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Decided to test it out yesterday evening, didn't work, spend well over an hour troubleshooting it, but it seems to be a dud. Bummer...thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif

what issues are you having? I found it was weird in some areas and decided to use the enhancements under windows recording settings and fixed all my issues.
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what issues are you having? I found it was weird in some areas and decided to use the enhancements under windows recording settings and fixed all my issues.

Its not that there are sound issues, there's no sound at all. It doesn't do anything. I went trough every sound setting I could find, both in windows and in realtek. but no luck. The only conclusion I can make is that its doa.
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http://stores.ebay.com/Polk-Audio-Direct/Amplifiers-/_i.html?_fsub=160112119&_sid=686154689&_trksid=p4634.c0.m322

Polk has an ebay store.

Hmmm, tempted to cancel the amp and speakers on that order and buy from the Polk ebay store. I didn't know about that. I'd save another $15 if I do it that way.
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I was sitting here like "Polk db651 sounds AWFULLY familiar"

Then i searched. Good choice, Had those installed in my Van at one point. Sounded awesome when i put in a Sony head unit that could drive them biggrin.gif
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I have a feeling its not worth the effort to try to cancel the amp and speakers out of my sonic order, and then wait however long to get a refund of $233, just to turn around and THEN finally order the speakers and amp off the Polk ebay store (if I were to do that, I'd be buying the component set for up front instead of the coaxial set). I think I'll be content with what I've already ordered, its not worth putting the install off another 2-3 weeks. I'm ready for it now as my SUV has no tunes at all currently.

Plus, I already intended on re-using the stock Clarion (Bose system) tweeters in the dash pillar thing anyway along with the db651 in the door (hence the bass blockers).
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I have been buying these items over time, so it isn't ALL at once, but I finally got everything connected today for my brother's workroom setup. He has come to value Hi-Fi audio and I did a setup for him on about a $500 budget. Here's what we ended up with:



So I went to Guitar Center... and I wanted EVERYTHING THERE. biggrin.gif




This is him using my Dell D630 and Tidal's web player to play some FLAC audio out his new system.





Most of the associated goodies!

Whole system:

Mac Pro with Tidal subscription
Schiit Modi
Behringer Xenyx 802 8 channel mixer
Sennheiser HD 598
M-Audio BX-5 D2

It sounds incredible.

By the way, if you haven't checked out Tidal, you really do owe it to yourself. It's Spotify in FLAC for $20/mo. Completely worth it!

Here's the link: http://tidalhifi.com/us

They offer a 7 day trial
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I feel at 20 bucks a month they better have ..every..thing..I..ever..want...and even then that's 10 dollars a month too much.
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I have been buying these items over time, so it isn't ALL at once, but I finally got everything connected today for my brother's workroom setup. He has come to value Hi-Fi audio and I did a setup for him on about a $500 budget. Here's what we ended up with: Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


So I went to Guitar Center... and I wanted EVERYTHING THERE. biggrin.gif




This is him using my Dell D630 and Tidal's web player to play some FLAC audio out his new system.





Most of the associated goodies!

Whole system:

Mac Pro with Tidal subscription
Schiit Modi
Behringer Xenyx 802 8 channel mixer
Sennheiser HD 598
M-Audio BX-5 D2

It sounds incredible.

By the way, if you haven't checked out Tidal, you really do owe it to yourself. It's Spotify in FLAC for $20/mo. Completely worth it!

Here's the link: http://tidalhifi.com/us

They offer a 7 day trial

That's one nice looking trashcan he's got there, must have been quite pricey. tongue.gif

All joking aside, I have the BX-5 D2's too, they sound great, I'm going to look into a sub tho, I'm missing the low rumble of the home theater system i used to use.

I've looked into tidal before, seems interesting. But if $20 is going to translate into €20(like usual), I'll pass.
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