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CNET First Look
Sony SS-B1000 hands-onCheck out these $65 bookshelf speakers that impress.
I'm David Carnoy executive editor for cnet.com and I'm here with a pair of basic bookshelf speakers. These retail for about 65 dollars online. In the Sony SS. B 1000 bookshelf speakers these retail for around 65 dollars -- so -- line the pricing to fluctuate a little bit. But these are basic bookshelf speakers and actually sound pretty decent for the price. They have a decent amount of -- not incredibly well defined base but we -- these up with -- 25 dollar low high -- -- -- a pretty good system for under a hundred dollars. These -- -- five point 25 inch will for. Any one inch Tweeter there's also a step up version of the speaker called the SB 3000. That's actually a bigger bookshelf speaker with three drivers. That actually may be the better deal but these are smaller more compact. -- and for a lot of people this -- making nice little desktop system. We compared these with a pair I had -- audio speakers that retail for around 4045 dollars of these have a little bit better build quality. It is a faux wood green finish on these. The Dayton's -- a little bit cheaper but the -- did sound a little better this slightly bigger speaker with more well the -- days. It's -- -- note these are passive speakers so you will have to hook them up to some sort of amp. Into a plastic spring clip wire connectors on the back. I get nothing fancy do you come with some speaker wire and just have to come up and am I'm -- -- and -- of these Sony SS would be 1000 bookshelf speakers.