[caption id="attachment_2264" align="aligncenter" width="480" caption="Spider E500"][/caption]Now, don’t expect to thump your tunes for a dance party with this little speaker, but you can expect great clarity and plenty of volume for dorm and hotel room, camping, picnicking and even desktop listening. As our RMAF crew found out, it is loud enough to get a late-night volume complaint at the hotel! Daisy chain two or more of them together and hear the volume and overall depth of sound fill out. Set the daisy chain on a plastic tote or an empty box and listen to the bass develop and start to thump. They do sound a bit thin in bass response without the box, their frequency response is 180Hz to 16kHz, but the clarity and natural tone of the mid-range and high frequencies are exactly what we expected to hear after our initial fling with the Real Voice in-ears, making the E500 a great, inexpensive upgrade to the bassless, distorted sound of most built in laptop speakers, AND a great way to share your tunes anywhere from any portable source. For a peek at an E500 pin-up visit www.headphone.com, or call 1-800-828-8184 to hear our personal tales of audio romance. A love-sick headphone expert is standing by!