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Where can I buy a remote for my ALTEC LANSING ADA885 system?

Q: Where can I buy a remote for my ALTEC LANSING ADA885 system?

Hi., Have BIG problem here, not sure if the world and\or his brother\sister can help, (or even care, maybe!). ALTEC LANSING ADA885 system.... and no remote. Moved house in September, everything has surfaced. The car has it's wheels, the oxygen has it's mask, my legs still have socks.....but no rermote. I've lost 130 lbs walking between the sofabed and the system and we now need a new carpet. So, does anyone; have\do'nt want\know of\can get\- I do'nt do: might have\could be\not sure if but - a remote in good working order for the above system, perrlease,please contact me and make my life so complete again. well....ish. My thanks to techspot and their parents,and Happy New Year to all my readers.

Edit: Please use proper thread titles from now on. Thanks.

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A: Where can I buy a remote for my ALTEC LANSING ADA885 system?

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Take a look HERE and see if that helps.

If not, maybe you should contact Altec Lansing.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:

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Hey guys, i am a proud owner of an altec lansing ada885 system. I have this system for nearly 3years now and had no problems until now. It is an exceptional system, etc, etc.

Anyways recently it came up with a problem. The sub would switch it self off. Now the sub has an integrated amp and so it doesn't exactly switch off, because i can still hear the sound from the four satellite speakers and adjuxst volume and so forth, i just cant hear any sound from the sub. It works for about a cpl of seconds when you first turn it on and than after that it cuts off.

I dont want to buy a new system, i am happy with this. I will take this system apart before i have to buy a new one. Does anyone out there happen to know what the problem is and how i could fix it. As i said before i do not mind going inside and trying to solve the problem myself, so detailed instructions would be nice please.

Thank you very much

A:altec lansing ada885

I had the exact same problem as well. When I removed the sub-woofer PCB (inside the speaker cab) it was fried. The toroid coils were cooked and other components were burned off the board. For me I would like to try and get another PCB and try to fix it, but really, it's time to get another sub-woofer, or another system.

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I recently purchased an Creative extigy soundcard and a ALtec Lansing ADA885.

The ADA885 supports Dolby digital and has a SPDIF jack. However, I can't seen to get them working with the Extigy. Apparantly, the extigy soundcard treats the ADA885 as sound source from headphones. I can only get it working when I plug it into the headphones jack

Is there a better configuration to optimise the ADA885 or are these 2 pieces of hardware just plain incompatible?... Please enlighten me... thank you

A:Extigy / Altec Lansing ADA885 problem

In the Extigy control panel have you set it for S/PDIF Passthrough (It's shown in the Extigy section of our Soundcard guide). You might still have it set to perform Dolby Digital decoding.

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i have doubtness on how to use the dolby digital mode with all four satelittes working properly ....i mean the all four generate enough of sounds....besides that how to configure the SPD/IF socket to the sound box,,,,,,,to make the whole four speaker fully finctioning ....

i want to know how to configure the speaker to the sound box so that the Dolby Digital mode is working properly coz what i experienced was there isnt sound comes out from the rear speakers while playing DVD in 5.1 mode(selected from the menu)....unless i change to other mode such as Quad or Stero X2...thanks for the reply

A:Altec Lansing ADA885 and Creative Audigy2 NX

so what exactly are you asking/saying here? if the setup works properly, you've done it right and self-doubt is unnessecary.

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Hi all,

I'm repairing a set of Altec Lansing ADA885 speakers and was wondering if anyone out there could help me. Inside the subwoofer cabinet there is a metal case with a circuit board, containing (I think) the power supply and subwoofer amplifier circuitry. There is an approximately 2 watt resistor labelled R2 on this board that is burned. I can't read the value due to the heat damage. Does anyone either have a schematic for this unit, or an open unit they can look at this resistor and let me know the value? I talked to Altec Lansing's tech support and it was like banging my head against the wall. They seem to think that throwing the whole system away and buying a new set because a 10 cent part is blown is the best option. Any help anyone can give me would be much appreciated.

