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Old 05-20-08, 07:23 PM   #37
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This Denon/Kef setup I've picked up sounds far better than I would have thought possible for the money. It really does sound awesome with movies and pretty damn good with music. Took a while to work out how to use the amp though .

My only trouble now is that I didn't realise i'd need a Dolby Live sound card to output 5.1 game audio through the optical cable. I think the cheapest option for now would be to output through the 3.5mm jacks for game audio, and the opticlal cable for movies.
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Old 05-21-08, 09:09 AM   #38
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i purchased me a set of z-5500 today ^^

cost me 285euros ($450). Hope they will be worth it

btw, is the Canon 400D any good with stock lens? Brought them for someone

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Old 05-21-08, 05:13 PM   #39
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btw, is the Canon 400D any good with stock lens? Brought them for someone

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Well, notwithstanding you quoted yourself, Digital Rebel XTi is an incredible piece of machinery. And it's very much awesome with stock lens. You can always get aftermarket Canon ones depending on the usage.
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Old 05-21-08, 06:52 PM   #40
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Well, notwithstanding you quoted yourself, Digital Rebel XTi is an incredible piece of machinery. And it's very much awesome with stock lens. You can always get aftermarket Canon ones depending on the usage.
i havent heard of the digital rebel xti

http://www.dabs4work.ie/productview.aspx?QuickLinx=48JL

thats the model
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Old 05-22-08, 11:20 AM   #41
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i havent heard of the digital rebel xti

http://www.dabs4work.ie/productview.aspx?QuickLinx=48JL

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EOS 400D is also called Digital Rebel XTi. EOS 350D was Digital Rebel XT.
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Old 05-23-08, 06:27 AM   #42
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EOS 400D is also called Digital Rebel XTi. EOS 350D was Digital Rebel XT.
sweet dude, i suddenly shat myself and thought I had been ripped of

The bastard courier service decided not to deliver my stuff today :@ and they dont deliver on Sat or Sun. So I have to wait til MONDAY :@ to get the stuff.



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Old 05-23-08, 12:35 PM   #43
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sweet dude, i suddenly shat myself and thought I had been ripped of

The bastard courier service decided not to deliver my stuff today :@ and they dont deliver on Sat or Sun. So I have to wait til MONDAY :@ to get the stuff.



*pissed off*
You'll have some serious fun! Its's a god-like camera.
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Old 05-23-08, 07:47 PM   #44
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Im guessing that those saying "get the Z-5500s" hasnt actually heard the gigaworks. I have both sets and the gigaworks sound much better overall. The only thing the 5500s have on the gigaworks is the bass speaker but the gigaworks overall sound destroys the 5500s.
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Old 05-24-08, 04:25 AM   #45
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I've heard both and I'd say the Gigaworks are worse.
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Old 05-24-08, 03:13 PM   #46
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Thats been known for ages and i doubt it'll ever change. Creative Labs speakers cover entire sound stage much better than Logitech which bet everything on bass (wattage balance for subwoofer tells a lot too).
They may know how to make good mices but they have plenty to learn about speakers.
But since ppl mostly trip just on bass that may not change anytime soon.
Thank god we have Creative Labs and Altec Lansing...
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Old 05-24-08, 03:47 PM   #47
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Make up your minds already, I am in the market and am debating between these two. Everywhere I do research on them its the same thing, people debating which is better, or biased reviews on either.
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Old 05-24-08, 06:42 PM   #48
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****! Ive just paid $450 to downgrade


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