|Saitek A-250 Wireless 2.1 Speaker System
Saitek may be a new name to some of you, but they have been doing business since 1979 (an eternity in the tech market), and since 1993 they have been offering the products they may be best known for, gaming controllers. Now they have expanded on their line up of joysticks, game pads, and racing wheel controllers to include some audio products, including the speakers we are looking at today.
This review will be taking a look at the new A-250 Wireless 2.1 Speaker System from Saitek Audio. The A-250 Wireless 2.1 Speaker System offers some unique features, with one of the most interesting being the ability to stream and control music from your computer remotely via a 2.4 GHz RF wireless connection. So let's get right into it and see just how well the A-250 wireless speakers perform.
Before diving into the review, let's look at some published data on the A-250 Wireless 2.1 Speaker System.
Features and Specifications (as taken from the Saitek Audio website):
» True digital-delivery 2.1 stereo through 2 main drivers and an active sub-woofer
» Improved audio response using neodymium speaker technology boosts the bass performance
» Active crossover feeds three separate amplifiers for High fidelity and natural sound
» The high quality display keeps you in control.
» Use media commands (i.e. volume +/-, play, skip, pause, forward and back) to operate your PC remotely
» Reliable high-quality wireless link receives and controls audio within 30m range
» Wireless connection to PC only (requires Windows 2000/XP)
» Connect to MP3, CD and portable media players via 3.5mm jack audio cable (provided)
» Plays for up to 24hrs with 4 x AA batteries (not included), AC adapter included
» Frequency Response: 90Hz to 18kHz
» Crossover Frequency: 400Hz
» Power Output (rms): 3W per channel (p.m.p.o): 6W per channel
» 3" (75mm) cone
» Front driven, magnetically shielded Neodynium motor
» Low profile
» 1" (25mm) aluminium cone
» Magnetically shielded Neodynium motors
» Long throw
» 2.4 GHz Digital Audio
» 44,100 Hz Sampling Frequency
» 16 Bit Resolution
» 100mW Maximum Output Power
» Up to 100m line of site range
» 2 Way vented woofer enclosure
» Lacquered piano black high gloss finish
» Dimensions - 335mm x 115mm x 78mm
» Weight - 775g (excludes batteries)