Pioneer SP-FS52 Andrew Jones Designed Floorstanding Loudspeakers
6 March 2015
Excerpt: Sporting a surprisingly natural, spacious sound for speakers costing $129 apiece, the FS52 are the speaker that perhaps best demonstrates Andrew Jones tremendous influence in creating high quality speakers at a price that fit within just about anyones budget.
Summary: The MSRP on this floor standing speaker is only $129.00ea. Each cabinet encloses a 1" soft dome tweeter and 3 5.25" drivers. Two of the 5.25" driver are dedicated to lower frequencies while the other 5.25" driver is a mid-range.
Pros: Small footprint, contains 2 5.25" drivers for lower frequencies. 1 5.25" driver for midrange frequencies, and a 1" soft dome tweeter for crisp highs
Cons: At this price point, function is put before form in the cabinet resulting in an enclosure that isn't the best lookng.
Summary: W hen you talk of audiophile floorstanders, Pioneer might not be the first name that will come to mind. It may come as a surprise to many that it is a part of this month’s ‘Floorstanding Speakers Special’, but its SP-FS52 floorstanding speakers proved us wrong, this pair retails internationally as a...