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my friends wants to buy a new set of speakers. He is considering the logitech z-5500 5.1, but its a little extreme on his budget. Dell is selling it for $299 plus tax which is $340.


I know there are some audio freaks here, help my friend out. What are some of the choices for good quality speakers under $300CAD? 5.1 perfered, but 2.1 is acceptable
post #2 of 11
I've read that Klipsch makes great speakers that would fit that budget. Try the ProMedia 2.1 Speakers.

EDIT: FWIW, my last name happens to be Han.
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Klipsch ProMedia 5.1

get them on ebay!
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I just got some for $200 USD
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post #5 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by FaLLeNAn9eL View Post
EDIT: FWIW, my last name happens to be Han.
good then your in my family

anyways i looked around for promedia 5.1 and theres a $275 set in a local store. I read some reviews about how the design was bad and it was blowing out/overheating. Is this a concern?

D3DAiM, whats your exp with the speakers?
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What setup does your friend want? 2.1 or 5.1 even 7.1
     
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post #7 of 11
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Quote:
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What setup does your friend want? 2.1 or 5.1 even 7.1
he really perfers 5.1, but he said if there no quality 5.1 for that price then he might as well get really good 2.1
post #8 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Captain Han View Post
good then your in my family

anyways i looked around for promedia 5.1 and theres a $275 set in a local store. I read some reviews about how the design was bad and it was blowing out/overheating. Is this a concern?

D3DAiM, whats your exp with the speakers?
Klipsch ProMedia Ultra 5.1 are the best PC speakers. They are made by a speaker company for PCs... as opposed to a PC peripheral company.

They have a issue of a relay burning out. However, this can be replaced and does not happen to all of them. Mine still works after 2 years and I got them from eBay for $250.

http://www.hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1006153
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I have a set of Klipsch promedia 5.1 for a year and I am very happy about my purchase. The burning out issue can be avoid if you take care of you speaker well, like turning it off when not in use and not turning it on for a really long time.
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Oh, I attached some large heatsinks to the back plate of my Klipsch amp. The HS do get warm so they are helping.
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