Altec Lansing ACS 45.1 Computer Speakers Reviews

Altec Lansing ACS 45.1 Computer Speakers

35 ratings (33 Epinions reviews)
Epinions Product Rating: Excellent
5 stars
19
4 stars
13
3 stars
2 stars
1
1 star
Share This!
  Ask friends for feedback

Design flawed volume control!

May 22, 2001
Review by  
Rated a Very Helpful Review

Pros:Good subwoofer bass response. Reasonable cost.

Cons:Volume control failed within two months.

The Bottom Line: Purchasing this speaker system should be done at a local merchant with a service warranty. This additional cost should be taken into consideration when value-comparing against other, more reliable speakers.


This speaker system would be a good value if it weren't for the design flaw with the volume control. Post-purchase research revealed this is problematic with this speaker line. They are currently available at brick-and-mortar stores for less than $55. Unfortunately, I purchased them via a mail-order company, so I had to return them to the manufacturer for warranty repair/replacement. I would only recommend purchasing these speakers if they are offered at a discount, and then done locally with a service warranty enabling a convenient return policy.
This speaker system has good bass and adequate midrange response. Set up is easy, but wiring connections preclude substituting other manufacturers' speakers with this product. The satellite speakers have a small, stable footprint and are easily placed. The volume control on the satellite speakers does not allow for separate control of the right and left speakers. It does allow for on and off switching from a single control, but the switching is not convenient and must be visually confirmed. The subwoofer volume control is not readily accessible.


Recommend this product? No


Share this product review with your friends   
Share This!


Related Deals You Might Like...

Altec Lansing Wired 2-piece White Computer Speaker System 3.5mm 65db 120v Acs21w

Altec Lansing Wired 2-piece White Computer Speaker System 3.5mm 65db 120v Acs21w

The Altec Lansing ACS21W computer speakers deliver crisp and clear audio output with excellent stereo effect. These Altec Lansing speakers are suitabl...
eBay

$29.75

+$12.75 shipping
Altec Lansing Bxr1220 2 Piece Desktop Speaker System Electronics Computers

Altec Lansing Bxr1220 2 Piece Desktop Speaker System Electronics Computers

Enjoy music and movies on your laptop or desktop with quality sound with the Altec Lansing BXR1220 computer speakers. The drivers, enclosures and elec...
eBay

$36.12

FREE Shipping
Altec Lansing MX6021 2.1 Expressionist Ultra Speaker System (Black)

Altec Lansing MX6021 2.1 Expressionist Ultra Speaker System (Black)

The Expressionist Ultra puts you in the heart of a sonic tsunami. Exhilarating waves of sound flow at you from five digital amplifiers powering five s...
Sears Marketplace
Altec Lansing Iml247 Laptop Computer Speakers. Fastest Shipping

Altec Lansing Iml247 Laptop Computer Speakers. Fastest Shipping

The Altec Lansing IML247 are amazing portable speakers that require no batteries or external power outlet, they simply function with the power from th...
eBay

$49.90

FREE Shipping
Altec Lansing Portable Orbit Stereo Usb Speaker System For Laptop Or Netbook

Altec Lansing Portable Orbit Stereo Usb Speaker System For Laptop Or Netbook

The Altec Lansing IML247 are amazing portable speakers that require no batteries or external power outlet, they simply function with the power from th...
eBay

$24.79

FREE Shipping
Altec Lansing Orbit Iml247 Computer Laptop Speakers Iml247 Ad99

Altec Lansing Orbit Iml247 Computer Laptop Speakers Iml247 Ad99

The Altec Lansing IML247 are amazing portable speakers that require no batteries or external power outlet, they simply function with the power from th...
eBay

$24.99

FREE Shipping
Altec Lansing Fx3022 Expressionist Bass 2-way Speaker For Pc And Mp3 (black)

Altec Lansing Fx3022 Expressionist Bass 2-way Speaker For Pc And Mp3 (black)

The Altec Lansing FX3022 Expressionist Bass Speakers features twin desktop speakers with subwoofers built right in. That?s right, the bass is in the b...
eBay

$96.00

FREE Shipping
Altec Lansing Portable Orbit Stereo Usb Speaker System For Laptop Or Netbook

Altec Lansing Portable Orbit Stereo Usb Speaker System For Laptop Or Netbook

The Altec Lansing IML247 are amazing portable speakers that require no batteries or external power outlet, they simply function with the power from th...
eBay

$24.79

FREE Shipping
Altec Lansing iML237USB ORBIT Ultra Portable USB-Powered Speaker

Altec Lansing iML237USB ORBIT Ultra Portable USB-Powered Speaker

Feature: Model : iML237/ USB Orbit Connectivity Technology : wired Color Name : Black Item Package Quantity : 1 Warranty : one year Manufacturer Descr...
Sears Marketplace