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Offline ifiron

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Setting up on a shoestring budget
« on: May 21, 2002, 16:03 »
Hi Guys,

Is it okay, if I start with a basic setup of a amp, 2 F/S and Centre first ?
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Re:Setting up on a shoestring budget
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2002, 16:17 »
You can start with amp + 2 front first. Go for center and surround later. BTW, OT i got front for sale. Can IM me to audit. ;D

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Re:Setting up on a shoestring budget
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2002, 17:19 »
How thin is your shoestring?? ;D

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Re:Setting up on a shoestring budget
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2002, 18:17 »
yo duckling,


hehehe how thin har... as thin as a hair... heheh just j/k.

Okay, about 1k ?
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Re:Setting up on a shoestring budget
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2002, 23:00 »
If you're going for Floor Standers, $1K for AV Amp, Main Speakers and Center Speakers is definitely not sufficient.

Are you using them in the Living Room or Bedroom?

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Re:Setting up on a shoestring budget
« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2002, 23:56 »
Living Room. Dun think I will be getting floor stands leh.
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Re:Setting up on a shoestring budget
« Reply #6 on: May 22, 2002, 09:19 »

yo duckling,


hehehe how thin har... as thin as a hair... heheh just j/k.

Okay, about 1k ?


1K is very tight... consider getting a pair of front speakers & a AV receiver 1st.

Pay 4 better quality model then slowly add ya other components.

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Re:Setting up on a shoestring budget
« Reply #7 on: May 22, 2002, 09:28 »
Ifiron,

I've got a pair of floorstanders plus matching centre speaker to let go. The brand is Sound Dynamics and is under the same parent company of Mirage and Energy speakers. There are canadian speakers and is very good for HT and musics IMHO.

http://sound-dynamics.com/

My floorstanders are the reference series 616. Its a 8ohm 90db. One tweeter and two x 6.5" woofer. The centre is the cinecentre. I am looking at 400 for the three speakers. You will be left with 600 for a decent DD/DTS amp. Do you have a DVD player ? Anyway IM if you wish to discuss further. Audition is welcome.  

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Re:Setting up on a shoestring budget
« Reply #8 on: May 22, 2002, 13:01 »
Hi Ifiron,

i have a Marantz SR5000 for letting go too...it is capable of decoding AC3 n DTS,70wX5,u've gt IM ;)

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Re:Setting up on a shoestring budget
« Reply #9 on: May 22, 2002, 14:33 »
seems like a lot people are upgrading.......

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Re:Setting up on a shoestring budget
« Reply #10 on: May 22, 2002, 17:25 »
Hi Guys,

Thanks for all the offers :) , currently me still doing research. Will get back to you all pretty soon !!! Thanks !!!
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