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Old 11-01-2005, 07:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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looking for something hopefully that has Dolby digital DTS optical in but.. I can't find anything of the sort so far i'm trying to decide between


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Go for the Logitech, ive had experiance with those and I love em !
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the klipsch has a much better woofer than the z-5500.

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you say to go for logitech because you have had experience with them and you love them. but have you ever had experience with the promedia ultra 5.1 system? no? well I have had experience with both, and the klipsch has a much better sounding woofer. (search google, you will also find the same with reviews).
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how is the satalites on kisplich? I've never heard of this brand before so.. I kind of like the logitech since half of my computer stuff is silver/black (moniter, keyboard, mouse, case etc) but if the kips are much better i'll go with em
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Logitech Z-5500 is the best IMO
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how is the satalites on kisplich? I've never heard of this brand before so.. I kind of like the logitech since half of my computer stuff is silver/black (moniter, keyboard, mouse, case etc) but if the kips are much better i'll go with em
The satalites are just ever so slightly better than the z-5500 when it comes to treble and really high pitched sounds, which is due to the built in tweeters. other than that they are about equal.
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Holy Crap !!!!! Logitech Z-5500 for $219.00
That's a freakin' steal.... Grap them!!!
I paid $289 for mine. Love them....

I'm assuming this price reduction is because Logitech is releasing their new addition to the Z series.

The Z-5450's, basically a slightly less powerful set but, different design and comes with wireless rear speakers & receiver.
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wireless is not a good idea it results in loss of sound quality. they also like you said, can't take as much power.
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I've got logitech 5.1 but it's their budget $45 system and it sounds freakin awesome, so I can't imagine what their 'mega' system would sound like
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Holy Crap !!!!! Logitech Z-5500 for $219.00
That's a freakin' steal.... Grap them!!!
I paid $289 for mine. Love them....

I'm assuming this price reduction is because Logitech is releasing their new addition to the Z series.

The Z-5450's, basically a slightly less powerful set but, different design and comes with wireless rear speakers & receiver.

that requires money.... will be atleast 2 weeks till i have $250 spare.
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