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Speakercraft CS3 Soundbar

alaTest has collected and analyzed 87 reviews of Speakercraft CS3 Soundbar. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design. The price also gets good feedback, but many are less positive about the reliability.

usability, price, design

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Speakercraft CS3 Soundbar is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Speakercraft CS3 Soundbar

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 78 user reviews of Speakercraft CS3 Soundbar from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. People really like the design. The price is also appreciated, whereas opinions are divided on the reliability.

usability, price, design

67% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Expert review by : Steve May (homecinemachoice.com)

SpeakerCraft CS3 review

 

The soundbar market is making quite a noise these days. The compact convenience of these sonic slivers has proved a big hit with telly addicts eager to compensate for the rubbish audio offered by most superslim TVs. The latest maker to sound off with...

Powerful, full-range presentation, sturdy pedestal design, Bluetooth streaming

No Dolby Digital decoder; no status display; no aptX provision

Oct, 2013

Expert review by : Matthew Moskovciak Steve Guttenberg (cnet.com)

SpeakerCraft CS3 sound bar sports super sonics with low-profile looks

 

The SpeakerCraft CS3 is a handsome, excellent-sounding sound bar that's largely worth its lofty price.

The ; has an excellent pedestal-style sound bar design, with a refined look that doesn't call attention to itself. Sound quality is outstanding for a pedestal sound bar, even with two-channel music. Its built-in Bluetooth is also a huge plus, making it...

It's expensive, especially when there are solid sound bars available for half the price. There's also no front-panel display, so you don't get any visual feedback when adjusting the volume. And the included remote is cheap-feeling for a pricey product.

The SpeakerCraft CS3 is a handsome, excellent-sounding sound bar that's well worth its lofty price.

Nov, 2013

Expert review by : Matthew Moskovciak (cnet.com)

SpeakerCraft CS3 review

 

The SpeakerCraft CS3 ($600 street) is the best high-performance sound bar we've tested. For one, it features a "pedestal" design, letting you place it under your TV rather than in front, which we prefer, for a sleeker look. It's also a top-notch...

The SpeakerCraft CS3 has an excellent pedestal-style sound bar design, with a refined look that doesn't call attention to itself. Sound quality is outstanding for a pedestal sound bar, even with two-channel music. Its built-in Bluetooth is also a huge...

It's expensive, especially when there are solid sound bars available for half the price. There's also no front-panel display, so you don't get any visual feedback when adjusting the volume. And the included remote is cheap-feeling for a pricey product.

The SpeakerCraft CS3 is a handsome, excellent-sounding sound bar that's well worth its lofty price.

Dec, 2012

Expert review by : Marshall Guthrie (audioholics.com)

Speakercraft CS3 Soundbar with Built-In Subwoofer Review

 

Breaking the mold of the typical soundbar, the CS3 from Speakercraft offers a great sounding and immersive experience without the help of an external subwoofer. Watch or read our full review.

Sep, 2013

Expert review by (electronichouse.com)

Hands On: SpeakerCraft CS3 TV Speaker

 

The CS3 is an easy upgrade for your TV's terrible speakers, plus Bluetooth for more music.

Controlling light from big windows was key to this bar and home theater space’s success.

May, 2013

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