PSB Speakers Century 500i Floorstanding Speakers

4.57/5 (21 Reviews) MSRP : $499.00


Product Description

Bass reflex 8in woof, 0.75in tweeter


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by marc a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: July 4, 2013

Bottom Line:   
bought them because they where made in canada and well built no china junk here the sound quality is as good as any at there price range.

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jeff a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: July 12, 2002

Bottom Line:   
I own pair of the 500i's and the 600i's that iI drive with a Pioneer elite vsx-07. The 500's are without a doubt the best $500 speaker on the market. I listened to many brands high end brands and while there are better speakers out there you will have to pay closer to $1000 to match these. While they sound fantastic at high volume, what realy impressed me was their ability to have full sound at the lower volumes. The only drawback with these speakers is the clarity when watching movies or tv. For home theater I would recommend the 600i's (which I now use) even though they lack the bass and and full sound the 500i's have for music.

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Price Paid:    $450.00



Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:3
Submitted by hotstealth91 a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: June 3, 2002

Bottom Line:   
I bought a pair on E-Bay and was impressed upon opening them. They are very well made and the cabinets are very nice. The inside of these things is impressive. i hooked them up and started to turn them up to listen to some music with moderate bass. Found that these the woofers could be overdriven real easy. The sound was very smooth and the highs were very good.I Noticed that the woofer travel was not good.

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Used product for:   Less than 1 month

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   1999

Price Paid:    $250.00

Purchased At:   used on E-Bay



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by kotta a AudioPhile

Date Reviewed: May 10, 2002

Bottom Line:   
I just bought a brand-new "A" stock pair
from Dmc-electronics.com for half of retail price. They were still available in
either black or dark cherry. If you're in
the market for some nice sounding speakers
for a very reasonable price give David a
call. These speakers have a very pleasant
and easy to listen to sound. They present
a easy load for your amp to drive. For the
money, I can not find fault with these speakers. They are a rather ackward size
and I would recommend stands 12-16" tall.
Overall, built quality seems good, exempt
the binding posts could be of higher quality. (One of the binding posts would
not tighten down on bare wire. I'm hoping
to resolve this issue with a new lug nut.)
I recommend this speaker highly. I have found that Kimber Kable 4VS works well w/
this speaker.

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Used product for:   Less than 1 month

Duration Product Used:   AudioPhile

Product model year:   1998

Price Paid:    $305.00

Purchased At:   dmc-electronics.com



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jeff Cahill a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: June 25, 2001

Bottom Line:   
I spent some considerable time shopping around and listening to many speakers up to about $1100 for a pair. Many sounded nice but were too big, others didn't sound so good. This speaker is just so clear in the highs and tight sounding all around that I am completely sold on this brand. I plan on getting the rest of the equiptment for a home theatre setup, and I am positive that the PSB will be what I am looking for. All in all, I would reccomend this speaker maker for anyone looking for a high-quality sound.

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2000

Price Paid:    $500.00

Purchased At:   Bay Audio SF




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