Speakers by Steve Guttenberg Nov 10, No Longer Available Update Location close. On the whole though, the stands function okay. The XT1 can be powered only from a USB port, which frees you from toting around batteries or a power brick. Shielded These satellite speakers are magnetically shielded and can be placed close to video displays without interference.

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Altec Lansing XT1 – Review – PCMag UK

Altec Lansing XT1 speakers view larger image. But that does mean xltec always need a USB-equipped computer or receiver at hand. Solsman Dec 6, Of course, portable speakers are nothing new. The XT1 earns high marks for sound quality, requires only a USB port for power, and ships with a generous bundle of accessories.

Altec Lansing XT1

If Philips’s larger but less-expensive DGX didn’t have a slight edge in sonic accuracy and dynamics, the XT1 would have been a candidate for Editors’ Choice. Visit our network of sites: Watch it live here by John Falcone. Solid construction; good selection of accessories; powered by USB port; extended high-end.

You use the volume labsing on the side of the speakers to actually control the master volume from your laptop.

Altec Lansing – Bluetooth Speakers, Headphones, and Earbuds

As mentioned above, the stereo input is nearly worthless. Lansong the back of the main speaker is a jack that you plug the cord into that then runs into the USB port on your notebook. Music reproduction was very clear and using the speakers for audio with DVD movies provided a great experience.


Speakers by Steve Guttenberg Dec 8, I actually think Altec might have done well to increase the weight or surface area of the stands to provide a little more stability. As with most USB speakers, no drivers are required. The look of the speakers is very clean.

Altec Lansing Xt1 Portable USB Powered Stereo Speakers With Carry Case –

Watch it live here Mobile by John Falcone Nov 8, Smart Home by Lori Grunin Nov 19, Altec Lansing XT1 specs. Unlike the Altec Lansing iMmini, which distorts easily at low levels with challenging material such as piano or drums, we found the XT1 nearly impossible to drive lansung gross distortion.

This design produces spacious sound that seems to be coming from a much larger source than it really is. Therefore, a Y-Adapter must be used to listen to your gaming console devices. To actually carry these lightweight speakers Altec provides a high-quality durable carrying case.

Less wires behind my laptop and creeping over my desk brings a bigger smile to lanskng face. Hardware Review by Chris Lawson, clawson atpm. Skype and Alexa are now ready for your sweet talk The new skill rolls out this week, in time to “Alexa, Skype Grandma” during the holidays.


Portable satellites Total RMS power: Smart Home by Rick Broida Nov 14, Can Altec Lansing improve that particular area? Speakers by Steve Guttenberg Dec 1, 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. These attractive stereo speakers come in their own carrying case, which also holds two sets of USB cables—a nifty retractable cable and a more standard cable—and the removable speaker stands.

General Speaker System Type. Simply connect everything in accordance with the included pictoral quick-start guide and ensure that the speakers are selected as the output device in the Sound preference pane.

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