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    Best 2.1 Speaker System

    Hi Guy's

    I'm in the market for a new set of 2.1 speakers. I would like recommendations please.

    budget £100

    use for movies and music. I not a gamer.

    Thanks

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    Re: Best 2.1 Speaker System

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=112146

    I have them and there really nice, don't be fooled by the lack of wattage.

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    Re: Best 2.1 Speaker System

    I always fancied these:-
    Creative 3330 http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=579446

    But in the end I went for these logitec

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=281082

    I got them with a gift voucher from a local store, the creative's were not available.

    I am happy with the quality, but I have never watched a movie with them, trailers sound good. Sound is balanced accross the range for most, however I have found the bass a little too much on some occasions.

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    Re: Best 2.1 Speaker System

    Acoustic Energy Aego M Black 2.1 Speakers

    These are very highly rated...any experiences???
    5 Star award...what hifi 2006

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    Re: Best 2.1 Speaker System

    Is there a reason you only want 2.1? For £100 you could get a 5.1 system easily. I personally bought a £50 5.1 system a couple of years back and love them. Optical input, digital coaxial, DTS and Dolby digital decoder. I have it connected to DVD player, TV, XBOX, PS2 and PC, and love it!

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    Re: Best 2.1 Speaker System

    I have the Acoustic Energy Aego's and they are the best £90 I have ever spent. Easily up there with £200+ systems, heavy, heavy set of speakers which is always a good thing. If you buy them you will not be disappointed.

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    Re: Best 2.1 Speaker System

    Quote Originally Posted by SHare View Post
    I have the Acoustic Energy Aego's and they are the best £90 I have ever spent. Easily up there with £200+ systems, heavy, heavy set of speakers which is always a good thing. If you buy them you will not be disappointed.

    Thank you for this info much appreciated... I havn't heard a bad word about these yet.

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    Re: Best 2.1 Speaker System

    Quote Originally Posted by colinbell View Post
    Is there a reason you only want 2.1? For £100 you could get a 5.1 system easily. I personally bought a £50 5.1 system a couple of years back and love them. Optical input, digital coaxial, DTS and Dolby digital decoder. I have it connected to DVD player, TV, XBOX, PS2 and PC, and love it!
    I had Creative Labs Inspire 5300 which were excellent untill they stopped working, I think the main box packed up!!!

    they take up too much space on my desk so I have decided to go for a good set of 2.1 instead.

    I hope I'm making the correct chioce

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    Re: Best 2.1 Speaker System

    how about the Harmon kardon soundsticks II. They look a bit poncey but apparently sound nice. £99
    http://www.ebuyer.com/UK/product/78233/rb/0

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    Re: Best 2.1 Speaker System

    I've got some Logitech Z4 in white, nice bass and lovely sound from it to

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    Re: Best 2.1 Speaker System

    Quote Originally Posted by Mad-Max View Post
    I've got some Logitech Z4 in white, nice bass and lovely sound from it to
    i had them and i hated every second of it, completely void of mid-frequencies and the cut off for the sub is quite high. I am a bit obsessed with sound quality though so i get picky!

    I say go for the altec lansing, very very accurate speakers for the money, often compared to Boss systems!

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    Re: Best 2.1 Speaker System

    The Altec Lansings have had some very good reviews.

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    Re: Best 2.1 Speaker System

    Quote Originally Posted by Biscuit View Post
    i had them and i hated every second of it, completely void of mid-frequencies and the cut off for the sub is quite high. I am a bit obsessed with sound quality though so i get picky!
    Oh well the only problem I've found with these are the bass can sometimes be to loud but other then that the sound is great with an X-FI

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    Re: Best 2.1 Speaker System

    which model Altec Lansings ????

    bose Companion 5 I thought were good, however could'nt find a 5 star review + they are pricey!!!

    So now is crunch time!!!!

    Altec Lansing or Acoustic Energy Aego's

    talk to me people!!!

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    Re: Best 2.1 Speaker System

    Altec Lansing Black MX5021 at that price point.
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    Re: Best 2.1 Speaker System

    Altec Lansing Black MX5021 are THX certified. £96.47 at Scan.

    http://www.neoseeker.com/Articles/Ha...eviews/mx5021/
    http://www.nextgenelectronics.com/almx5021.shtml

    Computer Shopper liked the Altec Lansing FX4021 which are the next model down.

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