Summary: I got these to use in an office environment in which a subwoofer was causing a neighbor problems. I'm very pleased with the quality of sound these produce as replacements, minus of course the substantial bass that they are missing.
Summary: I am NOT an audio aficionado but I have had a lot of desktop units through the years and I shoot product photography for a major, larger competitor of Audioengine - so I have heard a lot of very good systems. These speakers are a good buy for the price and you probably won't do much better.
Pros: Very well constructed, very good sound.
Cons: Heavy on the bass (which could be a plus for some people).
Summary: I had Klipsch computer speakers that sounded great but when one of the channels blew again on the second set, I decided to replace it with the Audioengine 2+. The Audioengine speakers sound good but they didn't come with a sub to provide the bass punch of the Klipsch THX.
Summary: These speakers replaced on older Bose Companion 5 system that has been having trouble for a while - I made the right choice. The speakers are clearly high quality, weighing in at nearly 10 lbs, the construction material is and the hardware that came with them has met my expectations.
Pros: Beautiful appearance
amazing sound quality
high quality components
open to options - like subwoofer
built in DAC
quality for the price
heavy at near 10 lbs
Cons: could have better high tones
could have better quality control
subwoofer is not necessary, although would greatly improve the sound
Summary: These computer speakers have excellent clarity and superior imaging. The bass is not quite as warm as I would like it to be. Hooking the two speakers together requires the old fashion way of using speaker wire attached by screw terminals.
Summary: I got them for Christmas for my son, he uses them with MacBook Pro - connection is USB and we utilize the built-in DAC.The speakers sound very natural and not a bit bright / harsh. We have them on the little stands which help with soundstage imaging and overall sound clarity.
Pros: High quality "audiophile" sound (well balanced, not too bright, non-fatiguing). Works perfectly with a subwoofer.
Cons: They broke and had to be replaced.
I think they are a little pricey (but that's just me...)
Summary: A few months ago I purchased these speakers to have higher quality speakers and they rock! They give off a nice full sound, easy set up, and well built. All the cords it came with were long enough for me to move around as needed and not need them right next to a plug.
Summary: really like the speakers overall, they have an excellent build quality, design, packaging and sound. The only downside is they are very small speakers so they don't have any low end. Pair these up with your favorite sub woofer and enjoy.