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OH ive changed up from my Denon PMA 250 and Jamo stuio 170s to a Denon PMA 355UK and Mission M74s.
very nice update in sec

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If you can find a similar-color wood varnish, I've always been a fan of the box-over-box approach.
since we are on the topic of varnish and such what do you all think of this http://www.veneersupplies.com/produc...oducts_id=7411
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Running Energy ACT 6 5.0 speaker set for now when I finally renovate my basement going with a pair of Energy Reference Connoisseur 4-Way Tower Speaker (RC-70) and Energy Reference Connoisseur 3-Way Centre Channel Speaker (RC-LCR) and a pair SVS Ultra 13. They are already bought just no room for them now. No pics since it looks bad since there's no cable management no space till late spring early summer when I do my renovations, can't wait.
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I just picked up a Creative Gigaworks T3 2.1 (small room)...are they any good? They replaced some 40 dollar logitech and I really like them, just wanted to hear some feedback from audiophiles haha.
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post #1094 of 3865
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I just picked up a Creative Gigaworks T3 2.1 (small room)...are they any good? They replaced some 40 dollar logitech and I really like them, just wanted to hear some feedback from audiophiles haha.
I doubt many audiophiles would have them, (they are still PC speakers) but they actually look very nice. They may be an exception to the rule.
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post #1095 of 3865
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I just picked up a Creative Gigaworks T3 2.1 (small room)...are they any good? They replaced some 40 dollar logitech and I really like them, just wanted to hear some feedback from audiophiles haha.
I'll be quite honest (with no offense intended) - they look like a 'boom and sizzle' system to me. The 'subwoofer' will be picking up a huge chunk of the midrange because those tweeters they are expecting to be full-range just wont dig low enough. Overall, it might work alright, but I wouldn't expect too much from it. Speakers are speakers and the laws of physics are the laws of physics, whether the speakers say 'computer' next to them or not.
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post #1096 of 3865
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I'll be quite honest (with no offense intended) - they look like a 'boom and sizzle' system to me. The 'subwoofer' will be picking up a huge chunk of the midrange because those tweeters they are expecting to be full-range just wont dig low enough. Overall, it might work alright, but I wouldn't expect too much from it. Speakers are speakers and the laws of physics are the laws of physics, whether the speakers say 'computer' next to them or not.
I don't know about all that Chipp. I've read a couple professional reviews on these and they seem to be pretty well received for what they are (PC Speakers). Most PC speakers botch the formula with their cheap crossovers, but these don't seem to make that error.

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It's important to keep things in perspective though - this is by no means a high-end Hi-Fi system. Strap a pair of KEFs to a Naime amp and you'd immediately dismiss the Gigaworks T3's as amateur wannabes.

But as a set of PC speakers, ideal for listening to music, watching movies and playing games, they're very, very good.
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I've been looking at some more data on my speakers. I'm thinking it might be a good idea to port my enclosures. What do you guys think?

Speaker data: http://www.eminence-speaker.com/pdf/delta-12a.pdf
Data on recommended enclosure: http://www.eminence-speaker.com/pdf/cab-delta-12a.pdf

The mid and tweet are sealed, so the 12" woofer is all that I need to look at.

Edit: My current enclosures are ~1.5 ft^3 sealed. (I dont remember exactly, but 14" wide, 10" deep, 18" high would be a good estimate for internal dimensions.)

They sound pretty good. They have a pretty rich sound, but I think that porting them might make them brighter, but I can't say for sure. Also the crossover I've chosen worries me a little. I think I could do better in that respect.

On a side note, were would one get fabric like this, my current covers are pretty beat up:


Edited by theCanadian - 1/22/10 at 5:03pm
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Running Energy ACT 6 5.0 speaker set for now when I finally renovate my basement going with a pair of Energy Reference Connoisseur 4-Way Tower Speaker (RC-70) and Energy Reference Connoisseur 3-Way Centre Channel Speaker (RC-LCR) and a pair SVS Ultra 13. They are already bought just no room for them now. No pics since it looks bad since there's no cable management no space till late spring early summer when I do my renovations, can't wait.
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I just picked up a Creative Gigaworks T3 2.1 (small room)...are they any good? They replaced some 40 dollar logitech and I really like them, just wanted to hear some feedback from audiophiles haha.
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I'll be quite honest (with no offense intended) - they look like a 'boom and sizzle' system to me. The 'subwoofer' will be picking up a huge chunk of the midrange because those tweeters they are expecting to be full-range just wont dig low enough. Overall, it might work alright, but I wouldn't expect too much from it. Speakers are speakers and the laws of physics are the laws of physics, whether the speakers say 'computer' next to them or not.
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Just rolled in a pair of X-140's today. Just nice little speakers for my laptop staion and DANG! These things are pretty freaking nice comparatively.
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theCanadian, get me some exact internal dimensions and I'll run some models for you ported vs sealed.

Grill cloth can be bought from PartsExpress.
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