I listen to lots of audio books while knitting, generally on my computer, which has very poor speakers. This little Lansing Orbit portable is just what I need. Just plug it in and you're in business. Now, if I want to, I can hear the narrator throughout the rooms on the first floor of the house. No longer am I restricted to sitting within 3 or 4 feet of the computer. Perfect for my needs, I'm glad I chose this great little model. Worth every penny, and it even comes with special offers for free music downloads and an extra year under warranty.
Altec Lansing iML237USB ORBIT is a very portable speaker. It has a very good quality sound for its size. The bass quality and strength is decent/average. The downside is that this speaker is USB powered only (can't use battery). This speaker also has no regular audio input cable (again usb input only, so you can't use it with your Ipod). This speaker is usable only for your Netbook and Laptop (And if your laptop speakers are already good quality, this will be just a marginal upgrade). Pros:&n … more
After 21 years as a school psychologist, I now work part-time at two local historical museums, giving tours and teaching special programs. This leaves me more time to enjoy my little grandchildren, and … more
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The compact Altec Lansing iML237 Orbit USB is small in size but big on sound, giving you great out loud audio for your laptop or netbook wherever you need it. Weighing less than six ounces, this mighty little USB speaker boasts Altec Lansing's Audio Alignment technology, which is the precise balance and craftsmanship of the key audio components -- the driver, the enclosure and the electronics. The result is rich, full sound in a small system. This tough, ultra-portable Orbit USB is powered by your USB port so you never have to worry about finding an outlet to plug it in or carrying around batteries.
The iML 237 Orbit USB At a Glance:
Full, rich sound for laptops and netbooks.
Ultraportable - built tough and lightweight.
Plug-and-play USB connectivity for convenience and digital clarity.
Built-in retractable stand.
Storage case with hook-on carabiner.
1. Plug-and-play for great sound anywhere. 2. The USB cable winds neatly away. 3. A built-in stand lets you aim the sound. 4. Carrying case included.
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Ideal for Entertainment and Presentations The Orbit USB is ideal for those who rely on their laptops for much of their entertainment. College students, for example, may find that the built-in laptop speakers are not powerful enough for their music and movies, or maybe even a recorded class lecture. The Orbit USB can be tossed in a backpack to provide powerful, instant sound at any time. Also, business people can ...