Reviews and Problems with Logitech Z-5450 Digital 5.1 Speaker System
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Poor Customer/Tech Support by Logitech
20 December 2008
Summary: After owning this system for two years, the wireless rear speaker stopped connecting to the receiver. The solution in the product manual doesn't work and logitech support can't provide a solution. If you're willing to mail in your receiver they will offer to give you up to 50% off the z-5500. Because of their inflated prices, it would actually be cheaper to just buy the z-5500 from amazon.
Good speaker system, but wireless destroys 802.11b WiFi networks
Erik Fair "software/network engineer", Amazon
27 October 2006
Summary: These speakers work well, they produce good sound, and the controls and optical inputs work great too. However, if you or your neighbors have a WiFi (IEEE 802.11b or 802.11g) 2.4GHz wireless ethernet network, the wireless rear surround speakers in this speaker system will step all over the 802.11 WiFi network. I used a spectrum analyzer to see what was going on, and this speaker system appears to use frequency-hopping spread spectrum indiscriminately.
Summary: One of the wireless speakers has a HUM, very loud, that persists even if I move it to a different electrical circuit, reset it, move it to a different part of the room. Therefore I don't use it - I leave it unplugged. Also, the volume control on the remote - which is sort of indispensable - does not work properly. The button sticks. I have never seen this before on a remote, except maybe 20 years ago with clunky TV remotes.