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    Logitech Z-5300 5.1 THX-Certified Speakers Review
    Author: Daniel Topler
    Date Posted: June 24th, 2004
    SLRating: SLRating: 9.5/10
    Bottom Line: Speakers are often an overlooked component when putting together a new computer system. SLCentral.com reviewed the Logitech Z-5300 5.1 THX-Certified Speakers and were impressed. Could they be what you need to get the most out of your gaming experience? Read on to find out in our official review....

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    Opening the Box and Setting It Up

    The box arrived at my doorstep on a late Monday afternoon, and, not to my surprise, it is a giant box. It also weighs a ton too, no doubt because of the giant subwoofer. After unpacking everything, I found five satellites, a subwoofer, a vast array of cables, and a remote control (wired). There was also an adapter to connect the speakers to a video game console. I was ready to install. I decided to do it myself, without following the manual, although the manual looked to be clear and concise.

    Five satellites is quite a large amount of speakers on someoneís desk, and coming from a 2.1 speaker setup made things even more overwhelming. Luckily, the satelliteís cables were very long, so I extended the two rear speakers to dressers surrounding my desk, to not only make more room on my desk, but to enhance the sound quality, to give the surround sound effect. It is recommended that you do this when setting up any 5.1 speaker setup. I then placed the center speaker right in front of me, and set up the two remaining speakers on opposite sides of the desk. You canít just put any speaker wherever you want; each cable is color-coded corresponding to the location of the satellite.

    From there, each speaker connects to the back of the massive subwoofer. The subwoofer then connects to the PC via three audio plugs. In case you donít have a 5.1 speaker setup, there is a Matrix mode, which I will get into later.

    The Logitech Z5300 Sub Woofer Front View

    The Logitech Z5300 Sub Woofer Back View

    Lastly, I plugged in the wired remote into the back of the subwoofer and placed it in an appropriate location on my desk.



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    1. Introduction
    2. Set Up
    3. Sound Quality
    4. Matrix Mode
    5. Remote Control
    6. Conclusion

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