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so im replacing my current speakers which are okay.. but i want more bass. so im thinking of Z-2300 2.1 since there cheap and has an 200w rms and 8" sub which is what im looking for but is there other speakers that are better than that for a cheaper price? or a bit more expensive?(want speakers under $170) also is getting a refurb. Z-2300 2.1 good for 99$? Thanks.
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Logitech speakers are complete overrated crap from what I heard. Grab some Klipsch Promedia 2.1s if you want bass. If not get the Swan M-10 (I think)
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Logitech speakers are complete overrated crap from what I heard. Grab some Klipsch Promedia 2.1s if you want bass. If not get the Swan M-10 (I think)
k... thanks i'll google those but i think Logitech is a okay brand...
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but Klipsch Promedia has a 6.5" sub and 160w rms...
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k... thanks i'll google those but i think Logitech is a okay brand...
I remember someone saying the frequencies were completely messed up. You miss parts of the song and a man's voice comes out of the subwoofer.
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post #6 of 11
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well, now im wondering if i can replace my subwoofer with an more power one.... that uses at least 200w rms. and works my current speakers. just the sub.
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post #7 of 11
I don't know why people always say Logitech speakers are crap. They are fine for computers. I bought a set of Z-2300s like...6 years ago maybe? And they are still running fine, and I am damn hard on my speakers. I currently have the sub hooked up to a pair of old JVC monitors, and I can and do rattle the windows with no problems. (I use the Logitech remote to control the sub, and the receiver to control the speakers, so I can crank bass without blasting the whole track, if you know what I mean).

Sure, the sub doesn't have the greatest frequency range, but it is not bad for the price range, and it hits pretty hard for what it is. That being said, I've never used the Klipsh or Swans.
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post #8 of 11
i love my Z-5500's. They sound amazing for their price point. If you want amazing audio, the prices go up exponentially.
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post #9 of 11
logitech speakers are OK at best. however if you're on a budget and mainly use them for computer speakers then they are more than adequate. i own a set of z5500 but i sort of modded them. i use a receiver (sig rig) hooked up to some jbl floorstanding front speakers for music..the center and rear channel are the stock logitech satellites which are MORE than ample for gaming, surround sound, etc. my sub is the z5500 which is OK. i would get a better one but if i really want to listen to serious music id use my ht setup instead.
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Got a stereo system close with RCA in's on the back ? use a splitter cord like this here run it from speaker out or headphones out to the stereos in's turn the selector to where ya got em plugged CD or Digital in or aux. Just a Thaught ive got a huge stereo amp running Bose 2.2 sound very nice . Good Luck


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