My New Christmas System. Any comments?

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Jeff Sch., Dec 26, 2001.

  1. Jeff Sch.

    Jeff Sch. Stunt Coordinator

    Joined:
    Nov 30, 2001
    Messages:
    116
    Likes Received:
    0
    I got some good stuff for christmas, What do u think?

    Kenwood VR-507

    JBL N26 fronts

    JBL Ncenter

    JBL N24's

    Sony 12" SAWM40 sub

    I canted wait to hook everything up in my dorm. People over at Audioreview.com are bad mouthing this system and i think they dont know what there talking about. It cost $760 shipped for all. Any comments or critizisms?

    Also what wire do i need for speakers and sub? The stuff that came with them sucks!
     
  2. Jeffrey Forner

    Jeffrey Forner Screenwriter

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 1999
    Messages:
    1,117
    Likes Received:
    0
    Well, for a college student, who plans on sticking this system in his dorm room, I would say that you've done a pretty fine job. No, it may not be the best system ever made, but it will certainly kick the crap out of most any other little stereo your fellow dormmates might have.

    Enjoy!
     
  3. David X

    David X Stunt Coordinator

    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2001
    Messages:
    102
    Likes Received:
    0
    You can go with 14-16 guage copper wire for short runs, and 12-14 guage for longer runs, if you have any runs longer than 20 - 25 feet or so. Any old insulated copper wire will do just fine, assuming you aren't going to run the speaker wire through the walls. Lots of folks like the 12-guage stuff they sell by the foot at home depot.

    For my own system, I use 12 gauge sound king speaker wire and dayton banana plugs from partsexpress.com

    -David
     
  4. Sean Conklin

    Sean Conklin Screenwriter

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2000
    Messages:
    1,720
    Likes Received:
    0
    Pretty much the same set up I have in my HT room, except I use a Kenwood 407 and a JBL PB-12 subwoofer, and I couldn't be happier! I think you made a great choice and got a great deal!

    Use 12 gauge Home Depot or a 12 gauge equivalent.
     
  5. David Bo

    David Bo Auditioning

    Joined:
    Dec 3, 2001
    Messages:
    7
    Likes Received:
    0
    Yesterday I ordered a similar system-I got a Denon receiver though.

    Denon AVR-682 Receiver $265

    JBL NSP1 speakers $270

    No Sub yet, but I'm going to get the same Sony. Everyone recommends it for the price.

    It was $580 w/ shipping from etronics.com I'll probably get the subwoofer in the few months, I'm getting an X-box or PS2 before then.
     

Share This Page