Thank you,

A:Altec Lansing ADA885 info needed desperately

Howdy! Welcome to TechSpot

Potrzebie said:

I talked to Altec Lansing's tech support and it was like banging my head against the wall. They seem to think that throwing the whole system away and buying a new set because a 10 cent part is blown is the best option. Any help anyone can give me would be much appreciated.Click to expand...

Being they are so widely available and cheap it may be best....
I too wish things were more standardized so we could effect repairs but
the general world industry will not give up the economical soundness of
the new "disposable replacment". To them that sound system represents about
.10 worth the cost and 90% profit. What would do you think motivate them?

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Hi All

I'm in the process of repairing my Altec Lansing ADA885 multimedia speaker system and was wondering if anyone out there might possibly be able help.

Inside the subwoofer cabinet there's a metal box/case which contains the power supply and amplifier circuit board for the subwoofer. On this circuit board there's a 2 watt resistor labelled R2 which is badly burned. Due to the extent of the heat damage, the value (I.e. colour code) is impossible to read. If anyone can advise me as to what the value of resistor R2 should be (so that I can replace it), I would really appreciate receiving a reply. Many thanks in advance...

Apparantly, Altec Lancing no longer have a schematic diagram or any other information for the ADA885 system which they originally manufactured ~2000.

A:Altec Lansing ADA885 Info Needed Urgently

Have you called mon ,wed,and fri,I been calling for 3 wks .no body answers.I have a BX1121 3 pins broke I was looking for what color wire goes to which pin oh now their mail box is closeed

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Hi All

I'm in the process of repairing my Altec Lansing ADA885 multimedia speaker system and was wondering if anyone out there might possibly be able to help.

Inside the subwoofer cabinet there is a metal case which contains the power supply and amplifier circuit board for the subwoofer. On this circuit board there is a resistor labelled R2 which is badly burned. Due to the extent of the heat damage, it is impossible to read the resistor's value (i.e. color code). If anyone can advise me as to what the value of resistor R2 should be, I would really appreciate a reply.

Many thanks...

A:Solved: Altec Lansing ADA885 Info Needed Urgently

Have a look here - schematic ada885 subwoofer amp repair notes - http://www.computerforum.com/152154-altec-lansing-ada885-sub-cutting-out-2.html

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Thinking of buying these speakers for my computer. Use comp. mainly for music, with occasional game playing.
Does this system have a Bass control or are you essentially stuck with whatever Bass is on the CD?

Any opinions on these speakers would be appreciated, local store has it on sale for $41.95(US) & I need something to replace the now-defunct Benwin S50 system.

A:Altec Lansing 221 2.1 Amplified Speaker System .... OPINIONS

The best thing to do when buying speakers is to listen to them first. Find a store that has them on display so you can judge for yourself after all you’re the one that has to live with your decision.

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Hello there,
You can't buy these any more, and there's nothing on ebay.
Anyone have any ideas or one to sell. please let me know!
-Lisa renee

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I have a 5.1 speaker system connected to either my PC via the green/yellow/black leads or to my cable box via an RCA to 5.1 Logitech adapter to use the speakers. I understand that the adapter doesn't make the sound from the cable box true 5.1, that's fine. The issue is that to switch from the PC to cable box, I have to turn off the subwoofer and unplug/replug the leads. Is there a way to have two inputs on this computer without blowing the subwoofer, basically? It would be easier to have my computer and PC always connected. Thanks

A:Speaker system question-Altec Lansing ADA995

What you need is an external switching box that will switch the speakers between your PC's sound output jacks and the cable box's jacks. I don't know if a switching box like that is made.

If it was just simple two channel stereo, there are switch boxes for that (Radio Shack has or used to have a box for that).

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I've just re-loaded Win7 and all is well - except. The system sound is very low - all other sounds are okay - I've done everything that I can think of, updated software checked the adjustment for communications, adjusted everything I can think of.

