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These Swan's are beautiful and great quality speakers. They have a more studio quality sound.

http://www.theaudioinsider.com/produ...products_id=89

They don't ship to France but I am sure someone here could help get them to you if you are truly interested.
I can't even find the Swan M60-5.1 speaker system because no vendor sells them in the USA. Only found them on eBay which is worth about $830. I might as well go the home theater route with a receiver and some speakers.
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They look secksy at least.....
I think I'll get this to replace my drastically inadequate (or maybe overcompensating) X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty -> optical -> Yamaha RX-V463 -> 3 Klipsch Promedia (C, R, L), 2 Sony Basic (RL, RR), 10" Sony Sub.

It actually sounds much worse than my Creative Gigaworks 2.0 T20 from Onboard.

I need to tweak out the X-Fi settings somehow, but too many settings between the X-Fi software and Yamaha receiver have created a monster.
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Creative is doing horrible these days. I feel sad for you.
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I can't even find the Swan M60-5.1 speaker system because no vendor sells them in the USA. Only found them on eBay which is worth about $830. I might as well go the home theater route with a receiver and some speakers.
http://lockwaresystems.com/swanm605-71.html

Although I know nothing about that site...can't even find a review of their site....

$760 FYI
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http://lockwaresystems.com/swanm605-71.html

Although I know nothing about that site...can't even find a review of their site....

$760 FYI
It hasn't even officially open yet. Their home page says it is under construction. Pretty expensive for powered speakers. Still I was hoping some other USA vendors selling the M60-5.1.
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I'm still using the Altec Lansing set I bought back in like 1998-1999 for ~$140... and they sound better than Z5500's (aside from low SNR)

Now i'm just using the bass unit/amplifier with some HT bookshelfs with it.

Same here, I was using Altec Lansing 5100 up till a year ago until I splurged and got some Paradigm bookshelf monitors.

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post #47 of 70
Here you can read a full review in English about the Z906. There are also pictures of the system.

http://soundnews.ro/2011/05/29/logit...glish-version/
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M-Audio AV40's here
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My face when I posted that:

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Seriously though, too many people bash on Logitechs. They're fine speakers for the price. Maybe someone who is a PC gamer doesn't WANT to go through the mess of hooking up a receiver, sub, and speakers, with wires dangling everywhere. Maybe they just want a simple solution (Z5500) with a neat tiny control pod that sits next to their monitor that can still accept multiple inputs (coax, optical, analog) and provide a good overall experience for gaming.
Yeah, what I find is that for an on-desk set-up, they take up very little space and are the most convenient thing when it comes to switching around inputs and wiring. I have my cheap little X-530's I use in my dorm/apartment(cant really get much better, already get noise complaints to RA's) but for the fact that I have to keep moving them around from room to room when I move or wanna have some friends over for a movie, they are good enough and sound not half bad. But of course, you just have to know that you are sacrificing sound quality and expandability for idiot-proof set-up, convenience, and size.

Working in retail, I get a pretty good discount from logitech directly, so I think I'll be able to grab these for probably around 280. At that price, I think they're well worth it for when I move.

Though if anything, I think that 349.99 price was a lot more reasonable price for them considering the quality/price.
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They look sweet IMO better the the silver look.
    
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