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Originally Posted by soloz2
what about headphones?
lol he said something that'll make ppl know it's him from all the bass... I don't think headphones are gonna give off that much bass
post #12 of 41
Sideburns have you thought of perhaps getting a home receiver and just getting two floor speakers?

Or, get a home speaker in a box.


I reccomend the first option I posted, and hook it up thru a digital cable or an RCA cable.

I know you want bass, But the Floor speakers got woofers, tweeters and midranges all in one package, and they look very nice too. Go around to places like A&B sound (if you have em in ontario) and wait till they have a sale (which is quite frequently) and just grab it cheap, I'm talking around 2-350 dollars, and when you get some more money buy a nice sub.


If you want best performance for 200 dollars, get a refurb-ed hometheater in a box from futureshop for around 200. I saw the same setup I got (5.1 pioneer) for 200 at a local futureshop refurbed.
    
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Hook it up to your mini shelf unit via rca cables...you won't need headphones
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Hook it up to your mini shelf unit via rca cables...you won't need headphones
That's a good option but mini shelf's rarely give the bass he wants, and they're usually made of cheap plastic and give crappy bass due to that. I tried to do this before I got my receiver.
    
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post #15 of 41
Get a set of these http://www.bose.com/controller?event...nvisible_index, with a good amp and you'll be set.
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That's a good option but mini shelf's rarely give the bass he wants, and they're usually made of cheap plastic and give crappy bass due to that. I tried to do this before I got my receiver.
I've got an old AIWA that's 400W and a Phillips thas 675W (nowadays about $500 combined)...you've not heard anything you can buy at that price (19 speakers...surround sound).
Find a good mini shelf for 200 or get the Altec Lansing 2.1s...I got 3 sets of them now...and for under a 100...can't be touched.
If anyone is so anal to refute my claim...shame to your pockets for wasting the $$$
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post #17 of 41
The logitech Z4 are expensive but are good 2.1 speakers.

The BOSE are great, but you are gonna pay dearly for them.
post #18 of 41
Personally I'm a fan of taking a huge-ass sub and just hooking it up to regular speakers. Right now I have my $40 5.1 surround speakers off newegg + $180 12" 120W woofer that'll knock your socks off. For $220 I now have a system with 240W RMS power, 5.1, and shelf knocking bass (I almost got hit on the head by a cd drive that fell off a shelf above me once).

So here's what I would do. Keep your current speakers and just add 2 or so powered woofers. Something like this.

Also here's a link to a place that'll ship to canada.
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post #19 of 41
IMO, headphones always beat speakers in audio quality until you get into the $30,000 Macintosh equipment range.

The Klipsch ProMedias are the best regular 2.1 set I know of, but the guys are coming up with some interesting ideas, so...
post #20 of 41
Well, check out my gallery and see if that's the type of thing that corresponds to what you're looking for.... I don't have a Sub though; something on par with the rest of the system would cost me 800 CAD I suspect.

Honestly, judging by what you have said, I think the very best would be studio monitors.

Generally self amplified, these are the type of speakers you'll find in recording studios, that are made to go loud and go clear.

If bass is really a concern, just buy some "club speakers" and a modest amp... but if you want loud clear and decent bass for 1k, studio monitors would probably suit best.

EDIT: these might be of interest:

Home theater speakers (bi-polar):
http://www.definitivetech.com/loudsp...ermonitor.html

Studio speakers (there are many to choose from):

http://www.mksound.com/

http://www.dynaudioacoustics.com/Default.asp?Id=321

For about 1k, you should look around. and LISTEN to them when you buy.

P.S: no offence to those who posted, but I wouldn't go with BOSE under any circumstance.... unless you want to design your audio experience around the decor of your house.
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