I seem to recall that I had this problem last time I re-loaded windows but, of course, I never documented it, think it had something to do with the actual speakers.

Anyone help?

A:Low System Volume with Altec Lansing BXR1121 speakers

Hello Sikm,

Thank you for notifying us of your problem.

Is you think it's a problem with your speakers, can you try plugging them into another computer and see if it works?

If it works fine in another computer, it's a problem with your computer and we'll have to resolve it.

Thank you,

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I am thinking of going for the Altec Lansing 641's so long as everything works out ok(trying to get a price match on a website, its a long thing, not gonna get into it)and I am going to use them for my computer and xbox. I wanna know if I can hook them up to my xbox because my tv isn't good and doesn't have the RCA calbes(red, white, and yellow) so I am already using an adapter to hook my xbox up to my tv...can I still have the surround sound?

Also if I hook them up to my xbox can I hook them up to my PC at the same time or do I just have to switch them back and forth.

Thanks a lot!!

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i have an Altec Lansing 2.1 vs2421 speaker system. it comes with a built-in mic. how do i hook it up? isn't there supposed to be a pinkish cord to plug into the mic jack?

A:mic on altec lansing


Go here for your manual and how to set it up with mic

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guyz tell me which audio player is the best for altec lansing atp 3

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I just lay on hands on a new set of altec 5100 speaker yest.
But when i set up everything and start the sound test....

without any music o audio at the background, i found some hissing sound from my rear right satellite....

any1 had same exp, o know how to remove it.
And is such hissing sound on a new speaker proved "bad"?

A:Altec Lansing 5100

Looks like a sweet set of speakers!!

I took a look at the 5100 manual and it says this about hissing:

<img src="http://forums.techguy.org/attachment.php?s=&postid=929474">

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Can my sleekbook have a new audio driver [altec lansing with dolby advanced audio] for win10 ?? because after upgrade my dolby didn't have sound effect... thank'sthis is my sleekbook specs:AMD APU A6-4455M, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, ALTEC Lansing with dolby adnvaced audio, 15,6" monitor screen


Hello @bagoesb83, Welcome to the HP Forums, I hope you enjoy your experience! To help you get the most out of the HP Forums, I would like to direct your attention to the HP Forums Guide First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More. I read your post about the Audio Driver issue, and wanted to assist you!  I understand that after the Windows 10 upgrade, you no longer have sound on the system. To start, can you provide me with the Product Number of the notebook?  Here is a link you can use that will help you find your Model and Product Number:How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number? In the meantime, try reviewing the following document, and let me know how it goes:HP Notebook PCs - No Sound or Distorted Sound from Speakers (Windows 10) Please let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution", this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for.  Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks! Have a great weekend!

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After installing new drivers etc for Windows 7 Pro, my speakers dont work (it says they are unplugged?) one of the new install was Realtek.. when you switch them on and off you can hear like a static noise then nowt.... Have checked all the cables etc and they are fine. Clicked on the speaker icon and it says Realtek Digital output 100%. Is there anything I can do to resolve this... I know this is really mundane, and ordinarily I would consider getting new ones, but I am skint! Any help would be greatly appreciated, these forums are a god send xxxx

A:Altec Lansing Speakers Win 7

You should have an AVRack icon in the taskbar.
When I mouse over it,it says sound effect.
Double click it and check the settings.
Make sure the connection is set properly ans speakers
is set to the speaker setup you have.
You may have to click the little up arrow in the taskbar
to show the aother icons.

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please help me !
I have dual boot (vista/Ubuntu), during ubuntu start up, i did press the power button and now the laptop is completely death....
Any idea what can be the problem?

Thanks !

A:My HP Altec Lansing is death

So is it able to turn on at all? Or does it not do anything when you press the button?

