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Speakers - Would Any Off The Shelf Ones Work?


the-peoples-poet
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Hi,

I have a Dell Inspiron 530. I would like a set of external speakers for it but I have been told by some people that because my computer is a Dell and because it is now quite a few years old, that any 'off the shelf' speakers won't work with it. Is that true? I don't want to have to spend a small fortune on a set, the budget won't stretch to a fancy set atm.

Any advice?

Thanks - Sarah.

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mart7

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hi sarah was just trying to make u aware the argos ones in your link are powered by plugging them into the usb port on the pc thus not powered by the usual wall socket plug

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the-peoples-poet

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Hi Mart7,

Those would be the best type for me, really, less cables. Plus there is no spare socket in the computer room for a plug.

Sarah :)

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