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Altec Lansing 221

Altec Lansing 221
alaScore 75

190 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 190 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Computer Speakers the Altec Lansing 221 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 190 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Altec Lansing 221

 

The five senses: taste, smell, sight, sound and physical feeling. While the first two usually do not apply, the last three senses certainly need to be considered when describing someone's computing experience. Sight is covered by the monitor and touch...

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Altec Lansing 221 2.1 Amplified Speaker System

 

Beautiful crisp music whether classical or death metal, immersive gaming, good looks and POWER!! These were all characteristics of computing that I was missing until I was introduced to these compact, yet amazing sounding speakers. Upon the opening of...

Amazing sound Clarity ; Great Looks ; Very Good Bass ; Solid Construction and Quality ; Compact Construction ; Very Inexpensive

Needs a subwoofer volume control ; Maybe a slightly bigger subwoofer

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A Great Buy

 

Superb clarity, powerfull bass, attractive enclosure,

bass can be overwhelming, no treble/bass knobs

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altec 221 the creative beater.

 

look cool,powerful punch,deep bass.

not a prob but control on sat speaker.

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What can you expect for about $30?

 

price, ease of setup

dominating subwoofer, lack of control

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Great for Dorms

 

small, great sound, very easy to hook up

subwoofer not shielded, bass is a little loud

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Altec Lansing 221

 

Very good sound, excellent quality and looks good.

No separate treble/bass adjustment.

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Great speakers!

 

excellent sound, great bass, easy setup

no remote

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Reasonable 2nd-notch budget speakers

 

These speakers are definitely bass heavy, especially using Creative cards(which boost and muddy up the bass themselves - for real overall sound quality better to go for an M-Sound if you have $, or the new Chaintech card...or a Turtle Beach barring...

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ALTEC LANSING 221 20 Watts 2.1 Speaker

 

great set of speakers, if you are looking for a cheap, good sounding sub/desktop speaker combo, go with this. I bough these at sams club for only 30 bucks... (cheaper than new egg??????) and i have been very happy with them. it would be nice to have a...

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Product Specifications

You count on your PC for a little bit of everything - listening to music, playing games and watching movies. You deserve a speaker system that brings music and games to life. A system like the Altec Lansing 221. The 3" full-range drivers pump out clear highs while the 4" long-throw woofer pushes out the bass so you don't miss a single wham, bump or thump of your favorite music or games. It's the three-piece desktop system you've been looking for - at a price that fits your budget.

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Localization:English
Manufacturer:Altec Lansing Technologies/Hewlett-Packard
Model:221
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Altec Lansing

Miscellaneous

Color:Black / Silver

Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Speaker System

Amplification Type:Active
Audio System Max Output Power:50Watt
Audio System Nominal Output Power:20Watt/25Watt
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Response Bandwidth:35 - 18000Hz
Speaker System Configuration:2.1-channel
Speaker System Type:PC multimedia speaker system
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