Pioneer speakers 2019 Review

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Pioneer speakers; Well, this speaker brand has been in existence for almost 8 decades now.

Over the years and with technological advancements, Pioneer Electronics Corporation has been manufacturing and adding new speaker models and series’.

With each new speaker model and series, something peculiar comes up. Their main aim, however, is to only produce the best speakers.

Pioneer Electronics is one of the biggest and wellknown electronics brand. The corporation manufacturers an assortment of other electronics products as well.

This giant electronics firm is headquartered in Japan and was founded by Nozomu Matsumoto and established in the year 1938.

More than just pioneer speakers

Apart from pioneer speakers, this Japanese multinational corporation has a wide range of high tech electronics products that they also manufacture.

These products are in 6 categories namely;

  • Car electronics
  • Optical drives
  • Head phones
  • DJ equipment
  • Home AV
  • Cycle sports

I will discuss these products in detail on subsequent reviews like; pioneer avh x390bs double din car stereo review

This pioneer speakers review will cover all speakers and to be precise they fall under car electronics category and home AV category.

Kindly read through this review as I will share with you some pioneer speakers golden tips at the tail end.

Before we get into the review, let me further breakdown to you the specific sub-categories so that you understand better.

  Under car electronics we have;

  • Car speakers
  • Subwoofers

Under home AV electronics we have;

  • Home speakers
  • Smart speaker

Do you love bass, treble and mid-range sound? If yes, this pioneer speaker’s review is meant for you.

Sit down relax and see the exceptional pioneer speakers available just for you.

Pioneer Car speakers

1. Pioneer Special fit Speakers review

I would refer to these as loudspeakers or better still complete speakers. Reason being, they are either 2 ways or 3 ways. And some have enclosures.

To expound further, 2 ways means low and mid/high sound speakers in one compartment.

3 ways mean low, mid, and high speakers in one compartment. Well, who wouldn’t want that?

Pioneer tweeters as well fall under this category.

  • Pros

Easy to fit

Easy to move

Cost friendly

Small size

  • Cons

May not fit as intended

Due to size, sound output may not be as loud as anticipated.

Models falling under the pioneer special fit speakers category include;

Pioneer TS-A 4103

Pioneer TS-A4103

  • 4/10 inch
  • 2 way Mid and high output
  • Sold as a pair
  • 38 Hz to 23,000 Hz frequency response
  • IMPP Composite Cone
  • 4 ohms 91 db sensitivity
  • 120 watts output
  • See Pioneer TS-A 4013 price on Amazon

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Pioneer TS-A878

  • 60 watts maximum power handling
  • 3 and a half inch
  • 2 way speaker (mid/high)
  • 88 db sensitivity
  • Fit for Ford, GM and Volkswagen vehicles
  • IMPP composite cone woofer
  • 60 Hz to 28 kHz frequency response
  • 1 inch Poly-Ether Imide tweeter
  • Sold as a pair
  • See Pioneer TS-A878 price on Amazon

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Pioneer TS-T15

  • Sold as a pair
  • Polyester fibre cone
  • Size 3/4
  • 4 ohms impedance
  • 2,500 Hz to 30 kHz frequency response
  • Maximum power 120 watts
  • Nominal power 40 watts
  • Sensitivity 90 db
  • Surface and flush mounting capabilities
  • Kindly see Pioneer TS-T15 price on Amazon

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Pioneer TS-T110

  • Sold as a pair
  • Size 7/8
  • PPTA cone
  • Sensitivity 90 db
  • 4 ohm impedance
  • Maximum power 120 watts
  • Nominal power 40 watts
  • 2,500 Hz to 30 kHz frequency response
  • Surface and flush mounting capabilities
  • Kindly see Pioneer TS-T110 price on Amazon

