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post #11 of 35
I have Logitech X-530's and never had a problem with them.

Plugged into a properly grounded surge protector, in an old house with old wiring. I have my PC, laptop, 1TB WD MyBook, CRT TV, a lamp and the 530's all plugged into the same power strip and have no problems when turning any of them on or off.
post #12 of 35
Honestly, quality sound and sub £100 do not belong is the same sentence. Plus, Logitechs are horrible in sound quality. You think they're good because you haven't heard of anything else.

Is 5.1 a must? I'm using Altec Lansing 5100 from 5 years ago and I use it in 2.1 90% of the time.

If you're willing to settle for 2.1 I highly recommend Klipsch ProMedia 2.1. Best bang for your buck within your budget. $150USD = £96.16
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post #13 of 35
To be honest. people who are flaming the z5500 are doing it too much. I think they are great speakers. Exspecially when you do what i did. Got some proper "Speakers" and connected them to the logitech subwoofer. Like this:

post #14 of 35
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Originally Posted by shadow19935 View Post
To be honest. people who are flaming the z5500 are doing it too much. I think they are great speakers. Exspecially when you do what i did. Got some proper "Speakers" and connected them to the logitech subwoofer. Like this:
They are terrible for the money. Reduce the price by 50% and we'll talk.

Your speakers would sound better without the craptastic Logitech sub. All its doing is making the mid bass louder and boomy. Its not adding anything.
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post #15 of 35
Well i couldnt afford a £400 Amp that does 5.1 and then some quality speakers. SO it had to be the logitech set with some speakers i got for free
post #16 of 35
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who knows what "increased budget" means...

i've had 0 probs with that pre-amp shielding thing with the x-540s.
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post #17 of 35
I have the X-540's and I can say that there is no shielding issues at all.
post #18 of 35
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Originally Posted by joemunky View Post
Btw I mainly game and listen to music, open to all recomendations
You mainly game and listen to music = I don't need a 5.1 setup.

My recommendation is start out with a good entry level amp and a set of stereo speakers.

Or, if you really want to stick to your budget look at a set of self amplified speakers that are more audiophile grade, something like the BX5a
http://www.m-audio.com/products/en_u...phileBX5a.html
I have heard some of those logitech sets and while I understand why people like them when you put them up against some real speakers you can really hear their flaws, they really color the music, they have a noisy amp, and of course you saw the rest.
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post #19 of 35
I had the same issue with my X530s, didn't bother me tho, a relative is using them now no issues

the only other decently priced surround setup i can think of is Logitech Z506 5.1 Surround Sound Speakers
post #20 of 35
How about Z506s?
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