Logitech Z533 Multimedia Speaker System – Surprisingly Good

Best audio in their price range. I’m no audiophile, but i like to hear my sound clearly. These are a much needed upgrade from my creative t3100’s which were no longer sufficient and were having issues with reliability. The design of these are stylish and look great.They go very loud and sound very clear. Bass from the subwoofer is very pleasant and sometimes enough the shake all the walls in the house. Can also be used at low volumes and still produce clear sound. Volume knob is also very usefulthese still sound great even with slight tweaks on my eq, long as you don’t be silly and maximise bass etc. As for the complaints with the hissing noise, it’s only noticeable if the volume knob is all the way up and there is no audio playing, even then it’s barely noticeable and that’s coming from someone with great hearing.

Excellent sound and look good too.

I love how i can adjust the bass to my liking, but at the same time deliver clear sound. Here are the specifications for the Logitech Z533 Multimedia Speaker System:

  • Enter your model number
    to make sure this fits.
  • Powerful sound: 120 W (60 W of RMS power) of powerful yet balanced acoustics; produced by 2.25 inch (5.7 cm) full-range drivers designed with sound directivity to completely fill a room
  • Bass you can feel; experience rich, dynamic bass with a front-facing subwoofer that immerses you in your music, movies or games
  • Play what you want; 3.5 mm and RCA inputs mean this speaker works with almost any audio source – computer, tablet, smartphone, game console or TV; just plug in and start listening
  • Control at your fingertips; place the wired control pod wherever you want for access to power, volume and bass controls, as well as an extra 3.5 mm jack and a headphone jack
  • Experience you can trust; for more than 30 years, Logitech has created high-quality audio products that bring your sound to life

Great sound for music but annoying hissing noise / whine. Good sound quality from these little speakers. Had a set of logitech z4 for about 8 years and they finally gave up on me so got these to replace them. Build is nice and the speakers well designed and pack a good punch for their size. Volume control is neat and i definitely like having the bass control right there rather than on the back of the subwoofer like some other systems. Annoyingly though these speakers give out a quiet hissing noise when i’m not playing anything through them. This happens even without any audio cable plugged into the back. I’ve tried plugging into different power outlets but still the same problem. My old z4 speakers were absolutely silent in standby so this is quite disappointing. Also when power saving mode kicks in or the speakers are turned off at the volume control then the subwoofer gives off an annoying high pitch whine.

Honestly the best speakers i’ve ever bought. . For the price (£30 amazon prime day) these are hands down the best speakers i’ve ever bought. Amazing sound quality, they look the business and they’re solid build quality too.

Reviews from purchasers :

  • Great speakers at an absolute steal of a price.
  • Best audio in their price range
  • Absolutely Perfect

The sound is very good for the price. The sound is very good for the price. Not up to hifi quality that’s what i have a hifi for, but for a pc and the money they are good.

Fantastic sound and quality. . It took me a while to choose the speakers for my desk looking at review after review. I came across these by mistake as i didn’t really want a subwoofer. I’ll tell you now, i’m so glad i did. The sound it very good and not tinny at all. Very clear and doesn’t distort even with volume turned right up. I’ve tried all types of music, youtube videos and games. Gaming is were these really shine the sound drags you into the game play and is crystal clear. The 2 speakers into the sub, then the 3. 5 jack to the source you want the sound from tv, monitor, pc, ipod and even your phone. It has a very nice turn volume control which just feel right and somehow makes you ask why aren’t all volume controls like this. This control unit itself also has a 3. 5 jack output for your headset if you need it.

Clear sound and great bass but when on standby you can hear a buzzing sound.

These speakers sound real-to-life, clear highs, expansive mids, and bone rattling lows. I’ve cranked up the bass and treble with an equaliser for my pc and it really brings out the best in these speakers. There’s no struggle or loss of clarity/treble when the bass gets heavy either, even with my equaliser.Got these for a steal price too, £47, but even for £80 they seem like you’re getting a deal.

Amazing speakers good quality build and good sound and bass quality.

Excellent, i’m quite happy. . Very nice sound quality for this size. I’m quite happy with the speakers. Bass adjustment and audio jacks on the volume knob is also great features. Volume knob itself has a thick cable, which may limit its placement.

Replaced a logitech z-2300 system that cost more than twice as much. Really good sound for the money. Bought with bluetooth adapter that works surprisingly well.

The packaging was pretty good but on opening it, i found one end of the subwoofer box had a dent in it. Can’t see it as it is at the back so not too worried. Connected up the speakers etc and switched on pc. Not sure about the volume as only been testing but found i had to crank it up to 3/4 full to get something descent through the headphones. Would have been nice to have a white dot to show position of volume. Not sure what the aux port is for as very scant instructions on the box. Will check at logitech site and see if they have any more info. Hope my games sound as good as my old little ones as they really pumped out the sound and that’s why i decided to upgrade as i needed a bit more bass. Not overly blown away with the results so far, but we will see.

