Speakers by Steve Guttenberg Dec 1, When you are traveling, you can place your speakers and the removable in the included deluxe carry case for easy transport and protection. Under the volume buttons is an AUX jack that allows you to plug in a console system or MP3 player so that audio from those systems can be played through these speakers as well. Solsman Dec 6, Altec Lansing XT1 overview.

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Altec Lansing XT1

If Philips’s larger but less-expensive DGX didn’t have a slight edge in sonic accuracy and dynamics, the XT1 would have been a candidate for Editors’ Choice. As a result, lots of folks have begun using portable or semi-portable speaker systems for this purpose.

When at home you can hook up to a nice surround sound speaker set to solve your laptop audio woes. You use the volume controls on the side of the speakers to actually control the master volume from your laptop.

Less wires behind my laptop and creeping over my desk brings a bigger smile to my face. The XT1 earns high marks for sound quality, requires only a USB port for power, and ships with a generous bundle of accessories. Samsung Developer Conferenceday 2: Music reproduction was very clear and using the speakers for audio with DVD movies provided a great lansnig. The Altec Lansing XT1 speakers are designed to be light weight and extremely portable and yet still be able to provide you with great audio.


Altec Lansing XT1 reviews. To manage even this small amount of wiring the USB cord is made retractable, no need to wrap the cord around the speakers when carrying it around. About the Author Don Labriola.

Therefore, a Y-Adapter must be used to listen to your gaming console devices. As with most USB speakers, no drivers are required.

Altec Lansing XT1 Portable Speakers Review (pics, specs)

Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. Four specially engineered full-range neodymium micro drivers with aluminum cones smoothly deliver a full spectrum of pure, distinct sound with unprecedented signal accuracy.

Alexa’s music-discovery flow will now be like a conversation, asking you questions and playing song samples to land on tunes you actually want to hear. Use a blank line to start a new paragraph. Shielded These satellite speakers are magnetically shielded and can be placed close to video displays without interference. Some of the other industrial design decisions are a bit questionable.

Since the speakers are thin the carrying case is also relatively thin, and certainly very easy to slide into a backpack or suitcase when hitting the road. Lasing will delight with the improved audio these speakers provide too. The speaker cover and grill area is made of a light weight aluminum which gives the speakers a great solid look.

Interestingly, the included stereo patch cable for that useless input has very high quality, machined, gold-plated metal connectors. Altec Lansing XT1 2. Like many of Altec’s recent desktop satellites, each XT1 minitower contains a pair of the company’s high-output neodymium microdrivers arranged in what’s known as a vertical-line array configuration.


Altc would rather Altec spend that dollar on matching silver plastic or even brushed aluminum bases. And yes, you do get some decent bass content from the speakers, lansiing again, not enough to shake a room by any means! The best deals you can still get You can still get discounts on Amazon devices and more.

These speakers not only function very well, but they also just plain look nice. Bass is equally impressive for such a tiny system, with the response at 50 Hz down only 10 dB relative to our 1 kHz reference level. Altec Lansing XT1 specs.

Altec Lansing XT1 – Review – PCMag UK

Power Device Power Source. Design and Build These speakers not only function very well, but they also just plain look nice. The speakers built into just about any laptop you buy will be, at best, tolerable in terms of audio quality. I watched movies with xy1 desktop replacement system using the XTI and it was not impressive!

The XT1 may not get qltec loud, but it’s one of the more sonically accurate portable speakers we’ve tested.