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I bought altec lansing ADA 880 (5.1), and my friend said that I have to buy a soundcard that support 6 channels speaker to get the best performance, and then I bought Turtle Beach Santa Cruz. But I have a problem about installation that speaker because from soundcard manual, to get the best performance for 6 channels speaker (surround sound), I must connect the rear speakers (R & L) with R & L out (from the soundcard) and so the front speakers and subwoofer.
But Altec Lansing ADA 880, have a different installation because the front and rear speakers are connected to the subwoofer (not to the soundcard), and from subwoofer there are 2 options to get input from the soundcard, using Analog In or SP/DIF In. Does anyone have any experience about this installation, and maybe there is the best installation (the best sound and performance) for my speaker and soundcard. Thanks

A:Altec Lansing ADA 880 installation

Connect both the analog in and the SPDIF, if possible. I don't know if the Santa Cruz supports digital, but it probably does, so just connect up both and enable digital output in your soundcard utilities.
The subwoofer of a system usually acts as the medium between the speakers and the soundcard.

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I've been having a problem lately with popping and crackling on my speakers. The popping and crackling occurs when there's a huge explosion (ex. Battlefield 1942) or a really really low tone sound/voice (I can't really explain this one but the Crypt Fiend's voice from Warcraft 3 is one example and another would be a low note/bass portion of a song. Changing the subwoofer volume in the software or lowering the subwoofer volume has no effect on the popping sound.)
I thought the left speaker was blown because that was the speaker that would pop or crackle but when I put right speaker plug into the left speaker port on the subwoofer, it would crackle and pop to at the same time the left speaker would in a song.

Here's my comp specs:

Asus P4C800 Deluxe Motherboard
P4 2.4GHz
Geforce 3 Ti 500
Audigy 2 (The regular one)
Western Digital 120 Gb Harddrive
512mb DDR RAM
Altec Lansing 251 5.1 Speakers

Any suggestions on how to fix this problem?

Someone told me that the subwoofer doesn't provide enough watts to each channel (only 90) and that's why it might crackle the way it does. However I can't seem to get only 2 speakers to work. Even when I set it to 2 speakers in the Creative Advanced Hud Console sound comes out of all 5 speaker and set the switch in the back of the subwoofer to 2.1/4.1 channels sound still comes out of all 5 speakers. Restarting the computer doesn't help either. Changing the plugs around doesn't wo... Read more

A:Audigy 2 + Altec Lansing 251 5.1

There is nothing wrong with your speakers. I have had the same problem with mine before. I very seriously doubt that there is anything wrong with the speakers. The issue usually lies in the sound card or drivers.

Make sure you have the most up to date sound drivers available for your sound card. The Audigy 2 is known for having some compatibility issues which *may* be the problem but I am not sure.

You could downloading updated drivers, removing the current ones, then installing the updated drivers.

Battlefield 1942 also has some sound problems in my opinion, because I've not only had problems once or twice with popping and cracking in all programs but once I had an issue with just Battlefield 1942. I tried lowering sound detail but that didn't work.

Although the thing that fixed my problem was getting rid of the sound card I had and using onboard sound instead. The sound card I had was really cheap, which cost me about $30 and just had problems constantly with it. The only problem with onboard sound Ive had was the volume not being loud enough, but once C-Medias drivers were updated that fixed the problem plus added a lot of new features that I could change.

If you haven't already, give that a try. BTW, go in Control Panel and System, Device Manager and right click on everything under sound and if your able, click Uninstall. Then install the update.

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Here's the problem. I have a Gaming headset from Altec Lansing. The sound works when i connect it to the front jack on my tower. But my mic doesnt, in both the front and the back (pink) jacks.

I had the mic working when plugged into the front (pink) jack when i was on windows xp media center. Then I installed ubuntu (linux) and i couldn't get it to work. Now I'm on windows XP Pro SP2. Not media center. And my mic doesn't work. It doesn't show the driver for the headset either. I didn't get a cd with my headset. Does anyone know anything I can try?