You may also like

1 Comment

  1. This review is from : Logitech Z533 Multimedia Speaker System with Subwoofer (UK Plug)

    Great speakers at an absolute steal of a price. . Think about what you are buying. If you are an audiophile, you aren’t considering these and so there is no point in purchasing and then being disappointed when they arrive. For literally everyone else, these speakers are absolutely fantastic. You’re getting a subwoofer and 2 satellite speakers for literally a fraction of the price of other similar quality products or setting up a custom system. The bass is strong, the volume is great and the sound is crisp and clear. I have used these for my home office/gaming setup and they have been able to reproduce great quality sound for classical-kpop-hip hop – grime. In regards to the hum: there is an audible hum when left idle, but you can turn off the speakers using the freestanding control wheel. Just turn the sound off when not in use. It isn’t difficult at allvery very happy with my purchase.
    1. Great speakers at an absolute steal of a price. . Think about what you are buying. If you are an audiophile, you aren’t considering these and so there is no point in purchasing and then being disappointed when they arrive. For literally everyone else, these speakers are absolutely fantastic. You’re getting a subwoofer and 2 satellite speakers for literally a fraction of the price of other similar quality products or setting up a custom system. The bass is strong, the volume is great and the sound is crisp and clear. I have used these for my home office/gaming setup and they have been able to reproduce great quality sound for classical-kpop-hip hop – grime. In regards to the hum: there is an audible hum when left idle, but you can turn off the speakers using the freestanding control wheel. Just turn the sound off when not in use. It isn’t difficult at allvery very happy with my purchase.
  2. This review is from : Logitech Z533 Multimedia Speaker System with Subwoofer (UK Plug)

    Very good bass and awesome highs with great mid frequencies too. These are 120 watts and can go quite loud but if the bass is on full and the volume is on full then the bass (sub woofer) can begin to sound slightly weird but if you have full bass at about 1/2 to 3/4 volume you should be good to go whereas if you have it set to half bass then you should be able to turn up full volume with getting sub woofer distortions. All in all a very good product for the price you pay. In my personal opinion this is a great beginner buy or even professional buy because of great sound quality at a low price.
    1. Very good bass and awesome highs with great mid frequencies too. These are 120 watts and can go quite loud but if the bass is on full and the volume is on full then the bass (sub woofer) can begin to sound slightly weird but if you have full bass at about 1/2 to 3/4 volume you should be good to go whereas if you have it set to half bass then you should be able to turn up full volume with getting sub woofer distortions. All in all a very good product for the price you pay. In my personal opinion this is a great beginner buy or even professional buy because of great sound quality at a low price.
      1. When i give it 5 stars its for the sound quality – as with quite a few other people though i noticed a humming noise, when there is no sound playing through the speakers, and this can be quite loud. This humming sound occurs only when the 3. 5mm audio cable is plugged into the speaker, and it occurs even if that cable is not plugged into anything at the other end – in fact in this latter case the sound is loudest. When plugged into the pc the hum still occurs but its a bit less loud, but still pretty noticeable. I have a setup where the speakers are plugged in in another room from the pc entirely (i use a long hdmi cable and wireless keyboard mouse to use my pc from that other room). I came across an article online where it is explained the hum will be reduced if the pc and the speakers are both plugged into the same power strip – to prevent a “ground loop”. Sure enough this did reduce the hum quite a bit – so this is the setup i will use for these speakers – i’ll use another speaker for the second room. If you can arrange that the wired remote that comes with this speaker is close to hand – then this hum is not too much of a problem, as when no sound is playing you can just turn the volume down – and when volume is turned down the hum goes down with it. That remote can also allow you to turn the speaker off.
  3. When i give it 5 stars its for the sound quality – as with quite a few other people though i noticed a humming noise, when there is no sound playing through the speakers, and this can be quite loud. This humming sound occurs only when the 3. 5mm audio cable is plugged into the speaker, and it occurs even if that cable is not plugged into anything at the other end – in fact in this latter case the sound is loudest. When plugged into the pc the hum still occurs but its a bit less loud, but still pretty noticeable. I have a setup where the speakers are plugged in in another room from the pc entirely (i use a long hdmi cable and wireless keyboard mouse to use my pc from that other room). I came across an article online where it is explained the hum will be reduced if the pc and the speakers are both plugged into the same power strip – to prevent a “ground loop”. Sure enough this did reduce the hum quite a bit – so this is the setup i will use for these speakers – i’ll use another speaker for the second room. If you can arrange that the wired remote that comes with this speaker is close to hand – then this hum is not too much of a problem, as when no sound is playing you can just turn the volume down – and when volume is turned down the hum goes down with it. That remote can also allow you to turn the speaker off.
    1. Initially good quality, but developed a hum. Initially we thought this was amazing, but after about a year it developed a hum. Not sure whether this is a common fault, so only downgrading the score by one star. Original review below:we were amazed to find that you can get such good sound quality for this price – i guess electronics just get cheaper and better all the time. Initially we were put off by the lack of instructions – all you get are some illustrations on the outer packaging. But it turned out that was all that was needed. It was super easy to set up; i think it was about five minutes flat between starting to open the box and actually playing some music off it. The dial feature for the sound is kind of neat – it seems to sense heat or something from your fingers, and translates that into volume control, as if it were an actual mechanical dial. No effect on the sound quality of course, but it’s a nice stylistic detail. The only downside is that it doesn’t seem to support bluetooth (at least, not out of the box, as supplied).
      1. Initially good quality, but developed a hum. Initially we thought this was amazing, but after about a year it developed a hum. Not sure whether this is a common fault, so only downgrading the score by one star. Original review below:we were amazed to find that you can get such good sound quality for this price – i guess electronics just get cheaper and better all the time. Initially we were put off by the lack of instructions – all you get are some illustrations on the outer packaging. But it turned out that was all that was needed. It was super easy to set up; i think it was about five minutes flat between starting to open the box and actually playing some music off it. The dial feature for the sound is kind of neat – it seems to sense heat or something from your fingers, and translates that into volume control, as if it were an actual mechanical dial. No effect on the sound quality of course, but it’s a nice stylistic detail. The only downside is that it doesn’t seem to support bluetooth (at least, not out of the box, as supplied).
  4. This review is from : Logitech Z533 Multimedia Speaker System with Subwoofer (UK Plug)

