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Yep, that's it. They already shipped the receiver, the speakers are on backorder (I knew this when I ordered). It'll be a couple weeks before they come in but with the money saved I believe it'll be worth the wait. Just gotta get here in time for my Halloween movie-thons
You will be fine with that system.
    
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Receiver arrived yesterday.. sub will be here today.. main speakers are still on backorder....
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post #43 of 58
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Installed the receiver and sub.. The sub is INSANELY LOUD. Using the volume switch on the back (goes from 0-10) I initially set the volume to 3 thinking I would need to turn it up. I was wrong. At 3 my entire house would shake during certain parts of the movie, our living room is fairly big as it's a combination of the living room, kitchen and a bonus area that I keep my computer and aquariums at. I'd say the rooms combined are around 1400 sq feet with 12 ft ceilings. Anyway, I ended up having to turn the volume down to 1.5 in order to keep the house from rattling.. I was not expecting that from a $180 sub
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Make sure you update when you get the speakers.
    
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I can't believe the price point of this gear. Simply incredible what you get for the money these days!
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post #46 of 58
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Here is a good deal for some people.. I thought about canceling the back order and going with this setup but since I'm getting the Jamo set for $170 I decided to just stick with it.

Polk Audio Monitor 60's for $108 shipped.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16882290206
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post #48 of 58
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Nah..not yet. The speakers are supposed to be shipping this week so maybe I'll take some next week.
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post #49 of 58
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This has been a horrible transaction for me.

I was told the speakers were shipping two weeks ago, then last week, finally this past weekend at the latest. I called today and they claim they are in stock but it will be late next week before they ship them. I went ahead and canceled. Gonna buy Polks from Newegg instead.

The receiver was missing the audigy mic, and they really aren't doing much to resolve that. The foreign lady I spoke with had a very hard time understanding that I was billed $49 for shipping yet shipping on the receiver is only $12.95. She couldn't understand why I wanted my refund of $36 for shipping costs.. I highly doubt I'll use TD ever again.
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post #50 of 58
Ouch....I've been lurking this thread since close to the beginning and that is quite unfortunate. Oh well, good luck on your next move, whatever it is..
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