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Old 02-07-2008, 04:52 AM   #1
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I've wanted these speakers for 2 years now, finally found a set at a good price. I've listened to countless home theater setups costing twice as much but these are louder and sound better.

1010 watts, enough to wake up the neighbors down the street. Enough power to make your ears hurt.

Midrange a bit lacking but they are 4" or so mid ranges. Highs are good, a bit harsh.

As computer speakers they are overkill, however my computer is also my home theatre so it works out.

As a home theater setup you can not find a set that is anywhere near this good for the price. Its possible to get em for around $200 shipped if you look around.
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I wanted that set also but I got the Z5300 (~300 W) for X-mas in '06. I am overall very happy with mine too. The bass is great and the highs are ridiculous. I agree the midrange is a bit lacking too...a little messy. I use them for music mostly, and shooter games I play on the PC are a blast with these speakers. THX certified too, and when I get a home theater system I will be getting the 5500s.
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What size sub is that, 8'? I've also heard these systems soud awesome!
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That'* a 10" sub.

The sub I have on the 5300 is 8".

EDIT: The 5300s have a 6.5" sub (sounds bigger).
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I have the same set, picked it up last fall. I had also been wanting this set for a while. They rock the room, and the house if I want them to. They aren't made for larger rooms, but they fill my room quite well. How do you get 1010 watts though?

Brand Logitech
Model Z-5500

General SPEC
Configuration 5.1
Total Power 505 Watts
Satellite RMS Power /ea Left/Right: 62 watts RMS x 2 (into 8 ohms, @ 1khz, @ 10% THD)
Center: 69 watts RMS (into 8 ohms, @ 1kHz, @ 10% THD)
Rear Left & Right: 62 watts RMS x 2 (into 8 ohms, @ 1kHz, @ 10% THD)
Subwoofer RMS Power 188 watts RMS (into 8 ohms, @ 100Hz, @ 10% THD)
Frequency Response 33 Hz - 20 kHz
Signal to Noise Ratio(SNR) >93.5 dB
Remote Wireless
Features
Features Powerful, distortion-free bass: The new, larger 10-inch long-throw subwoofer driver with flared bass port delivers 188 watts of thunderous bass.
Innovative driver technology: Polished aluminum phase-plug satellites combine two drivers into one--the clarity of a tweeter with the richness and fullness of a separate mid-range.
Digital equalization: The Z-5500 Digital actively adjusts frequency response in real time for the cleanest, most accurate sound reproduction.
DTS® 96/24 support: Enjoy studio-quality sound thanks to the Z-5500'* support for 96 kHz / 24-bit digital audio streams
Amazingly powerful controls: The Digital SoundTouch Control Center lets you control volume to all speakers, set inputs, and much more. And the separate wireless remote is great for home theaters and video game consoles.
Innovative satellite design: Cloth grilles are removable for a pro-audio look. Pedestals rotate for easy wall mounting or desk placement. Center channel can be mounted on wall, above or below monitor.
Connect to multiple sources: Simultaneously connect 6 audio sources including PCs, video game consoles, and DVD, CD & portable music players… and control it all from the Digital SoundTouch Control Center.
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My buddy blew his set within 6 months of owning them.
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Hans I love them too. I have had mine for almost 2 years and paid 195 shipped with various online promos. They realy doo rock the house for computer speakers.
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haha i have the same system
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How do you get 1010 watts though?
Most HT Systems in this price range rate on the "max power rating" vs the RMS

RMS is 505.
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Good surround speakers for computer, but not HT.. I'd love to see that do 500w All channels driven.

Why do you have the surround speakers infront of you?
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