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The Corsair SP2500 is a great and timely product that aims high and hits many targets - Many that have not been in the realms of achievability for desktop speakers in the past. Key features like a well executed subwoofer enclosure, active crossover and bi-amping really take this system way above anything else out there at the moment.
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Priced @ $208 Online


Very nice product here, cannot wait to get my hands on these!
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I have these along with a HD titanium, and I think it sounds great. My Pro Media 2.1s dont stand a chance against these.
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Looks pretty awesome.
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the sub is goddamn MASSIVE, like small desk massive
very nice looking speakers
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I am very-seriously considering these, but I have one concern: the short Left and Right satellite cables (they are only 6 feet long, and I need at least 8 feet). However, I saw some nice silver-lining to these dark clouds in a Newegg review where the reviewer complained about the short cables. So, Corsair responded:

"Thank you for your input. This is a new product line for us and thus a learning experience. Your observations on the cables are very accurate. We have noticed the same issue and have already put in motion a plan to accommodate customers with these cable issues. We do not have a solid release date as of today, February 11, 2011, but we anticipate the updated cables being ready very soon. Please monitor our website or contact customer service to determine availability. We apologize for any inconvenience and we'll resolve this ASAP.

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I am very-seriously considering these,

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I just noticed that these proprietary speaker cables for the satellites are just 4-pin ATX cables (power supply cables), but I'm having a hard time finding an extension cable that's longer than 8 inches. :/ I was hoping to find like a 2-foot extension cable or something. Man, that'd be awesome.

But I don't mind because I won't have enough money until June or July anyway.
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I only need 4 feet for my speaker length because I keep them close to my desktop, but not too close so that they will cause magnetic interference..

Yeah that sub looks freaking huge..

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I just noticed that these proprietary speaker cables for the satellites are just 4-pin ATX cables (power supply cables), but I'm having a hard time finding an extension cable that's longer than 8 inches. :/ I was hoping to find like a 2-foot extension cable or something. Man, that'd be awesome.

But I don't mind because I won't have enough money until June or July anyway.
Just make your own. Buy 14 or 18 ga wire and buy the atx pins. Seems simple enough?


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Just make your own. Buy 14 or 18 ga wire and buy the atx pins. Seems simple enough?


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Yeah, but by the time I can afford this speaker system, I imagine Corsair will have already upgraded the SP2500 with longer cables as promised.
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