Subject: Re: Philips USB speakers - avoid
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Brian Hechinger <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/24/2001 11:34:11
On Thu, May 24, 2001 at 03:59:29PM +0100, David Brownlee wrote:
> 	I bought a pair of Philips DSS350 USB 'Digital Multimedia
> 	Speakers', as they have both a USB and standard audio input.
> 	They require a custom Windows driver (and the manual warns you
> 	never to connect them to any machine before loading that driver),
> 	and only produce garbled noise and much syslog unhappyness under
> 	NetBSD.

i think the lesson here is leave the wankerware USB /SPEAKERS/ for the wanker
winders users.  honestly, what feature did these things have that a normal set
of speakers with a standard lo-gain input and a set of knobs does have?