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__Phenotype__ 02-04-2014 04:41 PM

Been a long time since I've been here smile.gif
And lot's of knowledgeable people so i've returned.

I'm in the Market for some Boss Bookshelf speakers- Wouldn't mind some help as I'm a bit out on the current gen of audio. (It went to crap)
Very limited space in my house, and a choice set of Bookshelfs are about all I can handle.

I'm currently looking at the Ascend Acoustics Sierra-1s, but want advise from others out there for similarly priced speakers.

To power them, I was thinking the Denon AVR-X1000 to power them, (unless I should be looking at something else)
It sure would be nice to find a solid tube-amp that won't break the bank.

astrallite 02-04-2014 08:55 PM

Boss? Is that a white van version of Bose speakers?

Sako7STW 02-04-2014 10:16 PM

Boss is a very low budget band. Not bad stuff just low end. They come from a Car audio background. I would see no reason for someone to post on here about looking specifically for Boss.  I really think he meant Bose but if he reads much on here, it won't take long for him to see that pretty much no-one on here will recommend Bose over much better for your money options. Just my $.02 worth from the short time I have been around here.

adupree 02-04-2014 11:12 PM

I think he is using slang....like a "bangin system" bc he does mention Sierra 1s.

First we need a little more info, Price, what will the system be used for, movies? music? Size of the room. Do you plan on running a sub or just the speakers?

__Phenotype__ 02-06-2014 05:05 PM

Yes, I meant the slang term. I'm looking for some "Diesel" speakers. smile.gif

Price- Somewhere around the same as the Sierra-1s
$1,000 to $750 Range.

System will be used for just about everything as the centerpiece in a really small house- Movies, Playstation 3, Spotify, iTunes library.

No sub- Only speakers.
And I'll actually be using a old re-purposed Boston Micro 90c Center Channel.
I know I won't find anything that matches up to that perfectly, and that's OK. It's going to be 2-channel music, and 3 channel movies.

Although larger-
For all intents and purposes the room that these will be installed in is 15ftx10ft because of how it's designed/arranged.

Heck, the entire house is something tiny like 1,200 sq feet.
Yes, it's small.

So are my winter heating bills.

mark62 02-06-2014 05:08 PM

without a sub I would be looking at towers.

__Phenotype__ 02-06-2014 05:23 PM

I don't have space for towers.

19" Height- Max.
That's allz i gots.

zieglj01 02-06-2014 05:31 PM

Originally Posted by __Phenotype__ View Post

I don't have space for towers.

19" Height- Max.
That's allz i gots.

Well for that budget, you can get fronts and center - and the bass does go low >>
Some people have preferred the 530, over some more expensive popular speakers


adupree 02-06-2014 08:05 PM

Swan D2.1se, Focal, KEF, Mordaunt Short (kind of hard to find, but I love mine)

cel4145 02-07-2014 10:37 AM

Originally Posted by __Phenotype__ View Post

Yes, I meant the slang term. I'm looking for some "Diesel" speakers. smile.gif

Shoot. I'm disappointed. I hoped you meant "Bose" so I could direct you to this new thread: Bose Killers for Every Budget – a Series smile.gif

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