Here is a picture:

Altec Lansing - AHS602

A:Altec Lansing Headset Help


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My Altec Lansing DV6000 laptop keyboard has a few dead keys. I am trying to upgrade the driver and not finding any of the drivers. Does anyone have any ideas on how I can correct this?

A:altec lansing keyboard

Altec Lansing is the sound system not the keyboard. You are not going to find drivers for the keyboard. Those are built into the most basic code of the operating system as they have been since the DOS days. What you can try to do is uninstall the keyboard as a device in the Device Manager, then reboot to have the drivers refresh. If that does not work and an external usb keyboard works OK then it is time to replace the keyboard. Not expensive or difficult to do. 

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Hi guys
I'm a music freak and i'm purchasing a set of speakers very soon and i want to know which one's better altec lansing or creative

A:Altec Lansing or Creative

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buenas acabo de insatal nuevamente windows 7(64bits) y no encuentro el driver para los parlantes del portatil (no tengo sonido en el portatil)

A:Hp Altec Lansing Drivers

Hi: You need this driver... This package contains the driver that enables the IDT High-Definition (HD) Audio in supported notebook models that are running a supported operating system. 6.10.6351.0 Rev. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp55001-55500/sp55045.exe

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I purchased a set of ADA 305's for my Gateway Essential Computer. They only work if they a plugged in my USB port and the regualar line plug in also. The software I installed them is Version 1.01.0020. I can't not use the control's on the speaker, they will only work from the task bar. The light indicates that they are off, but they are still working. They work fine, but can I get the controls working on the speaker. Windows 98 Second Edition is my operating system.

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hi forum, i just figured this out with these speakers. i am on an acer laptop brand new with VISTA, i first made sure the speakers worked, plug in an audio source to them. i used my old ipod, they worked perfect. next i played a cd in the laptop made sure that worked and heard music. next i plugged in my ipod earphones into the EARPHONE jack and heard music in the ear piece. next i unplugged my ear piece and plugged in the speaker jack with the green end into the EARPHONE jack and HOLY COW music to my ears. these things work perfect, loud and great bass, i can shake the walls. just mess around, i had the same speakers running on windows XP home editions for years. so it can be done i loaded no drivers for this.
good luck

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I have Altec Lansing computer speaker, but no driver. How do I get altec lansing ada 310 driver?

A:I want to get Altec Lansing ada 310 driver

You don't. You get the driver for the sound card then just plug in your speakers to the sound card.

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hi everyone i am new to the forum. i am here because of the following problem i need to repair an old lansing atp3 but i cant identify the pins the cable is missing. does anyone have a diagram or can create one and send me. i would be very great full thanks.

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Hi I have an Altec Lansing IM510 Sansa docking station which has a sub out for the BB2001 subwoofer unfortunately Altec does not make this anymore do you know of any subwoofers either singularly or in a set that have the same spec that could work.I don't want to blow my Im510 as that was hard enough to come by.I have contacted Altec but they are unable or unwilling to help.Any advice would be appreciated.Thanks Mack.

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I'm trying to modify my ATP3 speakers, but I'm not quite sure how to open them up. Obviously there's gotta be a way. There aren't any screws on the casing though. Anybody know the trick to taking off the casing, other than extreme methods? And please don't send me questions about why I'd want to modify them. I have my reasons. Thanks a lot.

A:Altec Lansing ATP3 speakers

why wud u want to modify them? haha jk. are you talking about the subwoofer casing?

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I have two ADA880 powered Subwoofers with no satellite speakers for either. I was going to use them as bass for my home audio system but i quickly realized that i need the sat speakers to turn them on. Anyways question does anyone know how to get this subwoofer to work without the sat speakers?

A:Altec Lansing ADA880 subwoofers

You probably only have to jump a couple of connector pins. The connector is the one that the satellite speakers plug into. What pins exactly?... who knows

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I got new speakers (Altec Lansing 3piece Mulitmedia speakers) for my computer and the power for them is not working..Maybe they are deffective or I may need an adapter..Im not sure.. so if you have any idea please let me know..BTW I have a SOny Vaio Desktop computer.


