Summary: After some listening I can say I am pretty satisfied with JBL Loft 40 as "computer speakers", i.e. speakers I use to listen to (mostly) music while working in my home office. I am pretty picky when it comes for sound, so a pair of plastic speakers from Genius wouldn't do.
Summary: I really like these speakers. I went back and forth between these and two others that were three times as much. I decided on these and I am sure glad I did. They sound great, especially for the price. They exceeded my expectations.
Summary: In my bedroom, I have an aged Sony stereo receiver that still cranks out a measured 182.5 RMS watts per channel. It's hooked up to my desktop computer, BlueRay player, and TV. I'd been using a small pair of Sherwood speakers, but had vocalized my dissatisfaction with the sound, but reluctant to...
Summary: Got these at clearance from Frys for 49.99, the loft 30 was 39.99, but these went lower. Had an extra Denon receiver and a Hsu vtf2 left over after my upgrade. What the heck, I'll use it for my garage and use it with a cheap cd and turntable. They blended well with my hsu and Denon.
Decent speakers for surrounds, but don't expect too much.
L. Allen "MIX_MASTER_ICE", Amazon
10 March 2015
Summary: Picked these up on sale for $49.99. First off, these are truly budget speakers. You won't confuse these with higher end JBL speakers. Fit and finish are acceptable and the speakers themselves are rather light weight.