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Yea I always wanted the Z5500's when they came out but after I saw the size of them I was thinking "Where the hell am I gonna put that sub".
But anyway there hard to find now even if I had the space for it there still worth around $400 here.
Newegg doesn't ship to Australia so there site is pointless for me to look at and I'm pretty sure if they did ship to Australia it would cost me a arm and a leg to get anything here.redface.gif

Australia stinks frown.gif I'm trying to find some decent components for a decent set up here as well!
It's just not fair rolleyes.gif
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Australia stinks frown.gif I'm trying to find some decent components for a decent set up here as well!
It's just not fair rolleyes.gif

Yea I know what you mean I'm really having a hard time finding anything at a good price here.

Well anyway I'm leaning towards the Swan's since they seem to be more reliable then most of the other brands I've checked out but I'm still gonna keep my eyes peeled for other speakers which are good too just to get a idea of what's better.

I want to get speakers which sound clear and have decent bass which at the moment my X530's are really unclear and the bass is overpowering all of my music so that's basically what I'm looking to avoid.

I did come across the Behringer MS40's which I've heard are pretty good but I've always be skeptical on Behringer cause I've seen some bad quality stuff by them.
Edited by Jaxlb - 12/29/11 at 1:18am
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Yea I know what you mean I'm really having a hard time finding anything at a good price here.
Well anyway I'm leaning towards the Swan's since they seem to be more reliable then most of the other brands I've checked out but I'm still gonna keep my eyes peeled for other speakers which are good too just to get a idea of what's better.
I want to get speakers which sound clear and have decent bass which at the moment my X530's are really unclear and the bass is overpowering all of my music so that's basically what I'm looking to avoid.
I did come across the Behringer MS40's which I've heard are pretty good but I've always be skeptical on Behringer cause I've seen some bad quality stuff by them.

I think the sub is 5" on those Swans, so I can't see the bass being too powerful...

I was actually going to get those (my god they look great) but the 5" sub might be on the small side for me.
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I think the sub is 5" on those Swans, so I can't see the bass being too powerful...
I was actually going to get those (my god they look great) but the 5" sub might be on the small side for me.

Yea that's what I was thinking but then again I don't use my speakers that often so if I want more bass I'll just get a sub.

They really do look great which is one of my reasons for wanting them and the fact that it has knobs for bass and treble along with the volume knob on the side instead of being at the back like all of powered bookshelf speakers.

There also pretty frickin huge by the measurements on the site which I think I'll just be able to fit them on my desk with my rig on the desk as well. Probably gonna have to turn them towards me if I do get them just so I have the space to get to the volume knob. Later I'll be getting some small shelves which I'll probably put my rig or speakers on so I have more desk space.
Edited by Jaxlb - 12/29/11 at 2:12am
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See if you can piece together something, even with some used gear. Find a receiver, some good bookshelfs, and a powered subwoofer. I'm not sure where you can shop at locally, but its doable with NEW equipment here in the States, so it should be doable with used gear over there.
Corsair "gaming" speakers? Seriously, on a $250 budget? Lol.

This is the best advice i have heard.

go on ebay/craiglist, get a cheap good receiver $40-$80. Get some good small bookshelf, energy mini or CB-5 (they are awesome) if you have the space get the infinity 150 or 162. i got my cb-5 on ebay pair for $50. Get a polk psw10 $70-$100 depending on where you buy it. if you want to go a little higher, get the polk sw505 or f12. But even with the polk psw10 and cb-5 you'll a 2.1 system LIGHT YEARS better than the corsairs or logitech. Believe me i had the z5500 and the corsair after.
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This is the best advice i have heard.
go on ebay/craiglist, get a cheap good receiver $40-$80. Get some good small bookshelf, energy mini or CB-5 (they are awesome) if you have the space get the infinity 150 or 162. i got my cb-5 on ebay pair for $50. Get a polk psw10 $70-$100 depending on where you buy it. if you want to go a little higher, get the polk sw505 or f12. But even with the polk psw10 and cb-5 you'll a 2.1 system LIGHT YEARS better than the corsairs or logitech. Believe me i had the z5500 and the corsair after.

I would do that if I had the room and knew what most of that stuff is. Most of the receivers I find on ebay are allot more expensive even for being used then you might think so I wouldn't have the money for all of that plus I have that many power cables in my room at the moment that if I even managed to do that I would probably end up burning my house down.redface.gif
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