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Windows 7: USB Speaker

04 Dec 2010   #1
acsteve

win7 64 bit home premium
 
 
USB Speaker

Wife has a Gateway n52 laptop with win7 installed. The sound is bad and I want to install a cheap speaker set.She does not listen to music and anything needing great sound but volume and quality as is, happens to be a little to much to bear. Question is can I install a USB speaker system on this? The laptop has no audio line in. Only thing on it is a head jack one for mic and the other for the ear piece. I am thinkig that a usb should just plug in and work? Any help? Thanks in advance..

Steve


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04 Dec 2010   #2
parabellum

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Should be fine. My laptop speakers are atrocious too. This should do it:

Amazon.com: Logitech V20 Notebook Speakers (Black): Electronics
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04 Dec 2010   #3
acsteve

win7 64 bit home premium
 
 

lol Ok thanks parabellum.. I was thinking more in line with my link, just hoping USB will work. Sounds like you know it will and I will risk it. Normally, would not think twice about it. However I am new to Win7 and while I have to say I am leaning to liking it, there do seem to be some strange changes, so I thought i would double check,


Walmart.com: Logitech S-150 1.2 Watts 2.0 Digital USB Speaker: Computers
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04 Dec 2010   #4
parabellum

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

It will be fine. I would try and test out some of these speakers before buying though. You don't want USB speakers that sound as bad as your laptop.
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04 Dec 2010   #5
acsteve

win7 64 bit home premium
 
 

Will do ... thanks
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04 Dec 2010   #6
SledgeDG

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

If I'm not completely mistaken, Line IN wouldn't work...the speakers would need to go into the headphone jack

-DG
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04 Dec 2010   #7
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

If you don't mind the batteries (use rechargeable) but it's getting raves and it's most portable as well.
Altec Lansing Orbit IM237 MP3 Portable Speaker IM237 - RT at TigerDirect
Oh and at 20.00 how can you go wrong?
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