Purchased with a Yamaha RX-A1040. We are still in the break-in period discussed in the manual, but right out of the box the ProCinema 800 system was significant improvement over the sound bar with sub-woofer that I had been using. After running the Yamaha speaker calibration - Wow - the speakers "disappeared" and left a nice front sound field with surround from the rear speakers. The 800's are small enough that they could be placed on the either side of the flat screen TV on the TV cabinet without the need for stands. In our 12.5 ft. x 19 ft family room these are big enough to fill the room and small enough to be inconspicuous.
Big Sound in a Small Package
These speakers sound much bigger than they are. I was very impressed once everything was tuned in and placed properly.
from Las Vegas, Nevada
Wonderful speakers with big sound. Liked them so much that I bought 2 of the matching bookshelf speakers. I also have to say that the support guys at Crutchfield were a great help in deciding to buy these. They were very knowledgable and did not try to sell me anything I did not want or need. They could have sold me more expensive speakers but after listening to my needs, they recommended the Def Tech 800 series speakers and I really like them.
Rich sound in a small package.
from New Hampshire
Great sound for the size of speakers. I have moved the speakers several times and the Audyssey calibration has managed to make the "sweet spot" better each time. While watching our flat screen TV, my wife and I always complained of not hearing conversations, now it is a delight to watch movies on Netflix since we can hear the dialogue. Listening to music has become quite a joy.