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#277877 - 11/06/09 01:21 AM Great Budget Products For Audiophiles < $200USD
BlueJays1 Offline
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Registered: 09/19/08
Posts: 4079
Loc: Porch,enjoying Bombay Sapphire
List yours here.

AA Battery Charger w/ Rechargeable Batteries ($<50) -. Great solution for wireless controllers/ video game controllers or really anything that eats up a lot of AA batteries. These can be found pretty much at any electronics store.

RadioShack SPL Meter ($45) – A must have for any serious home theatre enthusiast. Snow day? Forget about snowboarding and skiing. Now is a good time to play around with speaker and subwoofer placement.

Panasonic BD60 Blu-ray player ($150-$200) – One of the best budget Blu-ray players around. Reliable, great up conversion, excellent Blu-ray play back. The future of home theatre!

http://www2.panasonic.com/consumer-elect...000000000005702

Monoprice Indoor HDTV Antenna ($17.11) – Receives over the air SDTV and HDTV. There are better Antennas out there but this should pick up a lot of stations in areas with good signals; rural areas might struggle with signal strength/# of channels. Not much to lose if you take into consideration the price.

http://www.monoprice.com/products/produc...&seq=1&format=2

Koss KSC75 Portable Headphones (<$25) – One of the many great headphones made by Koss. Comes with a lifetime warranty.

http://www.koss.com/koss/kossweb.nsf/p?openform&pc%5Esc%5EKSC75

Sony MDR V6/7506 Closed Headphones ($<130) – One of the “industry standard” studio headphones used by many professionals.

http://www.sonystyle.com/webapp/wcs/stor...552921665089914

Alessandro Music Series 1 Open Headphones ($100-110) – Simple Design. These are terrific sounding headphones in this price range. Comfort might take some getting use to for some.

http://www.alessandro-products.com/main.php?p=headphones

Sand Disk Sansa Clip/Clip+ ($20(1GB) -$80(8GB)) – Regarded as the best budget Portable MP3 Player. Extreme portability. Clip+ offers expandable memory.

http://www.sandisk.com/products/sansa-music-and-video-players/sandisk-sansa-clipplus-mp3-player-

Cowon S9 8 GB PMP ($199) – Touch Screen, sleek/elegant design, superior battery length (55hrs for music/11hrs for video), superb audio and video playback, plenty of customizable features.

http://www.cowonamerica.com/products/cowon/s9/

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#277878 - 11/06/09 05:10 AM Re: Great Budget Products For Audiophiles < $200USD [Re: BlueJays1]
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This list could be considered a Christmas wish list for those starting out \:\)
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#277887 - 11/06/09 05:51 AM Re: Great Budget Products For Audiophiles < $200USD [Re: jakewash]
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Registered: 12/06/07
Posts: 7137
Loc: Canada
 Originally Posted By: jakewash
This list could be considered a Christmas wish list for those starting out \:\)


1. 1/2 of an Exodus Audio Maelstrom X subwoofer driver
2. The other half of the above mentioned woofer...
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#277896 - 11/06/09 08:10 AM Re: Great Budget Products For Audiophiles < $200USD [Re: fredk]
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Registered: 08/27/07
Posts: 3270
Loc: Laval, Quebec, Canada
For those with a mono HT setup...
http://www.axiomaudio.com/m0-onwall-speaker.html
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