USB powered desktop speaker suggestions?

Discussion in 'Digital Audio' started by macdot, Sep 21, 2012.

  1. macrumors 6502

    Oct 22, 2005
    Anyone have a suggestion for a decent, sub-$100 set of desktop speakers that are powered via UBS (i.e. no separate power cable)? Just need something better for my Macbook than the built in speakers. Thanks.
  2. macrumors 65816


    Feb 28, 2012
    United States
    That's a difficult question. I wouldn't have a clue as to what to recommend you in the realm of USB-powered speakers. However, there is the BassJump 2 Subwoofer, which just really adds some nice low-end to your built in speakers. It is USB-Powered, and only $69.
  3. macrumors G4

    Jan 5, 2006
    Redondo Beach, California
    You do realize that a USB cable might supply only 1 watt to each speaker, if even that. What about a battery powered speaker?

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