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Pioneer SP-FS51-LR Floorstanding Speakers Pair

  • 45Hz-20kHz
  • 6 Ohms 130 W (Max.)
  • 87dB
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Pioneer Floorstanding Speakers - Pair

  • 3 Woofers with Oversized Magnets for Powerful Bass
  • Superior Crossover Design for Full-Spectrum Clarity
  • Curved Cabinet Construction Designed to Reduce Vibration
  • 1" Soft Dome Tweeter for Crisp, Accurate, High Frequencies

Overview

Even when you don’t have a fortune to spend on speakers, it’s easy to set your sights higher starting from the ground up.

Introducing the new SP-FS51-LR Floor Standing Speakers from Pioneer.

Designed with uncompromising attention to detail, these speakers are ideal for home theater systems, offering remarkable audio quality from Blu-ray Disc® CD’s, DVD’s, gaming and any other audio source. Using three woofers with oversized magnets for powerful bass, they deliver the kind of high performance and exceptional quality that makes for a stunning music and home theater experience.

Over Seven Decades of Passion for Audio

Pioneer has been the industry leader in audio design and engineering firsts for over 70 years. Designed by Pioneer’s Chief Speaker Engineer Andrew Jones, these speakers embody all his high-end expertise and passion for pure audio reproduction. And while audio enthusiasts gladly pay as much as $70,000 for some of Andrew’s designs, you’ll find these new SP-FS51-LR speakers considerably more affordable.

Thinking Out of the Box

It’s okay to stare. With true curved cabinet design, not only are the SP-FS51-LR Floor Standing Speakers aesthetically more pleasing, so is the entire listening experience. The high-performance and exceptional sound quality is the result of this stiffer design, which also reduces standing sound waves inside the cabinet.

As a literal example of the term "beautifully engineered," the elegant and appealing speaker grills on the SP-FS51-LR’s do a superior job of protecting the speaker drivers.

The Inside Story

Much of the competition uses an extremely simple, low-cost cross-over made up of a single capacitor and inductor. The Pioneer SP-FS51-LR utilizes a sophisticated 6 component high-quality cross-over. The reasoning is simple: it’s yet one more way of ensuring high-quality, accurate sound that makes its presence known.


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Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Anonymous
  • 3/28/2015 4:31:58 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsgreat speakers

Pros: great sound, great look

Cons: heavy

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  • Dan M.
  • 3/25/2015 12:23:51 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsStylish, Great Sound, Great Value

Pros: Attractive design
Good tonal range
Great bass

Cons: Need a good amplifier

Other Thoughts: I'm getting more and more into home audio, and these speakers (along with the rest of the set) make for great sounding audio. I play a lot of video games and watch a lot of movies, and these speakers do everything very well for how little they cost. It would take some time and tweaking on my old B&Ws to work out some thorough differences in sound quality. These speakers have great power handling and great tone shaping capabilities if you've got the right amp. I've got my system wired through a Pioneer Elite VSX-94TXH and I couldn't be happier.

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  • gerold c.
  • 3/8/2015 10:28:40 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNice Tower Speakers

Pros: These are great speakers for the average person who can't afford Klipsh or some other high end over priced speaker. I have 4 of these connected to a Pioneer 7.1 surround sound reciever with a S-DW1-K subwoofer and a S-DC1-K center and they sound great. I have a pair as the Front speakers, on opposite sides of the LED and another pair as surround back, in the middle of the room, along with another pair of Pioneer speakers, (can't remember model) as surround high hanging in the corners of the back of the room. (no exposed wires) When watching the right movie, these speakers come alive very nicely. For instance when a play flies by from the back, behind the camera, in a movie the sound of the plane starts in the back high speakers and passes through the middle in to the front and it sounds as if the plane literally flew by. Gun shot richochets sound great bouncing around For the price, you can't beat these speakers. I was lucky enough to catch them at a lower price from NE.

Cons: Could have a bigger bottom plate to stand on and be a little taller. Non-removable dust covers.

Other Thoughts: They don't take up a lot of space and are priced right for anyone with a moderate income.

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  • Victor M.
  • 3/5/2015 3:23:05 PM
  • Tech Level: Low
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFloor satnding speakers

Pros: they sound amazing and it was a really good price for them.