A:ALTEC Lansing Speakers not working

this maybe a stupid response, but did you find the power button on the back of the satelite speaker, it should be the one on the right, hidden down low on the back.

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I have an Altec Lansing FX4021 computer speaker set. The remote control pad connects to subwoofer with a 7-pin male din plug. I have purchased a plug but I need diagram to find which wires to solder to the correct pins of the replacement plug. Can anyone help? Thanks

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Anybody knows from where I can get the pin configuration for the 8 pin DIN that connects Front - Right speaker to main unit.

I broke the male connector attached to front right speaker.


A:Broken 8-pin DIN plug : Altec lansing 251 (5.1)



If that doesn't help, contact them:


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This is a shot in the dark. I need either a schematic for the Altec Lansing ACS621 subwoofer or just some information. Two resistors (R29/R30) burned out on my sub and I need to know their precise values. Altec Lansing tech support is, of course, useless. (In fact, they told me they don't support any product that is out of warranty. Not much of an endorsement.)

A:Altec Lansing ACS621 Resistors

add online calculator

hum; likely a LOW PASS filter
(meaning only low frequencies are allowed to get to the speaker)

you should also see a capacitor connected to the resister -- what's it
say on the side of it?

here's an online RC calculator to play with the values

edit#2:low pass filter to a subwoofer would usually set the cutoff Fq at 60cps.

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Im looking into a speaker system for my computer, it will mainly be used for music and ive narrowed it down to these too ALTEC LANSING VS4121 or Logitech X-230 , any sugestions?

A:ALTEC LANSING VS4121 or Logitech X-230

The Altec's deep base is better, but they lack middle base, so sound thinner. The Logitech's have a very balanced sound, (though there is little or no bass response below 40 HZ) and I would recommend them without reservation.

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The question of the century :dead:

My question is, which one of these two excellent speaker systems should I purchase? I've heard equally positive reviews from both of them.

I'm really quite stumped, and my current strategy is to opt for the cheaper one when I buy them. Both have the same MSRP, which is $200. And right now I've found them both for the same price, $119.

Both are THX certified

Logitech Z560

Altec Lansing 641

I'm really stuck Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Logitech Z560 or Altec Lansing 641?

From Tom's Hardware massive speaker roundup:

As for the bigger, more expensive systems, three of them stand out: the MegaWorks 510D, the 641 and the Z-560. If money isn't an issue, then you can go for the 510D with your eyes closed, though the other two will still give you pleasure. Of these three giants, the best quality/price ratio is the Z-560. For design and sweet sound, the winner is the Altec Lansing 641.Click to expand...

Levels the playing ground even further I am a sucker for sweet sound, but also budget!!! :dead:

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ARGH! I am fed up. I have a brand new Audigy 2 and brand new Altec Lansing 641 speakers. They both work great most of the time, but once in a while, the speakers will play a really loud, high-pitched sound. Sometimes the sound only lasts a split-second, other times it goes for a couple seconds. Then once the sound stops playing, the speakers sometimes quit playing the song or sound effect or whatever sound it "beeped" on. I am guessing it's a sound card problem becuase when my headphones are hooked up to the sound card, the headphones do it too, once in a while. I've run every diagnostic that exists and they all say my speakers are working fine. I called both Creative and Altec Lansing's tech support, neither really helped.
If someone could help me, I would be ever greatful..
P.S. I also tried doing TS' Audigy 2 tweak guide...didn't really help.
Also my friend suggested I do the 'polarity test.'.......would that help?

A:Help!! Audigy 2/Altec Lansing 641 BEEP

Do you have a microphone which is switched on placed near to the speakers? Have you tried reinstalling the drivers?

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i am going to buy the Altec Lansing 251 speakers for my xbox. i wanted to know how to connect them to my xbox does it come with an adapter like the logitec z-640 or what

A:how to connect Altec Lansing 251 to xbox

The adaptor needed should cost $3~8 (Wal Mart > Radioshack)...
RCA to 1/8headphone jacks.

