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    Reviews - Corsair SP2500 2.1 audiophile-quality speaker review

    Trying its hand at something new, Corsair launches a premium speaker set. We find out how good it is.
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    Re: Reviews - Corsair SP2500 2.1 audiophile-quality speaker review

    Thanks for the review Hexus. I couldn't quite work out are there separate inputs for the sub and satellites or is it a single input for both? Can you control crossover frequency if the latter?

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    Re: Reviews - Corsair SP2500 2.1 audiophile-quality speaker review

    Quote Originally Posted by kalniel View Post
    Thanks for the review Hexus. I couldn't quite work out are there separate inputs for the sub and satellites or is it a single input for both? Can you control crossover frequency if the latter?
    Do you mean from the source? If so, it's a single input (either phono or 3.5mm) for both sub and satellites - which is to say, there's no independent input for the sub.

    If memory serves (I looked at the speakers at the end of last year) you can't manually control crossover frequency. It can be modified by changing the EQ or profile (although there isn't a manual setting) and the sub volume can be independently controlled, though.

    Hope that helps.

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    Re: Reviews - Corsair SP2500 2.1 audiophile-quality speaker review

    You can't manually control the crossover, but it is adjusted from 140Hz to 100Hz when you enable "Late Night" mode.

    The great thing about the DSP is that we can add new features in the future, if there are a lot of end-users requests for a certain feature.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blackbeard View Post
    You can't manually control the crossover, but it is adjusted from 140Hz to 100Hz when you enable "Late Night" mode.

    The great thing about the DSP is that we can add new features in the future, if there are a lot of end-users requests for a certain feature.
    If there is a single input then adding a manual crossover selection in advanced equaliser or manual mode type thing would be nice - I can understand you'd normally want the crossover to be set for your exact speaker characteristics, but it's annoying when you have a particular game or piece of music that crosses the boundary and the timbre/location of the sound changes noticeably.

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    Re: Reviews - Corsair SP2500 2.1 audiophile-quality speaker review

    Does using a power connector design not open up the chance of interference from e.g. mobile phone GPRS signal? As they don't look shielded.

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    Re: Reviews - Corsair SP2500 2.1 audiophile-quality speaker review

    Price is heading dangerously into the Z-5500 range, which can be grabbed from dabs for £200.

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    Re: Reviews - Corsair SP2500 2.1 audiophile-quality speaker review

    But it sounds (haha) as though the quality is better than the Z-5500s. Though I must admit, designing a high-quality 2.1 speaker system for gaming is an odd choice, as most will value surround sound over quality sound.

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    Re: Reviews - Corsair SP2500 2.1 audiophile-quality speaker review

    Bought the Corsair 2500 speakers 2 days ago and can't stop listening to them! They are BRILLIANT and worth every penny.Getting brilliant sound and I don't even have a soundcard! Thanks Corsair!! If you are looking for 2.1 speakers give these an audition they will not disappoint!!

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