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Logitech Z523 40 Watts RMS 2.1 Speaker System

  • 40 Watts RMS
  • 35 Hz – 20 kHz
  • High-gloss Finish
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Enjoy the 360-degree sound with rich bass using the Logitech Z523 2.1 speaker system. This compact setup is an affordable way to add more punch to your video games or MP3s, without needing a lot of real estate for installation.

Featuring a sleek, contemporary design, the two wired satellites can integrate into any computer or personal entertainment center. The down-firing subwoofer offers an elegant slim design that will fit most configurations and adds enough boom to bring your music, games and videos to life. You’ll hear every whisper, feel every explosion and never miss a beat again.

The speaker system comes equipped with two auxiliary inputs including an RCA jack and a 3.5 mm input for easy connection to your multimedia equipment such as gaming console, DVD player or iPod, and it features on-speaker control for maximum convenience and a headphone output for private listening. Add rich, omnidirectional sound to your audio lifestyle with this elegant 2.1 speaker system today.

  • newegg 360-Degree Sound The Logitech Z523 can project sound evenly in all directions so you can enjoy the sound wrapping you from any angle.
  • newegg Impressive Bass The Logitech Z523 boasts a compact, down-firing subwoofer to deliver deep, accurate and tight bass, making your movies and music more realistic.
  • newegg Convenient On-Speaker Control The Logitech Z523's volume and power controls are located on the speaker to provide convenient control at your fingertips.
  • newegg Two Auxiliary Inputs The Logitech Z523 features two auxiliary inputs including an RCA jack and a 3.5mm input to deliver easy connection to your other audio equipment.

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General SPEC

Total Power
40 Watts RMS
Frequency Response
35 Hz – 20 kHz
Satellites: 19.6 x 8.6 x 13.2 cm (7.7" x 3.4" x 5.2")
Subwoofer: 25.4 x 22.9 x 24.1 cm (10" x 9" x 9.5")


Speakers with 360-degree sound: Also known as omnidirectional acoustics, 360-degree sound helps project sound evenly in all directions, giving you a great listening experience throughout the room.
Down-firing subwoofer with 6.5" pressure driver: Delivers deep, rich bass.
40 watts (RMS) of power: Fills the room with bold, dynamic sound.

1 dual RCA jack and a 3.5 mm jack: Let you easily connect your Logitech Squeezebox network music player, gaming console, DVD player, or iPod.
Convenient on-speaker controls: Put power, volume, and bass at your fingertips, and let you plug in your headphones for private listening.

High-gloss finishes and detailing in varying colors: Choose the color that best complements your listening environment.

Manufacturer Warranty

2 years limited
2 years limited

Quick Info


  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years

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  • nathan j.
  • 8/2/2014 11:57:20 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Great sound, works well with my sound card, great to hook up an I pod for listening to music as well, good bass

Cons: sub woofer arrived with a smashed corner but has worked flawlessly since purchase in 2012 no cons apart from that

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  • Weiwen G.
  • 8/2/2014 11:07:34 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsUnbalanced Sound

Pros: Good looking.

Cons: It arrived with a dent on the front up right corner. Most importantly, It gives unbalanced sound. The left one gives much bigger sound than the right one. Even after I tried to enhanced the right one in Windows, they are still not balanced.

Other Thoughts: Got cheated in to using google wallet via iOS check out, didn't get $15 discount.

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  • Adam B.
  • 6/5/2014 9:24:27 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsno complaints

Pros: Good sound, and appreciably better bass than I'm used to. I'm not an expert in sound quality, but I feel like these guys give me a nice rich sound that trumps any I've had in the past. Everything I wanted at this price range.

Cons: I mean, $100 is a chuck of change to spend if you're used to junk speakers, but the difference is well worth it.

On the other hand, it's stereo, not surround sound. But for only $100 it's untouchable.

Other Thoughts: Great desktop speakers. A+ 10/10 would recommend.

