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Altec Lansing Lozenge (SND340F) speakers, could they be very good, worth buying ?

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Hello, i am looking for some good speakers with above average or excelent sound reproduction.. I also bought a new soundcard and i want to enjoy it as well as possible.
And i found this 2.1 system by Altec Lansing.I really like this company, they made some really mean 2.1 systems in the past, but also some average ones so i don''t know where these sit.

These are the speakers: http://www.alteclansing.com/en/al- products/lozenge-speakers/
and on Amzon UK, where i found them the cheapest: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Altec-Lansing-AL-SND340F-Active/dp/B00WSHJU54/ref=sr_1_6?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1455358290&sr=1-6&keywords=altec+lansing

What i found till now:
- i really like the looks
- They have 40W, 20W subwoofer + 2x10W speakers. Is this enough ?
- they seem to be the highest graded in they're "lineup" (a slim one indeed)
- there are close to none reviews online


So anyone has any ideea how these would sound, if they are up for use with a very good, top sound card.

Looking around i also found -THESE-. Are they much better than the Altec Lansing ? (They are also more expensive).

Thank you for sharing.
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If you really look for "good speakers with above average or excelent sound reproduction" then you are not going to find them under 100pounds.

Your not going to find them with Creative either.

Whats your max budget ?
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Well the budget is actually around 100 pounds/ 130Euro/ 150$.

For the speakers i posted the price including shipping to my country is actually 100 pounds.

I also just found this model: http://www.alteclansing.com/en/al-products/996/ but it is brand new, coming soon..
Edited by andre02 - 2/13/16 at 5:02am
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Originally Posted by andre02 View Post

Well the budget is actually around 100 pounds/ 130Euro/ 150$.

For the speakers i posted the price including shipping to my country is actually 100 pounds.

Best cheap speakers i know are still above your budget...

1. JBL LSR305
2. Alesis M1 Active 520 (non usb)

Those are my "cheap" to go to speakers.

Others will come in and help you i hope smile.gif
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Ok, ty, waiting for other opinions too if anyone is in the know
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You'd be a lot better off saving up some more money and getting something that is really " good speakers with above average or excelent sound reproduction."
That's just not going to be happening with "computer speakers".
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If i would have the budget i would go for these: http://www.bowers-wilkins.net/Speakers/Theatre_Solutions/Mini_Theatre/M-1.html. How do 2 these look for a 2.0 system ? and later a sub..
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I have a set of similar B&W LM1s (that I picked up used for $300) in my workshop. I stream music off of the internet and play .flac files off of an iPhone through a Yamaha M-35 amp.

It's fine for "background" listening, but It's not a high end 2.0 system.


Edited by billbartuska - 2/14/16 at 4:41am
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