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Hey, maybe you guys can help me out here. I want to get a decent set of 5.1 speakers for my computer with a receiver and had intended to go with Logitech Z-5500's until I heard about the Pioneer HTP-2920 package. I know it isn't much, but the specs seem OK for the price..except I can't find anywhere to buy it. I have about $300-$400 to spend on this. I will save more if it's worth it. What can you guys recommend for me?
here's what I'd do:

start with a pair of energy speakers, infinity, or grab the sale price on a pair of ELT525M from av123. There's a nice yamaha receiver for sale on head-case just posted today. add more speakers as you get more money.
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here's what I'd do:

start with a pair of energy speakers, infinity, or grab the sale price on a pair of ELT525M from av123. There's a nice yamaha receiver for sale on head-case just posted today. add more speakers as you get more money.
this although av123 the shipping and customs will tack on a fair bit. I have a 10% coupon code you can use to try and save a bit more... also check out their B-Stock. or check out www.axiomaudio.com, they have some great speakers and free shipping to Canada and the US although the prices are not on par with AV123s offerings.
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I've got a pair of these thingies hooked up to my PC. (CLS-12)



They're ugly but they get 'er dun. (I'll take a pic when my sister returns my camera..)

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Originally Posted by airplaneman View Post
Hey, maybe you guys can help me out here. I want to get a decent set of 5.1 speakers for my computer with a receiver and had intended to go with Logitech Z-5500's until I heard about the Pioneer HTP-2920 package. I know it isn't much, but the specs seem OK for the price..except I can't find anywhere to buy it. I have about $300-$400 to spend on this. I will save more if it's worth it. What can you guys recommend for me?
i have the Pioneer HTP-2920. i got mine from best buy. got them because i had 50$ in gift cards from my B-day. there ok for what they are but the sub definitely lacks thump. im fine with that since i have a custom made 10" i use. its a good starter set that i think is better then the logitech because you can upgrade the speakers. never had a problem with it. but if you have $300-400 you may be able to get it and change the front speakers. most will recommend just finding a good receiver and a pair of speakers and start from there.
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Thanks guys! Will definitely check out those stores. I have a pair of big (2' x 1') JVC's that I'm using now hooked up to an old 80's reciever to replace my Z-2300's. They work fine but I'd like something more. I have the Logitech sub from the Z-2300's and it works great IMO. Still hooked on the HTP-2920's.

Thanks and +rep.
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I've got a pair of these thingies hooked up to my PC. (CLS-12)



They're ugly but they get 'er dun. (I'll take a pic when my sister returns my camera..)

I get cookie?
dose being on the list count as a cookie? if so than here you go
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For those who don't have an email subscription to av123.com, check their latest deal out:

http://www.av123.com//index.php?page...mart&Itemid=37

5.1 system for 600+shipping?
I think yes.
Edited by noname - 7/27/09 at 3:29pm
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For those who don't have an email subscription to av123.com, check their latest deal out:

http://www.av123.com//index.php?page...mart&Itemid=37

5.1 system for 600+shipping?
I think yes.
5.0 system... missing a sub to classify as 5.1 but still a great deal.
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I would like to join

I could swear i think my parents owned those speakers with their old turntable from when i was a kid. We had those speakers in the attic until they finally tossed em :/. if they weren't those, then they just looked extremely similar.

As fas joining the club, i doubt i would be deemed acceptable, it's not like my name being on the first page really matters really ;/

But what I listen to now
-Swan M10's
-Tivoli Model One
-Cambridge Soundworks m50's(they are owned by my brother however)
Edited by Steggy - 7/29/09 at 2:23pm
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