ARCTIC Sound S111 USB-powered Portable 2.0 Speakers Review

Editor: Vinh Thai  Date: 11-08-10   4 Comment(s) - Join the discussion here
Introduction

Product on Review: Arctic Sound S111 Portable Speakers
Manufacturer and Sponsor: Arctic Cooling
MSRP: 13.45 € (excl. VAT) / US$ 15.45
Street Price: Not listed



On July 9th 2010, Arctic Cooling launched the Arctic Sound S111, their very first 2.0 speakers. These speakers are marketed mainly towards laptop users. Not only are they compact and portable, the Arctic Sound S111 seeks to enhance the overall multimedia experience by offering better sound quality over the stock speakers of the laptop.

Seeing as they are USB-powered, the Arctic Sound S111 speakers should not add to cable clutter because they do not require an AC adapter. According to Arctic Cooling, pairing these speakers with a USB power supply, such as the Arctic C1 Mobile, would make an excellent sound system for the person on the go.

With its small price tag of 13.45 € (excl. VAT) / US$ 15.45, the Arctic Sound S111 looks to be quite a bargain. Does it deliver in terms of sound quality? Read on to find out.


The Arctic Sound S111, taken from Arctic Cooling’s website


About Arctic Cooling: Link

Who we are?

ARCTIC COOLING is a privately owned company founded in 2001 with headquarters in Switzerland, offices in Hong Kong and the USA and production facilities in Asia. The ARCTIC COOLING team consists o­f international highly educated people with business, technical and communicational skills. The attitude to work is based o­n Swiss principles of innovative spirit and high standards of workmanship for which it is recognized internationally. This striving for excellence is integrated in all processes as a matter of course. ARCTIC COOLING´s core competencies are multifarious including systematic noise reduction,copper and aluminum heatsink development, customization of thermal solutions, as well as designing quiet fans. More recently quiet and cool PC Cases and Power Supplies have been developed.

What we do?

ARCTIC COOLING is a leader in creating thermal cooling solutions for personal computer systems that enable CPU (Central Processing Unit), GPU (Graphic Processing Unit) and PC case cooling whilst reducing the noise level. Increased heat generated by modern computer systems has overwhelmed most existing cooler manufacturers in their efforts to keep pace with the demands in terms of noise level and cooling. The noise pollution caused by today´s IT systems has increased, severely affecting productivity in open office environments. ARCTIC COOLING has been working closely with globally recognized companies such as Inno3D, ECS, Galaxy, Sapphire, Powercolor and ATI. Through these partnerships ARCTIC COOLING has been able to adapt to the changing market requirements and has quickly developed the optimal solutions. ARCTIC COOLING combines the Swiss art of engineering to realize innovative cooling ideas. Thanks to the low labor cost in Asia, ARCTIC COOLING has consistently produced innovative solutions which lead the market in price / performance. Cooling solutions are created from the demand of our customers. Due to the continuous product development at ARCTIC COOLING the demands of end-users will always be satisfied. As a result of the head-start ARCTIC COOLING has in knowing end-user´s requirements, manufacturing possibilities and ARCTIC COOLING´s strong R&D, ARCTIC´s products will continue to be market leaders in cooling solutions and provide assemblers, computer hardware distributors and IT-technicians with innovative, virtually silent, cost-effective cooling solutions for CPU, GPU and PC-case worldwide.


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