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Fidelio DS7550 vs. Logitech s715
on August 30, 2011
Overall, a nice sounding unit but if you have an ear for quality sound, this is a bit underwhelming. I'll explain in the Cons section below.
+ First thing that struck was how 'tiny' this unit is compared to the sound it gives out. You wonder where is this bass coming from (although the bass itself is a bit on the lower side)
+ Sleek looking
+ Tight construction, metal grille - cool looking device
+ Nice sound, not great, not audiophile, but not bad.
+ Used it outside and inside the house.
+ Plays same sound plugged in or not. Other units tend to not when running on battery.
+ Portable - has a rechargeable battery.
+ The kickstand is nice and made the unit stand upright well
- The sound is ok, just ok. I wish I could hear a little more treble (high side) and a little tighter bass - but given the size of the unit, I can see why it struggles to produce more bass
- Battery ran out quite quickly when I was playing for some time without being plugged in - didn't run the advertised 8 hours for me
- No remote control
- No Bluetooth
- No AirPlay
- The unit along with the hot weather ended up heating up the iPhone 4 pretty quickly and shut the iPhone down with a Temperature warning
All in all, returning it because of the underwhelming sound, the time it took the battery to run out, the lack of a remote, the lack of bluetooth.
+ Great wholesome (bordering on audiophile for the price) sound with nice treble/highs and tight bass. Same caliber sound as some high end units.
+ Remote control
+ Just ok looking, a little dry in my opinion - kinda like a boombox from the 80s, 90s
+ Battery life is great
+ Nice bass woofers - not too big but enough to move air and produce good sound
- The bass goes down by design when unplugged
- No bluetooth
- Kickstand has trouble staying up at times.