Creative Gigaworks T40
Creative have finally released their much
anticipated Gigaworks T40 speakers that retail for a recommend price of
$199 that not only boasts decent sound quality and appearance but is quite
affordable in relation to other similar products on the market.
The first thing
that you will notice about the Gigaworks T40 is the sleek design with
black and grey colouring that would not look out of place in a variety
of homes and offices. It's ironic that a speaker system that small can
produce not only a pure listening experience but the volume is also
Trendy and elegant, this 2.0 designer speaker system is slim and
compact even to put on your desktop! With its distinctive
industrial aura design, this is one classy speaker system you
won't want to hide under your table.
The new Midrange-Tweeter-Midrange (MTM) audiophile design
delivers smoother performance for your enjoyment. Create the
audiophile experience at your desktop today.
glass fiber cone
Experience natural and accurate lower frequency
response with all your music.
Enjoy clear, accurate highs. The cloth design provides
better resistance to humidity and temperature changes.
The BasXPort is acoustically engineered to enhance the lower
range by efficiently channelling sound waves from the inner
chamber to the soundstage.
Get the bass, treble and volume you want with the easily
||Hear it on
the big screen
Connect the speaker system to your TV or gaming console
and enjoy solid audio entertainment.
installation of the Gigaworks T40 was a breeze and it simply plugged
into our Intel Quad Core PC audio outlet and the electrical point in the
wall. That was it, installation was completed. Creative have
also upped the ante by introducing docking port access to the front of
the device with Creative's X-30 Docking station for iPods. Although this
accessory is sold separately, it's nice to know that Creative are also
looking after the iPod crowd.
The Gigaworks T40 has been aimed at
a variety of markets that include computers, music, movies and the like
which makes the perfect accessory for any of
To turn the T40's on, there is a power button located at
the back of the unit which is a huge improvement over some of the
earlier Creative products that had the power switch on the volume
control. Some users like to keep their volume setting at a particular
level and this version of the speakers will allow for this.
We tested the Gigaworks T40 with a variety of devices that included a
PlayStation 3, DVD player, television, iPod and a personal computer.
Music on the T40's sounded great and contained enough bass, depth and
clarity to give a variety of competitors a run for their money.
the unit really did kick into overdrive was on the PlayStation 3 and listening
to games such as Uncharted: Drake's Fortune or the latest Ratchet & Clank
sounded quite impressive. Whether you were firing a shotgun or listening
to the strange sounds of a distant planet, the T40's portrayed the
sounds quite well, especially the background ambience.
We watched the
Nicholas Cage movie Next with the Gigaworks T40's connected to our LG
Plasma TV and it was a
mini cinematic experience with the right amount of bass that allowed for
an even level of sound. Music displayed similar results and we were
pleasantly surprised at how loud these speakers could actually go.
In conclusion, the Gigaworks T40 are a great speaker setup for a wide
range of users from gamers to music lovers and movie aficionados.
Whether it's listening to a U2 concert, watching Raiders of the Lost or
battling your way through Medal of Honor, the T40's performed
remarkable well, especially in larger rooms. It almost seems a waste on
a personal computer but if you want the quality, than this is no strange
feat. Definitely worth