Altec Lansing has launched a new 2.1 speaker set for desktop PCs. The £49 Altec Lansing VS272 2.1speaker system consists of a pair of 2in satellite speakers and a 4in side-firing subwoofer that delivers powerful bass with 28 Watts of power. A separate control ensures users can adjust tone, volume and power.

The Altec Lansing VS2721 is magnetically shielded, which ensures users can place it next to monitors without interference, while an auxiliary input jack allows a second audio source, such as CD player or MP3 player, to be connected to the speaker system via a 3.5mm jack.

The VS2721 offers great sound and styling in a compact size, making it ideal for small spaces. It's the perfect solution for someone who wants to upgrade their 2.0 system and the striking, modern design fits in with almost any decor style making it look great in the home," said Miguel Martin Gomez EMEA Marketing Manager at Altec Lansing

The Altec Lansing VS2721 speaker system is available now from retailer including Amazon, Currys and PC World. It is priced at £49.99.

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