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Bose Companion 3 Series II multimedia speaker system (Graphite/Silver) Reviews

sepiashimmer

Great speakers for games and listening to music on computers or laptops.

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Pros: Acoustimass module, control pod, reproduces pleasing music and suitable for gaming

Cons: discontinued, expensive, not direct/reflecting, very bright highs

I have been using these speakers for almost a decade now and I haven’t been disappointed with their performance till now. Prior to these I had Harman Kardon’s Sound Sticks ii. I don’t understand the irrational hatred against BOSE on the Internet, from it one would be fooled into thinking, BOSE makes cheap and bad sounding products and sells it for premium price. But that is far from the truth, every speaker has different shortcomings and different levels of purity in sound reproduction, every speaker cannot perform like studio monitors and neither do they exist in a controlled environment like in Abbey Road Studios. Usually, it is very hard to get speakers to sound the way they do in...
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ryan w

Bose quality sound for a price!

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Pros: Sound quality, design, function, size

Cons: Price, speaker jack input intermittent failure

Its a Bose system! sounds really good, looks good, is small to not clutter desktop area, volume control peripheral device w/ microphone and external input jacks is great feature. Bass is there when and if you need at with simple bass adjustment knob. Excellent range of sound with zero distortion at maximum volume level. My only issue which is likely my fault is intermittent speaker input jack failure causing one speaker to cut out, occured past one year warranty period. I think it is from constantly hot swapping plugs with power on that Bose instructs to not do, just as simple as flicking a power switch each time I move stuff but you live and learn. Issue is resolved by unplugging...
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