Summary: They're JBL. What more can be said other than if you're fence sitting, you cannot go wrong with a quality JBL product. I have many sets including vintage JBL and other Control One models and I expect these to hold up as well.
Excerpt: Purchased to use with a old pioneer Sx-780 Reciever and a cassette deck/turntable to have a small "vintage " system. I love the control one speaker system as they are very small in size but very large in sound.
Summary: A great little speaker that can handle everything the Pioneer SX-1080 puts out! I bought these because of recommendations from members of an audiophile page, this pair takes care of the highs and midrange of the big main system.
Summary: So I bought these for my father to replace his outdoor bose speakers since one of them blew. They were very easy to install (even though it doesn't come with outdoor wooden screws and had to go to Lowe's to get em).
Excerpt: I've been a JBL fan since the 70's. I've had a number of products over the years for a variety of uses including home, auto and commercial sound reinforcement. I currently have an old pair of L65's for my main home system but decided to purchase the Control One's for outdoor use on my patio.
Excerpt: this is my second pair. i have a tendancy to overpower but 6yrs. is a good run.
tried other brands and lucky if they last a month.
they're a little heavy for the ball and socket wall mount, i broke one of the mounts right off the bat by tightening it too much but i could'nt get it to hold the...