Beware. Manufacturer will not honor warranty unless on their list of authorized sellers.
bsgcic "bsgcic", Amazon
11 September 2013
Summary: The manufacturer Altec Lansing will NOT honor their 1 year warranty if the seller is not one of their "authorized retailers or resellers." I purchased the Altec Lansing VS2621 speaker system new on Amazon on Nov 1, 2012. Here is the link to the product on Amazon.com: Altec Lansing VS2621 2.1 Channel Speaker System . Today is Sept 10, 2013. The subwoofer, as has been reported by many other reviewers began to emit a loud humming noise even with no inputs connected.
Summary: I got a set of these from New Egg when they were on sale for something like 15-20$ Great speakers. Very compact. I take them to camp or out on the deck, wherever the beer is. Surprisingly loud for their size and they sound great. Had them four or five years now. I am actually looking for another set at the moment. haha As all I see are one pair for 50$ and used.. Maybe I will try a newer set by this company.
Summary: My father just gave me these speakers after he's owned them for over 5 years and they STILL sound better than new speakers costing much more today. When you have a set of Bose, your paying for nothing but the logo on the front of the speaker.
Summary: I had before a computer speaker system but it's only 2.0 (also from Altec Lansing) which I'm not satisfied of what I'm hearing even-though it sounds very very good but it misses something. And I step-up with this one (VS4121) and I had this one for a couple of weeks now and tuning it and I would say, "WOW THAT'S IT, THIS IS THE BEST period end of the story".
recently dusted this set off and it is still nice...
Jeff the Lizard, Amazon
26 May 2012
Summary: This Altec system replaced an older Altec which I used for a year, then it failed. It was a shame as it was a great sounding set of speakers. These did suffer from "mid-drop" but it can be mitigated with EQ. Also, I'm using the set in my bathroom to have a system to listen to while dressing, bathing, etc. I placed the satellites high on a porous wicker shelf and the mids are there, now! Not bad for a six-year old set is what I say.
Summary: 2-29-2012a Quite good, for music and as TV speakers... A friend of mine was moving, and did not needed these any more. Price, I pay for these - Lunch. Nice! Anyway, I have a Sony 32 Inch LCD/ LED TV, (KDL-32EX520) and the speakers are not as good as I'd expect (rear/ down facing, light on the base, even after tweaking the EQ/ Tone). I was planning to get the same speakers, I have for my computer, that I like. The Logitech S220.
Summary: If you're looking for an excellent 2.1 solution for a computer area, then look no further. I've had these for about 6 yrs and I'm still extremely satisfied to this day. It's amazing how much sound comes out of these little speakers. Can't go wrong with these.