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Pioneer TS-X150

  • Sold as a pair
  • size 5-1/4
  • 3/4 horn tweeter
  • IMPP Composite Cone Woofer
  • 3 way speakers system
  • surface mount speakers
  • 60 watts maximum power
  • 20 watts nominal power
  • 4 ohms impedance
  • 75 Hz to 20 kHz frequency response
  • 89 db sensitivity
  • Kindly see Pioneer TS-X150 price on Amazon

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Pioneer TS-X200

  • Sold as a pair
  • Size 4
  • 3 way output speaker
  • 3/4 horn tweeter
  • IMPP composite cone woofer
  • 20 watts nominal power output
  • 80 watts maximum power output
  • 4 ohms impedance
  • 65 Hz to 30 kHz frequency response
  • 89 db sensitivity
  • Kindly see Pioneer TS-X200 price on Amazon

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Kindly look at this link to see pioneer older models and pioneer vintage speakers.

2. Pioneer Pro-Series speakers review

Built with the outdoors in mind, the pioneer pro-series line of speakers are just amazing.

What does PRO stand for? {Pioneer reference for open show} These models are built to deliver high-quality sound for the party lovers.

I love referring to these cool speakers as the real sound beasts. I challenge you to get them, assemble and listen to the output!

Good thing is that you can buy high, mid, and low then match them to get a musical experience that is out of this world.

This series has got 6 models only. If you love the outdoors and having a great music experience, then these pioneer speakers are for you.

Pros;

  • Quality sound
  • Good for home/outdoors and car use

Cons;

  • A bit pricey
  • Heavier than other models

Models falling under the pioneer pro series are;

Pioneer TS-B350PRO

TS-B350PRO

  • Sold as a pair
  • 3.5 inch/8.7 cm
  • 4 ohms impedance
  • 100 watts nominal power output
  • 250 watts maximum power output
  • 3,500 Hz to 27 kHz frequency response
  • 100 db sensitivity (1 W/1 m)
  • Mounting depth “1-3/4”
  • Cut out dimension “3”
  • High sensitivity
  • Power handling
  • Titanium diaphragm
  • Aluminum Die-Cast Chassis
  • One of the best bullet tweeters in the market
  • Kindly see pioneer TS-B350PRO price on Amazon

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Pioneer TS-B400PRO

TS-B400PRO

  • Sold as a single unit
  • 4 inch/10 cm
  • 4 ohms impedance
  • Nominal power output 200 watts
  • Maximum power output 500 watts
  • 3,500 Hz to 27 kHz frequency response
  • 106 db sensitivity (1 W/1 m)
  • Mounting depth “2-5/8”
  • Cut out dimension “3-3/4”
  • Aluminum Die-Cast Chassis
  • Titanium diaphragm
  • High sensitivity design
  • Power handling
  • One of the most powerful bullet tweeter in the market
  • Kindly see pioneer TS-B400PRO price on Amazon

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Pioneer TS-M650PRO

TS-M650PRO

  • Sold as a pair
  • 6.5 inches/16.51 cm
  • 4 ohms impedance
  • Nominal power output 110 watts/single speaker
  • Maximum power output 500 watts/single speaker
  • Frequency response of 50 Hz to 18 kHz
  • 94 db sensitivity (1 W/1 m)
  • Mounting depth “3-1/8”
  • Cut out dimensions “5-7/8”
  • Blended Pulp cone material
  • Corrugated speaker surround
  • High sensitivity design
  • Extra large magnet for high power handling
  • One of the best mid range/mid bass car speaker drivers
  • Kindly see TS-M650PRO price on Amazon

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Pioneer TS-M800PRO

TS-M800PRO

  • Sold as a pair
  • 8 inches/20.32 cm
  • 4 ohm impedance
  • Nominal power output of 180 watts
  • Maximum power output of 700 watts
  • Frequency response of 50 Hz to 18 kHz
  • 96 db Sensitivity (1 W/1 m)
  • Mounting depth “3-5/8”
  • Cut out depth “7-1/4”
  • Optimally Blended Pulp Cone Woofer
  • Corrugated speaker surround
  • Designed to handle high sensitivity
  • Large magnet for more power handling
  • One of the best 8 inch mid range/mid bass car speaker drivers
  • Kindly see pioneer TS-M800PRO price on Amazon

