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post #1 of 8 Old 06-09-2010, 10:26 AM - Thread Starter
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Hey guys, I found a set of speakers and receiver on craigslist and wanted to see what everyone thought:

Harmon Kardon Reciever - AVR-630 7.1 surround Dolby Digital and the works, it's a beast
JBL Studio Series Center Channel
AV123 X-SLS Tower Speakers
Nutone 8" powered subwoofer - model SS-4108P
and 2 Nutone Surround Speakers - model SS-113BL

I know the receiver is older (no hdmi or upconversion) but how are the speakers? I will offer 300. Does that seem good? Any advice would be great! Thanks!
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You get the receiver, 5 speakers and a sub for $300?

That looks like a good price! Get it if you can live without the HDMI inputs on the receiver! The HK 630 is a heavy and powerful receiver.

Not sure how well the JBL center and X-SLS towers work together but the surrounds really dont matter as much if they're a different brand.

The Nutone sub is small and not very powerful (50 watts) and surrounds are nothing special so you're really paying for the receiver and front 3 speakers.

Do you get to test them out first? See how well the JBL center blends with the towers and if you like it make the deal.

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Inspect the speakers carefully and listen to them - I suspect limited support for them since the company is (I think) going out of business since the owner is being prosecuted for fraud.

If you like these speakers I would use the above intel as a negotiating tactic.

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Yes, I do get to test them out first. I am excited to see if they are any good. I am sad that the receiver has no upscaling (I plan on running a few analog sources through the receiver) but at this price its no big deal. Thanks for the quick responces!
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I thought NuTone was white van stuff?!
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My fault, Broan-NuTone.
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Thanks again guys. I should be testing the speakers out tonight, and I'll let you know what happens!
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you do realize that your tv will scale the video to fit its native resolution no matter what you feed it?? if the tv has a good scaler having another one in your avr is pointless.
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