GUNN Audio X-22 Sound Tower review: Gunn Audio X-22 Sound Tower

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CNET Editors' Rating

2.5 stars OK
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The Good Solid high volume performance. Bang for buck.

The Bad Poor low to mid volume performance. Low quality cabinet.

The Bottom Line An unrefined product, but when turned up it fills a room at a great price.

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Audiophiles, walk away. boombox lovers who just want high volume for low cash, keep reading.

Design

Unpacking the 1-metre tall 18kg unit, you can quickly see you've picked up a budget system. The finish is a simple, unrefined black box that is pretty rough around the edges. The on-board screen is a basic affair, but it'll get the job done. This is a docking music box after all, so you can run most of your music straight from your iDevice.

The X-22 Sound Tower.(Credit: Gunn Audio)

Features

The Gunn X-22 can dock any 30-pin iPad, iPod and iPhone, as well as offering auxiliary and RCA input, along with built-in FM radio. The X-22 runs a seven-speaker system inside the black box, one 8-inch sub, four 3.5-inch mid-range drivers and two tweeters. These are positioned to spread the audio and really fill a room.

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Where to Buy

GUNN Audio X-22 Sound Tower

Part Number: CNETGUNN Audio X-22 Sound Tower

Typical Price: $249.00

See manufacturer website for availability.