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post #1981 of 3150
I havent posted here in a bit but I have changed out my mains from SVS SBS-01 bookshelf speakers to some JBL 120Ti that I reconed and are on loan from my father in law. I also have one of his Adcom amps on loan. I believe it is the 6000 amp. It is 5 channels total but I am only using the L and R channels with it as my receiver puts more power to the rest of the channels.

I cant recall but I also have build a Bottlehead Quickie but I have yet to mount it in a proper frame.

In the coming year I hope to add:
Micro Seiki BL91 or BL51(i'd also take an RX series but those are considerably more expensive)

After that I plan to go to a fully active setup with some DIY speakers but that is something that isnt in the cards at the moment due to lack of finances.
post #1982 of 3150
Just got a HSU STF-1 sub for $80. Pretty happy about that purchase.
    
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post #1983 of 3150

WHOA, 80 BUCKS, MAJOR DEAL.

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Not sure if sarcasm or not, but it's an upgrade to what I had before. rolleyes.gif
    
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post #1985 of 3150

Actually, that did look like it was full of a ton of sarcasm. I was actually really shocked by the good deal.

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Originally Posted by aksthem1 View Post

Just got a HSU STF-1 sub for $80. Pretty happy about that purchase.

Did you win it in an auction?
    
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It was local, on CL. The dude said he was moving out of state and was getting rid everything. He had some other audio goodies, for a decent price, but I wasn't looking to get anything else other than a sub.
    
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You got a steal of a deal for a HSU man. Congrats on the find!
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Just won a Sony STR-DN1040 from a contest woopdidoo!

Have been wanting to replace my old STR-D515 for a long time now.

Now to find 5 more speakers and a few subs to actually make use of the 7.2...

But I reckon the sound quality will still improve over my current setup?
PC Integrated Sound Card 3.5mm->RCA on D515 -> 2x 100W Speakers
Will be PC SPDIF->AVR SPDIF->2x 100W Speakers

Will I notice any difference? Or am I just hoping for it?

EDIT: Also 8x HDMI ports on the back? And 2 more somewhere aswell? Wth do you need so many HDMIs for lol
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Just won a Sony STR-DN1040 from a contest woopdidoo!

Have been wanting to replace my old STR-D515 for a long time now.

Now to find 5 more speakers and a few subs to actually make use of the 7.2...

But I reckon the sound quality will still improve over my current setup?
PC Integrated Sound Card 3.5mm->RCA on D515 -> 2x 100W Speakers
Will be PC SPDIF->AVR SPDIF->2x 100W Speakers

Will I notice any difference? Or am I just hoping for it?

EDIT: Also 8x HDMI ports on the back? And 2 more somewhere aswell? Wth do you need so many HDMIs for lol

Congrats!

That should be a definite upgrade. I know Sony doesn't have the best receivers, but it's free and an upgrade from using onboard sound.
    
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