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Lacie-firewire-speakers.285001
4.8 out of 10

LaCie FireWire Speakers

The FireWire Speakers from Lacie deliver stereo sound via a Fire Read more

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Reviews and Problems with LaCie FireWire Speakers

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Overall 4
4.0

Not so hot

kilograham, Amazon
4 October 2011
  • Summary: I've had these for a considerable amount of time on a mac pro. The idea of everything running through a single firewire cable was what was appealing for me, as well as the looks. Unfortunately this system is flawed- if the music is too loud it shorts out the firewire bus and the speakers go crazy. The firewire cable is too short for a tower. It also is pretty poor quality audio for the price, better than built in speakers but not much.
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Overall 4
4.0

Meh

John Masone, Amazon
26 September 2009
  • Summary: OK so, people are right about the hiss. These guys hiss noticeably. Why do they his? It's completely digital. Theres no reason for them to hiss, I find that odd. Also, they don't have that much bass. I know, they're only bus powered but still, firewire has a lot more juice than USB so I was expecting a little more umph. They sound quality is nice besides that though. However like someone else said, they are very loud.
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Overall 4
4.0

Work for about 8 months

Bichuf, Amazon
26 December 2008
  • Summary: The sound is great until they suddenly die. Have owned 2 sets of these. The first one died in less time than the second set. Will not buy ever again. Way too expensive for such a short life span. Now I'm even afraid of getting the USB model because of this bad experience with LaCie hardware.
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Overall 4
4.0

Wrong connector for 2010 iMac

Mac Convert, Amazon
29 June 2011
  • Summary: I searched Amazon for Mac speakers and bought these because of the Firewire connector. I can't say anything about the sound quality because nowhere did it warn that an adapter would be required for the 2010 iMac which has a different type of Firewire connector. I since discovered that the iMac uses a Firewire 800 port - the LaCie connector is a Firewire 400.
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