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Old 7th August 2009, 12:36 AM   #16
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any owners care to offer an opinion on edifier s330d 2.1? TIA
I "SHOULD" be recieving my s730's in the post soon.
I'm being stuffed around ALOT by certain e-stores.
It's more than likley to be a similar product, but ill report back to you guys and it should give you an idea.
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Old 7th August 2009, 1:02 PM   #17
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I "SHOULD" be recieving my s730's in the post soon.
I'm being stuffed around ALOT by certain e-stores.
It's more than likley to be a similar product, but ill report back to you guys and it should give you an idea.
choice, cheers mate. there are very few options around for me - but at least pccasegear are the cheapest, and they're quite reliable, so i guess i'm a little lucky
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Old 8th August 2009, 12:20 PM   #18
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to all audiophiles/audio expert out there,

will it be better to get a pair of Audioengine a2/a5s or a pair of book shelf speakers + a subwoofer. i was going for the 2.0 setup before, but heard that the 2.1 setup is better value??? any ideas anyone?

it's to be used with a pc for general purpose(music, video etc). if it's better with 2.1, any recommendations for the speakers+sub? if not any alternatives to the audioengines?

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Old 9th August 2009, 11:53 AM   #19
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I am in the market for a new pair of speakers as well, preferably under $500.

Right now I am looking at:
Aktimate minis
Audioengine A5
LSK M4 or M5
Firefox 602 or 612
Nuforce S-1

Are there any more suggestions? I would appreciate it if thoughts were offered. I only have a usb sound card. The asus u1

The only pair I have heard are the aktimates and I was quite impressed with them. I am curious to how the other speakers compare.

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Old 9th August 2009, 12:26 PM   #20
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Both the LSK kits and the Firefox need amplification - the Aktimates and A5s/A2s are powered, with the amp built into the speaker. With the M4s though, you'll need to buy an amp to power them (which adds another ~$300 if you want a basic one).
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Old 16th August 2009, 9:59 PM   #21
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Hi Guys, I am looking for some recommendations on some new speakers. The budget is around $200 (but can go past that) I only need a 2.1 setup, and the speakers have you be not too wide (about 3 inch/75mm) as there is limited space on my desk. Thanks for you help.
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Old 16th August 2009, 10:14 PM   #22
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logitech z2300, the speakers are small, but the sub is massive 11''x11''
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Old 17th August 2009, 8:52 AM   #23
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I kinda wanted to stay away from Logitech, and wanted to try something else. But thanks anyway.

Any other recommendations guys?
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Old 17th August 2009, 9:28 AM   #24
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I kinda wanted to stay away from Logitech, and wanted to try something else. But thanks anyway.

Any other recommendations guys?
ahaha i would have suggested the z2300s too, they're $157 @ msy and the sub is huge. I've got them :P

Ummmmmmm i'm sure the would be a creative equivalent.
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Old 17th August 2009, 10:19 AM   #25
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dont get z-2300s when you can get Edifier S330s for less
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Old 17th August 2009, 11:42 AM   #26
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are edifier s330's worth getting if you're just using onboard?
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Old 17th August 2009, 12:10 PM   #27
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dont get z-2300s when you can get Edifier S330s for less
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are edifier s330's worth getting if you're just using onboard?
+1 for wanting to know this

really interested in buying a set of s330, but am yet to find any decent opinions of performance.
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Old 17th August 2009, 3:07 PM   #28
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FYI, i have just decided to take the plunge on the edifiers. will post a review once i get them and test them out
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Old 17th August 2009, 3:15 PM   #29
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are edifier s330's worth getting if you're just using onboard?
cant see why not as they are pretty cheap and i don't see much else in that budget range that you would pick over them other then a 2.0 system and that would be more likely to show the crappiness of the soundcard (not that that matters as you can always get a soundcard later even if its a cheap one)
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Old 20th August 2009, 6:03 PM   #30
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R-10's are horrible. LS11's are worse.

V10's are OK for their size. V20's I'm guessing would be better. Never heard the X140's.
ok dunno if anyone is reading this thread, but anyway.

tried out a set of $40 logitech LS11 speakers (run on mains power) and they are awesome speakers for their size and rating.
also had a shot at aset of $97 logitech V20 speakers which run on USB and they were also pretty good given what they are.

went to JB-Hi and ended up getting a set of $42 altec lansing BXR1220 usb power speakers (the funny barrel looking ones) and sound is pretty good given they are snmall and run off usb.
http://www.alteclansing.com/index.ph...uct_id=BXR1220

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