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post #21 of 70
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Matrix Button.
Yeah but its a pain to use the back speakers.
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post #22 of 70
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Oh, I wasn't kidding about the $120 deal though. Tiger Direct misprinted an ad. I got the set for $120 and sent in for a $20 rebate so it came out to $100. What I meant by the trollface was that I was just trolling Tehrawk by saying "lol find me a home theater system better than the Z5500s for $120 new" the troll being that the Z5500s are nearly impossible to find at that price.
I know the deal was real. I've seen the 5500s in the $120 range on sale, no misprint. Never snagged it though, and haven't seen it in years.
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I dont like anything over 2.1 channel for PC. I have a X-540 and most of the speakers dont work. I am getting Corsair SP2500 this summer.
Why don't the speakers work? Your mobo supports 7.1. Even without the matrix button, all the speakers should be outputting sound.
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Yeah but its a pain to use the back speakers.
I suppose.
I noticed that the back speakers sound noticeably better and fuller when playing flac. (they sound abysmal for the most part when listening to almost anything else, for obvious reasons) That being said, they're damn good speakers for the 63 bucks I paid for them. They're by no means top of the line though. I always have the tiny control pod close so I don't have to reach to use the back speakers.
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post #25 of 70
No tweeters meaning highs are gonna suck. Only big ass mid drivers meaning everything is gonna sound flat and all over the place.

I wish Altec Lansing would come out with their 5.1 systems again. Blows Logitech by leaps and bounds when it comes to multimedia speakers.
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It looks nice but can it handle the best? I doubt it'll do well even against an NHT SuperZero 2.0 with an amp and together that's probably only $300 or so.
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No tweeters meaning highs are gonna suck. Only big ass mid drivers meaning everything is gonna sound flat and all over the place.

I wish Altec Lansing would come out with their 5.1 systems again. Blows Logitech by leaps and bounds when it comes to multimedia speakers.
I'm still using the Altec Lansing set I bought back in like 1998-1999 for ~$140... and they sound better than Z5500's (aside from low SNR)

Now i'm just using the bass unit/amplifier with some HT bookshelfs with it.

post #28 of 70
Its amazing how Logitech thinks their keyboards and speakers are dominating the market (seems obvious because of the ridiculously high prices they set for their products which they call "premium". There goes the definition of "premium").
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I loved my z-5500, but I lost one speaker and half of the stands broke. Great sound quality though.
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Its amazing how Logitech thinks their keyboards and speakers are dominating the market (seems obvious because of the ridiculously high prices they set for their products which they call "premium". There goes the definition of "premium").
Not much strong competition.
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