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My Logitech z-5500 subwoofer just blew out on me, so I'm looking for a replacement system to buy with my $250 refund from logitech. After having the z-5500 for a couple years, I've realized its not a very good sounding system at all.

I'd rather get a nice 2.1 system, especially since I'm going to college in the fall and won't need a 5.1 system for my dorm. Do you guys have any recommendations as to what to buy? I'm looking for something with a powerful subwoofer, since it is the reason I wanted the z-5500 in the first place and over the past few years I have become sort of a bass junkie. (I've got 2x500 watt rms JL audio subs in a little 240sx )

I'm open to buying individual components as opposed to an all-in-one system, but if you can please point me towards everything I would need to buy.

Thanks in advance
    
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Kipsch Promedia 2.1, and then you have an extra 100 bucks to spend on something else. I'm not really an audio guy though so you may be able to piece together something better for the entire 250.
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Headphones would be a great investment since i am assuming your going to bring them with you to college. In the dorm , you can listen to some great tunes while being catious of not disrupting your roommate.

The swam m10 are good from what i hear i think go on sale occasionally. There is a thread about them in the online deal section of the forum.

M-Audio Studiophile AV 40 is another alternative.
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post #4 of 12
Well the dayton subs are epic and would pack quite a punch for ur bassy songs and just get a pair of nice speakers to go with it
    
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http://www.theaudioinsider.com/produ...products_id=89

Save the rest of the cash unless you're looking to invest more.
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I'm with the Swan. They are dope.

on a Side note, Stock 240? S13? 14? SR20'd? or KA-t'd?
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I really love my G35 headset. It's about $130, and sounds great with both music and games. The mic is also very good. I recommend it. You can save the remaining $120 for something else.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Eros View Post
I really love my G35 headset. It's about $130, and sounds great with both music and games. The mic is also very good. I recommend it. You can save the remaining $120 for something else.
waste o'money vs. other alternatives.
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Roth Audioblob 2
Aego M
Klipsch Promedia 2.1
Swan M50W
Razer Mako 2.1
Altec Lansing MX6021

Personally I would go for the Swans.
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I just picked up a set of Corsair SP2500s, and I think they sound great. I have them paired with a Titanium HD. From a Sound quality stand point they Kill my Pro Media's. I have not heard the Swan's so cant comment on them.


Currently listening to new radiohead album and it is amazing
Edited by MikeM231 - 2/18/11 at 11:24pm
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