SS-CS5 is a 3-way Passive Bass Reflex Bookshelf speaker by Sony. It features a 1" Soft-Dome Tweeter , 0.75" Super Tweeter, and 1 x 5.25" Mica Reinforced Cellular (MRC) Woofer.
Sony SS-CS5 has a Frequency response range of 53-50k Hz at ±3dB and Power Range of up to 100 watts. At a minimum frequency of 53 Hz, SS-CS5 will provide an average bass depth so depending on your use case, you may consider supplementing your system with a subwoofer.
The Bookshelf model with the lowest Low Frequency level in our database is Wharfedale Elysian 2, with bass extending down to impressive 35 Hz.
On the treble side, with its upper limit of 50 kHz, Sony SS-CS5 has the highest frequency level among the Bookshelf speakers in our database.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Sony SS-CS5's nominal impedance level is 6 ohms and has a sensitivity of 87 dB.
SS-CS5 features Post type connectors. Bi-amping and Bi-wiring is not possible.
Cabinet type and Materials
Sony SS-CS5 has a Bass Reflex type cabinet and MDF/Wood-veneer finish.
Sony SS-CS5 is a back-firing port speaker so you have to make sure you leave enough space between the back of the speaker and wall or bookshelf so that it has room to breathe.
Sony SS-CS5 is available in Black.
Weight and Dimensions
Sony SS-CS5 has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 13.1inch x 7.0inch x 8.6inch (335.0mm x 178.0mm x 220.0mm ). Each speaker weighs 9.92lbs (4.50kg ).
To have a better perspective on the real life size of Sony SS-CS5, let's compare it with a standard size Compact Disc which has a diameter of 4.7inch (120mm).
SS-CS5 doesn't sport any built-in mounting bracket so you need an external structure to mount on walls.
SS-CS5 comes with Removable Cloth removable grilles.
Download User Manual for Sony SS-CS5
Official Product Page
Official Product Page for Sony SS-CS5
2 years of parts warranty and 2 years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.