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  1. Budget friendly driver for 500mm cube

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hey guys, so budget is a limiting factory for my build its a 500mm cube I don't mind ported or sealed but need sub 30hz(my mains comfortably get to about 35 before they roll off too steep) I am in the UK so somthing available here would help as I would have to spend on shipping & import duties...
  2. Budget build, What do I need to look for?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Really not sure what I need to be looking for. If I was buying a sub for a vehicle I would not even consider a 15. I have considered CT Sounds Bio car audio subs. These are low end subs but still think they are a big upgrade over a $100-$200 prefab sub box setup. 12" is $25 while the 15" is $60...
  3. Arcam300 or Anthem300? advice for budget retro AV set up please? audio fromTV +music

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    hi everyone, I live out in the sticks and can't do any audio testing as hours away and setting up a home theatre in the cheap and using used as they were good when came out and inky want basic surround with my ripped USB media straight into my ks8000 4k samsung tv (not sure about the hdcp2.2...
  4. Budget home theater sub - SVS PB-1000 or Hsu ULS-15 MK1?

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello, I am looking for a new subwoofer for our home theater. It is an L-shaped open area in the basement of about 3,900 cubic feet. The other speakers are Paradigm Monitor 9 towers, Monitor 3 center, and Surround 1 surrounds along with 2 Triad OmniRound8's in the bar and two RBH VA815's in the...
  5. Need sealed subwoofer recommendation (for 220v with XLR input) budget: $1600

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    Folks, Greetings... Its been a while since I posted...and feels good to be back... I'm based in Bangalore, India and have 5 channels of Neumann KH310 (3 way active, with total 290W in each channel) with MOTU Ultralite MK3 as my "Sound Card". Source is a PC playing FLAC files from a hard-drive...
  6. My Low Budget Stereo Build

    Two Channel Design and Installation
    Hi everyone, I have been lurking on the forum for awhile now. I am glad to see this new area of the forum. I don't really have much to contribute to most of the threads, but thought I would share my low budget stereo build. My listening room does double duty as a home gym. It is a very small...
  7. Budget Projectors?

    Home Theater Projectors
    I'm looking for a cheap temporary projector to go in our living room. It will be hooked up to my Xbox one, and 2.1 set up. I want to stay around 300, mainly because I have roommates who want it in the living room to share and want to spend no money, so this will only be a temporary as I will be...
  8. Recommendation for subwoofer Upgrade $1,500 - $2000 Budget

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    Looking to upgrade my RSL Speedwoofer 10. It blends well with the RSL speakers but I feel that there is more bass to be had for my movie watching nights. Room size is 16'x15'x8', open door way is 3 feet, room is on the second floor and system is used 100% for Home Theater. My budget is around...
  9. Budget upgrade from used hand me downs, will I notice?

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    While in college I dropped some "big money" ($500) at the time and got a 5.1 system off craiglist consisting of 4 Polk RM2300, the matching center RM2600, and the PSW250 sub. I forget what receiver I had but I now have a refurb Sherwood Newcastle R-972 that I got from slickdeals or woot. Now...
  10. $10k upgrade budget

    Home Audio Speakers
    I have the upgrade itch and I got it bad... I currently have SVS MTS-01's for my LCR with some cheapo polks for surrounds. Everything is powered by Emotiva amps. The LCR each have XPA-100's on them. I have two XPA-5's for surrounds and future atmos speakers. I have pieced this together over...
  11. Home Theater Ideas Budget 8000

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Alright folks, Ive been enlisted by my friend to help him design is home theater system. I thought I should leave this to the experts. So here is what were working with. Budget $8000 Here is what I would like to get out of this budget: Projector, Curve Screen, Receiver capable of 11.2, solid...
  12. Best budget Floorstanding speaker for a 7.1 system under $300

    Home Audio Speakers
    I'm looking at the Polk T50's, Pioneer SP-FS52, or the Sony SSCS3. They are all under $300 for the pair...any other recommendations, or thoughts on these?
  13. Which "budget" home theater system?

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I am looking at not spending much money on a home theater system. I'm staying at my current spot for only a year or two tops and need something "cheap". Anything is better than the TV speakers right? :) Which of these are better? Energy 5.1 Take Classic Home Theater System ($299) or Onkyo...
  14. Klipsch Aims At The Budget Market With Its New Reference R-B4 Soundbar

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Modern displays have become incredibly sleek and edgy, with design factors appeasing the minimalist demands of the buying public. While this doesn’t hinder screen technology and video performance, audio capabilities have most certainly taken a hit. Of course, audio is moot point in a dedicated...
  15. Sennheiser's New Orpheus Breaks the Budget, Not Your Ears

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    The world of high-end audio is chock full of ridiculously expensive gear. While some of it’s only marginally better than significantly less expensive options, there is a segment that lives up to the hype and delivers performance that’s a jealousy-inducing revelation. For example, take...
  16. Budget 5.1.2 HT setup

    Home Audio Speakers
    OK, I'm pushing for a one and done, but I really don't know what my budget will be like after our house is built. I'm ok with splitting up purchases and I'm looking to spend ~$1700 on Audio. Room is 13.5' x 14.5' x 8.5' = ~1650 cu ft. Carpeted, and I plan on building acoustic panels later. The...
  17. Help with budget 5.1 setup

    Home Audio Speakers
    I'm trying to finalize putting together a 5.1 system that is for a very tight budget. I'm no audiophile and sure almost anything will be ok with me as I have been using Logitech computer surrounds mounted on custom built stands for 2 years and I'm ok with it haha. My front left and right...
  18. HT Project for my pre-wired house (on a depressing budget)

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Calling all Techies, We have a house that is pre-wired for sound and I am looking for recommendations for an integrated HT system--here's the parameters: 1. Need speakers to mount on the walls not more than 5" wide (4 of them, plus a center under the TV and a sub-woofer)(5.1?) in the main...
  19. Harry's Multi use theatre room on a budget

    Home Theater Room Photos (Finished Rooms Only)
    Hi Folks, I have completed my multi use home theatre room on a budget. When I bought a new house recently, it had a room upstairs away from the family which had the potential for a 'mancave" as my wife calls it. It was nearly 5 metres square with a decently high ceiling. It had existing...
  20. Quick Sub Question

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    I've been reading tons about ~$200 subs in the last few days and have narrowed it down to a few choices, but I just don't know which to get. The subs are: Bic F-12 NX-BAS-500 Dayton Sub 1500 The sub would be used in a 14' by 16' room with a 10' ceiling, almost exclusively for music daily. It...
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