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post #1 of 12 Old 12-19-2012, 07:44 AM - Thread Starter
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I am thinking of getting the Bose 1SR soundbar mainly due to 1) hearing it at Fry's and 2) davyo's glowing reviews.
However, I just noticed that davyo is selling or sold his... confused.gif

So now I am thinking maybe there is a better sounding surround bar for the money out now? Any advice would be much appreciated!
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I am thinking of getting the Bose 1SR soundbar mainly due to 1) hearing it at Fry's and 2) davyo's glowing reviews.
However, I just noticed that davyo is selling or sold his... confused.gif
So now I am thinking maybe there is a better sounding surround bar for the money out now? Any advice would be much appreciated!

I don't know him at all but, from reading his posts, it appears that he swaps out his soundbars every few months max. I mean that in a positive way. He seems like a hobbyist that is always on the lookout for his next toy. I wouldn't worry much if you otherwise like it. If you have a question, ask him.smile.gif

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thanks for your comments!

I am just wanting to get the best surround bar for the money and not sure if that is still the Bose 1SR or maybe it is the Sony 550W?
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Why don't you PM Davyo, since he does seem to listen to everything. cool.gif
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ok...I get the hint thanks! ;-)
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Goldenear's 3d cinema array has gotten great reviews. Haven't actually heard one myself.
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The goldenear looks good! Thanks!
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Just heard the Goldenear. SpecTACULAR
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GoldenEar is great...if you have the bucks.
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thanks! The Definitive looks good as well...decisions decisions...
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The Def Tech is one of the first that I've read about that does that good a job on surround.

Big bucks, though...

However the DefTech is using psychoacoustics to achieve its effect, whereas the new Yamahas, which beam and reflect each of the channels, may be more authentically surround sound...if you have the right room acoustics. I'm still waiting for reviews on those.
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