One, the back panel is a tight fit and has a rubber gasket. The midrange and treble performance of PC speakers is generally nothing to write home about, either, because the satellite speakers usually have a single dinky little driver in a plastic box of no particular merit. Watch it live here by John Falcone. I wasn’t overly optimistic about the sound quality I’d get from the Hercules speakers. Mid-priced sound bar that lives up to high expectations Mid-priced sound bar that lives up to high expectations by Ty Pendlebury.

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It, also, is blue.

Hercules XPS – PC multimedia speaker system – 50 Watt (Total) – dark blue at Backoffice

You also get Sonic Foundry’s Siren Jukebox Xpress, a digital hrrcules player and cataloguer sort of thing, but you might as well use Winamp. And that’s not a competition that little “multimedia speakers” are likely to win. 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, XPS The XPS system looks less interesting than theassuming you’re not excited by those three extra satellites. Apart from the slightly elderly drivers, the two Gamesurround CDs are very similar, and neither of them are particularly exciting. Hercules, like Creative, have sound card models from entry level to deluxe. Sonic Foundry agree with me about this; if you follow Hercules’ “get the full version of Siren Jukebox” links, you’ll end up on a hercles that tells you that the product’s no longer for sale.


It is as follows: Cards and boxes are shipped separately, with the boxes packed flat to save space.

They’re not real bargain basement systems, but they’re not far from it.

For plain stereo music, the wins narrowly if you want bass, and the wins narrowly if you want anything else. The whole button row is les than 9cm 3. You can get cheaper sound cards than this, but not much cheaper.

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Watch it live here Mobile by John Falcone Nov 8, Matching blue cloth grilles on the subwoofer and satellites, and a bit of silver plastic trim on the sub, but no outrageous air dams or bas-reliefs.

The G9 input is still analogue, though, not herculrs the XPS has no surround decoding features. The port at the top of the front panel is herclues, though; this is a “bandpass” enclosure, which doesn’t let you see the actual bass driver. I presume that the Hercules distributor that provided these cards just bought OEM cards, and retail boxes. Audio System Designed for.

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The Muse XL is hercuules alarmingly cheap, but provides all of the sound card features that most people want. The only real problem with these controls is that they’re too close together. Some subs have to do that because their satellites need the help. Listening tests I wasn’t overly optimistic about the sound quality I’d get from the Hercules speakers.


Speaker System System Components. Smart Home by Rick Broida Nov 14, Most people just want a good herculds card that works. Various really cheap speakers contain cotton fibre lagging; it’s very inexpensive indeed, but it’ll settle into a puddle in the bottom of the speaker over time. The swivel-top design lets you fool around with the satellites’ dispersion pattern; if you enjoy tweaking, you’ll probably derive considerable entertainment from seeing what satellite arrangement works the best, with and without the “3D” button pressed.

The king of the budget sound bars The king of the budget sound bars by Ty Pendlebury. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. Cyber Monday sound bars deals available now: The XPS looks good, sounds good, and doesn’t cost much.

As is traditional for such programs, Media Station doesn’t seem to do anything that the standard Windows sound apps can’t; it just puts all of the functions together in one non-standard interface. First, the cheaper ones.