View Full Version : What to do?

09-01-2006, 03:47 PM
Ok I'm planning for my home theatre next year when I get a house and currently on my computer i have a kipsch promedia setup hooked up to a x-fi sound card and the sound is truly unreal. What I'm looking for is a very crisp and clean sounding system, like my computer setup, except have unbelivable crankability in bass, but not like my car. I am probably going to drop about 750 on the whole setup and was looking at a 5.1 setup with possibly a very nice 10" or 12" sub in a ported enclosure off around 750-1000 watts rms. What am I looking at in terms of receivers and such? Could a media xtender from my computer work off the x-fi card or does it not work that way? I don't have too much experience in home theatre theatre systems, the most I did was hook up an mtx thunder 9500 to a 600 watt amp in my basement and literally shook everything in the house, which is what I want. Would a 12W6v2 be a solid way to go for home audio? I know a 12" Kicker L7 isn't really ideal, but they sound great in my car. Thanks for any suggestions.

09-01-2006, 03:55 PM
check out this harmon kardon 7.1. Its on sale for $329 Its usually $599.


Also i just purchased a dayton 12" 150w sub from parts express. Its on sale right now for $120. Its a great sub for the money.


Outpost has the polk R15 on sale right now for $39. These would be great for your fronts and surrounds.


**** it looks like they went back to regular price:crap:

And dont forget dont skimp on the center channel;)

09-01-2006, 08:52 PM
$500 for all speakers/subs/receiver/possible sub amp?
Your best bet is to see what you can find at some garage/estate sales, flea markets, pawn shops, auctions etc.

09-01-2006, 08:56 PM
yea for quality home audio price is up there i have like 2k into my reciever alone lol

09-01-2006, 09:55 PM
$750 for a full 5.1 channel?

Save some more, or go with a two-channel setup for now...

09-02-2006, 12:57 AM
What to do?

Speaker war cry;

Cool movie.

Mental note: When they say 'America', think
'Speakers' instead.

Watch after credits roll.

09-02-2006, 02:10 PM
yea for quality home audio price is up there i have like 2k into my reciever alone lol

Dam, hell with that. I think I have 2000 into my HT setup and sounds great to my ears. Havent heard many HT setups, but that is craziness.:eek:

09-02-2006, 02:16 PM
i have a denon tuner, it replaced my marantz thats now my fathers, i usually give my parents my old stuff

09-03-2006, 09:46 PM

It has good reviews.

09-03-2006, 10:31 PM
yea for quality home audio price is up there i have like 2k into my reciever alone lol

I is a kollege stoodent and don't have much money.