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Master Geek
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Topic # 36951 4-Jul-2009 20:40

I currrently have an oldish AKAI 5.1 Home Theatre speaker system, all the inputs are on the back of the Sub which also powers everything. This works sweet for me as the PC does all the processing. I now have a friend who is looking for something similar but there doesnt seem anything around like that anymore.
 Price is a big factor and he is tring to avoid having to buy a reciever. 

Can anyone recomend anything?

Cheers  


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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 231048 4-Jul-2009 20:57 Send private message

Have a look at the Logitech Z-5500, it has analogue line in or spdif for DD & DTS. Excellent bang for your buck.
http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/speakers_audio/home_pc_speakers/devices/224&cl=nz,en








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Master Geek
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  Reply # 231052 4-Jul-2009 21:55

I did have a look at those, they seemed to come across as computer speakers that can do home theater. Does anyone know how they sound? Would they be suitable in a large room?

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Wannabe Geek
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  Reply # 231053 4-Jul-2009 21:56 Send private message

you could keep an eye on trademe for one like yours?
http://www.trademe.co.nz/Electronics-photography/Home-audio/Home-theatre/auction-227796779.htm

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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 231338 5-Jul-2009 21:32 Send private message

throbb: I did have a look at those, they seemed to come across as computer speakers that can do home theater. Does anyone know how they sound? Would they be suitable in a large room?


They sound great playing blu-ray and music in our lounge. 5m X 4m.

You are limited in options for sub placement as the sub is cable limited to be within ~2m from the control module which will be right next to the TV for your universal remote.

I am really happy with mine (ex trademe).





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