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Peachtree Audio D5

Bookshelf speakers (Gloss black)

5 Reviews | 1 question - 4 answers

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Peachtree Audio D5

Overview

Our take on the Peachtree Audio D5

Each D5 has a 5-1/4" long-throw woofer and vented voice coil, so bass sounds deep, natural, and strong. A silk dome tweeter lays on the musical detail without pushing it in your face. The result is terrific fidelity at an unbelievable value. Plus, the D5s are constructed from thick MDF, so when you lift one you can feel and see the high level of craftsmanship. The beautiful real-wood veneer cabinets are sanded, smoothed, and hand-polished to bring a touch of elegance to your home or work environment.

Audiophile performance for your desktop or home theater sound system

Now everyone can be happy: the decorator, the home theater enthusiast, the casual listener, and most of all, the audiophile who never has to trade good looks for sound again. That's because Peachtree Audio's D5 bookshelf speakers dish out highly accurate — and surprisingly big — sound from gorgeous cabinets that take up very little space. These speakers are ideal for music setups, from a desktop system in your office to a stereo system at home. They're more than dynamic enough for your home theater, too. And as with all Peachtree products, their fit, finish, and fidelity go way beyond what you would expect at this price point.


Quality design inside and out

Each D5 has a 5-1/4" long-throw woofer and vented voice coil, so bass sounds deep, natural, and strong. A silk dome tweeter lays on the musical detail without pushing it in your face. The result is terrific fidelity at an unbelievable value. Plus, the D5s are constructed from thick MDF, so when you lift one you can feel and see the high level of craftsmanship. The beautiful real-wood veneer cabinets are sanded, smoothed, and hand-polished to bring a touch of elegance to your home or work environment.

To really show off your digital music, pair these speakers with one of Peachtree's acclaimed integrated amps, and enjoy audiophile sound direct from your computer.


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Really impressed with the sound clarity and power. Could not be more pleased.

Anonymous, Midlothian, VA

What's in the Box:

  • 2 Bookshelf loudspeakers
  • 2 Cloth grilles (installed)
  • 8 Self-adhesive rubber feet
  • Owner's Manual

Product Highlights:

  • frequency response 45-20,000 Hz
  • handles 50-100 watts
  • sensitivity 85 dB
  • 6-ohm impedance
  • 5-1/4" long-throw woofer
  • 1" silk dome tweeter
  • gold-plated binding post terminals
  • magnetically shielded to prevent picture distortion with tube TVs
  • solid MDF cabinets with piano gloss black finish
  • threaded inserts for use with optional wall-mounting brackets
  • weight: 15.8 lbs. (each)
  • 7-1/8"W x 11-15/16"H x 11-5/8"D
  • warranty: 5 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
Reviews

Peachtree Audio D5 Reviews

Average Customer Review:

5 Reviews

D5 and Nova 65se combo

Written by: Direwolfin from North Carolina on November 9, 2015

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Excellent bass, Drums and such live up to expectation. Upper end acoustics ( guitar, vocals and such) are all present and the intricacy is there, however, the sweetness of the actual notes and plucks of strings, for example, could be better. In other words, you can pick out every single note of a legendary guitar shred, however, the notes themselves are lacking slightly in vivaciousness. With that being said, satisfied overall.

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Powerhouse

Written by: Anonymous from Midlothian, VA on June 6, 2015

Really impressed with the sound clarity and power. Could not be more pleased.

Pros: Clarity, power, looks, sound

Cons: None

Look Great Sound Great

Written by: Ed from Maryland on May 27, 2015

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I paired these with a Peachtree Nova65SE and put them on top of a pair of IsoAcoustic stands for my workstation audio setup. They sound amazing together.

Pros: Sound Great Look Great

Cons: None

Giant Killers

Written by: Bob J. from Seattle, WA on June 21, 2014

Yes, I said it. The Peachtree D5 speakers are giant killers. While those words are often overused, this is NOT the case with the D5. I have used these speakers for two years now, and I have sold larger and more expensive speakers only to return to the D5 time and again. Feed these with good electronics and you will be rewarded with large, tight bass, an soundstage that will go wall to wall, and reveal a lot of detail in the recordings, maybe even more than you might like as these are very revealing speakers. I am not kidding when I say these are probably the best speakers I have ever heard under $1000, and I would not think twice about buying these if Peachtree doubled the price. And not only are they an excellent sounding speaker, but the build and appearance is second to none. As I mentioned earlier, the better the electronics are that are used with the D5, the happier the D5 will be. These are speakers that deserve the best electronics you can give them because they will reward you with the best music you will ever hear at a price that is a bargain!