Cons: no cons

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  • Dan M.
  • 3/5/2015 8:26:41 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat speakers for a great price.

Pros: Extremely affordable
Very stylish
Clear sound
Good bass

Cons: N/A

Other Thoughts: I have the SP set hooked into a Pioneer Elite VSX-94TXH and I can't think of a better match. These speakers aren't incredibly powerful, and don't quite stand up to B&W speakers of the same dimension in terms of overall sound quality, but they're more than 80% of the way there in my book. For less than $200 for the pair, I can't think of any home stereo floorstanding speakers that I would rather have.

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  • Anonymous
  • 3/1/2015 7:40:53 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsPioneer SP-FS51

Pros: Nice case and crossover for the price

Cons: Junk I would ask any one to watch the guy that put his name to these on u-tube and you'll see someone selling something he don't believe in at all. The tweeters are junk burned out in 15sec at 18k hz the mid speakers suck.I modified these and they sound a lot better now. I put outboard tweeters and removed the mid range.

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  • Michael H.
  • 1/20/2015 6:32:08 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: I bought a store-brand full home stereo system from a major retailer. At the time, I thought it sounded great. However, I wanted to get bigger speakers to replace the dinky satellite speakers. I thought I would replace the speakers piece by piece as I saved up enough money. I saw these guys on sale, saw the reviews, and I thought these were perfect. And if they weren't great, I could cycle into rear or side speakers. When I got these guys I was totally blown away with how great they sounded. There was just one problem, the other speakers were awful. They sounded bright and didn't have the range of audio as the Pioneers did. I knew these speakers were going to be better but I didn't expect such a drastic difference. I had to replace the center speaker right away because I couldn't hear dialog from the TV. These speakers were even better then the sub. At times I couldn't tell if the base was coming from the speaker or the sub. Needless to say I ended replacing the entire home theater with Pioneer speakers (sp-c21, sp-bs21, sp-bs41), a Polk subwoofer (psw-505 12"), and Sony receiver.

Cons: I would have liked them to be taller. They're just over 2 feet. I ended up placing them on some small coffee tables so the speakers can be in ear level.

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  • Anonymous
  • 1/2/2015 7:00:14 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day

1 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Price

Cons: Horrible faded sound. I have a set of Athena technology 5.1 setup that are close to 15 years old that literally beat the hell out of these speakers. I had one tower speaker hooked up side by side with my old speakers and within 5 seconds, I knew that I would be taking the pioneers back.

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  • William S.
  • 12/8/2014 5:15:09 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day

4 out of 5 eggsa good speaker and an outstanding value

Pros: basically neutral
underpriced for their quality level
can play loudly without excessive distortion

Cons: won't "overwhelm" you when such overwhelming is called for

Other Thoughts: I'm a degreed engineer, used to write for a major audiophile magazine,and have made live recordings.

Earlier this year, one of my neighbors wanted new speakers, but had little money to spend. These speakers were suggested by a fellow reviewer, and checking revealed that they had been designed by a talented British engineer for Pioneer.

I found a pair at a local discount store, and gave a listen with several recordings, including one of Mahler's louder movements. The FS51 had no trouble playing loudly and cleanly, without "falling apart".

Particularly gratifying was the speaker's basic neutrality. These are //not// rock speakers, with big bass, an overly projected midrange, and a shrill top. If you know live sound, you will be pleased. If not, you'll say "there know gude".

Most of the negative reviews come from people who know nothing about accurate reproduction and want a speaker that delivers pleasing (to them) colorations. So be it.

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  • Timothy O.
  • 12/1/2014 3:54:25 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

4 out of 5 eggsGood

Pros: Non-powered

Cons: Non-powered

Other Thoughts: I have the matching pair of bookshelf speakers as well and all of these work great.

The floorstanding speakers produce nice sound but are nothing overwhelming. Good for the price and recommended if you're looking for non-powered speakers that use speaker wire. If you want it to go BOOM you may want to keep looking and find something that requires power input.

Overall 4/5.
They look great and sound pretty good. Any set of non-powered floor-standing speakers better than these will likely be at least double price. Try to buy these on sale though, maybe around $140

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