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Good stuff man, gunna be a nice , hard hitting setup
Eerm, I forgot to add to the list, my CLS-15S powered subwoofer. XD

That subwoofer.... man... that thing has heavy deep bass.

My setup is nothing with out it. lol

I blew the amp in it once before, guess how? The subwoofer vibrated a couple of connectors out of place, causing a short. If that happens again, I will just get an external amp for it.
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post #302 of 3865
I just got a pair of Polk R50 Cherries.....they sound great
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please don't tell me you paid $199 ea for the speakers.
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I had a pair of older Polk towers from about 1995, and I loved them. Similar configuration to the ones above (dual 8s + 1") and they were pretty nice, but a tad bright. Plenty of output though, if that's your thing.
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post #305 of 3865
All right here are my pics:










I didn't get a pic of my TSC sub because it's in the corner by the couch...too hard to get a good shot. Sorry about the poor quality photo on the M20 black.......


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please don't tell me you paid $199 ea for the speakers.
Of course I didn't.....I got them for $69 a piece. They were on sale a day or so.

Unfortunately my Auzentech Prelude decided to let it's digital optical out fail, so I have to run onboard Soundmax to my receiver until the new product arrives.




Edited by binormalkilla - 3/13/09 at 10:14pm
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post #306 of 3865
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All right here are my pics:
That's a pretty nice setup.

Pretty much all Polk Audio, huh?


Before, I was looking into getting a set of Polk Audio from NewEgg, but I had decided not to, because I wanted to just go all Cerwin-Vega! for my system.
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Just a quick question before I go ahead and buy my speakers in a week.

My budget for the speakers alone is £200. They are going to paired with a Cambridge Audio 640A amp. Is there better than Monitor Audio BR2's for £200?

I am looking for volume and a bit of a kick which still retaining clarity?

I am going to add a sub later on anyway so bass will be bought up.

This is what the BR2's look like in black



They score good an all the reviews I have seen, any opinions?

I reckon they will be a good start to my entry into the Audiophile world with the amp I have chosen

English company as well I beleive?
Edited by The_Rocker - 3/14/09 at 1:31pm
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I don't think you'll find better at the price, but you may find something else that suits your taste better if you demo'd.

As you said, they are very highly regarded by reviewers and I've seen a few places state they are the best under £500, thats subjective of course.

Enjoy.
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Should be good rocker- you'll get a good boost in clarity from a dedicated DAC.
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I don't think you'll find better at the price, but you may find something else that suits your taste better if you demo'd.

As you said, they are very highly regarded by reviewers and I've seen a few places state they are the best under £500, thats subjective of course.

Enjoy.
Well I have heard that they have a good sound for rock / more punchy music which is good.

I think I will be very pleased coming from £200 Z-5500's to an £800+ set up once I have the sub as well

Will need to grab myself some quality RCA stereo cables and speaker cables.

Can you just clarify the need for a dedicated DAC?

I am going to be running RCA from my sound card.
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