The shiny parts are cast aluminium, and the sats feel very solid. The Select system subwoofer’s a medium sized unit 8. I wouldn’t say the difference is worth a lot of money, but it’s nice to have. Smart Home by Rick Broida Nov 27, These high-efficiency ported enclosures also, however, have a hefty hump in their efficiency curve in some reasonably bass-ish region of the frequency axis; the higher the hump is and the lower the frequency it occurs at, the “bassier” the little sub will sound.

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What’s not to like? A surround receiver won’t work with Digital DIN Sound Blaster output, but basic models like the Yamaha can do everything else the Creative control box does, generally have even more inputs, and have a lot more output power too. Such things as almostwatt eight inch drivers exist.

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This may rule out the very cheapest 2. Since the whole Australian population roughly equals that of New York City, there aren’t any huge economies of scale involved in importing PC speakers into this country. Overall, most would find that the sub woofer would be more than sufficient.

The FourPointSurround FPS Digital system delivers a carefully fine-tuned stereo sound system, usually fourpointsurrouund by expensive home surround stereo systems. Watch it live here by John Falcone. Speakers by Steve Guttenberg Nov 10, Mid-priced sound bar that lives up to high expectations Mid-priced sound bar that lives up to high expectations by Ty Pendlebury.


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Getting away from critical listening, the system’s performance for crdative was fine. They should have place the volume control on the remote volume control stick too.

They typically use five or six inch “drivers” the actual round electromechanical transducer things that make the noisein some kind of ported cabinet not just a sealed box that gives them reasonable efficiency amount of noise per unit power.

Unfortunately, they also fall over backwards rather easily, because the plinths don’t extend much behind their Z-axis centre gourpointsurround gravity. You can minimise their audibility by setting up the sub so that the port faces away from you, and preferably towards something that isn’t acoustically reflective. We delete comments craetive violate our policywhich we encourage you to read.

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The back of the sub driver hides behind the huge bent port, but you can peer through the gap to see the mere hundred watt rating. This system should play loud enough to get the neighbours to call the cops, if you stick with it.

Basically, it’s a speaker cone and roll surround, without any electromagnetic components on the back of it. This is great as the resonance that the wood produces is very warm and one actually feels it rather than hears it. Hooking up the ‘s speakers is easy enough, as long as you don’t expect Altec Lansing’s colour coding of the connectors to help you. Another cool thing about it is that it’s Black in color and not the Plain-Jane white we see so often. Peer inside the FPS sub and you fouurpointsurround a box which is, proportionally speaking, closer to fuorpointsurround filled with electronics than most.


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Overall The Altec Lansing Select is pretty, but an unexciting performer for the money. It is a real pain in the butt actually pain in the head as I kept hitting my head on the table top to reach the control. Abit SP Page The king of the budget sound bars The king of the budget sound bars by Ty Pendlebury.

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DTS Sound Page 4: When you buy a retail-packed expansion card, you may have noticed that the box the thing comes in contains, primarily, fresh air. Or, of course, various even cheaper yum-cha brand receivers. No port equals no port noise. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Programme terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab.