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Pioneer SP-SB23W

Pioneer SP-SB23W
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Energy Take Classic 5.1

Energy Take Classic 5.1
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Sony HT-CT260

Sony HT-CT260
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Price $126 to $129 at 3 stores $396 to $399 at 3 stores $398 to $399 at 2 stores $379 at 1 store
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Editors' choice 4.5 stars Spectacular
    Overall score: 9.0 (4.5 stars)
Editors' choice 4.5 stars Spectacular
    Overall score: 9.3 (4.5 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.4 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 0 stars No reviews, write one! 4.0 stars out of 8 reviews 4.0 stars out of 28 reviews 4.0 stars out of 4 reviews
Release date September 28, 2012 June 25, 2013 September 15, 2008 October 14, 2012
The Bottom Line The Pioneer SP-SB23W is the best affordable sound bar if you care about sound quality, with its outstanding sonics making up for some of its design limitations. The Energy Take Classic 5.1 is the best budget speaker system we've reviewed, earning our Editors' Choice Award with its outstanding sound quality and exquisite looks. The Sony HT-CT260 is our go-to budget sound bar pick, with excellent sound quality, built-in Bluetooth, an adaptable design, and no major missteps.

Basic specs

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System Components 1 x Floor-standing speaker
1 x Sound bar
1 x Wireless subwoofer
1 x Center speaker
1 x Subwoofer
1 x Sound bar
1 x Wireless subwoofer
Color Info unavailable Info unavailable High-gloss black
Black
Recommended Amplifier Power Info unavailable Info unavailable 20 - 100 Watt
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Max (RMS) Output Power 130 Watt
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Product Type Speaker
Info unavailable 5.1-channel Home theater speaker system
Sound Bar
2.1-channel
Dimensions (WxDxH) 8.9 in x 10.6 in x 35.2 in
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Input Impedance 6 Ohm
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Remote Control Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Remote control - Infrared
Speaker System Details Floor-standing
- 40 - 20000 Hz - 6 Ohm
Info unavailable 4 x Satellite speaker - 100 Watt - 115 - 20000 Hz - 8 Ohm
1 x Center channel speaker - 100 Watt - 110 - 20000 Hz - 8 Ohm
1 x Active subwoofer - 200 Watt - 33 - 150 Hz
Subwoofer
- 170 Watt
- 130 Watt
Connectivity Technology Wired
Wired - Bluetooth
Wireless
Wired
Wireless - Bluetooth
Wired
Speaker Type 3-way - Passive
Info unavailable Active subwoofer, passive satellites
Active
Weight 25.8 lbs
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Built-in Decoders Info unavailable Dolby Digital
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Nominal Output Power (Total) Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 300 Watt
Product Description Pioneer SP-FS52 - Speaker
Info unavailable Energy Take Classic 5.1 Home Theater System - Home theater speaker system
Sound Bar
Sony HT-CT260
Audio Amplifier Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Integrated
Response Bandwidth 40 - 20000 Hz
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