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desktop/laptop speaker

I want to buy speaker that can be used both on my desktop and laptop. Any recommendation?

michel foussats
Monday, November 17, 2003

Any speakers fit that criteria. Could you be a bit more specific?

Eric DeBois
Monday, November 17, 2003

maybe 3 pieces (1 subwoofer + 2 small speaker)

jati wangsa
Monday, November 17, 2003

A crucial bit of information is whether you want to travel with your laptop speakers. If so, check out these speakers from Sony, which I just bought and am happy with:

http://www.sonystyle.com/is-bin/INTERSHOP.enfinity/eCS/Store/en/-/USD/SY_DisplayProductInformation-Start;sid=TuQ67uASRhQ63d-rQvAw5a8Co01y_lMxlqY=?CategoryName=pa_PADepartmentAccessories_PersonalSpeakers&ProductSKU=SRST77&Dept=pa

(a ridiculously long URL; if it doesn't work I'll try using tinyurl.)

Don't expect great sound, but it's better than your built-in speakers on either the desktop or laptop. And it'll work with a Walkman, iPod, minidisc, or other portable player.

The all-digital speakers only work with computers, I believe, not with portable audio players. Be sure to get an active (powered) speaker system. On digital models the power is provided by the computer through the USB port. On analog models it's provided by a battery or wall wart.

Brad
Monday, November 17, 2003

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