I trialed them once for two weeks.
They were OK but not great.
You have to plug them into a source so you need a TV/Video/DVD player nearby.
If you want to play console games it was good but obviously it is only a one player...
I have one as a second system which is in my living room where we spend most of our time. I think the choice is pretty much space based. When I actually want to sit down and listen to music I use my main system which is in a different...
This card has optical in and out and is not particularly expensive in the UK. It can be used with the optical in on a minidisc player, I have converted my colleages to Minidisc as MP3s are OK on LP2. And a few minidiscs are alot cheaper...
New 580's are available from the site below at a very good price.
I'm not sure about shipping to the US but I have used them in the UK and they are OK.
Good luck in your search. I like my...
Braver - I have recently commissioned an Altoides Amp from JMT and he is mailing it to me in the UK.
I can only reiterate what everyone has said. He has been a pleasure to work with.
Thanks alot JMT.
I can't wait to hear the amp!