    300 watts but it is very loud. I love how there is a seperate volume slider on the volume circle just for bass. You would be wasting your money if you purchased a bose equivalent. These are brilliant for the fraction of the price. Very stylish too and not tacky.
    1. 300 watts but it is very loud. I love how there is a seperate volume slider on the volume circle just for bass. You would be wasting your money if you purchased a bose equivalent. These are brilliant for the fraction of the price. Very stylish too and not tacky.
      1. They are small and smart which i love, but the sound and volume they give out is amazing – love, love, love – thank you logitech :-).
  5. This review is from : Logitech Z533 Multimedia Speaker System with Subwoofer (UK Plug)

    They are small and smart which i love, but the sound and volume they give out is amazing – love, love, love – thank you logitech :-).
    1. Buy to-day, you won’t be disappointed. . Bought logitech z533 speakers, coupled to telefunken 32″ tv, provide great sound system at best value.
      1. Buy to-day, you won’t be disappointed. . Bought logitech z533 speakers, coupled to telefunken 32″ tv, provide great sound system at best value.
  6. This review is from : Logitech Z533 Multimedia Speaker System with Subwoofer (UK Plug)

    Very loud and clear, look very nice, if i needed to i would buy again.
  7. This review is from : Logitech Z533 Multimedia Speaker System with Subwoofer (UK Plug)

    Very loud and clear, look very nice, if i needed to i would buy again.
  8. This review is from : Logitech Z533 Multimedia Speaker System with Subwoofer (UK Plug)

    But it was such a good deal i took the chance and bought it. I read a lot of reviews before ordering this speaker and was worried about the constant hiss that many had commented on, but it was such a good deal i took the chance and bought it. I have to say that either my hearing is impaired or others have super sensitive hearing because my speaker is excellent and i recommend them to anyone.
    1. But it was such a good deal i took the chance and bought it. I read a lot of reviews before ordering this speaker and was worried about the constant hiss that many had commented on, but it was such a good deal i took the chance and bought it. I have to say that either my hearing is impaired or others have super sensitive hearing because my speaker is excellent and i recommend them to anyone.
      1. Very good speakers, well built and good sound. I was scared to buy this given the ‘buzzing’ noise many people mentioned in the review, i can’t say i really notice it much, as the computer is not in the bedroom, i guess if it was, i would hear it, but to be honest i am reviewing it based on my experience with it, which is, as expected, an excellent sound, good amounts of bass (not over the top like some speakers) and good clarity, the volume never needs to go more than a quarter as this thing is loudreally good, and would recommend.
  9. Very good speakers, well built and good sound. I was scared to buy this given the ‘buzzing’ noise many people mentioned in the review, i can’t say i really notice it much, as the computer is not in the bedroom, i guess if it was, i would hear it, but to be honest i am reviewing it based on my experience with it, which is, as expected, an excellent sound, good amounts of bass (not over the top like some speakers) and good clarity, the volume never needs to go more than a quarter as this thing is loudreally good, and would recommend.
    1. Speakers are great, sound quality is brilliant and they look good. Speakers are great, sound quality is brilliant and they look good. My only issue is that the cables could be a couple of feet longer as they are quite stretched placed either side of my desk.
      1. Speakers are great, sound quality is brilliant and they look good. Speakers are great, sound quality is brilliant and they look good. My only issue is that the cables could be a couple of feet longer as they are quite stretched placed either side of my desk.