet their wide-dispersion and off-axis accuracy sounds terrific.
Summary: They seem to be able to hear all my music and movies now... these things sound 10x bigger than they are. They look stunning too! Make sure you get the Energy ESW-8 Subwoofer (Single, Black) to get thundering but undistorted bass and LFE! I have these hooked up to an Onkyo receiver with 16 gauge speaker wire. These speakers sound okay at low volumes, but the louder you turn them up the better they sound. Impress your friends, annoy your neighbors! Love it!
Summary: Packaged beautifully and did not charge extra for delivery to Alaska unlike so many other compannies. Best part was everything worked! These are my very first home theater speakers and were purchased due to the positive responses of other reviewers. These speakers did not disappoint. Music played through them sound awesome with very nice sounding bass. (Wife approves of the looks, size and sound.) It certainly adds to the movie viewing experience as well.