Written on: 21/01/2011 by josephpaice75 (4 reviews written)
These are by far the best active speakers I have ever heard in my life. For the price they're an absolute bargain! The bass is strong and tight. The only risk is you have to keep it low otherwise you're likely to disturb your neighbours with all the bass. I've seen other active/pc speakers pricewise that go into the mid hundreds and I have to be honest, the sound quality in a lot of them isn't as good as these. So all I can say is whilist they're on the market, grab a bargain. You... (read more)
Written on: 03/04/2010 by Loobylou666 (3 reviews written)
If you like a crystal clear sound, which isn't distorted in the slightest if like me you like a little volume now and again then these Harman Kardon Soundstick speakers are for you. Great look so much so they keeps people intrigued for hours, extremely easy to set up with your PC/Laptop, only downside is no individual treble control, oh and the volume control is strangely located on one of the sticks and not the greatest BUT the clarity of sound more than makes up for this little misgiving.... (read more)
Written on: 02/01/2010
Great speakers for the price. I have only used them a week but everyone who has heard them says that they are amazing and several of the friends are going to buy some. Only thing i would say is that they are rather bassie (good for me but maybe not the neighbours) and have no control over the treble. Apart from this i would recommend them highly unless you can affrod something more superior such as bose companion. (£200+) (read more)
Written on: 26/12/2007 by bgoulter
I have always thought 2.1 speakers were made for people who want to have bass that reduces house to rubble and causes bowel movements by causing your body to resonate, the sort of bass that makes "hardcore trance anthoms 1500" mildly interesting, but when manufacturers make speakers that can play the subtleties of massive attack, radiohead, coldplay and classical music with such accuracy balance with just the right amount of bass, these manufacturers, nay, artists, have produced a set of... (read more)
Written on: 07/11/2007 by donivlove (1 review written)
If you are looking for HIFI stereo system then look for this. This is really valuable for your money. (read more)
Written on: 22/09/2007 by carluk (3 reviews written)
I had a 4.1 surround but these Harman speakers knock the spots off them. I can't believe the sound from these little speakers, they are outstanding.
Just read the manual and you can have two sets of these working at once or they might even work with the speakers you already have on your PC (depending on your soundcard). I keep turning these up and you don't lose any sound quality at all. My son just plugged his MP3 player into them and it worked perfect. So overall I recommend to anyone to... (read more)
Written on: 25/06/2007 by mick2d2 (1 review written)
You probably wouldn't want to, but you can happily play them at full volume without any noticeable distortion.
If you want a better sound than this system gives you would have to buy a decent amp and bookshelf combination, which would certainly cost a lot more than the Soundsticks do. I am very happy with my purchase and would recommend them to anybody who's looking for a decent sound. Great for using with my PC & also with my Rio Karma. (read more)
Written on: 10/10/2006 by aswift4345 (1 review written)
I've been into hi-fi for more years than I care to remember, and the only way to see how good a speaker is, is to listen to it!
I never get tired of listening to the Harman Multimedia Soundsticks II speakers. The highs are crystal clear, the mids are spectacular and the bass, when set correctly, is very good too. Not only do these speakers look good, they are. Take a look at photos of them, they're gorgeous, and wait until you hear them. One possible niggle is that they could do with a bit... (read more)
Written on: 09/05/2006 by DrRob (5 reviews written)
The Harman Multimedia Soundsticks II speakers were not designed for the hard core music afficionado, but to be fair, most of us cannot tell the difference between an acceptable good speaker and the top of the range. What these speakers do is to look spectacular and to really make a difference to a desk. There are many speakers out there that are simple gray boxes with no character or charm and if you want something different with an acceptably good sound they're the way to go. (read more)
Written on: 20/01/2006 by sweetchilli (1 review written)
I bought the Harman Multimedia Soundsticks II computer speakers yesterday. I'm on holiday in Florida, and I saw them in the Costco supermarket for only $100.
I particularly wanted speakers with a sub woofer, as I like trance and dub, bassy music. I set them up on a carpeted floor and plugged in my M.D. player. They sounded good at first, but I noticed a vibrating sound from the sub woofer. I had them on full volume. There is no indication of what volume setting you are on; it just has plus... (read more)
Written on: 15/06/2005 by herman1rg (2 reviews written)
Excellent buy hooked up to PC very easily (although supposed designed for Mac). Snobbish step son extremely impressed by design and sound quality (a first!!!) (read more)
Written on: 07/04/2005 by McGarmott (1 review written)
The Harman Multimedia Soundsticks II are the kind of speakers that gets lots of comments when people walk into your room. It is very unusual, especially the subwoofer which emits a blue light ... leading friends to term it 'alien speakers' or 'jellyfish speakers'. But it's not just looks, as the speakers do sound good, and there's enough bass to go with it. A nice compliment for any computer, but especially so for Apple machines. (read more)
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