Pros: Wonderful bass, expansive soundstage, very revealing of what it is given to play, well built (solid cabinet), attractive appearance, not fussy in its placement

Cons: The D5 will be dismissed because of its price but it really needs great electronics to live up to its true potential

Great sounding speakers!

Written by: tony from Palmdale, CA on August 10, 2011

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Great sounding speakers! the D5 speakers with the iNova integrated stereo amplifier system is a great combination. You will be very impressed with the sound quality. I am pleased with my purchase! You will be too!

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What's in the box?

Download the Peachtree Audio D5 manual

  • 2 Bookshelf loudspeakers
  • 2 Cloth grilles (installed)
  • 8 Self-adhesive rubber feet
  • Owner's Manual

Features and Specs

Enclosure Bass Reflex
Video Shielded Yes
Tweeter Type Dome
Tweeter Size (inches) 1
Midrange Size (inches) ---
Woofer Size (inches) 5.25
Woofer Composition Polypropylene
Woofer Surround Rubber
Power Range 50-200
Sensitivity 85 dB
Impedance (Ohms) 6
Frequency Response 45-20,000 Hz
Connector Type Binding post
Bi-amp Inputs No
Height (inches) 11-15/16
Width (inches) 7-1/8
Depth (inches) 11-5/8
Weight (pounds) 15.8
Mounting Bracket Included No
Recommended Stand Height (inches) 24-28
Parts Warranty 5 Years
Labor Warranty 5 Years

Product Research

Overview: The Peachtree Audio Design 5 Satellite bookshelf loudspeakers utilize the latest technologies in speaker design and manufacturing. All of the drivers are of proprietary design for clean, accurate sound.

Driver Technology
Enclosure Design
Connections
Mounting Options

Driver Technology

1" Tweeter: Each Peachtree Audio Design 5 Satellite bookshelf loudspeaker features a 1" silk dome tweeter for smooth, accurate high frequencies.

5.25" Woofer: Each Peachtree Audio Design 5 Satellite bookshelf loudspeaker features a 5.25' long excursion polypropylene woofer for deep mid-bass response.

Rubber Surrounds: The 5.25" woofers utilize a rubber surround for added durability.

6-Ohm Rating: These bookshelf loudspeakers are rated at 6-ohm.

Enclosure Design

Bass Reflex Enclosure: The Peachtree Audio bookshelf loudspeakers utilize a bass reflex cabinet with a rear-firing port for greater efficiency and bigger bas response.

MDF Cabinet: The bookshelf loudspeakers feature a MDF (medium-density fiberboard) cabinet covered with real wood veneers.

Note: The Peachtree Audio Design 5 Satellite bookshelf loudspeakers are available in a Black, Cherry, or Rosewood finish.

Detachable grille: Each bookshelf loudspeakers come with a removable black cloth grille.

Connections

Binding Post Speaker Terminals: Each Peachtree Audio Design 5 Satellite bookshelf loudspeaker is equipped with a pair of large binding post terminals. The terminals are color-coded (black/red) for easy identification. The terminals will accept bare wire, spade lugs, pin connectors, and banana plugs.

Note: The terminals are spaced too far apart to accept dual banana plugs.

Mounting Options

Rubber Feet: Each Peachtree Audio Design 5 Satellite bookshelf loudspeaker includes 4 self-adhesive rubber feet for added stability.

Wall Mounting: Each Peachtree Audio Design 5 Satellite bookshelf loudspeaker features a rear-mounted 8mm threaded insert and two bottom-mounted 8mm threaded inserts to wall-mount the speaker using an optional wall-mount speaker bracket (sold separately).

Note: The optional B-Tech heavy duty side-grip wall-mounting bracket (121AM40B, sold separately) can also be used to wall mount the speakers.

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Why did you buy this?

great match to my nova65 se [ paul  Jun 26, 2016 ]

1 question already asked

Good question. I haven't experimented too much with placement, but mine are on either side of a fireplace, with the backs about a foot from the wall and they sound great. I had them set up at my girlfriend's house for a while and they were a bit closer than that and I didn't notice any diminution of sound quality. [ steve  Oct 03, 2015 ]
Mine are on 4' stands and about three feet from the wall, toed in. Room is 25x45. Hsu sub added much more depth to the soundstage. Really wonderful speakers once the sub filled up the low end. I suppose I could get them a bit closer to the wall, just have yet to spend the time getting OCD about it. [ WILLIAM  Oct 03, 2015 ]
They're ported in the back so I give them about a foot. Great sounding speakers BTW but they need a sub. [ Diversified Mer  Oct 03, 2015 ]
I returned the speakers one wouldn't work. Got the Martin Logan's instead great choice. Different placement not as critical love the ML [ Michael  Oct 03, 2015 ]
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