By Sal Cangeloso Except for their tops and bottoms, the Z-5s are clad entirely in speaker cloth. The speakers use a tower design and they are each inches tall. From afar, at least, the Z-5s look a little more luxurious than they really are. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. They not only look nice, but they will sound better, and they use a USB connection, which has become the way to go with speakers over the last year or two. The mobile world might finally get exciting again in
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The mobile world might finally get exciting again in Once you make our selection, anytime you hit the musical note button, that application will launch if it isn’t launched already.
Against Flimsy bass Awkward acoustics Limited remote control. From afar, at least, the Z-5s look a little more luxurious than they really are.
Choosing the right PC speakers has always been about balancing price and size with sound quality. Lose it and the only option you’ll have for raising and lowering volume is the audio volume control on your computer. logitexh
Pick them up and you’ll notice that they feel a little light. The drawback to this setup is that you lose a USB port on your computer. Best Speakers for It’s worth noting that if you do decide to connect a portable audio device we hooked up an iPodyou’ll have to control the volume from the source device; the Z-5’s remote won’t do you any good there.
At 2W per change volume is a bit limited as well, but it will be fine for most rooms or apartments.
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Continue to next page 01 The Z-5 speakers are all about simplicity. There is no volume control on the speakers themselves. The Good Logitech’s Z-5 PC speakers offer decent sound for a reasonable price; omnidirectional acoustics; USB connectivity obviates need for bulky power adapter; compatible with Mac and Windows PCs; included remote allows you to control playback of music from across the room; auxiliary input for connecting to logktech audio sources.
While music fidelity is hit and miss, movies are more forgiving — a situation that’s acceptable at this price. While we’re certainly willing to entertain this notion, the cynical physicist in us worries that placement too near a wall may increase the chance of phase cancellation playing havoc with the stereo image.
Also, while subwoofers are great for sound sepaker they are not the best tool for maintaining a good relationship with your neighbors, especially if you live in an apartment.
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Review Sections Review Prices Specs. You can choose Windows Media, iTunes, or any other application you want. Around the back of the right speaker, there’s a connection for the left speaker and an audio input for portable audio devices–but that’s it as far, as connectivity or buttons go. You can’t remove the cloth to expose the speaker, but you can see through it enough to notice that there’s a single driver in the front, which appears to be mirrored on the back of the speaker.
Sit them beside your MacBook, however, and you’ll rarely need to speaier the volume past half way. Unfortunately, however, you can’t navigate though the application using the remote.
They weigh in at 1. One of the main lures of the Z-5 is its ease of USB power; unlike speakwr speakers’ big brother, the Z, no mains power is required. Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted Logitech Z-5 Sign sspeaker to comment Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.
They’re designed to be “omnidirectonal,” radiating sound “more uniformly over a wide range of frequencies and angles,” according to Logitech. That said, in tests we struggled to hear anything other than what we’d expect from standard stereo speakers. We’ve changed, we promise.