dorm HT set up

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  1. REDandBLACKpack

    REDandBLACKpack Active Member

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    I am looking for a home stereo setup for my dorm room/ bed room at home. I have a 32'' lcd tv and I will be using my ps3 for games and blu ray. My tv supports HDMI as well. I am looking to spend <$500 if possible. Willing to buy separate pieces as well, it does not have to be a box set. This will mostly be used for watching movies, playing video games, and listening to music. Both rooms are pretty small so I dont need a set up for a big room. Any suggestions?
     
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    ssabripo Banned

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    dorm and HT in the same sentence? :rofl:
     
  3. joetama

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    I had B&W in my dorm room...

    ;)
     
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    must be nice to be rich
     
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    No... Just nice to have a dad that used to have some DM-330i which he didn't use anymore...
     
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    so.... any suggestions
     
  7. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    I have a suggestion. Don't take expensive home theatre equipment into a dorm unless you want it to get stolen. Rent a house if you want a home theatre.

    Or, join a frat. Frat houses always have good entertainment systems.
     
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    Ya, cause nothing will get stolen in a frat house or normal home...:rolleyes:
     
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    When my buddy lived in the dorms he just had 2 technic(sp?) fronts and a sub. It's wasn't anything special but it was good enough. The dorms were basically cement cubes. Point of the story he got complaints every time we watched a movie, or listened to music because it was simply too loud and the bass carried to the floor below, 2 rooms away on both sides and the floor above.

    Cliffs of the story: Don't expect to have a decent setup and listen to it loud without people bitching all the time.
     
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    It's a lot less likely than getting stolen in a dorm where the doors can be jimmied using your student ID card.
     
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    Not true. Most all dorm doors have deadbolts and I know one has a keypad and key..
     
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    yeah I live in a suit so i dont think noise would be a huge problem, i dont plan to listen to it super loud, but would like to have speakers placed around the room and have better sound. also i doubt anyone will break into our suite, its not as easy as on a hall, you would have to get through the suite door and than the dead bolt on the room door.
     

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