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I personally have the Pro-Media 2.1's , that I bought from Best Buy on sale. They are definitely the best sounding speakers I have owned. Without spending more than $200 its hard to get a great sounding sound solution, without going the headphone route.

I did have an issue with my Pro-Medias that developed within the first week of owning them. The volume Potentiometer would cut in and out making the speakers go to full volume, and only in the left channel. I needed to get a new control pod, needless to say the customer support was very helpful. They essentially gave me the control pod even though I lost my receipt, which is required to receive warranty parts or service.

I'm by no means an audiophile, but I find that the satellites alone are plenty loud, and sound very balanced to me. Normally I keep the sub volume all the way down, and it still kicks out plenty of bass for me 95% of the time. With the sub at 1/3 volume its kinda ridiculous, very loud bass, yet deep and articulate.

For the price, its hard to beat the sound of the Pro-Media's. Ive heard the Swan M-10's are great, but ive never heard a head to head comparison of them. I would speculate they are very similar in quality and performance.
Yea those are my two main options right now. I don't really think I would want to have the Swan M10s blasting at a party but they are just so beautiful and they are a bit cheaper.
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Yea those are my two main options right now. I don't really think I would want to have the Swan M10s blasting at a party but they are just so beautiful and they are a bit cheaper.
I dont think either one would suit you well for house parties, you would be better off with a used receiver and bookshelf speakers from your local craigslist.

Like so http://blacksburg.craigslist.org/ele/2386519382.html
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I dont think either one would suit you well for house parties, you would be better off with a used receiver and bookshelf speakers from your local craigslist.

Like so http://blacksburg.craigslist.org/ele/2386519382.html
That's actually one hell of a deal. Right now I'm in Virginia Beach, VA so I'll look around on the Craigslist for some speakers. Thanks a lot.
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That's actually one hell of a deal. Right now I'm in Virginia Beach, VA so I'll look around on the Craigslist for some speakers. Thanks a lot.
No problem, glad I could help.
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No problem, glad I could help.
So what do you think about this set up? The person selling them is about an hour and a half away.
http://norfolk.craigslist.org/ele/2385357592.html
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looks like an entry level receiver with some entry level speakers, but hey, its a 5.1 system. It certainly wouldnt hurt to have the seller demo them for you.
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If you can find some crazy discount on Energy speakers, get them.
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