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I'm not returning these most likely, what exactly is their flaw?
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I'm not returning these most likely, what exactly is their flaw?
price vs performance
    
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I'm not returning these most likely, what exactly is their flaw?
They are not necessarily flawed but there may be better speakers available for the same price.
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They are not necessarily flawed but there may be better speakers available for the same price.
or less.....
    
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I wouldn't have spent a dime over $40 on those speakers honestly. All you bought was the brand name on the front. Oh, and those retail for around $90-120 brand new online. So you GROSSLY overpaid.

Bring those speakers back asap. And get yourself a pair of Swan M10's if you're after good quality sound. The subwoofer won't be as boomy, but boomy doesn't mean good.
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I wouldn't have spent a dime over $40 on those speakers honestly. All you bought was the brand name on the front. Oh, and those retail for around $90-120 brand new online. So you GROSSLY overpaid.

Bring those speakers back asap. And get yourself a pair of Swan M10's if you're after good quality sound. The subwoofer won't be as boomy, but boomy doesn't mean good.
Do any local retailers sell them? (Frys, Microcenter, w/e)
Edited by srsdude - 5/18/11 at 6:08am
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Junk. Polks audio offer some good stuff for 170
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I am voting on the klipsch promedia 2.1. I have listened to them everytime I go to best buy and can't wait to spend 150 on them.
    
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I am voting on the klipsch promedia 2.1. I have listened to them everytime I go to best buy and can't wait to spend 150 on them.
I work at BB and every time I close I plug my phone into these and jam out while closing...awesome 2.1 system right there, klipsch makes some pretty good speakers.

And I wouldn't call Sony bad in general, they make some awesome panels, the PS3 is a great piece of hardware, their high-end laptops aren't bad either. However I would never buy Sony audio, in home, in car, etc. The sound quality is always disappointing relative to many other brands out there around the same price in almost their entire range of audio.

However, if you're happy with what you got, then stick with it man, I can't fault you for that, though there is definitely better bang for your buck.
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I work at BB and every time I close I plug my phone into these and jam out while closing...awesome 2.1 system right there, klipsch makes some pretty good speakers.

And I wouldn't call Sony bad in general, they make some awesome panels, the PS3 is a great piece of hardware, their high-end laptops aren't bad either. However I would never buy Sony audio, in home, in car, etc. The sound quality is always disappointing relative to many other brands out there around the same price in almost their entire range of audio.

However, if you're happy with what you got, then stick with it man, I can't fault you for that, though there is definitely better bang for your buck.
Probably the only answer that actually helps me.
It's $50 cheaper, but it has less watts. Can someone explain the difference?
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