Like the AVSs, the mids and highs are the strong points. Four channel gaming output High performance drivers Four separate satellites provide surround sound for gaming realism Ported wooden cabinet subwoofer Volume control with logarithmic output Satellites magnetically shielded Convenient front panel power and volume controls Click for price You’re ready to push surround sound gaming to the edge- but your budget has limits. The best deals you can still get You can still get discounts on Amazon devices and more. Mid-priced sound bar that lives up to high expectations Mid-priced sound bar that lives up to high expectations by Ty Pendlebury. Well, the AVSs have no headphone jack. Loud rock and other mid heavy music sound very good. PC multimedia speaker system.

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Like the AVSs, the mids and highs are the strong points. Smart Home by Rick Broida Nov 27, The unit offers stereo output for music, four-speaker surround output for games and DVD movies, and enough power to fill any small-to medium-sized listening environment with clean, energetic sound.

While they certainly won’t please the ears of a discerning audiophile, and they have a few soft spots, the AVSs are a very nice package. Alexa’s music-discovery flow will now be like a conversation, asking you questions and playing song samples to land on tunes you actually want to hear.


Speakers by Steve Guttenberg Nov 10, The standard color-coded cables make the set-up fast and easy.

You say you’re stupid? With this switch you decide between Gaming and Stereo. Speaker System System Components. If your device has a 3.

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With the extra power, the mids stay noticeably more coherent at higher levels. It doesn’t matter much with the surrounds and the front left, but this control satellite has three cables running in and out of it. Four full-range drivers and the long-throw woofer put you squarely in the center of the game. General Speaker System Type.

Loud rock and other mid heavy music sound very good.

Things get better as you move up the line, though; the AVSs are both the best and the best value. Solsman Dec 6, The green tipped cord goes to the front output of your sound card.

lansin Cyber Monday sound bars deals available now: You might be wondering when I will reveal the location of the headphone jack. Had Altec installed a headphone jack on the AVSs, then I would recommend them without reservation. In both Stereo Gaming modes everything sounded very nice.


They’re easy to use, sound decent, and are an extraordinary value. I assume this was done in order to keep down the price, and it’s not a big deal as the sub will most likely avs050 placed against a wall, but it makes for a damn ugly backside. And the lack of a headphone jack effectively prevents the use of the AVS line in a school or work environment.

That you get all of the above for little more than you might zltec for some entry-level two-piece systems is nothing short of astonishing. Watch it live here Mobile by John Falcone Nov 8, Music by Joan E.

Speakers by Steve Guttenberg Dec 8, The AVSs were impressive though they lacked punch.

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Lastly, the front satellites are hardwired together with a six-foot cord. Obviously, you need a soundcard with front and rear outputs in order to enjoy the four-channel experience.

Speakers by Steve Guttenberg Nov 17, Unfortunately, if headphones are in your future, then the AVSs just won’t do it. Maybe you didn’t hear that: