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what does ocn think of these speakers?

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Polk Audio HitMaster Stage Monitor Loudspeaker
http://www.memoryexpress.com/Product...27804(ME).aspx

Not really designed for PC use, but was wondering what OCN thought about these in general. I'm thinking of picking one up for the TV (console) or for the ipod for my younger brother?
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This is a good center channel speaker, but if it's pc go for a 2.1 setup probably from logitech or if you are looking for something for the tv, a 2.1 setup will work great also if you don't have a receiver, or you can go with a 5.1 or 7.1 sound system.
Great find on the center channel or better yet get two. haha
There isn't nothing wrong with have two stage monitors for your living room.
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Originally Posted by ghettosuperstar View Post
This is a good center channel speaker, but if it's pc go for a 2.1 setup probably from logitech or if you are looking for something for the tv, a 2.1 setup will work great also if you don't have a receiver, or you can go with a 5.1 or 7.1 sound system.
Great find on the center channel or better yet get two. haha
There isn't nothing wrong with have two stage monitors for your living room.
Thanks for the input. That is what I was thinking too, it might just be a great centre speaker. But 2 of them.... I'm liking your idea. xD

It looks to be really cheap right now. For 50 bucks I just might pick up one for my bro or for the small TV upstairs as the speakers are going on it. But 2 of them....HMMMMMm!

Do you think this speaker would be good for sorta techno/auto tone/slightly bass/hip hop sort of things? That is what he listens to...

Sadly I might just not be able to pick them up now. But it is good to know if they still have them in stock in a while.

Cheers!
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These are not good for bass due to the range, but for average listening, they should sound great. Actually, monitors are used for accurate audio reproduction.
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Well it looks like a stage monitor but is far from a even half decent one. I would look for studio monitors those would be better for home use.
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No.

There are a lot of speakers better suited to your needs.
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