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i want to buy 2.1 channel speakers with earthshaking bass please suggest
    
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You're not gonna get too far with 150. If you wanna up it to 250, then you could use these:

DTA-100a amp
Dayton B652
SUB-80

Or for 150, you could go with the Klipsch Promedia 2.1
Edited by bfeng91 - 8/13/11 at 5:39am
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post #3 of 10
Go get the Dayton setup. $150 won't get you 'earthshaking' bass. Not to mention bloated bass is a bad thing. Quality of bass > quantity of bass but both are not mutually exclusive but often are at lower price brackets. Also highly recommend you get a soundcard / used reciever.
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Find a set of these:
http://www.pawnmart.com/?itemid=146028965367

Harman/Kardon HK695.
    
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Klipsch Promedia 2.1

or Logitech Z 2300 if you can find it for around $90
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I just got the z-2300, the bass is LOUD!! But the speakers suck, their is no mid range. I replaced them with some Z-680 speakers and it sounds grate.
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The Klipsch Promedias are $110 at Best Buy (Well at least at my local BB; Houston). I'd buy it from there and get a warranty, and then exchange it right before the warranty goes out. This would be one of those few times its worth buying something from BB.
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post #8 of 10
Either get promedia 2.1s or go with the custom setup. Other complete setups under $150 like the z2300 sacrifice too much for bass.
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post #9 of 10
$150 is just too little for a complete speaker system. At best, this buys a pair of entry level bookshelf speaker. I suggest you don't rush and build your system in pieces. Skip subwoofer for now so you don't have to spend a lot of money up front. Start with a pair of the best speakers you can afford right now, then later add a subwoofer. In my opinion a good subwoofer setup can be quite expensive. A good powered subwoofer setup, DIY or prebuilt, will cost like $400-$600. If you want something very entry level you can buy a cheap powered subwoofer like Polk Audio PSW10 or build your own subwoofer from cheap entry level parts. For example, you could start with this driver http://www.parts-express.com/pe/show...number=295-204
build a box that suits this driver (correct box specification is very important) and a plate amplifier.
Edited by ZAKOH - 8/18/11 at 8:06pm
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corsair sp2500, but they aren't $150
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