Logitech intros $350 Surround Sound Speakers Z906, Black Eyed Peas still capable of ruining them

It's not often we see a single product grace these pages and then remain "current" for half a dozen years, but the successor to Logitech's heralded Z-5500 speaker set is just now touching down. Logi's Surround Sound Speakers Z906 offer 5.1 channels of oomph, a 500-watt (RMS) amplifier, digital / analog inputs, yet another remote to add to your (prayerfully dwindling) collection and a dedicated control console. This particular set is both ready and willing to sync up with a cornucopia of sources -- everything from your TV to your game console should feel right at home. Head on past the break for the full specifications list, and if you're game, you can exchange $349.99 (or £329) for a set later this month.

Update: Turns out the MSRP on these is $399, not $349 as we were originally told.

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Logitech® Surround Sound Speakers Z906
Hear every detail, all around you-in theater-quality 5.1 sound

Announcement Date: March 9, 2011 Shipping: March 2011
Price: $349.99 Available at:

Product Overview
This THX-Certified 5.1 system delivers 500 watts (RMS) of theater-quality sound for your movies, games, music and more. With digital and analog inputs, an easy-to-read-and-stack control console and a wireless remote, the Logitech Surround Sound Speakers Z906 let you take charge of your entertainment.

Key Features
Digital Detail: Onboard 5.1 digital decoding enables detailed surround sound-from the roar of the crowd to the footsteps right behind you-in your Dolby® Digital or DTS® encoded soundtracks.

Quality Control: These speakers have met strict performance standards to achieve THX® certification-so you can be sure that your entertainment will sound the way it was meant to.

Immerse Yourself: Make any night opening night. 500 watts (RMS) of power delivers thunderous audio that can shake your house-and your whole neighborhood.

More Flexibility: You can connect up to six audio devices simultaneously, including your TV, DVD, DVR, Xbox 360®, PLAYSTATION®3, Wii™, iPod and more.
Fits Right In: With its easy-to-read display and easy-to-stack design, the control console will look good in your home-entertainment setup.

System Requirements
• Computers, music players, TVs, Blu-ray™ and DVD players, game consoles and other audio sources with digital optical, digital coaxial, RCA audio or 3.5 mm out
• Nintendo Wii™ using the AV cable that comes with your console

Technical Specifications

• Total RMS power: 500 watts RMS
o Satellites: 5 x 67 watts RMS
o Subwoofer: 165 watts RMS
• THX® Certified
• Dolby® Digital 5.1 decoding
• DTS® decoding
• 3D Stereo (Surround sound from 2-channel sources)
• Digital optical input (2)
• Digital coaxial input • Six-channel direct input
• RCA input
• 3.5 mm input
• Stackable control console
• Mountable satellites (4)
• Mountable center channel speaker (1)
• Ported side-firing subwoofer
• Infrared remote

Product Specifications
• Speaker Dimensions (DxWxH)
o Satellite Speakers: 92 mm x 99 mm x 165 mm
o Center Channel: 92 mm x 165 mm x 99 mm
o Subwoofer: 318 mm x 280 mm x 292 mm
o Stackable Control Console: 17.9 mm x 42 mm x 110 mm
o Remote Control: 18 mm x 42 mm x 110 mm
• Weight: 13.3 kg

• 2-year limited warranty