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Yea, honestly I don't think these speakers are worth $300... I'd much rather get something 90% as good for about 60% the money... I can't help but feel that these are for people that like to play music loud and love the over-done brightness and bass... basically the opposite from what I need... so if anyone wants to buy 'em keep me in mind cause I'll be looking at my options in the future... till then I'll enjoy them and have a party or two
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I just picked up a pair of Logitech X-540's knowing that they weren't great but thinking that they'd be alright... I'm quite underwelmed.
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Originally Posted by USlatin View Post
you bastard!!! nice!!!

what kind of upgrade? do you really need to make them sound better?
is it for durability? please do tell!
Quality and durability.

I plan on replacing some capacitors and mosfets in the sub. It is 2 years old.

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dude you better hook me up with some pics and parts and what not... please!!!
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I'll see what I can do.

I'm modding my X-fi along with this. I just bough the 2 more opamps I needed and the solder wick. Tomorrow I will buy the blackgate and the ERS paper.

All that I've managed to do so far was short out the caps, lol.
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If you want the blackgate and ERS paper cheaper I can probably get you some. Otherwise you'll have to buy a whole sheet of ERS paper for $20, plus the blackgate, plus shipping.
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If you want the blackgate and ERS paper cheaper I can probably get you some. Otherwise you'll have to buy a whole sheet of ERS paper for $20, plus the blackgate, plus shipping.
I would like that! Do continue..
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post #288 of 979
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Originally Posted by USlatin View Post
Yea, honestly I don't think these speakers are worth $300... I'd much rather get something 90% as good for about 60% the money... I can't help but feel that these are for people that like to play music loud and love the over-done brightness and bass... basically the opposite from what I need... so if anyone wants to buy 'em keep me in mind cause I'll be looking at my options in the future... till then I'll enjoy them and have a party or two

Tell me of any other PC speakers that are better than these and I will rest my case, as far as I know these speakers have very good reviews on sound quality...If you think they are too bright for you than you are the first person that I hear this complaint from, maybe you have the front speakers too close to you or pointing straight at your ears, or maybe your room is empty and nothing is absorbing any of the highs (like carpet or bed would) you can easy fix this problem dude, just read a little on acoustics and you will figure it out..also try changing the settings on the THX set up Console go to bass management and un-select Enable Bass Redirection and choose large speakers, also on speaker selection go to 7.1 then go back to 5.1... I've seen how you lower the E.Q thats very weird, most people I know including a few musicians usually have the E.Q in a flat position or raise the high bands just a bit, but never lower them, maybe the treble is to high on your set up? well one thing I know for sure, wouldn't want to be in your ears lol..
Cheers,
Elliott
post #289 of 979
for $300 you can get about three different pairs of monitors that while not truly "pro" they sound 80% pro.... that's what I meant... now on regards to computer speakers... hummm... I have to guess that you can get most of what these can offer for a significant price drop... lets just have other speaker owners tell us about the speakers they love and then we'll see... I have no clue since I've never spent more than $75 on computer speakers before... like I said I am only looking for pro monitors so don't take my comments too strongly since there is no way I can weigh in with knowledge about these kinds of speakers

I have my computer set up in the bedroom... lots of stuff here... carped and bead just a few of them... I am next to a window though...

the Bass Calibration is not supported on the Audio Creation Mode, but in entertainment and gaming modes the bass redirection was already off...

I still have to switch to 7.1 and back... but since Michelle is sleeping I can't check to see if it sound different
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I'm gearing up to do this mod! Pretty excited about it
It seems that the first picture from the guide has been taken down by imageshack... anyone have it saved?
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