Cheap unpowered speakers

  Sir Radfordin™ 15:35 23 May 2003

Anyone know any cheap speakers that don't need to be powered? Have a user that claims she has missed two appointments since getting a new computer as it doesn't have sound.

The can be a cheap as you like, I don't want to arrange for additional power to be installed to allow them to work!

Yes thats the real reason!

  beeuuem 16:01 23 May 2003

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For reasons best known to themselves these are listed under 'Sound and vision'>headphones!

Part number A08AR
200W G-350 Speakers £12.99
200W PMPO power output
·Unique power plug draws power from your PC
·No need for extra mains socket
·Frequency: 100Hz - 18kHz
·Power, volume, tone

Part number L12AL
Personal Speakers SRS-A27 £19.99

Output power 2Wrms
. Volume control
. Can be used as a passive speaker
. Battery powered

  Stuartli 17:59 23 May 2003

You can get Creative speakers for well under £20 at places like Staples and even cheaper, but not quite as good ones, from various outlets such as those made in China and similar countries.

  Patr100 18:21 23 May 2003

I found that a pair of JVC speakers, the kind you connect to a Walkman worked Ok for basic sound and monitoring - I found that they worked without any batteries or needing to be plugged in. Not very loud of course but fine for general use and monitoring.

  Belatucadrus 00:22 24 May 2003

I've used a really cheap set of walkman speakers in the past, only cost a couple of quid, not pretty and the sound quality was awful but it worked as long as the sound card was up to it.

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