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Corsair Gaming Audio Series SP2500 High-power 2.1 PC Speaker System

  • 2.1 High Performance 232 Watts RMS
  • 8 Inch subwoofer
  • Dual 3.5mm AUX Inputs
  • Desktop remote with 1.8" TFT Display
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The Corsair Gaming Audio Series SP2500 has been designed to meet the unique needs of gaming audio, without compromising music and movie fidelity. This high-power 2.1 PC speaker system features bi-amplified two-way satellites with 1” ferrofluid-cooled silk dome tweeters and 3” midrange drivers, as well as an 8” subwoofer using a fourth-order closed bandpass enclosure to deliver crystal clear, highly detailed audio with optimal imaging and positional accuracy. With more than 230 watts RMS of output power, it delivers bone-shaking bass and room-filling sound without distortion. The SP2500 also includes a digital signal processor, an easy-to-use desktop remote with a 1.8’’ TFT display and multiple inputs plus a headphone jack, putting you in complete control of your audio experience.

 

 

  • newegg Smart speaker system with Dynamic DSP programs and EQ curves The digital signal processor and dynamic digital crossovers provide sophisticated processing and equalization effects for a listening experience that simply can’t be matched on ordinary analog speaker systems. Enjoy late night gaming or movies without disturbing others, adjust your listening experience for your favorite gaming, film and music genres, and choose from custom listening environments.
  • newegg High-fidelity audio, great stereo imaging and more Each two-way satellite has discrete digital amplifiers for both the specially developed 3” midrange driver and the custom-designed 1” ferrofluid-cooled, silk dome tweeter for accurate reproduction. You’ll enjoy pristine audio that’s clean and tight, even when pushed to the limits. You’ll also experience stereo imaging that’s nothing short of amazing, creating a compelling experience that’s as close as possible to how the recording engineer or the game designer intended.
  • newegg Serious Bass The 8" subwoofer driver is housed in a fourth-order closed bypass enclosure with durable rubber surround and features bridged dual 60 Watt class-D amplifiers with integrated DSP for 120 Watts of power. The result is clean, tight bass response that can seriously shake your room.
  • newegg The total power A total of six Class D amplifiers deliver 232 Watts RMS of continuous, room-shaking power that will completely immerse you in the action.
  • newegg You’re in control The Corsair Gaming Audio Series SP2500 provides a PC input, two additional audio inputs (perfect for a gaming console and your MP3 or network music player), and a headphone connector that lets you tap into the incredible digital processing power even when you’re listening in private. It’s a flexible and capable audio hub that will give you years of performance through multiple PC upgrades.

Learn more about the Corsair SP2500

Model

Brand
Corsair
Model
SP2500

Details

Configuration
2.1
Total Power
232 w
Satellite RMS Power /ea
56 w
Frequency Response
35Hz – 20kHz +- 3dB

Dimensions & Weight

Dimension
Subwoofer: 18.1" x 10.2" x 11.7"
Satellite: 4.25" x 4.7" x 6.25"

Features

Features
Designed to be the reference standard in PC audio

232 watts of power provided by six Class D amplifiers

Bi-amplified, two-way satellites for clear, detailed reproduction

120 watt subwoofer for clean, accurate bass that fills the room

Package Contents

Package Contents
Subwoofer
Satellites (Two)
Desktop controller with 6’ / 1.8m cable
3.5mm to stereo RCA cable for PC input
Two 6’ / 1.8m satellite audio cables with ATX4 connectors
Power cable

Quick Info

Warranty

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


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  • jared c.
  • 8/2/2015 3:12:03 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsjunk

Pros: great audio

Cons: left speaker died after about a year and a half

Other Thoughts: for 250 bucks this speaker system should be built to last at least 5 years not 2 if your lucky

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  • Jeremy D.
  • 6/18/2015 6:07:36 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Sound

Pros: Great sound, even at the lowest volume settings.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: I've looked at other systems and those with just 2 speakers (no subwoofer). Without jumping up a tier in price to something costing 2x as much, this seems to be the best product in this price range.

I realize others have had issues after 1-1 1/2 years of ownership, which ties into my biggest complaint/fear with this unit. It is extremely easy to leave this running if your PC isn't actively playing sound. I get up and walk away from my PC all the time and forget to turn this off. Part of me wonders, if some of the issues that are experienced after 1-1.5 years aren't from the same thing - essentially having this unit run 24x7 (even if no sound is playing).

Yes you've read about it in other reviews, but the subwoofer is bigger than you'd think. If you're worried about space - measure first.

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  • Paul J.
  • 6/9/2015 6:59:41 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsGarbage

Pros: Great sound, best PC sounding system out there

Cons: On my 2nd one. 1st failed after 1 1/2 years. Woofer just died. Power or crossover no idea. RMA shipping is cost prohibitive. Bought a refurb replacement direct from Corsair. 2nd one was dead on arrival. At this point decided to see if 1could be made from 2. The refub crossover had caught fire and actually melted the subwoofer speaker connector. Smelled nothing when it was first turned on so I think it came that way.

Other Thoughts: If you want this speaker system research first on issues. Plenty out there.

