Boston Acoustics' SoundWare XS 5.1 speaker system -- think "extra small," not "excess"

Steven Kim
S. Kim|07.06.09

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Boston Acoustics' SoundWare XS 5.1 speaker system -- think "extra small," not "excess"
Boston Acoustics SoundWare XS 5.1 speaker system
With each of the five satellite speakers measuring less than 4-inches (on a side) each and missing any obvious Goldmund badging, we're going to go out on a limb and guess that the "XS" in Boston Acoustics' SoundWare XS 5.1-channel speaker system stands for "extra small" rather than "excess." We have to take issue with calling the 2.5-inch driver in each satellite a "woofer," and just hope that Boston Acoustics isn't trying to get into a race for the "smallest speakers available that don't fit in your ears" title. Boston Acoustics mercifully adds an 8-inch, 100-Watt subwoofer module to restore any tones below a few hundred Hertz for the psychologically safe price of $499, your choice of black or white.
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