8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
Just not enough oomph...,
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This review is from: Sony SS-CR3000 Center and Rear Channel Speaker Package (Electronics)
I recently purchased a set of Sony SS-CR3000 Center and rear speakers for around $75.00. They sound clear but lack the power I was looking for in my 7.1 sound system upgrade. They are fine for a small bedroom or dorm room but not for a larger space or system. Also, they would be better for a 5.1 system and not a 7.1. Even if you manually overdrive them, they don't have enough range to make a difference. They do have built in wall hangers which are nice. I had to screw in wall hanger mounts for all of my other Sony speakers but they were made for book shelf applications, not hanging. I wound up selling them off and purchased a pair of Sony SS-B1000 bookshelf speakers and a Sony SS CN1000P center speaker. I was much happier with this combination for my Sony STR-DG720 7.1 surround reciever and Sony playstation 3 as a blueray player. Listening to the movie with active HDMI and 7.1 surround sounds a lot better than most movie theaters! Overall, if it is a money issue and space issue, go with these little speakers, otherwise go bigger.