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I have an Altec ACS495 system (on WIN98) that was just fine until we had a power surge yesterday during the Ernesto winds. When cpu shut down and recycled, the ACS system came on at full volume which I turned down on the control apnel and recycled the cpu again. Now I have NO sound and the control panel says: NO DEVICE CONNECTED. The right speaker DOES have an amber light glowing but nothing other than that.. What the heck do I do now to get the system up and running again..? Input appreciated..

A:Altec Lansing AS495 muted

I Think that Happend cuz the power Came So Strong at first then normal,,
hmmm Try to unstall the Sound Drivers, then install it again, see if this works,

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after i format the computer and installed everything but cant find any Altec lansing XA321 driver. For now i have no sound from music or anything playing.

What is the issue? I cant get to find the driver.

Running Windows XP Pro just formatted now my speakers have no sound. Device manager all works except raid controller but does not have to do with the speaker

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The sound on my new laptop (running Windows 10) is really really low. I Googled and it turns out that it might be because of a driver issue?

I tried searching for Altec Lansing drivers (that's my speaker brand) but I couldn't come up with anything much. I don't have my installation CD anymore. The model is BXR1221. Maybe it's too old or something...

A:Audio drivers for Windows 10? (especially Altec Lansing)

There are no drivers for the actual speakers. The drivers are for the PC's sound hardware chip such as Conexant, Realtek, etc.

Is the "low sound" on the Laptops internal speakers or with the external Altec Lansing speakers?

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Please help me, I want Dolby audio with altec lansing for my pavilion g6-2291ex.

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I have an Altec Lansing FX6021 2.1 system on my Dell with Vista Home Premium. The bass on these speakers goes out and comes back for a week, then goes out again.

I originally thought it was the sound card, but after trying out my Ipod on the speakers, the same thing happened. I then knew it must be the speaekers.

I unplugged the controller cord (cord from sub to volume dial) and plugged it in again, and heard a loud POP in the speakers. They then started working again.

Now a few weeks later it has happened again, and this time when I try to re-plugg the controller cord, nothing happens. I cannot get any bass response from my sub. The speakers work still, but the sound is very tinny. Why is this happening? I am frustrated because this is a nice set of speakers and it this should not happen after only 1 1/2 years of use.

Thanks for your help!

- Matt


20 minutes after writing this post, I play an mp3 and the bass works again. I am really miffed. Any ideas as to why my speakers can't decide if they want to work or not?

The sub has yet again gone out; only tinny music now (hands up in the air).

A:Altec Lansing FX6021 Subwoofer Problem

Voice coils go bad - it's a fact of life. Keep monitoring the situation.

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ok so i have a altec lansing 2.1 computer speaker, and the plug on the subwoofer where the right speaker output is broke on the circuit board. where can i find a new one?? it kind of looks like an s-video plug (roughly). anybody know where i can find a replacement? or does anyone even know what im talking about?

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Okay. In my HP-Pavilion dv5000 (dv5201) it has Altec Lansing speakers, and I can't find any drivers. I had to clean install 7 because my sister isn't smart, and installed Mandriva over XP. I don't even know it's model, because Win7 doesn't recognise it. I installed all but the language updates, still nothing. I know there isn't any 7 drivers, but I can't even find the Vista ones. I'm on my Cell, so I can't download and try every driver out there. A direct link would be nice. Thanks,

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Along with installing the OS, you also need specific sound drivers. XP drivers are not compatible, but usually Vista drivers will work. However, finding drivers may be difficult at best. I just rebuilt a desktop with an Intel motherboard. I found all the drivers except the SigmaTel sound drivers. I tried what Intel had for Vista, what I could find on the web at various places and none would install and work. I finally installed a separate sound card.

I've seen cases, on Dell laptops, of this and the only option was to use a USB connected sound device (alsong with external speakers or headset), to have sound.

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