Sometimes even the best companies falter. I’m afraid the answer is no. Unlike dedicated Apple iPod docks, which receive sound through the connection on the bottom of the player, the X uses a loose, short cable to send sound from the headphone jack of the player to the system. Would I buy these speakers? Logitech, with its new X 2. Speakers hum when connected to PC. When listening to my iPod, I happily hummed along with Bob Dylan’s latest record.

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Oh, and don’t forget the hum. The Best Password Managers of Creating one strong password that you can remember is hard enough; doing Their cables are also hard-wired into their backs, meaning it is impossible to remove them, and thus impossible to rid them of the annoying hum.

Logitech X-240 Portable Speaker Dock

The cables connect to the system via a 3. To be sure that I didn’t have a defective product, I had Logitech send me an additional system. I’m afraid the answer is no. The real issues I have with this setup logitwch in its implementation.

Logitech X-240

The set’s two satellite speakers measure 6. Can’t swap out cables. Would I buy these speakers? If this hum is coming from the cables, as I suspect it is, there is no way to swap them out short of hacking the speakers open. Since neither of these tasks can be accomplished while listening to ligitech iPod, this is a bit unnecessary, but harmless.

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Logitech X First Looks – Review – PCMag UK

The worst problem with this speaker set, however, is that the cable being hard-wired to the subwoofer prevents you from snaking it through a cable-routing hole in your desktop. Sometimes even the best companies falter.

Speakers hum when connected to PC. Unlike dedicated Apple iPod docks, which receive sound through the connection on the bottom of the player, the X uses a loose, short cable to send sound from the headphone jack of the player to the system.

It is hard to find a pair of 2. For example, I knocked over my iPod twice and pulled the connecting iPod cable loose because the drawer is pretty unstable. Hardwired cables make a mess. When listening to my iPod, I happily hummed along with Bob Dylan’s latest record.

Logitech X left speaker doesn’t work. Any idea that would lead in a solution?

The worst offense, though, is a hum that is pretty noticeable at moderate volumes when the speakers are connected to a PC. First, the cables are hard-wired to ,ogitech subwoofer, making it difficult to keep them out of logitch.

The end result is a surprisingly ungraceful product from a company known for streamlined design and excellent sound.

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They leave an unsightly tangle of wires on my desk, and despite the sub’s deep bass, they lack the crispness I love.

I found the same problems. Logitech, with its new X 2. These design flaws are already enough to take this speaker set down a notch in the ratings, but the ever-present speaker hum when connected to a PC it wasn’t present when I used an iPod and the PC connection was unplugged is the main ratings-killer. That’s when the X’s dearth of brightness in the mid-to-high frequencies became readily apparent.

This makes it compatible with most any portable player on the market. Hard-wired to the subwoofer is the player dock, which has a power button that lights up red when in use, as well as a volume knob and a 3.

Become a fan of PCMag. Think ,ogitech it as more of a ledge that your player leans against than a secure dock. We review products independentlybut we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page.