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post #1 of 14
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1. How long is the cord for the rear speakers? (How far back can they go)
2. Would I need any extra parts to mount them to the roof?
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post #2 of 14
1. They are quite long. I'd say almost 20', but that's a guess since I'm not at home to measure.
2. To the roof of what? Do you mean your ceiling?
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1. They are quite long. I'd say almost 20', but that's a guess since I'm not at home to measure.
2. To the roof of what? Do you mean your ceiling?
Yeah ceiling sorry
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post #4 of 14
2.

Judging from that pic and owning z-5300es myself. No, they have holes on the stands so you can screw them into the wall.

And nice to see another Calgarian
Edited by Sm3gH3ad - 5/17/08 at 8:50pm
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the speakers have a rubber mount that attaches to screws in the wall. i have all 5 of mine mounted on my wall and they have been there for almost a year.
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post #6 of 14
The cords are long and they come from the subwoofer, which itself can be a few feet from the tower.

The holes are intended for mounting and will hold the speakers securely. They are rubber lined inside and on the bottom to reduce noise vibrations
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post #7 of 14
You can replace the speaker wire with longer wire if needed which is what I did, just make sure you get the right set. Some Z-5500's come with your normal speaker wire and connections, others use RCA cables. I suppose you could buy longer RCAs though.

You could also buy wall mounts if necessary to mount the speakers where you need them.
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post #8 of 14
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Last question, would the Z-5500s be worth it for music? I got a brand new X-fi XtremeMusic coming which I bought for $37
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Originally Posted by Oblivion77 View Post
Last question, would the Z-5500s be worth it for music? I got a brand new X-fi XtremeMusic coming which I bought for $37
To put it simply........YES!

I love playing GH3 with mine
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Originally Posted by Oblivion77 View Post
Last question, would the Z-5500s be worth it for music? I got a brand new X-fi XtremeMusic coming which I bought for $37
If you have any kind of audio coming out of your computer, these things will make it sound amazing. Especially the subwoofer.

Expect people you live with to start hating you
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