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So my dad came over for the weekend and gave me this:





My first ever amp/receiver/whatever. Going to get it all hooked up this weekend

How do you think it will sound connected up to my PC playing music through my AD700's?
post #812 of 3147
@linkin93:
It'll power your headphones too easily. You've already got a soundcard so you're good there. It's time to get some nice bookshelf speakers and maybe a subwoofer next.

Great of your dad to give you a nice vintage receiver. Wish I could find something like that.
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Thanks, it was an 18th birthday present I also good the book Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson, so that should be a good read.

Next time I'm at his place I'll make sure to bring the camera and take pics of his audio setup, I think everyone in this thread would be pretty interested

EDIT: Moar pics




Edited by linkin93 - 11/4/11 at 7:04pm
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^ For a second I thought the receiver was floating in mid air . Congrantz though, and I agree with the suggestion to get some nice book shelf speakers to go with it .
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Just picked up some more Polks.



A guy at American TV I've become sorta "cool" with is giving me discounts lol. 50 bucks a speaker Still have to go pick up a sub and center channel to replace my infinity satellite.

AMD 5850 > HDMI 1.4 > Yamaha RX 467 > Polk Audio R150's
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Nice. I'm really digging the way that looks setup there.

Try to avoid the Polk subs.
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^ For a second I thought the receiver was floating in mid air . Congrantz though, and I agree with the suggestion to get some nice book shelf speakers to go with it .
Yeah, it's in good condition for being about 32 years old. The volume and treble knobs are all scratchy/hissy when you move them, and there's some hiss on the right channel, but nothing that can't be fixed
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Nice. I'm really digging the way that looks setup there.

Try to avoid the Polk subs.
heres a better shot
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Just picked up some more Polks.



A guy at American TV I've become sorta "cool" with is giving me discounts lol. 50 bucks a speaker Still have to go pick up a sub and center channel to replace my infinity satellite.

AMD 5850 > HDMI 1.4 > Yamaha RX 467 > Polk Audio R150's
Nice.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16882290200

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Nice. I'm really digging the way that looks setup there.

Try to avoid the Polk subs.
Yes.
    
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Just picked up some more Polks.

A guy at American TV I've become sorta "cool" with is giving me discounts lol. 50 bucks a speaker Still have to go pick up a sub and center channel to replace my infinity satellite.

AMD 5850 > HDMI 1.4 > Yamaha RX 467 > Polk Audio R150's
50 apiece is not all that good a price on those speakers...

Amazon has them for $85.66 a pair.

If you go with a third party seller like electronics expo they are $84/pr.
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