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I brought these a couple of days ago, thinking 'ZOMG 5.1's for £40'.

Ok, maybe I just got a bad set, but there was constant popping and clicking. This was definately the speakers as I tested with my I-Pod and through the phono into a TV, ruling out problems with my soundcard.

They also pick up radio waves from nearby broadcasts. Not the biggest deal, but someone preaching the apocalypse on-air while im trying to own on TF2 is slightly off-putting :/

I wasnt impressed by the sound quality on these as well. The subwoofer was annoyingly 'jerky' with bass frequencies, and everything sounded far too 'scooped' in the midranged frequencies (Good for metal, but anything else just phails).

Im getting a refund on them tomorrow.
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I have a set and where as they aren't great I have never had the issues you speak of
    
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I have a set of these and they don't sound anything like you descrive. You prolly got a bad set.
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I get a little bit of pop at higher volumes, barely noticeable. Must be your set.
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It's your set. Mine are absolutely amazing.
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I have a set of these and they don't sound anything like you descrive. You prolly got a bad set.
This what I was thinking. A colleague of mine says His do exactly the same, so whether the problems are well documented, I havent a clue, although some of my faith in logitech is damaged.
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Probably a bad set. One of my relatives has one and they only do that kind of noise if u raise to the HIGHEST volume.
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post #8 of 8
The exact same with happens to me. it only happens when the washing machine is is on, i dunno why maybe the power in house is conflicting the with speakers it makes a popping noise as you said
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