Wednesday, August 21st 2013

Genius Launches SP-HF150 Full-Wood Desktop Speakers

Genius introduces the rich stereo sound in a compact wood design, SP HF150 is a USB powered wooden speaker with four watts of total RMS power, delivering clear vibrant sound and deep bass reverberation. Even with a small package design, SPHF150 produces amazing sound quality and transforms one computer into superb hi-fi stereo sound system. One can use it just about anywhere with the notebook or PC, Simple to set up and control, these speakers make it easy to enjoy the music, movies and games. Just insert the USB plug to a PC/notebook for power and the 3.5 mm audio plug into the music playback device.

Features
  • Wood Design USB Powered Speakers
  • Four Watts of output power
  • Volume Control
  • Works great with any computer system using a standard 3.5mm audio plug
  • East Connection: Works with PC, Mac and ipod / MP3 players
Available in three color trims - wood, black, and silver; and backed by a 1 year warranty, the SP-HF150 is priced at US $13.
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9 Comments on Genius Launches SP-HF150 Full-Wood Desktop Speakers

#1
RejZoR
Why no one makes such speakers with up to 150W RMS?
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Fourstaff
by: RejZoR
Why no one makes such speakers with up to 150W RMS?
This is $13, I think you are barking up the wrong tree :rolleyes:
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RejZoR
No i'm not. The selection of such speakers with higher output is pretty much non existent. You either have crap 5 bucks 50000W 2.0 speakers or a 300 EUR monitor speakers, but in the middle, there is nothing. Well, it is, populated with crap surround sets. Even good 2.1 hardly exist anymore.
Also, i didn't ask for 150W speakers to be 13 bucks. Price can be higher, but i'd want for such speakers even to exist...
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Fourstaff
by: RejZoR
No i'm not. The selection of such speakers with higher output is pretty much non existent. You either have crap 5 bucks 50000W 2.0 speakers or a 300 EUR monitor speakers, but in the middle, there is nothing. Well, it is, populated with crap surround sets. Even good 2.1 hardly exist anymore.
Also, i didn't ask for 150W speakers to be 13 bucks. Price can be higher, but i'd want for such speakers even to exist...
I am pretty sure there are decent speakers in the 50€ to 300€ range. I am not a speakers person, you might want to visit other forums to get recommendations. I have JBL Creature III, which can hardly be considered "high output", or indeed "value for money".
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AsRock
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by: RejZoR
No i'm not. The selection of such speakers with higher output is pretty much non existent. You either have crap 5 bucks 50000W 2.0 speakers or a 300 EUR monitor speakers, but in the middle, there is nothing. Well, it is, populated with crap surround sets. Even good 2.1 hardly exist anymore.
Also, i didn't ask for 150W speakers to be 13 bucks. Price can be higher, but i'd want for such speakers even to exist...
150w speakers ?, is that RMS ( true value ) or PMPO ? ( no industry standard for PMPO ). And even if you did have a pair of 150w RMS speakers it don't mean they will handle it either there is a few put in place like what frequency will be going though the speakers.

If ya want ya house to crumble and next door neighbors having heart attacks and feel a heavy base in your chest here ya go
http://cerwinvega.com/home-audio/ve-series-floorstanding-bookshelf-center-channel-speakers.html
And even bigger.
http://cerwinvega.com/home-audio/xls-series-floorstanding-bookshelf-center-channel-subwoofers-speakers.html

Going by how they rate there sub ( which is in RMS it looks like the others ( like the VE 15F ) will deliver the 150w RMS and then some...

Your bigger problem may lay more in to a amp what can deliver that kind of power continuously at a reasonable price that is as the speakers would have to match the amp.


The other issue would be if you need that much power in the size room as it would not sound right as the sounds just reflect around the room in the end spoiling the sound.
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JoePesci
$13? Are these designed for 3rd world countries?

I cannot imagine that there is an acceptable quality for $13.

Good computer speakers are the KEF X300A ($800), as an example, they also have an included DAC (soundcard).
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Fourstaff
by: JoePesci
$13? Are these designed for 3rd world countries?

I cannot imagine that there is an acceptable quality for $13.

Good computer speakers are the KEF X300A ($800), as an example, they also have an included DAC (soundcard).
You would be surprised, some cheap speakers sound better than what their price suggests. At any rate not everyone can hear the difference between a $10 speaker and a $1000 speaker, let alone appreciate the difference. I for one, like good sound, but on the other hand I can live with crap speakers. My setup of Creative Fatality HS800 for gaming and UE TF10 for "outside house" will give you a rough idea.
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AsRock
TPU addict
by: Fourstaff
You would be surprised, some cheap speakers sound better than what their price suggests. At any rate not everyone can hear the difference between a $10 speaker and a $1000 speaker, let alone appreciate the difference. I for one, like good sound, but on the other hand I can live with crap speakers. My setup of Creative Fatality HS800 for gaming and UE TF10 for "outside house" will give you a rough idea.
So true, my ideal speakers that are actually available and most compatible with the very wide range of music i actually listen to would be TOTEM although affording them is another thing.

And i know my wife would not notice the difference or be even bothered. Although she did notice once coming from computer speakers to even the cheap Polk speakers.

She never noticed the change from my Polks to my TANNOYS.. In the end it just depends what you require for you needs and what you can afford at the time.... And if your to fussy and like the very wide range of music you could end up with a bunch of speakers before you know it and HiFi gear were i was once.
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