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Yamaha TSS1W


$190.00 Released January, 2001

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Useful as an all-purpose sound system for computer and gaming consoles. Takes full advantage of Dolby Digital and DTS standards. Good clarity and definition through all ranges.

The Cons:High volumes get distorted quickly, can't get too loud.

The Yamaha TSS1W is a surround sound system with a built in dolby digital and DTS decoder released in 2001. It has a 4.1 channel surround mode for PCs and consoles, and a 5.1 channel full scale mode for DVD movies, games, and music.

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 It is powered by 48 watts of total power, 6 watts per each of the five satellite, and 18 watts for the subwoofer. The frequency response is 40 Hz - 20 kHz. The input sensitivity is 200mV, 1kHz, 4ohms at rated power. The system is marketed towards computer users, ideal for turning a computer into a surround home theater.  Like other 2001 Yamaha devices it includes the Active Servo Technology to improve the bass and sound quality. The satellite speakers are adjustable so that they can be pointed in various angles to improve the versitility of the system. The entire system comes in white color.  For a black version of the same system, look at the TSS1B.

Features

  • White color
  • Box dimensions: 16" (w) x 16" (h) x 15" (d)
  • Weight: 20.9 lbs
  • Drivers: 2" cone for satellites, 5" driver for subwoofer
  • Frequency response: 40 Hz - 20 kHz
  • 48W total output power
  • 6W output power per five satellites
  • 18W subwoofer power
  • 200mV input sensitivity
  • 5.1 channel full scale mode
  • 4.1 channel surround mode

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    useful as an all-purpose sound system for computer and gaming consoles

  • 1

    takes full advantage of Dolby Digital and DTS standards

  • 1

    good clarity and definition through all ranges

  • 1

    subwoofer goes fairly deep and has a nice rumble

  • 1

    satellites are very tiny and the subwoofer is a reasonable size

  • 1

    knobs on the control system are solid and will last a long time

Cons
  • 1

    high volumes get distorted quickly, can't get too loud

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