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I was wondering lately about these speakers to start a HT setup. How good are these speakers in terms of bang for you buck? Or are there better speakers out there in the same price range?
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Originally Posted by hockeyfighter09;14512796 
I was wondering lately about these speakers to start a HT setup. How good are these speakers in terms of bang for you buck? Or are there better speakers out there in the same price range?

I love mine so much that they're in my sig.thumb.gif
    
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They're not bad, depending on the size of your room, you can probably get the 50 or the 60s instead.
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I would get 3 and use one for a center...wall mount that TV already!!!!!!!!!!!! Everyone enjoys my 3 polks in the front, looks hot even though they are monitor 50's.
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I'd rather buy something else.
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post #6 of 31
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Originally Posted by gorb;14520313 
I'd rather buy something else.

Like what?
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I have 2 Monitor 40's for my front L/R and a CS1 for my center and they're great. I have the Monitor 40's bi-amped. My room that I have them in isn't that larger but the CS1 is huge (from what I was expecting), I can't imagine how big the CS2 is.
    
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Like what?

It depends on what you consider the same price range.
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I'm not sure what your max price range is, but I have been seriously considering buying these for my parents. They look to be an amazing value.
Arx A3.

I own many speakers from Swan, and only my Diva 6.2s were bought new from TheAudioInsider. Based on my experience with the 6.2 and a few other Swan speakers, I would say that the Arx could very well be an unknown gem waiting to be discovered for the low-cost audio market. I have been less than thrilled in dealing with the guy from TAI, I am still waiting for a few missing and damaged parts to be replaced. But the fact remains, my Swan Diva 6.2 speakers have turned out to be exceptional and I think the Arx speakers could be nearly the same.

Check out the B-Stock Swan and Arx speakers as well. The Diva 6.2 for $999 is a KILLER deal. I wish I had the cash to pick up a second pair for no reason at all! The Dana speakers or the Swan D2.1se might be a good solution for a high quality bookshelf type speaker.
Edited by Greg121986 - 8/9/11 at 7:20pm
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I run the monitor 70s as the fronts, the CS2 center, and the 40s as the rears get setup for the money, i only paid like $650 for the whole set
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