Creative Inspire S2 Wireless comparison

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Creative Inspire S2 Wireless

Creative Inspire S2 Wireless
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Logitech Speaker System Z523

Logitech Speaker System Z523
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Altec Lansing Expressionist Ultra MX6021

Altec Lansing Expressionist Ultra MX6021
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Harman Kardon SoundSticks III

Harman Kardon SoundSticks III
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Creative Labs D200 wireless Bluetooth speaker

Creative Labs D200 wireless Bluetooth speaker
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Price $110 to $149 at 4 stores $78 to $100 at 7 stores $185 at 1 store $169 at 1 store $68 to $89 at 4 stores
CNET editors' rating
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.6 (3.5 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.3 (3.5 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.7 (3.5 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.3 (3.5 stars)
Average user rating 3.0 stars out of 1 review 3.0 stars out of 6 reviews 3.5 stars out of 9 reviews 3.0 stars out of 10 reviews 4.0 stars out of 9 reviews
Release date February 03, 2010 July 14, 2009 August 27, 2009 December 08, 2010 June 17, 2010
The Bottom Line Creative's diminutive Bluetooth PC speaker system delivers impressive sound for such a compact package. While it won't blow you away with its sound quality, if you're looking for an affordable PC speaker-plus-subwoofer system, the Z523 is one of the best speaker systems in its price class. The Altec Lansing Expressionist Ultra MX6021 PC speaker system is a superior combination of design and performance available at a fairly affordable price. The $170 SoundSticks III speakers offer light cosmetic upgrades (and unfortunately retain a few irritations) from the previous model, but if you're a fan of the iridescent design, this speaker system won't disappoint. The relatively affordable--and compact--Creative D200 Bluetooth speaker offers wireless audio streaming and reasonably good sound for the money.

Basic specs

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System Components 2 speakers
Subwoofer
2 speakers
Subwoofer
2 speakers
Subwoofer
2 speakers
Subwoofer
1 x Speaker
bundled with Bluetooth USB dongle
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Dimensions (WxDxH) Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 4 in x 16 in x 3.7 in
Product Type 2.1-channel Wireless PC multimedia speaker system
2.1-channel PC multimedia speaker system
2.1-channel PC multimedia speaker system
2.1-channel PC multimedia speaker system
Wireless speaker
Battery None
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Remote Control Info unavailable Info unavailable Remote control - Cable
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Speaker System Details 2 - 7 Watt
Subwoofer - 19 Watt
2 x Right/left channel speaker
1 x Subwoofer
2 - 66 Watt - 150 - 20000 Hz - 4 Ohm
1 x Subwoofer - 68 Watt - 40 - 180 Hz - 8 Ohm
2 x Satellite speaker - 10 Watt
1 x Subwoofer - 20 Watt
Portable speakers
Connectivity Technology Wireless - Bluetooth 2.0 EDR
Wired
Wired
Wired
Wireless - Bluetooth 2.1 EDR
Wired
Speaker Type Active
Active
Active
Active subwoofer, passive satellites
Active
Weight Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 3.7 lbs
Environmental Standards Yes
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Interface Type Bluetooth
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Product Description Creative Inspire S2 - Wireless PC multimedia speaker system
Logitech Z 523 - PC multimedia speaker system
Altec Lansing Expressionist Ultra MX6021 - PC multimedia speaker system
Harman/kardon SoundSticks III - PC multimedia speaker system
Creative D200 - Wireless speaker
Nominal Output Power (Total) 33 Watt
40 Watt
200 Watt
40 Watt
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Manufacturer Warranty Info unavailable 2 years warranty
Info unavailable Info unavailable 1 year limited warranty
Audio Amplifier Integrated
Integrated
Integrated
Integrated
Integrated
Response Bandwidth 40 - 20000 Hz
48 - 20000 Hz
40 - 20000 Hz
44 - 20000 Hz
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