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So, I was eyeing a set of Swan M10 speakers but they are out of stock.
Ive found some alternatives and I want some input about which one to choose.

So far ive found the:


Swan D1080MkII08
And lastly the Swan D1010MkII08

Im really interested in the Swan M1080MkII08 set but the problem is getting those would bleed my wallet REALLY close to the limit for this month. I wont starve or be financially screwed if I get the 1080s, but I wont be able to put money into savings or have as much wiggle room as usual.
Are the 1010s still good speakers? Should I get the Klipsch set instead of the 1010s? Or should I just tighten my belt and get the 1080s? Would it be worth it?


Lots of questions. Sorry about that.
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post #2 of 12
I would go for the D1080s. Better range and bass out of it.

What is your budget exactly?
    
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post #3 of 12
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Originally Posted by aksthem1 View Post
I would go for the D1080s. Better range and bass out of it.

What is your budget exactly?
Ok, Thanks.
The most I can possibly spend is $200. But the lower I can go the better. Im trying to spend less than $150 if I can, but I will spend up to $200 if its really worth it.
Im just looking for good quality 2 or 2.1 channel sound for music, movies and games. The speakers will also double as the primary sound system for my PS3. I don't want to use the speakers on the TV/Monitor im getting as they will be junk.
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post #4 of 12
Lockwaresystems in NY has the M10 in stock, if that's still an option for you.

$120 S/H included.

http://www.lockwaresystems.com/swanm10w-89.html

They also have the M10 in black for $20 more.

I'll let you know how they sound in a few days, if you like.
Edited by DarthBaiter - 4/12/11 at 8:08pm
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post #5 of 12
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Lockwaresystems in NY has M10 in stock if that's still an option for you.

http://www.lockwaresystems.com/swanm10w-89.html


They also have the M10 in black for $20 more.

I'll let you know how they sound in a few days.
Score...Thanks for that.
Ive already heard them. Thanks though.
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Score...Thanks for that.
NP, I edited to add the price.

I got the blks today, but haven't had time to open em.

Almost makes me want to go back to work and spend the night. LoL.
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NP, I edited to add the price.

I got the blks today, but haven't had time to open em.

Almost makes me want to go back to work and spend the night. LoL.
They are crazy nice Speakers. You will not be disappointed.
Even with onboard they sound great.
Ive got to go grab a Xonar in the next few weeks though or ill go mad.
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I got a Xonar DS for $40 (after rebate) coming from Amazon Thursday. It was all I could afford with the money from my portion of our tax return, after the speakers.

I tried to time it to all arrive at the same time, but Lockwaresystem got the M10 to me real fast. Ordered on Sunday and got it Tuesday. Now I gotta bring my DAC out to work cause I don't want to have to listen to em on the onboard.
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post #9 of 12
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Haha. Now I have to choose between the M10 and the D1080 or D1010.
I really dont want to spend almost $200 for speakers, but the 1080s look so freaking nice...
Screw the Klipsch speakers, they be fugly.
IT NEVER ENDS!!!
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post #10 of 12
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Come now.
Help me decide between the D1080s, D1010s, and the M10s.
Its mainly between the M10s and the D1080s.
I expect the 1080s are better than the M10s overall but the M10s have a tad bit more base. Would that be a safe assumption?
Of the 3 which should I choose?
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