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post #61 of 70
For that price you're better off getting a receiver and getting some speakers.

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Originally Posted by jadawgis732;12674030 
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.

use HDMI smile.gif
Edited by SpykeZ - 5/29/11 at 5:49pm
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I know what I'm saving for lol.
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post #63 of 70
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Originally Posted by Stealth Pyros View Post
Oh, I wasn't kidding about the $120 deal though. Tiger Direct misprinted an ad. I got the set for $120 and sent in for a $20 rebate so it came out to $100. What I meant by the trollface was that I was just trolling Tehrawk by saying "lol find me a home theater system better than the Z5500s for $120 new" the troll being that the Z5500s are nearly impossible to find at that price.
The Z5500's still aren't hard to beat. paired with even the cheapest of receivers will poop all over the overrated Z5500's.
post #64 of 70
my poor little reciever is worth as more than that whole speaker set up. where do i get the money for this?
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The Z5500's still aren't hard to beat. These paired with even the cheapest of receivers will poop all over the overrated Z5500's.
The Z5500's are also made fare better and sound fare better. I've tested both side by side after reading reviews to that effect. Same goes for the "new" replacement for the Z-2300's.
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my poor little reciever is worth as more than that whole speaker set up. where do i get the money for this?
Probably the same place I do, buying stuff ya can't afford lmao.

The way I see it, I put a lot of money into my system to enjoy them, I'm going to have a real audio setup and not this pre packaged crap.

HDMI -> Receiver -> Speakers

sounds MILES better than

sound card -> pc speakers.
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post #67 of 70
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Trade-In Program.

There is a new trade in service Logitech is offering for any Logitech owners out there.
Why, so Logitech can refurbish them and sell them for an outrageous price???

Logitech, u make me puke. $700 for a new system, $400 for a refurbished system, and the speaker enclosures aren't even wood. You can get a $400 HTIB that would sound better.

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The satellites have no tweeters, thus their only speaker unit must cover the whole frequency spectrum. We could not understand why such a solution was preferred, as it is clearly inferior to a classical, two-way solution with regard to the accuracy of the frequency response.


How can a plastic enclosure be taken seriously?
Edited by aweir - 5/30/11 at 9:20pm
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How can a plastic enclosure be taken seriously?
Because they can and people generally don't ask questions. They just buy into marketing and believe every word fed to them. In the end consumers are just a bunch of mindless drones who believe every word companies market to them. Oh, and there's the price it's great for college students, it's a better than nothing solution.
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Meh. Doesn't compare to my Klipsch RB-61s paired with an Audioengine A8 woofer.
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If something costs a lot, people automatically thing it's a good product regardless if it really is or not.
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