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post #21 of 76
Z-2300 sounds lifeless. No mids with bloated/boomy bass
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post #22 of 76
Not impressed at all. Why dont they test some real studio monitors and make a comparison. And yes headphones are nice, but so are good speakers, and I enjoy both.
post #23 of 76
pro media ftw lol
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post #24 of 76
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Originally Posted by Cyrilmak View Post
I suggest you read this.

http://forums.logitech.com/t5/Speake...00/td-p/541244

And this is Tom's computer speaker line up. Not higher end book shelf speakers. And yes the Z-2300's can hold there own with low to midish level book shelf speakers. I agree once you get into the mid level on up there's no comparison. Also it depends on the source you have those Z-2300's plugged into.

Logitech's new Z623's can't hold a candle to the Z-2300's. Having owned the Klipsch Pro Media I also felt the Z-2300's were superior to that set as well. Not to mention the Z 2300's subwoofer doesn't melt to nothing like the Pro Media's does after a while, lol.
Woah, lets not pretend these are any better than the mass of entry level bookshelf/home theater in a box speakers.
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post #25 of 76
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Originally Posted by FearSC549 View Post
Z-2300 sounds lifeless. No mids with bloated/boomy bass
Sadly, that's the type of sound the general public likes/is used to. The more bass there is, the better they think the speakers are. Throw in some marketing buzzwords and a flashy design (Beats by dre, Bose, Skullcandy, etc) and people will run to Best Buy and pay retail + tax for sub-par sound quality/inaccurate audio reproduction... but meh, ignorance is bliss.
post #26 of 76
I'm curious of how the Boston Acoustics MM226 would've performed in this. I think they stopped production due to lack of sales but performance was another story. I personally love them "for what they are" and would place them over the other PC 2.1 sets I've heard.
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post #27 of 76
I've got the Klipsch and I like them a lot. Anyone who hears these things is absolutely floored by them. Mind you, I live in a small town where most people are still using TV speakers.
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post #28 of 76
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Originally Posted by Xiorath View Post
I Have the Z-2300 Speakers and I can verify that they are terrible speakers, overrated, blurry,muddy bass, terrible frequencies, etc. I use a Auzentech-Forte Sound card also. I use my Audio Technica ATH-M50's most of the time. Can't stand my speakers....Upgrading to some true audiophile speakers: Swan MkIII's.
Maybe burn-in can help a bit.
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post #29 of 76
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Originally Posted by francesthemutes View Post
I've got the Klipsch and I like them a lot. Anyone who hears these things is absolutely floored by them. Mind you, I live in a small town where most people are still using TV speakers.
i like mine too. especially since they were half off. i love how freaking loud they get. ive used them for a few house parties.
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post #30 of 76
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Originally Posted by linkin93 View Post
Pshhhh everyone get some decent headphones and do away with desktop speakers. That's what I did.
This.
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