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Old 08-09-2005, 08:41 PM   #1
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Default Logitech Z-5500 5.1 Channel Speakers



Today we're reviewing the Z-5500 5.1 Channel Speakers from Logitech. A direct replacement to the popular Z-680, this set features a number of improvements and enhancements from the old version.

Find out how the Z-5500 performs in a variety of scenarios, such as gaming, music, and in movies. We'll also look to see whether they stand up to different configurations other than as PC desktop speakers.

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Old 08-09-2005, 09:11 PM   #2
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Default Re: Logitech Z-5500 5.1 Channel Speakers

i wish i had the money to go blow on 5.1 speakers...but i have a few other tune ups to make to my PC first
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Old 08-09-2005, 09:17 PM   #3
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Default Re: Logitech Z-5500 5.1 Channel Speakers

I couldn't believe how cheap these were.. I had no idea they were as low as like $230! You certainly can't tell when listening to them.
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Old 08-09-2005, 10:15 PM   #4
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Default Re: Logitech Z-5500 5.1 Channel Speakers

is it me or on the picture it says 6.1 instead of 5.1..I love the review though but i got my z5300e and i think they're good enough
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Old 08-09-2005, 11:04 PM   #5
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Yeah typo
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Default Re: Logitech Z-5500 5.1 Channel Speakers

I got the Z-5300's for under a hundred bucks, plenty or sound for the dollar. The bass alone is unbeleivable for the price.

I couldn't see a reason to spend twice as much on the 5500 if only for computer or gaming use. The 5300's are better than some home theater setups I've seen people buy.
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Old 08-10-2005, 10:33 AM   #7
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Default Re: Logitech Z-5500 5.1 Channel Speakers

I have had Z-5500s for about a year now, even thorgh i have already blown the bass [me and anything subwoofer dont get along, ive blown 3 subs] , even still there is enough low end coming out of it , id say 5%, and these speakers rock!

I think one thing a gamer forgets about is how unfair of an advatade you can have with some really good 5.1 speakers
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sennhieser headphones are the ultimate. i was a die hard fan of 5.1 ect till i had to get a headset...(sharing house with family and counter strike)
although i must say my lgo 5.1 are dam nice. i got the older model i think the one below these
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Default Re: Logitech Z-5500 5.1 Channel Speakers

Can anyone comment on how the Logitech Z906 compares to the Z-5500?

For my computer setup, I've been using the Klipsch 2.1 ProMedia that I've had for more than 10 years. After 10 years the Klipsch system still sounds great and I guess the biggest question for me is if it is worth upgrading before the Klipsch sub actually gives out. The only thing I'm worried about is the tweeter-less sats. Obviously, the Z906 is going to crush the Klipsch 6.5" 130W sub, and the sats have a lot more power, but I would imagine the Klipsch sats are still clearer and more crisp, and able to hit the highs the tweeterless Z906 can't.

So that being said, can anyone comment on a Klipsch 2.1 to Z-5500 to Z906 comparison? What are your overall thoughts comparing Klipsch to the two Logitech systems, and is it worth tracking down a Z-5500 instead of buying the Z906?
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Default Re: Logitech Z-5500 5.1 Channel Speakers

I'd love to help you on this, but I really have no idea about speaker tech anymore. Hopefully someone else here will have some comments.
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