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Now In Stereo

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Jagged, Jan 20, 2006.

  1. Jagged

    Jagged 1 ton status

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    Not wanting to start another toolbox thread...


    I love music, I listen to it all. A few years back when I graduated High School all I wanted for graduation gifts was some cash so I could get a decent stereo system. Five years later I still have the same components, and they sound as great as they did the first day!


    CD Changer: Sony CDP-CE375
    Receiver: Technics SA-DX750
    Speakers: JBL Northridge N28

    I use the optical output from the CD player, not RCA. My PS2 is also connected through optical cabling as well (for audio only, I use the S-Video output from the PS/2 for the S-Vid input on my TV). It would be awesome if the reciever had S-Video in/out.


    It's a pretty good "mid-price system" for it's time. I thought long and hard about prior experience (not mine, but my dad as a broadcast engineer for radio stations). The Sony CD players the stations use had less problems than other brands. JBL was the brand of choice for monitor speakers. I went with the Technics reciever out of budget (really wanted the nice Yamaha, but couldn't afford the $$$), and because my dad had a Technics reciever that was at least 20 years old and still going strong.


    The reciever gets pretty hot during use, but I've left it on for days without a problem. The JBL N28 speakers are about perfect for a "dorm room" sized area, although a small sub would be nice for the lowrange. The CD player is pretty forgiving on scratched CD's, and has performed flawlessly.


    So, what setup do you got? :D
     
  2. surpip

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    jbl tower, and surround speakers
    kenwood reciever
    kenwood center channel(came with the rx)
    sounds good enough to scare the crap out of my girls little dog
     
  3. Jagged

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    Eventually I'll get around to upgrading my reciever, and working on some new stereo channel speakers. Move the N28's to the surround channels.
     
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    Kenwood Reviever With Dolby DTS 5.1

    Kenwood Speakers

    Pioneer 5 Disc DVD Changer

    DVI is optical audio signal and component video
     
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  6. Capman2k

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    Right now, just the stock Jeep setup... I have the Infinity Gold "premium" sound system with two blown speakers though :haha: On that, I have my two 12" Rockford Fosgate PUNCH subs with a 350w dual something or other amp... I fried my 1600w Legacy amp last month, I was very sad :doah::(

    Assuming I don't have to replace my radiator, I'm planning on some major upgrades in the next few weeks... For sure a new head unit, since the stock one doesn't play half my CD's anymore, and never has played any CD-R's... Possibly some new, better speakers also...
     
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    Ohhh crap... we're talking about home stereos... :crazy:

    I had this really old thing with a record player and all that on it, but it just stopped working one day, so I ran out to the pawn shop and got a SHARP CD-C462, with non-functioning 3 CD changer and 5.1 surround sound... Of course I had to buy a Yamaha 8" sub for it... It works well. My TV doesn't have the ability to use surround sound through my stereo, so I run my PS2 (aka DVD player) through the stereo... Also my computer sound thanks to a cheap-o Radio Shack FM modulator.. Doesn't sound too bad. I might need some better rear speakers though.
     
  8. 3 on the tree

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    Harmon Kardon AVR 25 II
    Sansui SC-1330 Cassette Deck
    JBL 325-rear speakers
    Boston Acoustic-front speakers
    Polk Audio-center speaker
    X-Box for CD/DVD play until I find a HK unit reasonable

    Next step will be a good turntable so I can listen to my high school albums from the 70s.
     
  9. boggerless

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    i got nothin.i have the TV hooked up through the home sterio,but everyonce in awhile it buzzs LOUD through the speakers.:eek1: the stereo is all kenwood with at-15 cerwin vegas.it can bounce a can 4in off the floor ,even on carpet.the first time i turned it up i was playing van halens hot for teacher. the drumms at the beginning were hittin and everyone thought we had an engine running in the apartment.:laugh:
     

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