The Cerwin Vega 5" 2-Way Active Powered Desktop (Pair) Speakers for desktop and computer applications the goal is to optimize the sound output while keeping the enclosure rather small by housing a large 5" driver. Detailed reproduction in the top end and clarity in the mids are demanded, especially for those producing multimedia or analyzing tracks. Unlike plastic multimedia plastic speakers, the XD5 wooden cabinets ensure tight bass to enjoy a great audio experience. Clean sound is maintained by using low noise amplifiers that don't disappoint when the volume is set to high. If you need Cerwin Vega bass has in-your-face, turn on the signature Vega-Bass to enable the enhanced Bass Boost.
The XD5 fully integrate with your entire sound system and outboard accessories. The XD5 has the capability to handle multiple inputs, you can switch instantly between your computer as a source or other more portable devices such as iPods, phones and other media players via the 1/8" stereo Auxiliary input. The XD5 also has a convenient headphone jack which allows you to "keep it down" while maintaining full control through the front panel power switch and volume adjustments.
Plug a 1/8" stereo jack from your headphone into the ?Head phone' jack. When placed into the jack, the sound from the main speaker will be muted.
Use a 1/8" stereo-mini (male to male) as the connection to a mobile device from the XD speaker system.
The volume knob controls both the left and right speaker volume at the same time. Turning the volume knob in a clock-wise direction will increase the speaker volume. Turning the volume knob in a counter-clock-wise direction will decrease the speaker volume.
XD Speaker Cable
The bi-speaker cable is required to connect the left and right speakers.
There are two types of audio inputs. The top left & right inputs are RCA connectors for unbalanced signals, which are typically used for consumer products and musical instruments. The bottom left & right inputs are 1/4" connectors for balanced signals, which are typically used for professional products.
Tailor the XD speaker system to your personal preference. With the selector set to ?ON', the XD5 speakers will increase the bass response.
Power Switch & Power Cord
Set the power switch to ?ON' position when the speaker system is ready for use. Auto-Standby activates after 30 minutes of no activity. Standby deactivates when it detects an input signal having an amplitude of -50dBu or greater. In quiet (low listening level) situations, adjust the gain stages by setting the volume to middle or lower and increase the input level of the audio source.