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iiiittsss sooo prrreettyyyyy.

I'm calling a shop tomorrow to setup an appointment to go through this thing and fix some random issues with it. Nothing major but it's my dad's receiver, I want that thing completely overhauled.
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post #2392 of 3147
I decided that if/when bitcoin hit a certain low I'd try to cash out my reaming earnings, but I wanted to get something hopefully worthwhile....

so i ordered these:

http://www.definitivetech.com/products/bp8b

http://www.definitivetech.com/products/procenter-2000

and a Powerfield 312 12" Subwoofer which does not have a product page so i'm taking a little chance. 2 ppl on newegg seem to like it

my current speakers are wharfdale saphire blue which came from ubid a long time ago.

hope its ok stuff smile.gif fingers crossed.
Edited by bbond007 - 12/16/14 at 8:55pm
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I decided that if/when bitcoin hit a certain low I'd try to cash out my reaming earnings, but I wanted to get something hopefully worthwhile....

so i ordered these:

http://www.definitivetech.com/products/bp8b

http://www.definitivetech.com/products/procenter-2000

and a Powerfield 312 12" Subwoofer which does not have a product page so i'm taking a little chance. 2 ppl on newegg seem to like it

my current speakers are wharfdale saphire blue which came from ubid a long time ago.

hope its ok stuff smile.gif fingers crossed.

While Definitive Tech does make good stuff. You could have done better for $1,000. Something like the Arx towers and center. I think it's called Chane home theater that combined with Chase and The Audio Insider.
    
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I've had an iFi Nano iDSD for quite some time, after buying a pair of Bayerdynamic DT 770 250Ω I felt I needed a little boost, so a few days ago I got myself a Schiit Lyr 2 and Wyrd to filter out USB noise.

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post #2395 of 3147
Not nervous about those hot tubes sitting under your monitor bezel?
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post #2396 of 3147
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While Definitive Tech does make good stuff. You could have done better for $1,000. Something like the Arx towers and center. I think it's called Chane home theater that combined with Chase and The Audio Insider.

haha, no way i payed retail.


the Chane A3rx-c do look nice for the money but I payed even less for the bp8b and the center was open-box so also heavily discounted.

Chane SBE-118 Passive 18" Subwoofer for $450, nice...

I was also considering a cerwin vega sub but decided to take a chance with the definitive.
Edited by bbond007 - 12/17/14 at 7:45pm
post #2397 of 3147
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Not nervous about those hot tubes sitting under your monitor bezel?

Nahhh, there's a lot of space around it. I've had it on for about five days solid and the heat build up isn't too bad. Although it runs at 50°C+ it's very efficient at passively distributing the heat, from the top, sides and even bottom.
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post #2398 of 3147
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haha, no way i payed retail.


the Chane A3rx-c do look nice for the money but I payed even less for the bp8b and the center was open-box so also heavily discounted.

Chane SBE-118 Passive 18" Subwoofer for $450, nice...

I was also considering a cerwin vega sub but decided to take a chance with the definitive.

Even better then. I was going to buy a set of Definitive ProMonitor 1000 for less than $100, but I have no use for them. I'm still happy with my KEFs.
    
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Well my the phono input on my dad's receiver went all wonky on me so I got this for the time being. Nifty little thing for the price.

I just gotta figure out how I wanna do the inputs for the little dot since I want my little pre-amp going to it's input as well as the modi. Do I get some sort of RCA switcher or just get a couple y splitters? I use the Topping for my speakers.

ART DJPRE II
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Even better then. I was going to buy a set of Definitive ProMonitor 1000 for less than $100, but I have no use for them. I'm still happy with my KEFs.

the L/R speakers came in and I hooked them up.

Still waiting on the Definitive center and sub which I actually think will benefit me more.

They look nice but I did not realize they were entirely covered in cloth. Hope my cat does not claw them.

It seems like Audyssey put them at a lower crossover frequency than my wharfdale towers.

The binding posts on the bottom are kind of unique and a pain at the same time.

I just put the the speakers horizontal on a chair to connect the wires.
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