updated 10:20 am EST, Fri November 3, 2006
Altec ships new speakers
Altec Lansing has launched its VS3251 5.1 PC speaker system, featuring five 2.5-inch full-range drivers with a 5-inch subwoofer. The system boasts 70 watts total RMS, and includes removable speaker stands as well as wall mounting capability to free desktops of clutter. A full-function wireless remote includes controls for system volume, bass as well as treble levels, stereo/surround modes, and a toggle switch to select an MP3 player or computer. A headphone jack supports private listening, while a secondary input jack enables users to connect different audio sources. The VS2351 feature six channels of audio from any source, built-in controls on the subwoofer for power as well as master volume, and an internal power supply to conserve space. Altec Lansing's VS3251 speaker system is available for $80.