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  Reply # 1311318 25-May-2015 13:58
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I've been using an old Kinyo 5.1 which I originally had for the Xbox -- as it was the cheapest thing I could find with an optical connection. I've always had to keep the subwoofer disconnected, otherwise my flatmate panics and thinks it's an earthquake.

Last week I was spotifying while I worked, and all of a sudden the speakers screamed full-power, just about blew the windows out. I pulled the plug, and tried it when it had cooled down a bit, and it seemed to work, until yesterday when it started making extra noises I had to permanently retire it.

So it would be the ideal time to replace it with something modern, and not so... budget.

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  Reply # 1311320 25-May-2015 14:00
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This would be perfect for my wife to use upstairs, count me in.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1311321 25-May-2015 14:02
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at the moment i don't have anything like that, my old stereo with wired aux input is broken, so this would be nice to have




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  Reply # 1311333 25-May-2015 14:24
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We've just started pre-empting our childrens' music choices by playing music that is less intrusive. The unit will allow us to use a streaming service instead of CDs.

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  Reply # 1311338 25-May-2015 14:29
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I've got a Sony STR-DN1050 in the lounge and have been thinking about running some speaker cables out to the verandah to have the same music out there as in there is playing in the house when I host BBQ's. This would be a great alternative to running those cables!

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  Reply # 1311375 25-May-2015 15:17
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Would use this in the mancave/shed

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  Reply # 1311616 25-May-2015 21:11
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the kids would certainly enjoy it :)




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  Reply # 1311634 25-May-2015 21:42
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Well, after to failing to win that UE Megaboom the other week, I went out and bought one - but the family are so in love with that, we could always do with another portable speaker. When I win this (power of positive thinking!) this would probably end up in my elder son's room, knowing him.

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  Reply # 1311649 25-May-2015 21:50
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Would definitely beat our current inbuilt tv speakers for music :)

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  Reply # 1311669 25-May-2015 21:54
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Current TV speakers just don't cut it. Given the small space, available this should do the trick nicely. Count me in.




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  Reply # 1311736 26-May-2015 05:11
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I don't have a speaker, I've wanted one for ages! I'd probably locate it in the living room so all of our gadgets could connect.

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  Reply # 1311758 26-May-2015 07:53
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I have a pre teen daughter that is going to want something like this very soon, it would help if I didn't have to buy one. :-)

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  Reply # 1311805 26-May-2015 09:02
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This would give a bit of quality to the sound from the TV, with the bonus of being able to throw tunes to it from my phone.


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  Reply # 1312101 26-May-2015 15:37
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So need a Samsung Wireless M7 in the Kitchen - Spotify and podcasts for the whole family while cooking and cleaning and dining as well

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  Reply # 1312103 26-May-2015 15:41
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Looks useful. My Wife would like this.

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