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Pioneer TS-6900PRO

TS-6900PRO

  • Sold as a pair
  • 6*9 inches > 15.24/22.86 cm
  • 4 ohm impedance
  • 2 way speaker (mid/high)
  • Nominal output power of 100 watts
  • Maximum power of 600 watts
  • Frequency response of 29 Hz to 40 kHz
  • 92 db sensitivity (1 W/1 m)
  • Crossover frequency of 4500 HZ
  • Cut-Out Dimensions 6″ x 8-3/4″
  • Mounting depth 3-1/2″
  • Cone material-Optimally Blended Pulp
  • Bullet tweeter
  • Designed to handle more power
  • High sensitivity handling design
  • Kindly see pioneer TS-6900PRO price on Amazon

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Pioneer TS-W1200PRO

TS-W1200PRO

  • Sold as a single unit
  • 12 inches/30.48 cm
  • 4 ohm impedance
  • Dual coil
  • Nominal power output of 400 watts
  • Maximum power output of 1500 watts
  • Frequency response of 20 Hz to 500 Hz
  • 105 db sensitivity (IN CAR, INPUT: 1 Watt)
  • Mounting depth “5-1/4”
  • Cut out dimensions “11-1/8”
  • Recommended enclosure 1.5 cu. ft. {sealed enclosure}
  • Optimally Blended Pulp Cone Woofer with Corrugated Surround
  • High power handling design
  • High sensitivity handling design
  • One of the most powerful pioneer subwoofer
  • Kindly see Pioneer TSW1200PRO price on Amazon

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3. Pioneer G-series Speakers Review

The pioneer G-series speaker models are just your ordinary car speakers.

One distinct feature is that they are either 2 way or 3 way. Another great feature is that they produce crisp sound.

The G-series has about 6 different models. The main focus of these models is the mid and high outputs.

They have a low output so I would recommend them for one who does not like the boom sound output.

G-series Pros

  • Diverse sizes so the speakers can fit on various vehicle models
  • Cheaper as compared to other models
  • Built in an easy to mount way
  • Crisp sound output
  • High-quality cone, spider and magnet material

G-series cons

  • Not as powerful as other models
  • No 8, 10 or 12-inch sizes

Models falling under the pioneer G-series speakers are;

  • TS-G6820S
  • TS-G4620S
  • TS-G1320S
  • TS-G1620F
  • TS-G6930F
  • TS-G1020S

Pioneer Marine Speakers Reviews

Take your music and sound experience into the marine environment with the pioneer Nautica series speakers.

Specially made for a great marine experience, these speakers are water resistant and come with many other advanced features.

I can assure that the pioneer Nautica speakers will deliver crisp clear sound and last long as well.

Nautica series pros

  • Water resistant
  • Reflex horn design tweeter {protects against moisture}
  • Elastomeric surround {protects color fading}
  • Acrylonitrile-Elastomer Styrene (AES) Glass Fiber Reinforced. {The AES cover protects the magnetic circuit}
  • Gold Tinsel Wire. {Great material that enhances maximum current transfer}

Nautica series cons

  • Low wattage
  • Only 3 models available
  • Only 2 sizes available 8 inch and 6.5 inches

Models falling under the pioneer nautica series speakers are;

  • TS-MR2040
  • TS-MR1640
  • TS-MR1600

Pioneer speakers by size reviews

I would honestly refer this to as the pioneer speakers supermarket. Reason being, you will get almost everything here.

Under this category, you will get a majority of the sizes and models. Furthermore, you can compare prices and other attributes.

Kindly click on this link to see pioneer speakers by size.

Pioneer Subwoofers Reviews

1. Pioneer Champion series pro reviews

2000 watts! Does this ring a bell? Well, the pioneer TS-W3003d4 subwoofer offers you this monstrous output.

This is one unique pioneer speaker that I would advise you to try out if you love heavy bass.

