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Altec Lansing 221
3.6 out of 10

Altec Lansing 221

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Reviews and Problems with Altec Lansing 221

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Overall 4
4.0

No bass level control!

Amazon Customer, Amazon
8 September 2002
  • Summary: The speakers sound good, but there is no seperate control to turn the bass down. It is set way too high and I can't find any software controls to turn it down a bit. I have seen some pretty [inexpensive] 3-piece speakers, but they always have a control for the woofer, this set assumes that you want...
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Overall 4
4.0

Not for music with lots of bass

Duff Yazzie, Amazon
8 September 2002
  • Summary: I had these speakers for about five years now, and I didn't like them ever since I bought them. The bass is way too overpowering, and there is no control for the subwofer. For genres of music like rap, techno, dance..
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Overall 4
4.0

No bass volume control??

Regina Remigio, Amazon
8 September 2002
  • Summary: Unless you like alot of bass all the time and do not mind the fact that you have absolutely no control of it's volume, you will be dissapointed with these speakers. The small speakers sound good, but you can't even disconnect the sub since the systems power source runs through the sub.
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Overall 4
4.0

the bass bin a real loser

David Girard, Amazon
8 September 2002
  • Summary: i was taking my old Altec ACS45.2 speakers home so these new ones were to replace them on the office machine. you would think that the same [money amount](Canadian) 3 years later would get you something better, not worse.
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Overall 4
4.0

have to agree with below

Amazon
8 September 2002
  • Summary: [a local store] sells these great-looking speakers for [$$], which seems a very low price until you plug them in and find that while the desktop speakers are clear and crisp, the subwoofer is muddy and very loud an has no separate volume control. I'm returning them.
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Overall 4
4.0

excellent treble, disappointing bass

Amazon Customer, Amazon
8 September 2002
  • Summary: surprisingly crisp and crystal clear, way way too bad that the bass was not complimentary. quite powerful for its size, too powerful actually to turn that power into good sound. looks good, but that really does not matter does it.
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Overall 4
4.0

Not for the refined in taste

Amazon
8 September 2002
  • Summary: I picked up this speaker system because I needed a 3-piece for my computer. At the time, I really didn't know what really good sound was, but after hooking these up I could tell something was wrong. The tweeters are really nice, unbelievable crisp and clear. However, the sub was really funky.
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Overall 4
4.0

Les nominations pour le plus mauvais son... sont...

a.dominique, Ciao
5 August 2009
  • Summary: Décidément, il est bien difficile de trouver de bonnes enceintes pour ordinateur. Il y en a trois catégories : - Les vraiment bas de gamme à 9 euros 90 qui procure un son digne du vieux téléphone de ma grand mère - Les moyennes gamme comme celles-ci aux alentours de 29 euros 90 - Celles qui se la...
  • Pros: Gain de place
  • Cons: Son, cables trop courts .
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Overall 4
4.0

Vraiment pas top =/

alec94000, Ciao
6 September 2008
  • Summary: Ayant ce produit depuis maintenant quelques années, je n'en suis pas pleinement satisfait, basses trop présentes et caisson qui ne les encaisse pas, beaucoup de hauts niveaux de graves qui sont baclés, broyé par le sub qui aparemment ne les gere pas, le son devient alors très mauvais, de plus pas de...
  • Pros: Prise jack 3 . 5mm, solidité, fiabilité
  • Cons: Pas très beau son pour une utilisation musicale
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