Pros 1.turns itself to sleep mode when no line signal present and on with signal. Power saving
2.enough power to rock midsize room with no receiver needed.
3. More of a component speaker sound than PC speaker sound.
Cons Needs about 6" behind speaker for bass port.
Summary I use these for streaming audio from Mog, Spotify etc as well as video streams. They are too big to pack up and take along, but excellent for home use. Great product.