Champion series pro pros

  • High bass output
  • Mounting flexibility
  • Design improvements

Champion series pro cons

  • Quite expensive {worth every dime}
  • Heavy
  • Only 12 inches available
  • Just 1 model
The only model falling under this series is the pioneer TS-W3003d4

2. Pioneer Champion series reviews

The pioneer champion series subwoofers are quite a great collection of about 7 different models.

These pioneer subwoofers are in 10 inches and 12 inches sizes only and the output is marvelous.

Champion series pros

  • Great bass reflex
  • Nice design
  • Several models to choose from
  • Voice coil cooling system
  • Mounting flexibility due to different sizes and designs

Champion series cons

  •  No 8 inch size
  • Quite expensive as compared to other brands
Models falling under the pioneer champion series subwoofers are;
  • TS-W126M
  • TS-W106M
  • TS-W311D4
  • TS-W311S4
  • TS-W261D4
  • TS-W256R
  • TS-W306R

Pioneer shallow mount subwoofers reviews

My oh my!! The pioneer shallow mount series speakers are unique and a great addition to their other series’.

The technology behind these pioneer speakers is just amazing. Pioneer corporation say they have pending patents to improve more on this series.

With this, you can be assured of better and more improved quality in the near future.

Well, these speakers are built with mounting in mind and not compromising on quality.

Featuring a reinforced cone, oversized cone structure, and a compact made design, these speakers will not disappoint you.

Furthermore, they offer you 3 models with 6 different variations. 2 of each model IE 12 inch, 10 inches, and 8 inches.

On each of the size, you can buy a plain speaker or buy one with a pre-loaded enclosure.

If you own a truck or have limited space on your vehicle, these speakers are for you and you should try them out.

The shallow mount design does not compromise on bass and sound output in general.

Pioneer shallow mount subwoofers pros

  • 3 sizes available 12,10,8 inches
  • Quality bass output
  • Built with mounting space in mind
  • 3 variations available ( pre-loaded enclosure buying option)

Pioneer shallow mount subwoofers cons

  • A bit expensive
Models falling under the pioneer shallow mount speakers are;
  1. TS-SW3002S4
  2. TS-SWX3002
  3. TS-SW2502S4
  4. TS-SWX2502
  5. TS-SW2002D2
  6. TS-SWX2002

Pioneer Powered subwoofers reviews

These pioneer subwoofers are the epitome of sound success. They produce very nice and cool music.

Powered by internal D class mosfet amplifiers, I can guarantee you that the sound output is amazing.

Featuring 7 different types under this category, pioneer powered subwoofers are made for those who have limited space for enclosures yet looking for crisp sound.

I honestly will fit one of this in my old school pickup in the next few weeks and do an article on the same.

Well, these pioneer powered subwoofers do not need advanced wiring and you only need a stereo to feed the amplifier.

These go a long way in reducing the overall cost of having a decent sound set in your vehicle.

Pioneer powered subwoofers pros

  • Different models to choose from
  • Affordable – not too pricey
  • Reduced installation cost

Pioneer powered subwoofers cons

  • Not to powerful 100 watts to 250 watts maximum power output
Models falling under the pioneer powered subwoofers are:
  • TS-WX400DA
  • TS-WX70DA
  • TS-WH500A
  • TS-WX1010A
  • TS-WX130DA
  • TS-WX120A
  • TS-WX1210A
  • Pre-loaded subwoofers
  • Subwoofers by size
  • A-series
  • D-series
  • Z-series
  • Enclosures and grilles

Pioneer Home Speakers

  • Pioneer wireless speaker
  • Elite soundbar system
  • Pioneer speaker bar
  • Elite speakers
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Eddy is an electronics enthusiast with over 20 years experience hands on experience. I have seen the old electronics gadgets and now the new. I still have my 1999 analog multi-meter and still watch my old CRT Samsung TV. Feel free to interact with me. ask@electronics.co.ke +254 (0) 721 949815
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