5.1 Channel Home Theater Satellite Speakers & Subwoofer  - Black
    Product # 8247
    5.1 Channel Home Theater Satellite Speakers & Subwoofer  - Black
    Product # 8247
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    5.1 Channel Home Theater Satellite Speakers & Subwoofer  - Black

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    C|net, one of the most prestigious sites for consumer electronics reviews and information, has honored us by declaring this 5.1 speaker kit as one of their Top 10 Sleeper Hits of the year! They also declared this kit as one of their Best tech gifts for under $100. You can read and watch their full review here.

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    Surround yourself in high-fidelity with the Monoprice 5.1-channel Home Theater Speaker System!

    This speaker system features four satellite speakers and a center channel speaker for the mid- and high-range audio signals, plus an 8" powered subwoofer to handle the low frequencies. All the speakers come with an attractive black finish and convenient spring-loaded signal connectors.

    The center speakers use two 3" shielded mid-range cones, while the satellites employ one 3" cone and a 1/2" dome tweeter. However, don't let the small size fool you! These 8 ohm speakers will handle up to 125 watts of power from your home theater receiver at frequencies from 150 Hz to 20 kHz.

    The subwoofer is powered by a 60 watt (RMS) amplifier, driving a downward firing 8" cone. It can take either line or speaker-level inputs, so can be used with any amplifier, even older amps without dedicated subwoofer outputs. The subwoofer handles frequencies between 50 Hz to 250 Hz and includes adjustable crossover frequency and volume balance controls.

    Also included in the box are four C brackets for mounting the satellite speakers to the wall and the necessary hardware for mounting the speakers to the brackets. A pair of plastic feet to properly orient the face of the center speaker is also included. Note that you will need to provide your own hardware for mounting the C brackets to the wall or other vertical surface.

    Don't let the low price fool you! This speaker system sounds great and will fill your room with high-quality, full-spectrum sound!

    Note: The speaker wire connectors on each unit comfortably accept a maximum 16 gauge speaker wire. For best results, Monoprice strongly recommends using pin-type speaker plugs to make the speaker connections and banana or pin-type plugs to connect the wires to your amplifier.

    WARNING! Take extreme care when unpacking the subwoofer from the box. The subwoofer speaker is exposed on the bottom and could be damaged if the unit is grabbed carelessly.

    Support Files:

    Satellite/Center Channel Specifications
    Speaker Type 3" Shielded with Paper Cone, Foam Surround
    Tweeter 1/2" Balanced Dome Tweeter
    Frequency Response 150 Hz to 20 kHz
    Impedance 8 ohms
    Power Handling 125 Watts
    Sensitivity 85 dB
    Satellite Dimensions H6" x W4 1/8" x D4 1/8"
    Satellite Weight 1.8 lbs
    Center Channel Dimensions H4 1/8" x W9 11/16" x D3 15/16"
    Center Channels Weight 3.0 lbs

    Subwoofer Specifications
    Speaker Type 8" High Performance Powered Subwoofer
    Driver 8" Down Firing Driver
    Amplifier Power Output 60 Watts (RMS)
    Frequency Response 50 Hz to 250 Hz
    Lowpass Crossover Adjustable from 50 Hz to 250 Hz
    Functions Power and Auto-On
    Inputs High-Level (Speaker), Line (RCA) stereo
    Fuse Type 1A/250V
    Dimensions H13 3/4" x W10" x D13 3/16"
    Unit Weight 16.5 lbs
    Power Cord Length 49"

    Included in the Box:
    • 4x C brackets for mounting satellites to wall (no hardware included to mount brackets to wall)
    • 8x mounting screws for attaching satellites to C brackets
    • 8x sound insulating foam pads to fit between satellite speakers and C brackets
    • 1x RCA M/M stereo cable (74" long)
    • 2x plastic legs for attaching to back of center speaker to position the speaker so the face is vertical

    186 Reviews

    84.14% of the reviewers recommend this product


    MonoPrice LOGO on front of speaker is tacky

    • Edgar Cohen,
    •  Keystone Heights, FL 
    • 7/6/2016 11:24:51 PM

    Pros: Decent price and quality.

    Cons: MonoPrice logo looks tacky on the front of the speakers, cheapens their look.

    I do not like the MonoPrice logo on the front of the speakers

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    Worth the money

    • The KOS ,
    •  Las Vegas, NV 
    • 7/6/2016 6:01:31 AM

    Pros: Cheap, ez to install , looks pretty good

    Cons: Distort at high volume, no bracket for the center speaker

    If your looking for an inexpensive surround system this is it, I purchased it from my motorhome worked pretty well the bass is a little distorted at upper volume and the speakers distort a little bit at higher volume but that's not bad if you for a kids room or garage shop this is the one for you.

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    OK ... if you've been waiting to pull the trigger, just do it.

    • Matthew Adams,
    •  Las Vegas, NV 
    • 6/2/2016 11:04:19 AM

    Pros: Small, powerful, good sound, sub-woofer works well, cheap

    Cons: Center channel has no built-in way to mount it and no rubber feet if you wanted to place it on a shelf.

    I've been holding off getting a full surround system for years because of the cost ... finally saw these for dirt cheap, read great reviews (and a few stinkers) and bought them. We have them in a medium/large room and they sound great and fill the room with sound. We're not audiophiles, but the sound is 100x better than just the built in TV speakers. Our kids upstairs are asking us to turn it down at night when we are watching TV. I can't say anything bad about them except there's no built-in way to mount the center channel. I had to drill two holes in the center channel to mount it to the ceiling in our family room. I tried setting it right below the TV but it doesn't have any rubber feet and would vibrate when it was turned up. The sub-woofer hits hard enough for us and for the price, who can complain. Now we'll see how long they hold up.

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    Can't touch them at this price point

    • MHF,
    •  Northport, AL 
    • 5/17/2016 7:30:26 AM

    Pros: great sound
    great price
    comes with mounting hardware for the satellites

    Cons: no provision for mounting the center channel.

    They're well packaged box had your typical UPS markings all over it by the time it got to my house, but the contents were undamaged. The satellites produce a clean sound, and the sub, once I adjusted the frequency response and volume on the back of the unit, makes satisfying booms. The sound quality of the system, when paired with the Yamaha receiver I'm using, compares very well with much more expensive rigs I've heard elsewhere.

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    Truly a great bang for the buck

    • Daohaus,
    •  Aliso Viejo, CA 
    • 4/18/2016 1:44:24 PM

    Pros: compact size, adequately powered subwoofer. Everything needed included including the satellite speaker mounts

    Cons: Maybe it's my amplifier but I have the sub set to auto on, but it doesnt seem like it works?

    I was pleasantly surprised by how good these speakers and sub works. For gamin/PC use these speakers are total overkill but that's a good thing. Immersing you into the game

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