- Model Number: 970118-0403
- Connectivity Technology: wired
- Audio Output Mode: 2.1, THX certified
- Color: Black, silver accent
- Hardware Platform: PC
Logitech Z-2300 THX-Certified 2.1 Speaker System with Subwoofer
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Logitech Z-2300 2.1 Speaker System
Great sound. It's all in the details. This powerful speaker system brings them out in high-clarity THX-certified sound. From the fat bass thumps in your favorite rock anthem to the creepy hallway steps in your favorite horror film, you'll hear details you never knew were there. Add to that an impressive 200 watts of RMS power and you've got everything you need to rock your entertainment world.
Genuine THX-certified audio quality
200 watts of bold, powerful sound
Phase-plug drivers for more accurate sound reproduction
Long-throw subwoofer for rich, room-filling bass
It's big, bold bass without the distractions.
SoundTouch™ remote for easy control
Audio adapter for quick device connections
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Top Customer Reviews
I have switched from a 5.1 system I got with my previous Alienware system. I'm in my 50's and have seen about every sound gimmick come down the pike. There are a lot of people who love 5.1 and have time to tweak them, I'm just not one of them. I've had the 5.1 system for about five years hooked to a SoundBlaster Live card. I'm pretty adept with computers, so I have kept up with the drivers, played with the balance, moved the speakers and done about everything I can to "feel" the game. I usually play Call of Duty or Far Cry type games. I also play RTS games of the C&C stripe.
I must be getting old, because I'm tired of screwing around with sound systems. I'm at a point where I just want to sit down and hear some great sound without going through all of the situational adjustments (FPS game, music, RTS game, SAT TV, etc). If you just want something that has great fidelity and some oomph in the low range, this is your system.
What I like:
1. The sound for music is fantastic. I have eclectic tastes in music and all of it sounds great across the board with excellent fidelity. Some songs you can hear every instrument and note. It's as good as the source (mp3, wma, etc) can make it.
2. The stereo effect is wonderful. It's like having a center speaker without having the clutter of a physical speaker on your desk, plus you still get a great sense of left/right effects.
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For those who are curious a bit about the speaker set up, it is very easy. The subwoofer acts as the "motherboard", so to speak. Everything hooks into it, from the back. The subwoofer is the power supply source (there's no adapter, just a standard plug, so this will save room on a power strip), and the wired remote plugs into the sub, and the computer. The satellites plug into the sub as well. If you wish to plug the speakers up something else (a videogame console, a DVD player, VCR, etc.) a RCA splitter cord is provided to hook it up. When plugging this thing up, do NOT plug it up to the electrical socket first and then connect the components. Plug it into the wall last. Additionally, there is a on/off feature on the wired remote, as well as a switch on the back of the sub. The ON LED light on the wired remote is a pretty blue color.
When you set up the speakers, you should note that the satellites are very directional sensitive. That is, adjusting the angle of the speakers will have a great deal to do with the how the sound is directed towards your head, and thus the overall quality. Take the time to adjust this to the best sounding position. These speakers are decently compact. My computer is sitting on a tiny IKEA computer desk, along with other studio gear, including two rack-mounted processors. I have plenty of room for these speakers. Do NOT sit these speakers next to your head. It's a good idea to have them farther away from you than your monitor is sitting, if possible.Read more ›
CNET, my favorite review site, gives Z-2300 a wowing 9 star while throwing ProMedia a meager 7.9. I dispute this and believe a difference of 0.5 star might be more appropriate. Compared to Logitech, Klipsch is slightly better in mids and highs. ProMedia sounds a little bit more "open" and crispy. In design, the ProMeida is wall-mountable though with the optional brackets and its aesthetic limitations (see my review on Klipsch ProMedia 2.1). Both systems looks a little cheesy, but the ProMedia looks a little bit more "pro" with its "component black" color than its counterpart which unfortunately uses a silver tone over-emphasizing its plastic nature and bulkiness of the subwoofer.
In conclusion, both speakers are very good (if not too good) for MP3s and choosing which one to buy is more of personal tastes than substance in sound quality. Since Logitech is 20 or some dollars cheaper, my decision may slightly leans towards Logitech...
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I have them to this day. The work well.
However, and I will not deduct a star for this, the base is a monster. Read more
I've had these for 7 years and they still work perfectly. No statically, on / off intermittent audio, no loose broken parts. The bass on this thing is rad. Read morePublished 1 month ago by SN
- it still works after years.
- great bass
- weak lower mids. you may switch to other satellite speakers, if you need more.
I've had these speakers for 10 years, they've been moved multiple times as I've upgraded homes, fallen off my desk, and generally neglected. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Book Reader 4 Life
the satellite speakers could not handle all that power. I switched mine out with a pair of Klipsch quintet speakers. you wouldn't believe the sound.Published 4 months ago by Jeff G.
That's 7 years ago. That's right, and I spent $103 on them back then. Total cost, including shipping. These speakers are AMAZING. That subwoofer is AMAZING. I love them. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Steven Bonner