Conclusion: For a dainty-looking pair of see-through speakers, Altec Lansing’s MX6021 deliver sound with freight-train power. Credit the thoroughly home-theater-sized box down below, which delivers bass right in proportion with its epic dimensions. While audiophiles might wince at the distortion when the volume hits max and a subtle lack of presence at more reasonable volumes, gamers who want their ears to ring from gunfire and to rock out between Call of Duty games will find their...
Pros: Power to spare, for PC speakers, Chest-thumping bass, crisp treble, Sleek, modern design, Included desktop remote control
Cons: Audible hiss even at moderate volume, Slight lack of presence, Non-standard speaker cables, Enormous subwoofer hard to hide, Awkward desktop controller
Excerpt: Not too long ago we took a look at the Altec Lansing Expressionist Bass speakers. We found them to be pretty good for the price. Now we got our hands on the Expressionist Ultra speakers also by Altec Lansing. Do they live up to their predecessors?
Pros: Crisp and clear bass, Treble speakers with a tweeter for higher frequencies, Good control device
Cons: Unwanted static noise, Excessively large subwoofer, Somewhat expensive ($199.95 on Altec’s website)
Excerpt: The Altec Lansing Expressionist Ultra MX6021 is a stylish looking set of 2.1 PC speakers that sounds loud with deep bass and very bright highs. Purists may not fall for the subtle mid range but its overall pleasant sound make it a good buy in this price range.
Excerpt: Dette er Altec Lansing Expessionist Ultra MX6021, toppmodellen innen Expressionist-serien med datahøyttalere. Bare navnet Ultra skulle jo tilsi at dette er noe som skiller seg ut i positiv retning. Det første vi faktisk reagerte positivt på var prisen. At denne ikke var verre enn like i overkant av to tusenlapper, kom som litt av en overraskelse. Hele pakken fra Altec består av to satellitter og en subwoofer.