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I was looking at those ProMedia 2.1s earlier this week, didn't they make a wireless version?
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I was looking at those ProMedia 2.1s earlier this week, didn't they make a wireless version?
i suggest you go to best buy and check them out first.they have a couple different setups to look at and listen to. the higher end you go the better the sound for music,but if your leaning toward gaming i wouldn't go that route.
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I was looking at those ProMedia 2.1s earlier this week, didn't they make a wireless version?
yup found a review from maximumpc when I googled it...

http://www.maximumpc.com/article/rev...eless_speakers

I don't know how they compare side by side though. I used to have a set of Klipsch 5.1s, maybe 10 years ago, they went with a rig when I had to downsize to a laptop for a few years. As far as speakers go, I've always felt they kicked the tar out of the rest of the PC speaker market, it's just too bad they are phasing that line out. I almost bought a 2nd set for my backup rig when they were on sale for like $115-120 a little while back
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Since the wireless version of the ProMedia's uses a USB dongle, would the wired sound any better through my meh sound card? I mean noticeably better...
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Given that you have a solid sound card instead of settling for integrated, You'd be wasting your card to go through the USB port. The wired version probably would sound better.
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My Klipsch Pro Media 2.1's are absolutely fantastic. I highly recommend them.
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Nice to know, I think I will buy the ProMedia 2.1s off amazon for the 149 bucks. Maybe I will get a nice black computer case to match everything I have because the Phantom looks really out of place.
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Nice to know, I think I will buy the ProMedia 2.1s off amazon for the 149 bucks. Maybe I will get a nice black computer case to match everything I have because the Phantom looks really out of place.
They're good. If your budget is $500, the A5s will be considerably better.
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How do you set up that Dayton sub and those A5s? I'm a speaker noob...
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I would personally recommend a Dayton DTA-100a mini amp, a pair of unpowered monitor bookshelfs, and a subwoofer. You could EASILY fit all that in, with a $500 budget, and it'll wipe the floor with any pre assembled kit.
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