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Dear folks,

i just recently purchased a bnib cinemate II for 430$, it's quite good, simple and clean. Now I can get a set of cinemate II GS for for 510$ or Yamaha YSP2200 for 850$. I'm hesitating if i should return the CMII and get the CMII GS or the YSP2200 instead. As the ysp2200 is double the price than the CMII, is it worth..

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Dear folks,

i just recently purchased a bnib cinemate II for 430$, it's quite good, simple and clean. Now I can get a set of cinemate II GS for for 510$ or Yamaha YSP2200 for 850$. I'm hesitating if i should return the CMII and get the CMII GS or the YSP2200 instead. As the ysp2200 is double the price than the CMII, is it worth..

any comments?

I you have the walls..No comparison. The Ysp 2200 is worth it.
Night and day.
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Got the ysp2200 tonight, auto setup, watch 300, the 7.1 is quite good. But the bass is not as good as Bose. The sourrond effect is ok. I tested the GS and the SR1 (1600$) at bestbuy. Honestly they are really stunning at the kiosk, I kept convincing myself that kiosk source is totally optimized for Bose. I'm still hesitating the GS model for 510$. My wife just saw the Yamaha, she finds it ugly in front of the NX720.
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I you have the walls..No comparison. The Ysp 2200 is worth it.
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I agree the ysp may be worth, but its price is double than the bose, which everybody find it overpriced.
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Dear folks,

i just recently purchased a bnib cinemate II for 430$, it's quite good, simple and clean. Now I can get a set of cinemate II GS for for 510$ or Yamaha YSP2200 for 850$. I'm hesitating if i should return the CMII and get the CMII GS or the YSP2200 instead. As the ysp2200 is double the price than the CMII, is it worth..

any comments?

The 2200 can be purchased for a little over $500 from a reputable, authorized dealer. I pulled the trigger on one recently. At that price, it might be a no-brainer.

You might be outside of your return window right now, but if you're not, I'd be more than happy to let you know where I purchased mine.
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mentatbashar, can you please let me know where to purchase the YSP2200 for a little over $500. Thanks a lot.
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mentatbashar, can you please let me know where to purchase the YSP2200 for a little over $500. Thanks a lot.

Sent a PM with the details.
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The 2200 can be purchased for a little over $500 from a reputable, authorized dealer. I pulled the trigger on one recently. At that price, it might be a no-brainer.

You might be outside of your return window right now, but if you're not, I'd be more than happy to let you know where I purchased mine.

mentatbashar -
Can you PM me too with the dealer info?

Thanks.

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We just purchased a Yamaha YSP-2200 from Future shop.Canadian retailer partner company to Best Buy.

The store had 1 left in stock which was a open box item.The same day someone returned it as they were trying to run the 2200 threw a HDMI switcher

Opening the box nothing was missing every thing was OK.Now time for a deal.
The shelf sale price was 799.99

We found one on Amazon which also comes with a Iphone-Pod dock for 699.With this we had a price set and made a deal with the sale person 750 with the 110.00 dock included

Set up simple and the space we gained.
I must say I had to replace my beloved HT8i 3way speakers





I just had to sell them with 2 large woofers walking the floors I needed the space.Still have my theater room for serious listening.So I wanted a good sound bar that would make myself and wife happy just for the odd show we watch without our large HT.

Now the sound bar no comparison to what we have had in the past.But the sound is good for our limitations now wondering the floors 97lbs each woofer.

Our room is safe and everyone is happy as far as sound.
Ya the shelf woofer does not compare to the 25hz the HT8i could put out BUT we will survive NOW with the Yamaha YSP-2200

I will take a few photos tomorrow.
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The 2200 can be purchased for a little over $500 from a reputable, authorized dealer. I pulled the trigger on one recently. At that price, it might be a no-brainer.

Could you PM me as well about the details of where you were able to purchase this for just over $500? Thanks in advance.smile.gif
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The 2200 can be purchased for a little over $500 from a reputable, authorized dealer. I pulled the trigger on one recently. At that price, it might be a no-brainer.

Could you PM me as well about the details of where you were able to purchase this for just over $500? Thanks in advance.smile.gif
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Could you also send me the PM as I was going to pay full price at future shop right now they are going for $1100.00. The wife would appreciate the cost savings and so will I. Thx in advance.
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Could you please PM me on where to get YSP 2200 for just over $500? Thanks in advance.
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They are on sale at futureshop right now for $899 and I picked up an open box for $799. The cinemate ll was on sale for $499 but guy said ysp was better even at the price diff.
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