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Forum: Speakers   08-28-2014, 12:28 PM
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Posted By Transmaniacon
I would start with 2.0, and expand from there. ...

I would start with 2.0, and expand from there. This gets you a good foundation, and later you can add a sub if you want.

Pick up an inexpensive receiver from www.accessories4less.com and then...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 108
Posted By Transmaniacon
I would just do a google search for audio stores...

I would just do a google search for audio stores or hifi shops, and see what pops up. Most decent sized cities will have a few dealers, and they will probably have some listening rooms set up where...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Transmaniacon
Yeah it would be a huge improvement, but being in...

Yeah it would be a huge improvement, but being in an apartment I have to refrain for now. I plan to buy a home soon, in which case I would love to DIY a pair of sealed SI 18s :cool:
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 234
Posted By Transmaniacon
I don't need to see these deals!!! I need to buy...

I don't need to see these deals!!! I need to buy tires here soon... :rolleyes:
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 108
Posted By Transmaniacon
It seems the general trend is away from...

It seems the general trend is away from bipole/dipole speakers, and more toward direct firing speakers. They offer better sound localization of sounds, which is ideal for ATMOS since radiating...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 51
Posted By Transmaniacon
This is the wrong place for this, there is a...

This is the wrong place for this, there is a classified section for audio gear.
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 67
Posted By Transmaniacon
Take a look at the Polk OWM3, it's an affordable,...

Take a look at the Polk OWM3, it's an affordable, low-profile speaker that is designed with several mounting options. You can get them in black or white.
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 123
Posted By Transmaniacon
Yeah that will work fine, your front speakers...

Yeah that will work fine, your front speakers will create a phantom center effect anyway.
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 329
Posted By Transmaniacon
You just need to move up a size every couple...

You just need to move up a size every couple months, start with the B4s, then grab some B5s, and then the B6s. :D
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 123
Posted By Transmaniacon
Speakers age well, if you are happy with the...

Speakers age well, if you are happy with the sound of those speakers then I wouldn't bother changing until you can make a more significant upgrade. You obviously need to hear them to be sure, but I...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 234
Posted By Transmaniacon
You center will work fine. Down the road maybe...

You center will work fine. Down the road maybe you could upgrade to something bigger like the RC-62, but I wouldn't worry about it now.

If you can only go with one sub, I would get the new Power...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 108
Posted By Transmaniacon
Polk RTi4 in Black...

Polk RTi4 in Black (http://www.ebay.com/itm/Polk-Audio-RTi4-BLACK-Bookshelf-Speakers-NEW-PAIR-/361021235959?pt=Speakers_Subwoofers&hash=item540e8ae2f7) or Cherry...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 123
Posted By Transmaniacon
I would just keep what you have then and use...

I would just keep what you have then and use that, music is stereo so you only need a couple bookshelves and a sub anyway. After you get settled in worry about an upgrade. I would wager though the...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 123
Posted By Transmaniacon
Well it's hard to say how the speakers will...

Well it's hard to say how the speakers will compare, everyone hears differently. Also it is important to hear speakers in your room since acoustics has a big effect on sound quality. I would see if...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 123
Posted By Transmaniacon
You can just go buy a pair of BS22 at Best Buy...

You can just go buy a pair of BS22 at Best Buy and try them out along side your Monitors, and then if they don't sound as good return them within 14 days.
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 134
Posted By Transmaniacon
Yeah that will work fine.

Yeah that will work fine.
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By Transmaniacon
Take a look at the NHT Super Zero 2.1, great...

Take a look at the NHT Super Zero 2.1, great compact speaker that is sealed and has a keyhole for easy mounting. They are on sale right now and meet your requirements:...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,948
Posted By Transmaniacon
Glad you are enjoying it! Just know that once...

Glad you are enjoying it! Just know that once you hear good sound, there is no going back :D
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 69
Posted By Transmaniacon
This would be a good option:...

This would be a good option: http://www.accessories4less.com/make-a-store/item/bosvsi5830a/boston-acoustics-vsi-5830-3-way-8-in-ceiling-lcr-speaker-each/1.html

From what I have read Boston...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,527
Posted By Transmaniacon
I would try and upgrade to the PL-76, it's a...

I would try and upgrade to the PL-76, it's a better made speaker. www.acousticsounddesign.com sells BIC speakers and they will accept offers lower than advertised, you can even just ask them for...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 134
Posted By Transmaniacon
I would wager the issue is your source. The...

I would wager the issue is your source. The stereo out on your TV is noisy and my guess is when the volume is low, you can hear the interference from the TV, but it gets drowned out as the volume...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By Transmaniacon
An 8ohm load is easier to drive than a 6ohm load,...

An 8ohm load is easier to drive than a 6ohm load, so there shouldn't be much of an issue there. You do need to save up for the matching Pioneer center though. It is important to have a matching...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 743
Posted By Transmaniacon
This is an option, but in my opinion Goldenear...

This is an option, but in my opinion Goldenear sounds quite a bit different than Klipsch. If you liked GE, then I don't think you will like the Klipsch, as they are a good bit brighter. My tastes...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 163
Posted By Transmaniacon
If the PB-1000 is within reach, I would really...

If the PB-1000 is within reach, I would really recommend spending a little extra for it. A sub is the first place I would put a little extra cash. That said, the NXG BAS 500 is probably the best...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 163
Posted By Transmaniacon
Yeah they are gorgeous in person, the pictures...

Yeah they are gorgeous in person, the pictures definitely do not do them justice. As good as the E5Bi sound, the towers are on another level.
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