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Old 29th March 2011, 11:02 PM   #11
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Hi,

Given the chocablock nature of the packaging density of a laptop not a chance.

where would you put the twin 2.5" drivers, nevermind the 3" PR's and the
the attendent free volume they need ? Who really wants sound using a
laptop portably ? I certainly don't.

However if your laptop is your desktop, which it is in my case, these things
will massively improve the sound, for relatively peanuts, remembering they
do need plugging into the mains for power, so not remotely portable.

rgds, sreten.
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Old 30th March 2011, 04:37 AM   #12
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The least they could do with laptop audio is clean out the noise at the headphone jack, which is probably why your Sansa sounds better. Even my cheap little Coby mp3 player sounds miles cleaner than my laptop. Actually, I was surprised that a $25 mp3 player sounded as clean as it is.

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Old 30th March 2011, 07:52 AM   #13
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Hi,

I agree regarding the laptop, mine is not as bad as previous ones I've had.

The Sansa Clip on the otherhand is a great sounding player full stop.
Drives my various headphones very well. SD card slot is very useful.

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Old 3rd May 2011, 11:16 PM   #14
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Hi,

Just been playing one of my bass monster CD's through these,
simply put the dynamic bass management is very impressive.
It works, and it seems to work very well, a great feature.

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Old 6th May 2011, 11:40 AM   #15
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Hi,

One feature I hadn't mentioned in the headphone out and music in
3.5mm sockets conveniently placed on the front of the speakers.

The headphone output is down right weird because the bass
management built into the speaker also affects this output !!!!

The tone knob at 9 o'clock seems to turn bass management off,
but at the normal speaker ~ 3 o'clock setting of the tone knob
you can hear the the oodles of bass boost, EQ and compression
applied to get such a good sound from a 2.5" driver and 3" PR.

rgds, sreten.
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Old 7th May 2011, 10:33 AM   #16
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Alway anoys they poop out of me if they don't put a mic input there too.....
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Old 13th May 2011, 12:03 AM   #17
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Alway anoys they poop out of me if they don't put a mic input there too.....
Hi,

I'm not sure, but I would assume the headphone out and music in sockets
on the speakers would support a standard microphone + earphones set.

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Old 13th May 2011, 04:18 AM   #18
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cool, the x530 just had headphone out....
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Old 15th May 2011, 09:30 PM   #19
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cool, the x530 just had headphone out....
Hi, on second thoughts it won't, there is no connection to the PC mic in, rgds, sreten.
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Old 19th June 2011, 10:38 PM   #20
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Hi,

Playing some test warble tones through them, they are exactly what I expected.
Nothing below 50Hz, and what seems an 80Hz roll off, strong down to ~ 100Hz.

Whilst this might not "sound" impressive, the reality is rather different, for
small low powered speakers the bottom end is actually very impressive.

AFAICT perfectly sensible for a small full range driver, these things work,
and again AFAICT far better than most chip-amp + any fullrange driver.

rgds, sreten.

Vocal intelligibility is outstanding, great for videos, bass surprisingly good.
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