Altec Lansing inMotion Orbit IML247 USB Stereo

  • Altec Lansing inMotion Orbit IML247 USB Stereo
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  • Easily portable, packable design.
  • USB connector means no need for batteries or charger.
  • Affordably priced.


  • Audio quality is weak, with no bass.
  • No aux input or 3.5mm connectors for iPods.

Expert reviews and ratings

By GadgetSpeak on 76

The orbit USB stereo speakers are a practical and robust way of improving a laptop or netbook’s sound quality. Directly powered from the machine’s USB port, without the need for external power, model iML247 from Altec Lancing will be a...

By Trusted Reviews on 80

Smaller and more convenient USB-powered speakers are out there at the same price, but few match the sound quality offered by the Altec Lansing Orbit USB Stereo pair. They won’t turn your laptop into something to rival a home stereo, but for...

By GadgetSpeak on 60

One aspect of a laptop or netbook that often gets ignored is that of audio output with speakers that do not enhance your listening pleasure....

By PC Mag on 70

The Altec Lansing Orbit USB Stereo iML247 is very affordable and very portable, but its sound is what you would expect from a $50 speaker system, with poor bass response and distortion at high volumes. Buy it...

By Everything USB on

With notebooks and other mobile computing platforms rising to popularity, many peripheral manufactures cashed in by introducing ultra-portable speakers for those devices. In the USB portable speaker category, there are no more than a plethora of...

By cnet on 67

While the sound quality of the Altec Lansing Orbit Stereo speakers isn't likely to blow you away, the travel-friendly and affordable USB speakers do sound significantly better than the internal audio found on most...

By TechRadar on 90

Most notebooks lack audio quality. There just isn't enough room in there for high-end speakers, and despite improvements over the years, even Apple's range lacks the sonic integrity needed to get the most from your MP3s or movies.If you use your...

International Review By Alt om DATA on 60

Billige, men gedigne bærbare usb-højttalere til musiklytning på...

International Review By PC-tidningen on 70

Högtalarna ansluts till usb och är förbundna med en sladd, så att de kan placeras ut på ett maximalt avstånd av 60 centimeter från varandra. Det är ett lämpligt mått för att skapa en bra stereobild...

International Review By Komputer for Alle on 70

Højttalerne tilsluttes USB-porten og er forbundet indbyrdes, så de kan placeres op til 60 centimeter fra hinanden og dermed give en korrekt personlig stereotrekant. En lille beskyttelsespose gør dem nemme at have med i tasken. De er...

International Review By on 67

Obwohl der IML247 von Altec Lansing aller Wahrscheinlichkeit nach niemanden klanglich vom Stuhl blasen wird, ist der kompakte und reisefreundliche USB-Lautsprecher dennoch besser als die internen Quäker der allermeisten Notebooks. Fanden Sie diesen...

International Review By CNET France on 66

Enceintes portables USB meilleures que les systèmes audio de la plupart des PC portables....