LaCie Speakers Review
These desktop speakers output a sound that belies their small dimensions. Resembling a pair of pristine white periscopes, LaCie’s FireWire Speakers blare out at considerable volume – and most music sounds fantastic. Bass-heavy tunes suffer slightly, but it’s not a deal breaker.
The best thing about this set of desktop speakers is the FireWire power. Running the speaker straight out of your Mac – without having to worry about mains plugs or power adaptors – saves a load of hassle, and removes the need for another set of wires running around your office. It also means the speakers are easy to take on the road. You just have to plug them in and set your system preferences to output sound to
There are no bass or treble controls on the speakers to tweak the tone, and the unconventional design is quirky rather than classy. However, for decent desktop sound with no faff, LaCie’s FireWire Speakers are ideal.