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Altec Lansing MP450

Altec Lansing MP450
alaScore 86

66 reviews

Aug, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 66 reviews of Altec Lansing MP450. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Computer Speakers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Computer Speakers the Altec Lansing MP450 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: (engadget.com)

Altec Lansing Octiv Stage (450) review

 

No matter how much you love your iPad, there will always come a time when you feel the need to prop up this hefty tablet while simultaneously giving its audio...

Great versatility with dual hinge designSmall footprintSecure hinge and cradle

Speakers lacking in bassNo USB port for syncing or chargingNeed to remove iPad's case to mount

Dec, 2010

Expert review by: Ben Harvell (pcadvisor.co.uk)

Altec Lansing Octiv Stage MP450 review

 

The Octiv Stage MP450 has a small footprint for an iPad dock, but it still manages to produce decent sound.

We love the rotating arm for portrait or landscape orientation, as well as the small footprint and auxiliary input. However, there's no USB connection, and your iPad will cover the speaker in portrait orientation.

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: Ben Harvell (macworld.co.uk)

Octiv Stage MP450 review

 

The Octiv Stage MP450 offers rotation and angling movement for docked iPads

Rotating arm for portrait or landscape orientation; small footprint; auxiliary input

No USB connection; iPad covers speaker in portrait orientation

The stand that holds the iPad can also be angled back and forth in order to achieve a better viewing angle and a rubber adaptor is included in the box to better fit the iPad 2. Auxiliary input is also available via mini-jack connection to the rear of...

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: Jez Ford (avhub.com.au)

Altec Lansing Octiv Stage MP450

 

Dock your iPad

Sure the iPad 2’s rolling Smart Cover kinda handily props up your iPad 2 in landscape mode. But Altec Lansing’s Octiv Stage not only lifts your Pad high and sturdy on its stand in a swivelling choice of landscape and portrait mode, but also adds a...

Consumer review by: Michael Y. (newegg.com)

Very helpful

 

I bought this three years ago for my wife and it's still going strong. She discovered Pandora and this has become her music system. Even better, she uses it all the time for Face Time. She keeps it in the kitchen and also regularly uses it for Food...

Versatile, charges well, remote, good sound

Not a lot of volume; remote range somewhat limited. A little hard to turn on

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: Michael Y. (newegg.com)

Very helpful

 

I bought this three years ago for my wife and it's still going strong. She discovered Pandora and this has become her music system. Even better, she uses it all the time for Face Time. She keeps it in the kitchen and also regularly uses it for Food...

Versatile, charges well, remote, good sound

Not a lot of volume; remote range somewhat limited. A little hard to turn on.

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: Dan from Waterford (newegg.com)

Altec Lansing Speakers/Dock

 

They are still working good. My 2 grandchildren are using them almost everyday. They're built to last & wish I would have purchased 4 of them...

Price was right ; Worked with iPhone 4s ; Working with iPhone 5s

None

Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: daniel j. (newegg.com)

Altec Lansing Speakers/Dock

 

They are still working good. My 2 grandchildren are using them almost everyday. They're built to last & wish I would have purchased 4 of them...

Price was right Worked with iPhone 4s Working with iPhone 5s

Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: daniel j. (newegg.com)

Altec Lansing Speakers/Dock

 

They are still working good. My 2 grandchildren are using them almost everyday. They're built to last & wish I would have purchased 4 of them...

Price was right ; Worked with iPhone 4s ; Working with iPhone 5s

None

Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: Leon B. (newegg.com)

Got as gift, person enjoys it.

 

Enjoyed by person this was bouoght for. Loves that iPad can be docked and rotated. Hasn't said anything about any issues.

None that I know of.

Nov, 2013

Product Specifications

Configuration

AirPlay: No
DTS Decoder: No
Real Dolby: No
Remote Control: Yes
Subwoofer: No

Connectivity

Android Docking: No
Apple Docking:iPod Docking
Bluetooth: No
Docking System:Apple Docking
PMP Docking:Other PMP Docking
Signal Input:Analogue
TYPE OF DOCKING:Built-in Cradle
USB: No

Energy Information

Battery Powered: No

General Features

Construction:Single Case Speaker System
Signal Connection:Wired
Speaker Type:Active
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