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I already own the Razer Carcharias, they were about $60 I think. So not terribly expensive but I also wasnt looking to spend $150+ for some headphones that I primarily watch youtube videos and listen to 192 bitrate mp3s through winamp. But I agree, the consensus is that Beats and Razer are generally overpriced for the performance you get.
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I bought this Adcom GFA-555 last spring for under $300. It came with new caps. The first buyer rejected because of the damaged fins.

What are you powering with this?

There is a hafler dh - 500 and that specific amp, both for sale locally for almost the same price. I have a pre-amp, or could always buy the intended pre amp for either, and am curious as to your thoughts on that specific amp?

Also, to ad to the thread, I got these speakers last night locally, from a guy on audiogon. I had money in my paypal sitting for quite some time, and got them relatively cheap.

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@jesusboots, 2 Polk LSi9's, with Vr3 Castle mods. You have some pretty good speakers there. thumb.gif





AVR-Onkyo TX-NR808
Front amp-Adcom GFA 555>Polk LSi9's(Vr3 Castle Mods)
Center amp-Adcom GFA 5400>Polk LSi9 bi-amped(Vr3 Castle Mod)
Surrounds-Polk T15's
Sub-Velodyne SPL-1000R (I have a small room)

How much for each amp?
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220 for the hafler, and 200iirc for the adcom.
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Could anyone tell me where to get some good 5.1 speakers? Not that much about volume, but for sure they musn't buzz at higher volume. I was thinking if there's anything like headphones by sound quality (used only HD 598 for while)?
Will be using them for music and probably television as I might possibly buy USB tuner to my 1440p monitor and sell TV
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I don't see a phono input on the back of that receiver.
A picture of my H/K 3490



Lol how could you not see those inputs?
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220 for the hafler, and 200iirc for the adcom.

That Hafler is a warmer sounding amp and has a fan. The Adcom is more in your face and detailed. It comes down to preference. My Polk LSi9's where laid back@stock so I went with the Adcom.

My choice would be the Adcom, even with your speakers. smile.gif
    
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I intend to go much further up the gamut as far as speakers are concerned. I have b&w602s2 in the living, which are far to big of a sound for my computer room.

What you see in the picture are 600s3's, and dm303s.

I am planning a trip, in the next month or so to go hear some tannoy, a few hours from where I am at, if all else fails, I will be getting 805d's from b&w and will settle in with them.

edit: There was a reason I typed any of that.

Point I was trying to make, was that I would like to get a "real" amp, sooner than later.
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I intend to go much further up the gamut as far as speakers are concerned. I have b&w602s2 in the living, which are far to big of a sound for my computer room.
What you see in the picture are 600s3's, and dm303s.
I am planning a trip, in the next month or so to go hear some tannoy, a few hours from where I am at, if all else fails, I will be getting 805d's from b&w and will settle in with them.
edit: There was a reason I typed any of that.
Point I was trying to make, was that I would like to get a "real" amp, sooner than later.

why not make one? biggrin.gif
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I intend to go much further up the gamut as far as speakers are concerned. I have b&w602s2 in the living, which are far to big of a sound for my computer room.
What you see in the picture are 600s3's, and dm303s.
I am planning a trip, in the next month or so to go hear some tannoy, a few hours from where I am at, if all else fails, I will be getting 805d's from b&w and will settle in with them.
edit: There was a reason I typed any of that.
Point I was trying to make, was that I would like to get a "real" amp, sooner than later.

My point was that you would be fine on a higher powered amp with smaller speakers. Good luck with your search. thumb.gif
    
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