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  • Thomas R.
  • 4/17/2014 2:24:08 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Quality, Affordable Price

Pros: -Very good quality. Can hear sounds in music that I never realized were there.
-Very high volume range. Great for gaming, watching movies, or parties.
-Adjustable sub woofer.
-Headphones port and auxiliary input port.
-Box that it comes in is great for transporting. Keep the box.
-As with most Logitech products the design is great. I enjoy looking at them unlike others which i used to hide behind my screens.

Cons: -Slightly hard to find a place for the sub woofer as it is rather large. I have found that under the desk is an acceptable place because it makes a fairly good footrest as it is very sturdy.

Other Thoughts: I bought one of these two years ago and it broke due to a shelf falling onto it. Were it not for that incident I have no doubt that it would have lasted much longer. I just recently bought a new one and I am loving it every bit as much as I loved my old one. If you don't have the space or money for a surround sound set, then I would highly recommend this product!

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  • Matthew F.
  • 1/27/2014 1:11:17 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

3 out of 5 eggsNot bad

Pros: Sound quality is good for the price point, sub woofer has plenty of power.

Cons: At this price point, I'd really expect a mic jack. No mic jack to be found :-(

The left speaker died after a few days due to a faulty connecter. Logitech was very helpful and sent me an entire new speaker system without asking me to return the old one. I spliced in a new connecter and now I have two of these!

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  • Danny L.
  • 1/25/2014 8:23:31 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

1 out of 5 eggsLogitech Z523

Pros: Decent Bass
More RMS Power
Bass Control & Volume Control

Cons: -Useless 360 Degree Sound
-Horrible Humming, Buzzing, Harmonic Distortion sound effects
-It makes loud buzzing sound as you increase volume up to around 40-50%
-360 Degree Sound makes the worse sound quality I've ever heard in my entire life.

Other Thoughts: It's not worth paying $90 for this abysmal Logitech Z523 with 360 Degree Sound Effect. It will never sound as good as Logitech Z313 and even Z623.

Both Z323 and Z523 Speaker 2.1 uses 360 Degree Sound effect and both sounds very garbage!

Don't ever buy this speaker again!

Go with Logitech Z623 2.1 Speaker with higher, clean bass sound quality.

Or if you're on budget, go with Logitech Z313 with fairly decent sound quality.

I've had this for few days and I didn't like it whatsoever! I returned it back to Logitech and gave me refund in 5-10 business days.

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  • Debbie T.
  • 1/5/2014 8:50:07 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsHorrible

Pros: Uhmmmm, they have plugs and wires...?

Cons: Loud, humming sub woofer

Other Thoughts: These are a wasted of money. After half a year or so, in the middle of the night... the subwoofer would start emitting a loud low humming sound... PC is in bedroom, scary to be woken up by this... Anyway the humming sound would come and go, until basically it would not stop humming...

Completely useless.... I put them on a shelf for months and just tried again, and the humming is on the minute I plug them in.

I will NEVER EVER buy speakers from Logitech... I love my Harmony remote, but forget their speakers.. I never bothered calling as I assume they are out of warranty, or I let too much time go by.

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  • Oliver P.
  • 12/19/2013 9:45:47 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Sounds good, not expensive, bass is alright when you consider the price range

Cons: The left speaker stopped working around 6 months after purchasing for no reason. Right one still works fine, but the left one only produces white noise.

Other Thoughts: I gave it 3 eggs because 6 months after purchasing one of the speakers refuses to work, meaning I now have 60% of a five egg product (40% of the product is left speaker, 40% right speaker, 20% subwoofer)

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  • Ralph H.
  • 12/2/2013 3:53:37 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Sounds really good and not to much money

Cons: I have had this for over a year and the finish/ film that the sub is covered in is very cheap. It is bubbling and starting to peal off.

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  • Rachel L.
  • 11/25/2013 12:26:21 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Amazing sound. Great bass. Perfect for gaming or music.

Cons: If you turn it up past a higher point in the sound it begins making a static noise. But.. I kinda figured it'd do that. Not a big deal as I can't hear it when it's pushing out music and gaming sounds.

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