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...
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.
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.
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.