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Good value PC speakers,
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This review is from: Cyber Acoustics Subwoofer Satellite System (CA-3602a) (Electronics)
Well, I've had them for a month. The bottom line is that this is a decent 2.1 PC speaker system for a very good price. It's better than other systems I've heard in this price range (only a few). My background: I've been an amateur/semi-pro musician for 30 years and have done some recording/mixing. This system is in use on our home desktop PC.
Audio Quality: The speakers are fine for video games, youtube, or background music. More than enough bass from the subwoofer -- a bit muddy perhaps -- but bass depends A LOT on where you put it and the shape and furnishings in the room. Decent as they are, these speakers are not quite the audiophile quality that some reviewers seem to think (please go to a high-end audio store and listen to REAL speakers for an afternoon.) I would not choose them for a dedicated music listening experience but I'm sure some people would find them perfectly fine for that use. A little EQ helps, though (they need a serious boost in the lower midrange but a notch in the upper bass in my room - classic EQ for a 2.1 system). They can produce plenty of volume for a small/medium room before they start to distort.
Features: The satellite speakers have a small footprint and should fit where you need them to; they are about 8 inches tall. Unfortunately the cones are exposed -- a mesh or grille would have been nice. The breakout volume control for your desktop is very convenient and has controls for master volume, subwoofer volume, on/off, and has headphone-out and aux-in jacks. There are no controls on the subwoofer which is OK since you'll probably want to put it on the floor. Cables seem sturdy and are long enough to have the sub on the floor and the satellites on an upper shelf. Hookup is straightforward.
All in all a good system for a great price.
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Initial post: Apr 10, 2012 12:13:48 PM PDT
P and G says:
I thought the subwoofer was terrible
In reply to an earlier post on Jun 12, 2012 8:21:31 AM PDT
how long are the cables exactly from the subwoofer to the satellites? i plan on having the sub under my desk, and both satellites about 6 feet away from the sub in opposite directions of course. are the cables long enough to accomplish that goal? include close to exact length of the cord if possible. thanks in advance, i need help!!!
In reply to an earlier post on Jan 29, 2013 5:43:17 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Jan 29, 2013 5:43:47 PM PST
J.T. Smith says:
P and G,
I think you thought wrong. I found the subwoofer to be fantastic. Though my full review can be seen here:
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