Visit our Business Solutions website >>

Altec AVS 500

Altec AVS 500
alaScore 71

62 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 62 reviews of Altec AVS 500. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Computer Speakers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Computer Speakers the Altec AVS 500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 62 reviews)

User Reviews  


Below is a list of reviews for this or similar products. If you think this grouping is wrong please click here to flag.
Read more on our FAQ’s page.
Showing 1 - 62 of 62 Show Reviews: in English

Consumer review ( review summary for Altec AVS 500


alaTest has collected and analyzed 56 user reviews of Altec AVS 500 from The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Computer Speakers on

68% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Altec Lansing AVS500 5-Piece Computer Speakers (Gray)Altec Lansing AVS500 5-Piece Computer Speakers (Gray)

Sep, 2018

Consumer review (

Great Quality for Great Price.


The Mid and high is superb for the price.`

The base has a very small Limit.

May, 2003

Consumer review (

Cool for the price


Alright fidelity good mids and heights

Bass a little to weak.NO head phone jack

May, 2003

Consumer review (

AVS500 review


In-expensive but great sound quality.

The power to the rear satellites cannot be turned off.

Apr, 2003

Consumer review (

Excellent System, Reasonable Buy, What a Deal!


Very good subwoofer, very nice treble, so many more!

Haven't Seen Any

Dec, 2002

Consumer review (

What a buy!


Excellent sound quality and separation.

None that I can see yet.

Oct, 2002

Consumer review (

What a super value for the money.


Really good sound and great look

No headphone input

Oct, 2002

Product Specifications

AVS500 5-piece speaker system delivers high-quality audio for music, gaming, MP3, and home entertainment. Engineered with ultra-low THD, it offers accurate, realistic sound. Four-channel gaming output adds excitement and surround sound effects for gaming realism. A powered ported wood cabinet subwoofer adds big bass and full rich sound for low-frequency realism. The patented EQ circuitry provides dynamic bass response. AVS500 has volume control with logarithmic output, and long-excursion 3-inch drivers with high-performance foam surrounds. Transform your MP3 player into a high-end stereo system or turn your personal CD player into a Hi-Fi system. AVS500 delivers powerful PC audio. Hear all the power and action from your games. This system is compatible with Sony PlayStation (1 and 2) and other popular gaming systems, portable music systems and any other device with a standard 3.5mm headphone jack, 3.5mm line-out jack or RCA left and right outputs (AAC1 add-on adapter is required in some cases).


Manufacturer:Altec Lansing Technologies
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Altec AVS



Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Speaker System

Amplification Type:Active
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Nominal Output Power (Total):28Watt
Response Bandwidth:70 - 18000Hz
Speaker System Configuration:4.1-channel
Speaker System Type:PC multimedia speaker system