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Rich sound in a small package.
Reviewer: Penguin Cyclist 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.
Husband is in love
Reviewer: tmp from Arizona
Just gave this to my husband for his birthday - yesterday. He set everything up right away. He is in love. He has been working to tune them to his liking. Heavy speakers, that seem like they will last. They sound great; even to someone like me that has "box wine" taste in audio.
Great surround sound home theater system
Reviewer: LouP from South Carolina
I upgraded from a Polk audio Pro system to the Pro cinema 800 speaker system. The difference was amazing! The self calibrating balance system using a microphone where you sit works very well. The surround effect is awesome. The sub woofer will shake your house. You have to adjust the center speaker treble to get crystal clear voices over all the other sounds, but that was easy with my Onkyo receiver. I had no problem with the 3 point stands on the surround speakers some reviewers complain about. I highly recommend this system. I did consider the Bose equivalent system but after listening to my brother's Bose, I find this has an overall more satisfying sound. I did not consider the Klipsch because of the larger sized speakers. The Pro cinema 800 is almost invisible in my large den which is what I wanted.
Reviewer: NR from Boston, MA
This is a good surround set up. Certainly better than my prior cheap HTIB, though I'm not blown away by these speakers (though to be fair they have not fully broken in yet). The sub really makes the system, it adds a lot of depth to the sound at any level; the center channel and surround speakers don't really open up unless I have the sound turned up higher than where I normally listen. When they are cranked up though, the quality is very good.
Good sound from relatively small speakers
Reviewer: Nuhuuu from California
Very clear full sound. I read a lot of reviews and went to magnolia at BB to listen to a variety of speakers. I wanted to go with Bowers and Wilkins but decided on Def Tech 800 series because of the size and sound quality. I was looking to fit speakers into my existing entertainment center. The setup was easy and speakers looked great. I purchased the matching stands sold by Def Tech and was pleased. I can no longer listen to the sound from my plasma TV alone. I have a large rectangular shaped room with vaulted ceilings and the speakers provide plenty of sound for a normal individual. I can't even turn the volume up at night or it will wake my kids up. I paired my speakers with an Denon AVR-X2100 receiver. Couldn't be happier with the flexibility of sound this combination offers.
Rocks the house
Reviewer: BruceB from New York
Compared to previous home theatre at similar cost this speaker setup has wider dynamic range with exciting subwoofer response on special effects the only problem was the need to put a small carpet under the subwoofer to keep it from walking across the floor with action films.
Awesome Student Center Theater
Reviewer: JamesV from Texas
Installed this in a small theater room for student movie nights--speakers hide well and sound amazing. I would definitely recommend.
Pro Cinema 800 - YES!
Reviewer: GeorgeD from Virginia
I got the ProCinema 800 package to replace my Polk RMs that I have had for a while. I am pushing with a Denon AVR-1912 and was never really satisfied with the quality, even though it sounded good, there was just something missing. Switched to the 800s and now I see what I was missing. Great sound and I got that brightness I was looking for. My surround sound never sounded this good. Finally I feel that my sound system is now solid. I have really enjoyed these so far. The sub does a great job and has a convenient volume on the side of the cabinet so I don't scare the dogs to death! Went in with Bose in mind, and ended up with these Definitive Technology ProCinema 800s....You feel good when you make the right decision... Travis at Crutchfield was great to deal with....
Reviewer: Cuzzin Bri from Montgomery, TX
This speaker system is the biggest bang for my buck I have ever received. Each speaker is very solid and appealing to the eyes. I paired this system with a Denon AVR S500BT, which is the bottom of the line Denon receivers, and I'm glad I didn't spend any more money than I did. Don't pass this up.
800 Pro Cinema
Reviewer: Bp from Florida
Sounds just as promised. I bought a scratch and dent set and it showed up faster than estimated. One of the speakers did not sound right so Crutchfield sent another one out right away. I'm very happy!
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