Corsair Launching Gaming Audio Series SP2500 2.1 PC Speakers..

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  1. DiGiTaL MoNkEY

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    While I'm glad to see Corsair expanding their range of products, at the price, it better be one good system as I'd rather put that amount of money towards Audioengine's.
    # 232 Watts RMS of continuous power delivery through six Class D amplifiers
    # 8" subwoofer with durable rubber surround in a fourth-order bandpass enclosure
    # Bi-amplified satellites with 3" drivers and 1" ferrofluid-cooled silk dome tweeters
    # Wired desktop controller with 1.8" (4.6cm) color TFT display and multi-lingual interface
    # Programmable digital signal processor for advanced dynamic audio processing
    # Clean, high-fidelity audio reproduction with excellent stereo imaging

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  2. lithos

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    Holy shit! Two-way satellites in a gaming system made by a RAM company?

    Will wonders never cease?
     
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    I want to hear these, asap.

    (note hear != buy but based on a listening experience, if its as good as the spec's claim, i'll probably end up buying them)
     
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    It's interesting - they started off with a 2.1 instead of a 5.1/7.1/gazillion.1 as is the market preference these days.

    Class D amp, depending on their switching frequency, will be bad for treble. Bandpass sub enclosure, will be bad for bass. I can't see this breaking any musical/sonic barriers - it'll be strictly for 'gaming' purposes, where sound quality don't matter, just loud volume and one note bass.

    Corsair's diversification comes at a detriment to their market positioning. IMHO they should stick to RAM, and do it better. They're no longer the first/only name when it comes to high end enthusiast memory. Soon they'll gain the Thermaltake rep.
     
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    Well they did recently release a set of headphone which seemed to be received well by reviewers. This might be another surprise.
     
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    They've done pretty well for themselves on the Case/PSU front
     
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    No freaking way they actually used those... Maybe it improves sound fidelity :Paranoid:
     
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    They probably get a good amount of power from those connectors as well. I guess i'll have to wait for more in-depth reviews.
     
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    power or fidelity has got nothing to do with it, its just a tidy and secure way of handling the bi-amped speakers without speaker clips.


    edit, its also cost saving, why purchase eleventy billion speaker clips when you already have eleventy billion pre-existing connectors lying around
     
  11. lithos

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    ^ Bingo. Save R&D and manufacturing costs. And if the cable snaps, it's no problem for users to get some replacements.
     
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    Seems like you can flog anything these days if you stick the word "gaming" in front of it. Where are the blue LED's?
     
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    They will probably sound decent compared to logitech offerings
     
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    All we need now is a mobo and GPU lol
     
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    Although we know that's not going to happen, I'll be surprised if we don't see them enter the keyboard and mouse market.
     
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    Anyone knows if this is actually coming to Aus?
     
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    You're actually considering this? :Paranoid:
     
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    I got a email from pccg they said they should have them in about 3 to 4 weeks
     
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    just want to see
    window shopping mostly
     

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