Klipsch ProMedia 2.1
Released August, 2009
The Pros:Above average sound for the speaker size - distinctive high and mid tones. Bass is clear and distinctive without sounding muddy. Spring-loaded terminals connect to bare cable wiring in one central location on the subwoofer.
The Cons:Produces distortion at higher volumes. Reliability issues if used at high volume levels. Underpowered bass response compared to competing systems.
The Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 are a pair of computer speakers that combine top-quality sound with visual appeal to deliver an “incredible splash of sophistication to laptops and PCs.” The second of two computer speaker sets, the Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 is an upgrade from the Klipsch Groove PM20 in that it adds along a one side-firing 6.5” long-throw fiber composite cone subwoofer.
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In addition, the ProMedia 2.1 sports a full-range 3.0” (versus 2.5”) fiber composite driver (per speaker), a 0.75” poly compression driver with a MicroTractrix Horn (per speaker), and a braced, tuned port enclosure with system-specific loudness contour for enriched, balanced, and dynamic listening at various output levels. In addition, the ProMedia 2.1 utilizes a bass-level feature that adjusts for user preference and listening environment, not to mention a space-saving design that can easily transform any desktop into a fashionable entertainment center. Most importantly, the ProMedia 2.1 comes equipped with inputs/outputs for both audio sources (MP3 players, iPods) and video sources (Televisions, DVD Players). The Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 retails for a more expensive $149.99 (versus $99.99) and comes with a 1 year limited warranty.
- 6.5” Long-Throw Subwoofer
- 3.0” Fiber Composite Driver
- .75” Compression Driver
- MicroTractrix Horn
- Braced/Tuned Port Enclosure
- Loudness Contour
- Bass-Level Feature
- Overload Protection
- 1/8” Stereo Line Input (Computer)
- 1/8” Stereo Auxiliary Input (Portable Music Player)
- 1/8” Headphone Headphone
- RCA Passive Speaker Connection
- Class A/B Amplifier
- 1 Year Limited Warranty
User Reviews (6)
above average sound for the speaker size - distinctive high and mid tones
bass is clear and distinctive without sounding muddy
spring-loaded terminals connect to bare cable wiring in one central location on the subwoofer
Extremely capable system for the money.
Two-way satellites provide better response than a full range driver on competing systems.
separate bass and volume controls conveniently on the satellite itself.
produces distortion at higher volumes
reliability issues if used at high volume levels
underpowered bass response compared to competing systems
LED power indicator light is distracting in darkened rooms
not suitable for movies or games with surround sound support
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