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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:
I hope you're not serious. You know good subs run near the cost of front floor standing speakers. I'm being modest when saying Logitech subs are made from cardboard and sound as such.
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post #22 of 35
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Yeah the Z506's look pretty decent for the money, although I can't seem to find any reviews on them at the moment so I'm going to wait a little while I think

Its either that or get the Z5500's next month once I got a little more spending money LOL
post #23 of 35
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And when I say listen to music, I do record and playback music, just don't need the sort of ultra pro quality set ups, the logitech's were good enough for me minus the shielding flaws
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You don't need to get some pro setup but you can do a whole lot better than Z5500's. They aren't good at music playback at all. I'm sure you can find a home theater in a box at the same price point of the Z5500. Guarantee the HTiB would be a better buy.
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post #25 of 35
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You don't need to get some pro setup but you can do a whole lot better than Z5500's. They aren't good at music playback at all. I'm sure you can find a home theater in a box at the same price point of the Z5500. Guarantee the HTiB would be a better buy.
Honestly, the Z-5500 are crap not because of bias or opinion, it's proven fact.

Like ljason8eg said there are HTiB that sound 10x better for the same or lower price. For the mainstream people, BestBuy has some amazing deals on 5.1 HTiB.

Klipsch - HD Theater 300 5.1 for $399.99

JBL - 6-Piece Home Theater Speaker Package - $189.99
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post #26 of 35
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I hope you're not serious. You know good subs run near the cost of front floor standing speakers. I'm being modest when saying Logitech subs are made from cardboard and sound as such.
Actually the z5500 uses a Tang band sub which is QUITE nice especially for the price of it.Try building your own box for one of those subs then tell me it sounds like cardboard crap. kthx

Stay away from the x540s they're the same exact setup as the x530 with less bass they lost the tang band sub from the x530s and lack ANY mids.
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post #27 of 35
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Yeah Ok I was looking at the x-540's and couldn't understand what the difference was lol :/

AzO thanks for the links, I will look down that road now
post #28 of 35
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Actually the z5500 uses a Tang band sub which is QUITE nice especially for the price of it.Try building your own box for one of those subs then tell me it sounds like cardboard crap. kthx
Doesn't matter how good the driver is when the enclosure and amp is crap.
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post #29 of 35
The enclosure isn't HORRIBLE but yeah their amps need to go. 10% THD... really?
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post #30 of 35
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I need to choose something from there to rival the Z5500 and is less than £200

I havent looked at the inputs yet either
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