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  • William B.
  • 6/8/2015 1:17:38 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

4 out of 5 eggsDemanding midrange

Pros: 3-way system: Tweeters, midrange and subwoofer.
Clarity at high levels, powerful, high noise floor
Bi-amped with (for me) ample cable lengths
Great detail and separation

Cons: Muddy, muffled midrange if the card or amp is not up to the task.

Other Thoughts: I read and watched a lot of great reviews before purchasing this speaker system. To my dismay I found the mids to be recessed, muddy and muffled. I read that this speaker system would underperform if run straight off the motherboard therefore requiring a descent sound card. I have a Sound Blaster Zx which I thought would be good enough but it wasn't. Thought then that the speakers just needed some burn in but after many hours of that, no improvement. So there I sit all disappointed and for other reasons came home with an Asus Essence III pre-amp DAC (not a sound card, look it up). Hooked the Asus up via RCA-outs to the RCA-ins on the woofer. NOW the SP2500 is rockin' like crazy. The mids are back up front where they should be and sound great at both low and high volume. No distortion and a very high noise floor which means no hiss from the speakers unless you put the SP2500 volume control over 80-85% (I use the amp for volume control). So if you get this speaker system, either have a sound card with better amplification than SB Zx (maybe an Asus card?) or an external amplifier. Now I'm really enjoying the SP2500.

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  • Christian S.
  • 6/1/2015 9:08:36 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsJust buy it ya dingus

Pros: Gosh dang it these speakers are straight fire. Buy these cause they are the only choice. They sound fantastic, look pretty sick, and corsair is just an all around high quality company. They even replaced a broken part for me after I lost proof of purchase which was dope. Anyway stop reading this and go buy those puppies.

Cons: None, they're actually perfect.

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  • Franklin W.
  • 5/24/2015 10:32:14 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGood Stuff

Pros: These speakers sound awesome...great separation/ampflication...

Cons: None so far, worried about cranking them too high for too long.

Other Thoughts: They seem very sturdy, but I have seen some bad reviews. We'll see in the long run how they perform. For now they're A-OK

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  • Mark S.
  • 3/8/2015 11:28:47 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsBest computer speakers out there

Pros: Nice looking, and very powerful. Compared these side by side with an Altec Lansing system, and they have much flatter EQ. Usual excellent Corsair quality, these are built to last.

Cons: Remote control not exactly intuitive to operate.

Other Thoughts: Just had a laugh at the guy who claimed these speakers fried an expensive gaming PC, alleging that when they went bad "they even took out the power supply". Ever thing that maybe the power supply failed and took out the speakers?

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  • Daniel M.
  • 3/6/2015 10:01:56 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsStay Away from this Garbage

Pros: Looks awesome and pretty powerful.
worked well for just over a year.

Cons: Over priced and fool you with the Corsair name that this is something of quality and power. Completely died after just over a years use and took a gamer build with it. read below.

Other Thoughts: Few years ago I built my son a gamer rig for when he went off to college and he had extra money and wanted a killer sound system to complete his rig at school so he went ahead and bought this as I told em in years past I was very happy with Corsairs PS and ram 98% of the time. He came home for xmas break and brought his rig home and was out with friends one night and from his room I thought an alien was shooting a feedback death ray and went in there and shut off the speaker system. Turns out he has had this happening on and off and I said that can be dangerous to your whole system with a very flawed speaker system with that kind of feedback happening. Next day these piles of junk when he turned it back on did the monster feedback whine and fried his whole system.Onboard sound was fried. 3 out of 4 sticks of gskill ram fried and even his power supply got fragged. In 17 years on and off building all kinds of rigs I have never seen a speaker system total a gamer rig like these things did. So out of his rig we salvaged the case,the optical drives, the CPU and one stick of ram. Save yourself money and risk and stay away from these things.

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  • Jasen S.
  • 3/5/2015 9:10:41 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSuper Clean - Sweet@$$ Speakers

Pros: The audio output on these speakers sound incredibly crisp and clear. For being a 2.1 setup, these speakers are loud and the bass is tough. The desktop controller has features to easily switch audio input channels, adjust equalizer, and sub woofer volume. Design-wise its very pleasing to my eye.

Cons: The desktop controller cord could be longer, but not a big deal.

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  • Tyler H.
  • 3/1/2015 1:56:26 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDOA, Out Money on the Return

Pros: The packaging and construction seemed very nice, I guess.

Cons: With all volume settings maxed on computer and speakers, it plays music at a volume barely above a whisper. Tried the speakers with multiple computers, tried different speakers with those same computers. Only the Corsairs had issues.

I contacted their support department, and they were prompt and nice, so that is a positive. They told me to return the speakers, which is great, except it will cost me $60 shipping because I was shipped a non-functional set of Corsair speakers. Awesome.

Save yourself some money and hassle and get them from a more reliable manufacturer.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear customer,

We're sorry that the set that you received didn't work. Since this is a replacement set, we suggest that you give us a call at 888-222-4346 and we'll work with you to make this right.

Thank you,
Corsair Customer Support
Corsair Support Email: support@corsair.com
Corsair Support Phone Number: 888-222-4346

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