Summary: They were acceptable at first but after a few years the DIN connector failed then the unit would not turn on or off , Because I am an Engineer, I was able to fix it by opening up the unit and desoldering all the contacts for J3 the 5 pin DIN but what about all the rest of the people? Outa luck?
Summary: I own these speakers which are on the wife's computer. I own 2 sets of another speaker system which one set is on my computer AND one set is on my GigaBeat MP3 player. I also have one set of a third style for my portable DVD player. All work very well AND sound GREAT!! Enough Said!
Summary: I have tried to find a pair this size that beats these speakers, but have been unable to do so. I've had them for years and still use them daily. They're perfect for portable CD players, MP3 players, and my laptop too.
Summary: This speaker system sound better than speaker costing 3 times the price. The only problem I have had, in 6 years, is something I brought on myself. The power cable going from the satelite speaker to sub woofer has a 5 pin DIN plug and I have broken one of the pins. I can't find this plug anywhere.
Summary: There is no need to have 5 speaker set up for computers (ignoring teenagers wishing surround-a-sound for silly games). I listen to RealAudio radio streams from the best broadcasters in the world - and the quality of their radio streams determine the quality of the sound.
Summary: I purchased these speakers just to add sound to my computer. nothing more, nothing less. If you really want quality sound, i'd rather you go for the 3 piece altec lansing products, but if you just wanna hear occasional sounds from surfing the internet or playing 5-year old games, save some money and...
Excerpt: Altec Lansing ACS22 computer speaker is very durable and high quality in my so many years of using it. I have the white colored speakers and it had so far shown no complaints. My usage was pretty rough and did not take any extra care for packing or moving …
Summary: These speakers obviously don't have a subwoofer. In this case, that is perfectly fine. My friend has these speakers, I have a system with a subwoofer. Quite honestly, these are much better. If you are looking for cheap speakers that prodce earth-shattering bass, your search is over. Buy these!
Summary: I purchased these speakers mainly because I am in a budget, the sound is great, I don't how it would stack to a 3 piece speaker system by Harman Karndon, but these have great sound, not your average 2 piece system, I purchased these at a computer store for a little than the price here at Amazon.