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Labtec Pulse 485

Labtec Pulse 485
alaScore 78

93 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 93 reviews of Labtec Pulse 485. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, 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 Labtec Pulse 485 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 user reviews of Labtec Pulse 485 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Computer Speakers on

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This summary is based on the products: Labtec pulse 485Labtec pulse 485

Aug, 2018

Consumer review ( review summary for Labtec Pulse 485


alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 user reviews of Labtec Pulse 485 from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Computer Speakers on

97% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Labtec Pulse 485 2.1 Multimedia Speaker SystemLabtec Pulse 485 2.1 Multimedia Speaker System

Aug, 2018

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Great product for the price


Good subwoofer, nice sound quality

no audio ports...can't use a headset

Aug, 2006

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Labtec Pulse 485 28 watts 2.1 Speaker


My first subwoofer on a computer. Bought a soundcard along with this, and both installed very easily. Great sound. The bass makes all of my songs sound 10 time better! Excellent speakers. Look great, too. If your buying speakers, buy these!

Mar, 2005

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sound bargain


these are VERY clean sound !!! i have spent double the money to get this quality of sound....i ve played them on several sound cards.....they make my very cheap sound card [ 8 bit junk ] sound ..almost like i could bare to listen to...

Feb, 2005

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Labtec Pulse 485 28 watts 2.1 Speaker


A great step up from junky speakers that came with my computer. I've had terrible. I've had great. I've heard awesome. These are good for my little home office and they did not break the bank. Good for games and music. Fired up "Ride Of The Valkyries"...

Feb, 2005

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Labtec Pulse 485 28 watts 2.1 Speaker


good for the money and all 3 speakers are pretty good... newegg is great shipped these speakers, sempron 2400+, mobo, 256mb DDR400, and NVidia MX4000 all in 3 days... newegg is amazing!

Feb, 2005

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Labtec Pulse 485 28 watts 2.1 Speaker


Very good sound, great value!

Jan, 2005

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Good system for the money


These are pretty good for the money. Fronts are clear; Sub is not boomy like many other low price models.

Jan, 2005

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Labtec Pulse 485 Home Theater Speaker Systems


Great Sound Speaker And Heavy Weight ........

Aug, 2017

Product Specifications

Need more bass for an affordable price? With a unique Max-X band pass and ported subwoofer design, Labtec's Pulse 485 2.1 speaker system delivers the advanced bass response you're looking for. In addition to great bass, the Labtec Pulse 485 includes simple bass and volume controls for a customizable listening experience. The flat-panel satellite speaker design not only looks great, but it also helps save valuable desk space.


Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Frequency range:48 - 20 / 48 - 20000
Peak Music Power Output (PMPO):56
RMS rated power:28
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):80
Subwoofer RMS power:12


Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold


Cable lock slot: Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Colour of product:Black / Silver


3D: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Detachable display: No
Display diagonal:68.6
Display Resolution:5120 x 2880
HD type:5K Ultra HD
LED Backlight: Yes
Panel Type:IPS
Screen shape:Flat
Touchscreen: No


Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon R9 M390
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
NVIDIA GameWorks VR: No
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1050
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:1912
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel® HD Graphics 530
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4


Country Kits:Europe
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Labtec Pulse


Audio output channels:2.1
Subwoofer driver diameter (imperial):12.7


Internal Memory:32
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:32
Memory clock speed:1867
Memory form factor:DIMM/SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):4 x 8
Memory slots:4
Memory slots type:SO-DIMM


Built-in Camera: Yes


Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating altitude:0 - 3000
Operating relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type: No

Other features

Audio output channels:2.1
Number of satellite speakers:2
Package length:3.13
Packaging tare weight:3450
Power requirements:220 V
Satellite speaker driver diameter:6.98
Satellite speaker driver size:6.98
Satellite speakers RMS power:8
Subwoofer driver size:12.7
Subwoofer RMS power:12
Type:Home theatre speakers

Packaging Content

Bundled software:- iPhoto\n- iMovie\n- GarageBand\n- Pages\n- Numbers\n- Keynote\n- iBooks\n- Safari\n- FaceTime\n- Time Machine\n- Photo Booth\n- iTunes\n- Game Center
Keyboard supplied: Yes
Mouse included: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Warranty card: Yes


Product Type:PC
Remotely operated: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
Connectivity Technology:Wired
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
FireWire 800: No
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: No
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt combo port: Yes
Thunderbolt 2 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:4


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
Autonomy mode: No


Bus type:DMI3
Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:64
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):34.1
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:2133,1333,1600,1866
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM
Memory voltage supported by processor:1.35
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.6
Processor cache:6
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L3
Processor code:SR2BX
Processor codename:Skylake
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:Intel Core i5-5xxx
Processor frequency:3.2
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:I5-6500
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-6500 Desktop series
Processor Socket:LGA1151
Processor threads:4
System bus rate:8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):65

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP): Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:1.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI): Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD): Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID): Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology): No
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® OS Guard: Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Smart Cache: Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology: Yes
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi): Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:88184
Processor code:SR2BX
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:SSE4.2, AVX 2.0, SSE4.1
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes
Thermal solution specification:PCG 2015C

Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty


Operating system installed:Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan

Speaker System

Amplification Type:Active
Audio System Max Output Power:56Watt
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Nominal Output Power (Total):28Watt
Response Bandwidth:48 - 20000Hz
Speaker System Configuration:2.1-channel
Speaker System Type:PC multimedia speaker system


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:SDXC
Number of SSDs installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:512
Storage Media:SSD
Total Storage Capacity:512

Weight & Dimensions

Height :516
Package height:2.48