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Klipsch RC 52 II center channel to accompany the towers I posted on the previous page in this thread.

Next up is the sub. I'll be purchasing this one once I have some disposable income:

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Got this off a kid who had no clue what he had bought. Thought the sub was broken and didnt know how to make the 5.1 work. sold it to me for $300

60" LG Plasma, Polk Sub, Polk Tower, Polk Center, PS3,

Polk towers Monitor 50 series II, CS1 Series II center, PSW10 Series Sub and Pioneer VSX-821-K 5.1 receiver. smoking deal. he bought them all from newegg in nov 12

That is a killer deal.
    
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Just picked up a pair of B&W LM1 for the grand sum of £10. My friend does repossession and got them from a office that shut up shop. Got them hooked up to Asus Xonar D2 > NAD302 > LM1.
Sound great, bit lacking in bass but crystal clear and bright. Good setup for a office or study PC. Going to get a small subwoofer in the future to round out the sound.

Not my picture but I got this colour.


Edited by Lee79 - 2/12/13 at 3:39pm
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Ordered a BIC PL-200 from http://www.acousticsounddesign.com last week. No confirmation nearly a week later, despite having already charged my card.

Contacted their customer support and they told me they don't have any in stock (despite the website listing in stock) and are expecting a shipment on 2/28. Thinking I'm going to cancel this order in favor of a less shady dealer.

Anyone had similar problems when ordering from Acoustics Sound Design? I may go with my original choice of a Lava LSP-12 now, their customer service was top notch when answering my questions.
     
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I'd go with the HSU STF-2 over the PL-200. It's not a bad sub, but the HSU is better. And the Lava SP12 starts to have problems playing its low end at adequate volumes.

Edit: Another consideration is the Klipsch RW12D. It's $300 at Newegg right now.
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I'd go with the HSU STF-2 over the PL-200. It's not a bad sub, but the HSU is better. And the Lava SP12 starts to have problems playing its low end at adequate volumes.

Edit: Another consideration is the Klipsch RW12D. It's $300 at Newegg right now.

The HSU STF-2 looks promising, I'll take a look at it and the RW12D. Thanks for the recommendation smile.gif

I had heard that about the Lava, though I do feel a bit guilty about asking a ton of questions and weaseling a coupon code out of them...and not ordering one of their products doh.gif


EDIT: Ordered the Klipsch RW12D, the top controls and IR compatibility really sold me.
Thanks askthem1 smile.gif
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White Audio-Technica M50's for 120€.. so tempting...

Or used AKG K272 HD's, almost brand new for 50-70€.. Off to read reviews ->
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Oppo BDP-105 came home with me today. biggrin.gif I'm lucky to have a local dealer who allowed me to demo it ahead of time. I will be using it as a pre-amp on my Swan speakers and Anthem PVA-7 amp. I might talk myself into some Golden Ear speakers for center and rear, but I have not decided yet.

Pics later. I'm still hooking it up. thumb.gif
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White Audio-Technica M50's for 120€.. so tempting...

Or used AKG K272 HD's, almost brand new for 50-70€.. Off to read reviews ->

M50s are pretty uncomfortable, but they do sound and look really good.
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White Audio-Technica M50's for 120€.. so tempting...

Or used AKG K272 HD's, almost brand new for 50-70€.. Off to read reviews ->

M50s are pretty uncomfortable, but they do sound and look really good.

Not sure if they're worth €120 though
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