Hardware Poll: Your Favorite Name Brands

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  1. Brad_W

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    I want to know what brands people regard as high quality that they would like to own or already own.

    I do NOT want model numbers, or size, shape, flat screen, etc. Just the brand name.

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    1. Television

    2. Reciever

    3. Main speakers

    4. Center

    5. Surrounds

    6. Subwoofer

    7. DVD Player

    8. Cables (if this sort of thing matters to you)

    9. Amp

    10. Other
     
  2. RobR

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    1. Television - Sony

    2. Reciever - Onkyo, Denon

    3. through 5. should be the same brand in order to have matching speakers - B&W

    6. Subwoofer - ?

    7. DVD Player - Sony (although many brands would qualify)
     
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    1. Television - Mitsubishi or Toshiba

    2. Receiver - Outlaw or Denon

    3 - 5. Platinum Audio (can I use a co. that's out of business?)

    6. Subwoofer - SVS

    7. DVD Player - Sony

    8. Cables - CATCables

    9. Amp - Heck, I dunno. Lots of great ones out there! Ok, pick one... Adcom

    10. Other: SACD,CD: Sony, DVD-A: Panasonic, VCR: JVC, LD: Pioneer
     
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    1. Television ----- would like to own Pioneer or Sony bigscreen

    current are 2 Zenith and a Magnavox

    2. Reciever ----- already own Pioneer Elite

    3. Main speakers ----- already own Boston Acoustics

    4. Center ----- (part of BA system)

    5. Surrounds ----- (part of BA system)

    6. Subwoofer ----- (part of BA system)

    7. DVD Player ----- already own 3 from Pioneer

    8. Cables ----- slowly upgrading to Monster Cable

    9. Amp ----- NA (refer to #2)

    10. Other -----

    CD -- 3 Pioneer changers and a Pioneer recorder

    Cassette -- 2 Pioneer multi-changers

    Phono -- Pioneer

    LD -- Pioneer

    VCR -- 3 Sonys

    MD --Sony

    Camcorder -- Sony

    Multi-room connections -- Niles
     
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    1. Television - (Sony)

    2. Reciever - (Harmon Kardon)

    3. Main speakers - (PSB)

    4. Center - (PSB)

    5. Surrounds ?

    6. Subwoofer - (SVS)

    7. DVD Player - (Toshiba)

    8. Cables (if this sort of thing matters to you) - (AR)

    9. Amp ?

    10. Other ?
     
  6. Howard Williams

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    1. Television: RPTV:Mitsubishi, FPTV:Sony, Direct View:Sony

    2. AVR:McIntosh / Denon

    3. Front Speakers: Klipsch

    4. Center Speakers: Klipsch

    5. Surround Speakers: Klipsch

    6. Subwoofer: SVS

    7. DVD: Sony

    8. Cables: Better Cables

    9. Amp: McIntosh

    10. Camcorder:Sony
     
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    1. Television : Used to be Sony, Now I think Loewe is Rad
    2. Reciever : Denon or Nakamichi
    3. Main speakers : B&W
    4. Center :B&W
    5. Surrounds : B&W
    6. Subwoofer : SVS
    7. DVD Player : Panasonic
    8. Cables [​IMG]IY or Tara Labs
    9. Amp : Parasound, Bryston or McIntosh
    10. Other : Bello'Getti or Apple Ipod
     
  9. Artur Meinild

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    1. Television: Metz

    2. Reciever: NAD, Onkyo

    3. Main speakers: B&W

    4. Center: B&W

    5. Surrounds: B&W

    6. Subwoofer: ?

    7. DVD Player: Metz

    8. Cables: Taralabs

    9. Amp: NAD, Onkyo

    10. Other: Lexicon. They're the best, period.
     
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    1. Television - Sony (Tube)

    2. Receiver - Denon

    3. Main speakers - Klipsch

    4. Center - Klipsch

    5. Surrounds - Klipsch

    6. DVD Player - Sony
     
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    TV (RPTV): Pioneer Elite

    TV (Direct View): Sony

    DVD: Ayre

    Reciever: B&K

    Preamplifier/Processor: Mark Levinson

    Amplifier: Mark Levinson

    Main Speakers: Wilson

    Center: Revel

    Surrounds: Revel

    Subwoofer: REL

    Cables: Nordost
     
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    TV- Toshiba

    DVD- Panasonic 5-Disc

    Whole sound system is Pioneer
     
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    1. Panasonic Tau

    2. Marantz

    3,4,5. B&W

    6. SVS baby!

    7. Panasonic

    8. Bettercables (when i can afford them)

    9. Rotel and Marantz. Krell too, but that's a little expensive right now.

    10. other? how 'bout a dream package deal? i'd say Marantz, Rotel, Linn, SVS, and Bettercables could get together and make some crazy systems!!
     
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    1. Television - Sony Wega (tube), Pioneer Elite (projection)
    2. Reciever - Denon and Integra
    3. Main speakers - Energy
    4. Center - Energy
    5. Surrounds - Energy
    6. Subwoofer - SVS
    7. DVD Player - Pioneer
    8. Cables - Tara Labs and AudioQuest
    9. Amp - Adcom
    10. Other - Misc Brands [​IMG]
     
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    1. Television - Sony Wega (Sold Yesterday Buying Toshiba)

    2. Receiver - Denon

    3. Main speakers - DefTech

    4. Center - DefTech

    5. Surrounds - DefTech

    6. Subwoofer - Pinnacle Digital Sub

    7. DVD Player - Sony

    8. Cables - Audioquest

    9. Amp - Going to buy Rotel

    10. Pre/Pro - Waiting for Outlaw ?!?!?!
     
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    TV-Mitsubishi

    Receiver-Marantz

    speakers- all Polk

    DVD-toshiba for now

    Amp-B&K

    Power center-Monster
     
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    TV-Sony

    Reciever-Denon

    Speakers-Boston

    DVD Player-Toshiba

    Subwoofer-SVS

    Stands and Racks-Sanus(just got these very nice product)
     
  20. Brian Harnish

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    1. Television -- Sony, Pioneer Elites RPTVs, or Mits. RPTVs
    2. Receiver -- Pioneer Elite, Yamaha, Onkyo -- will own a Pioneer Elite Receiver by the end of Feb!! [​IMG]
    3. Main speakers -- Paradigm (by end of Feb.)
    4. Center -- Paradigm (will own by end of Feb.)
    5. Surrounds -- JBL, Paradigm (will own by end of Feb.)
    6. Subwoofer -- SVS (may own by end of May)
    7. DVD Player -- Toshiba, Pioneer (already own), Panasonic
    8. Cables (if this sort of thing matters to you) -- I know I'll get ostracized for this one but, who cares: Nuthin' but Monstah Cables, man!!! [​IMG]
    9. Amp -- Undecided at this point.
     

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