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New speakers with one DOA, not happy!

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New speakers with one DOA, not happy!

I ordered a new set of speaker yesterday and they arrived today only I noticed while opening one of the boxes that the top of it had a tear and showed signs of compression. On unfolding the flaps I then saw that the polystyrene was broken on the same corner, which worried me but on further inspection there was no obvious damage to the speaker, so I continued.

Anyway, after hooking them up only one side worked, was not happy to say the least, later looking at the box it even says on it “Useless if dropped”! So I’m now waiting for these to be lifted and a replacement pair to arrive. :-(

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Re: New speakers with one DOA, not happy!

I got a pair of Sony speakers form a little system my uncle had (thing had blown itself up from living in a seriously damp house), they work nicely... Smiley

 

Not any help I know, just thought I'd mention it... Grin

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Re: New speakers with one DOA, not happy!

@twocvbloke - As you do. I'm replacing my very tired Mission 70s with something that's actually got some bottom end.

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Re: New speakers with one DOA, not happy!

Well for those that are remotely interested my replacement speakers arrived this morning and are now in place, with both of them working as you would expect, and the sound is a revelation compared to the old Missions as the range is outstanding.

So very, very pleased.

 

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Re: New speakers with one DOA, not happy!

What speakers did you get? Is this for your home entertainment (lounge) or for your PC (office)?

I have always used the built in speakers of my TV and looking at getting some kind of sound system to get a better sound for films and the like.

I got 5.1 surround for my PC but never use them since getting some decent headphones.

 

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Re: New speakers with one DOA, not happy!

@jaread83 which ones and how is the apparent sound compared to the 5.1 speakers in games

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Re: New speakers with one DOA, not happy!

Jim I got some Qpad QH90 Smiley  excellent headphones Thumbs Up

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I use a set of Corsair H1500 headphones. I have a Creative 5.1 surround sound system but since my son was born, I haven't used them as he wakes up too easily.

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I have some Edifier S760D 5.1 Thumbs Up  but i too get told off for them being to loud
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Re: New speakers with one DOA, not happy!

@rongtw - gorgeous speakers, shame you can't use them! I love my headphones but sometimes you just can't beat the true full surround sound experience of real speakers.

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@jaread83 - These are the one I got their for my stereo (all separates) and they sound beautiful, even though I say so myself.

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Yours and rongtw's speakers but my old Creative speakers to shame! Shocked

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Re: New speakers with one DOA, not happy!

Hey @jaread83 don't knock your Creative's I have a set of these on my iMac and they do a very nice job TVM and I have no intentions of replacing them either.