Summary: Same as previous reviewers. I have had these speakers for a couple of years and each time I plug them in, they make me cring. There is absolutely no bass response. Most computer speakers today sound better than these.
Summary: These speakers are excellent for what they are. Most USB powered speakers require two cables, one for the USB power and one to plug into the sound input of the computer. This one sends the sound information over the USB cable; great for transportability. It is basically a midrange speakers, which is true for most computer speakers, and does not have a tweeter, which is true for all but the most expensive computer speakers (I consider most computer speakers horrible since...
Summary: The builtin speakers in my laptop sounded better and louder than these speakers. The Sony's highs are muddy and the volume does not go very loud (yes my laptop volume was all the way up). If you want extra laptop speakers for your presentations with clients look elsewhere. All we wanted was a decent quality sound that was a little louder than our laptop speakers and these speakers definitely did not deliver and will be returned.
Speakers stopped working days after warranty expired
Troy Riedel, Amazon
30 July 2004
Summary: I am an instructor. I needed a speaker system with a very small profile for international air travel. A friend of mine, who works for a major computer company, recommended these due to their size (though he did warn me the sound quality is average). The speakers are indeed small & light - and they conveniently fit into my computer bag. The sound is average, as I was warned. The UBS connection cable is too short - which is an inconvenience.