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Altec Lansing MX5020
5.4 out of 10

Altec Lansing MX5020

Featuring a polished, piano-quality black finish, the MX5020 is Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Altec Lansing MX5020

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Overall 6
6.0

Ehhh, it's ok

RT "Gadget Guy" "gadget guy", Amazon
13 January 2007
  • Summary: I bought a set of these to replace my Klipsch Promedia 2.0 speakers which started cutting out on me after a year (seems like a common problem with those speakers). These MX5020 speakers are also designed as high quality 2.0 speakers for those who don't want to run a sub to avoid wire clutter and...
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Overall 6
6.0

Good "plastic" speakers

Zibi, Amazon
4 June 2006
  • Summary: I bought MX5020 wanting to be able to listen to the music form portable CD out of my stereo system. I must admit that i do care about the sound quality, so my expectations were not high, however after reading several reviews i decided on Altecs MX5020.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good if you're on a rally tight budget or space-constrained, otherwise consider the MX5021 3-piece instead

Simon Worboys, Amazon
28 March 2006
  • Summary: Purchased MX5020 & MX5021WHT systems at the same time, planning to deploy the '021 in our family room and the '020 in the office. Prior to installion I ran both in our great room using a Roku M500 source and performed back-to-back listening tests.
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Overall 6
6.0

Too much bass, unnatural sound

M. Woinoski, Amazon
3 October 2005
  • Summary: I was hoping these would be a replacement for my beloved 10-year-old Altec-Lansing ACS40's. Unfortunately, Altec seems to have engineered the MX5020 to satisfy the hip-hopists' craving for bass, bass, and more bass, at the cost of the remainder of the sonic spectrum.
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