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Re: Your Recent 'Other' Purchases

Post by psj3809 » Wed Jan 20, 2016 9:38 am

oldtimer wrote:A new 50"LED HD Smart tv with matching soundbar last week.
Dont get too excited though, is just a cheap supermarket brand but its a lovely picture . :D
What one is it ? I'm tempted to do something similar, looked at Sony soundbars etc and Sonos but cost a fortune, got a 42 inch tv at the mo and theres a Samsung 55 inch for i think about 400-500 which isnt bad. Very tempting, need to sort out the sound stuff now

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Re: Your Recent 'Other' Purchases

Post by Antiriad2097 » Wed Jan 20, 2016 10:58 am

Colour me interested too. We bought a cheap 50" TV a few months back (then got it home and Mrs Ant said we should have got a bigger one once she saw it in place :x ).

Picture is great, but the speakers are pretty shoddy, sound is just about acceptable now I fiddled with settings but at a decent volume they rattle the case.

Had a soundbar to chuck under the sideboard it sits on in the back of my mind for a bit, but not done any research. Don't want to spend much, but equally don't want another terrible sound quality.

There must be some acceptable budget/mid range stuff that will be good enough for my non-audiophile ears. All I want is something that isn't all bass or treble, a reasonable spread of sound, that won't rattle and distort at a medium volume.
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Re: Your Recent 'Other' Purchases

Post by Rayne » Wed Jan 20, 2016 2:55 pm

I'm not much of an audiophile but I picked this one up at Christmas:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Goodmans-GDSB04 ... B00DY4KO8W

Less than 40 quid and it provides way better sound than my TV speakers. Good surround sound effect too :)
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Re: Your Recent 'Other' Purchases

Post by silvergunner » Wed Jan 20, 2016 10:29 pm

You want a great soundbar for a not a massive amount of money. Get yourself a Yamaha YAS 93

http://m.richersounds.com/#!/product/yama-yas93-blk

The only thing it does not have is Bluetooth which to me is no big issue.

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Re: Your Recent 'Other' Purchases

Post by c0nfu53d » Tue Feb 02, 2016 4:08 pm

Got this today with some of my birthday money. Another leather jacket for my collection.

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Re: Your Recent 'Other' Purchases

Post by Antiriad2097 » Wed Feb 03, 2016 1:39 am

I'll even go as far as saying that one is acceptable ;)
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Re: Your Recent 'Other' Purchases

Post by The Hardest of All Freds » Wed Feb 03, 2016 11:49 am

An old classical guitar for a whopping £1.99
Pair of old DMs £4.99
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Re: Your Recent 'Other' Purchases

Post by DPrinny » Thu Feb 04, 2016 7:54 am

More manga
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Re: Your Recent 'Other' Purchases

Post by DPrinny » Sat Feb 20, 2016 8:53 am

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Re: Your Recent 'Other' Purchases

Post by tachi » Sat Feb 20, 2016 12:04 pm

Signed up for Mygeekbox which is 1 main box (Arcade) and 2xWelcome boxes.
Main box is OK, a lego Ken, Sub-zero plushie, Space Invaders tin moneybox and 2 Tshirts (tron and Pacman).
None of the welcome boxes have come yet though :(
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Re: Your Recent 'Other' Purchases

Post by Sega2006 » Thu Feb 25, 2016 6:14 pm

New shoes for the M
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Re: Your Recent 'Other' Purchases

Post by Negative Creep » Fri Feb 26, 2016 4:08 am

Very nice, they really suit it
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Re: Your Recent 'Other' Purchases

Post by Megamixer » Fri Feb 26, 2016 12:33 pm

^^^ Agreed. On a side note, I've always really liked that model of M3. The newer ones don't excite me as much visually.
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Re: Your Recent 'Other' Purchases

Post by Sega2006 » Fri Feb 26, 2016 5:27 pm

Well if I ever make it to an event you guys are welcome for a passenger ride round the block, planned theme for its mods are circa 60's/70's racer so it may appear again in the thread.
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Re: Your Recent 'Other' Purchases

Post by Sega2006 » Wed Mar 02, 2016 4:47 pm

Tracksuit bottoms, never did I see myself fulfilling the stereotype of my home town and I hate to admit it but they are quite comfy :oops:
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