Published on 30th March 2011 by
The subwoofer is decidedly hefty, with a huge 6.5in driver located inside.
Originally Posted by arcticstoatAntec's first attempt at a premium set of speakers is a hit and miss affair.
Originally Posted by PargeI hope some of the speaker sets you'll be reviewing over the coming weeks include the Logitech Z906s - the follow up the the ridiclously fantastic Z5500s
Originally Posted by hbeeversjust buy a second hand amp for about £80 off ebay and get either some Mission MX1's, wharfedale diamonds (ebay) or cambridge audio S30's. Music quality would be incredible compared to any 2.1 PC system as would stereo positioning. Add a 2nd hand sub for £120 and you've got a pretty impressive Hi-fi and gaming system.
Originally Posted by SchizoFrogCan you get mini speakers to go with an amp within the same price range or indeed at all?
Originally Posted by phuzzIs it me or are Antec using a jam jar for the remote control?
Originally Posted by Picarro*Play some silly sounds while an audiophile walses in*
Okay, I'm not gonna talk about my own setup because that's in no way a fair comparison.
But - why the hate of "old-school" speaker wire connections? With those you can connect a decent pair of bookshelf speakers instead of the ridiculous small speakers supplied with the system. That was what I did when I had a Z5400 speaker system. It's a great way to get some feel for real speakers while still staying nice and dry.
A Z5400 with B&O bookshelf speakers sounds surprisingly well :)
Oh and sorry, but a "hefty" and "huge" subwoofer is my dual 15" Cerwin Vega sub - not a 6.5" single-driver OEM 'thing'..
Originally Posted by Kingsley813Wow, thanks for that, I've got the Logitech Z5400 with the speaker wire connections and currently use them now. When I can't be bothered with surround-sound I use a pair of Beyerdynamic DT250 headphones. But this might be a handy stop-gap to resurrect my Z5400 system again... What particular speakers from B&O did you use?
Originally Posted by PicarroOh and sorry, but a "hefty" and "huge" subwoofer is my dual 15" Cerwin Vega sub - not a 6.5" single-driver OEM 'thing'..
Originally Posted by Picarro
I'm no expert, but i thought the sub part meant it was small? I saw advertised at an Audio store, Strathfield I think (Australia) claiming the worlds biggest Sub-Woofer at something like 26". That my friend is no 'sub' woofer.
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