It says 5.1 but the picture shows 2 speakers...  Are there more speakers that aren't displayed in the picture?

Bose® Companion® 5 Multimedia Speaker System

Bose® Companion® 5 Multimedia Speaker System

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    No, there are only 2 speakers. The 5.1 is achieved by Bose's own proprietary technology, called TrueSpace Surround. It basically emulates a 5 speaker system, by only using 2 satellite speakers and one Acustimass (bass) module. I have to say, to enjoy the 5.1 sound you need to plug it in to your Mac by using the included USB cable, but it's well worth the hassle.

    The system sounds awesome, although it is a little overpriced. In my case I just wanted something to add more bass and mid-range output to my iMac without having to buy a huge sound system and this little guy did the trick.