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Poll Results: Budget Tower Speakers

Poll expired: Apr 2, 2012  
  • 33% (1)
    Polk Audio Monitor 60's
  • 0% (0)
    MTX Monitor 600i's
  • 33% (1)
    Polk Audio Monitor 70's
  • 0% (0)
    Increase Budget
  • 33% (1)
    Jamo 606 from Vanns
  • 0% (0)
    Other (please comment)
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post #11 of 15
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Originally Posted by rx7racer View Post

Well last I really bought home audio speakers was about 12 years ago and man so much has changed or I guess I should say regressed and went up in price.?.

US inflation has been averaging around 4% per year for the last 12 years. So if you are lucky, you only have to pay about 60% more today for the same quality of product.
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Originally Posted by astrallite View Post

US inflation has been averaging around 4% per year for the last 12 years. So if you are lucky, you only have to pay about 60% more today for the same quality of product.

Yes, I'm noticing that a lot as many of the tried and true speakers are selling for more today then they were years ago, and I mean double and triple even, for instance Paradigm Monitor 7 floorstanders, used to be able to get a pair for about $700, crap if you find them they are that each now.


More and more I look Polk seems to be the better buy as you get a tried and true design that's been going for years and years and the price has on some actually came down vs going up, well a little bit of both haha.

But yes, unless something crazy is found I think a pair of Polk Audio Monitor 60's with a CS1 center for matched timbre will be the way to go for price and for what I think I want.

I know my current center which is a Sherwood SP-200 is crap so figure it will be wise getting that taken care of before another sub in the setup.


Now I just hope these will help my pos receiver, if not on to the chopping block for it. axesmiley.png



Thanks all immensely for input, more is always welcomed so don't anyone hesitate. thumb.gif
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What did you buy?
    
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What did you buy?

I'm curious as well.

I got the chance to demo some eD stuff and someones house recently, amazing quality for the price!
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http://www.polkaudio.com/forums/

I am Polkie.wink.gif Same user name as here and they will answer questions about other speakers.smile.gif
    
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