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post #1 of 10
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Hey guys,
I need a sound system for my new lappy.... so it only has the headphone jack. I have $150-$200 to spend on both speakers and a headset, and I have a $50 gift card to circuit city. Help me out brothas!
post #2 of 10
So you want both speakers and a headset for your lappy? I would just suggest investing it all into a good headset, it'd be less to carry around, and it'd be better in sound quality... plus most lappies come with stock speakers...

Sennheiser:
HD555s
HD580s
HD595s

Beyer:
DT770 pro 80s

Audio Technica:
AD700s
A700s

Grado:
SR 125s
SR 225s

Thats about all that I suggest in your price range. But I believe that a good set of stereo headphones will do you better then any set of speakers, and it keeps the idea of portability along with the laptop.
Edited by H3||scr3am - 5/30/08 at 5:41pm
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I agree with you on that point, but the reason why I also would like some decent speakers is so I can pump it up loud and host small parties in my dorm. I have two strobes after all. Come to think of it, I think I'd rather just invest all of it in speakers and bring along a small headset of mine.
Suggestions?
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Logitech z5500's are the speakers I'd reccommend, i'm sure they're in your price range. Might be a bit much for a laptop though.
    
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Logitech z5500's are the speakers I'd reccommend, i'm sure they're in your price range. Might be a bit much for a laptop though.
In order for him to use this his laptop would have to have onboard 5.1. I doubt it does. Although he could buy it and just run all the speakers off the FR and FL speakers, but what a waste of a good 5.1 system.
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In order for him to use this his laptop would have to have onboard 5.1. I doubt it does. Although he could buy it and just run all the speakers off the FR and FL speakers, but what a waste of a good 5.1 system.
Yep, like i mentioned above, my lappy can only support ONE sound plug, so 5.1 speakers aren't really an option.
post #8 of 10
If you want to use a 5.1 speaker setup, ya could always use a `DOLBY PRO-LOGIC` Decoder of some sort and feed that into the 5.1 System.

ALL Films are recorded in DOLBY PRO-LOGIC and most TV is recorded in it too
Thats what Im using, all you need is the Headphone jack!

Im sure ya could find something REALLY cheap on ebay coz nobody wants them anymore... phfft. Does the same job as the NEWER stuff and is MORE compatable!
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Wait, is this software or what?
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I would suggest just a nice 2.1 set for music from a laptop for parties/hanging out. Something like this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16836119105

Btw I only put klipsch cause I know they have high quality usually. Someone else can probably recommend something better.
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