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Hear Every Detail: Logitech Unveils Theater-Quality Surround Sound Speakers

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So you can hear every detail in your movies, games and music, today Logitech unveiled the Logitech Surround Sound Speakers Z906. Delivering 500 watts (RMS) of power, the Logitech Surround Sound Speakers Z906 are THX Certified, creating a theater-quality audio experience in your living room.

“We’re delighted to offer consumers a successor to the highly acclaimed Logitech Z-5500 Digital 5.1 Speaker System,” said Mark Schneider, vice president and general manager of Logitech’s audio business unit. “The Logitech Surround Sound Speakers Z906 are the logical evolution of surround sound speakers, and we’re confident they will become an indispensable part of the living room.”

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Many Thanks to LAN_derf_Ha for the tip.
 
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Damn, "even your PC or Mac laptop"? How about my desktop computer?

Now doubt those will be decent speakers. Reviews should be popping up soon.
 

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Damn, those are nice! :rockout:
 
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these arnt as exciting as i thort a z-5500 replacement should be... they dont look that special.


does it have HDMI?
 
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How they sound is water matters. My Klipsch speakers are 8 years old now, sooner or later they are going to need replaced. I don't want a downgrade!
 
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from their site
Works with:
Computers, music players, TVs, Blu-ray™/DVD players and other audio sources with digital optical, digital coaxial, RCA audio or 3.5 mm out.
PlayStation®2, PLAYSTATION®3, Xbox 360® or Wii® using the AV cable that comes with your console
 
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I get the impression these aren't a revolution as much as a minor update. I suspect used Z-5500s will still be pretty pricey for a good while.
 
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The fact that the digital decoder is built-in makes a huge difference. Wish they mentioned what inputs are included... optical audio, digital audio, what else?

THX Certified... just like the two Klipsch 4.1 and 5.1 systems I've had for almost a decade. Only sound will tell.
 
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I already use my z-5500 in the living room (optical cable from the digital TV box into z-5500) and really love it!
So indeed, where is the HDMI? and why the remote is still infrared?! where is the RF remote control (for google/wikipedia - search for ZigBee / RF4CE)?
 
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my x540 destroys this
 
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The fact that the digital decoder is built-in makes a huge difference. Wish they mentioned what inputs are included... optical audio, digital audio, what else?

THX Certified... just like the two Klipsch 4.1 and 5.1 systems I've had for almost a decade. Only sound will tell.
Those 5.1's are hard to beat! Very clear, deep, accurate, and tight bass. Not to boomy when it should not be, but is when it should! Expensive, but considering how long you and I both have had them..... I think it was a good investment.
 
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Those 5.1's are hard to beat! Very clear, deep, accurate, and tight bass. Not to boomy when it should not be, but is when it should! Expensive, but considering how long you and I both have had them..... I think it was a good investment.
+1, I've gotten a lot of use out of them, the 4.1's on my PC and the 5.1s for home theater. Other than a mosfet or rectifier that needed to be replaced in the 5.1 subwoofer/amp, they've been awesome. I have the Klipsch "Audio Tornado" for the Dolby Decoding part, and use an optical cable. The digital cable produced a hum.
 

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Still no tweeters? Hello nasty highs. I'll keep my Klipsch speakers for the time being.

It's nice they have multiple inputs though.
 

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Hear Every Detail: Go Buy A Decent Sound Card And A Pair Of Nice Headphones, Not Some Crappy 5.1 Sets
Yeah, and my daughter with one ear is gonna wear headphones. :shadedshu At least with these she'd get positional audio.

What works for you won't nessecarily work for everyone.

Nevermind you've not even tried these, so you've got no idea about how good/bad they are, really.

might be two-way sattelites, from the looks of it.
 
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Looks like a face lift more then anything the speakers themselves are the same which is a good thing.
Also they added another spdif optical or a pass through, added RCA input and moved all the connections to the sub instead of the control pod.

my x540 destroys this
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no not even close

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right, so its overkill unless you have a Sports-Dome : )

I mean, I have already to turn down the bass because i hear it easily from the lift or building entrance
 

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right, so its overkill unless you have a Sports-Dome : )

I mean, I have already to turn down the bass because i hear it easily from the lift or building entrance
That's probably more an effect of your listening environment than it is your speakers.
 
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what good is a 5.1 system if you cant piss off the neighbors with it:toast:
 
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Still no tweeters? Hello nasty highs. I'll keep my Klipsch speakers for the time being.

It's nice they have multiple inputs though.
Yeah really like come on already even more so for $350 lol.
 
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Master DTS or True HD support would make it more attractive.