Headphones or 5.1 home cinema kit.

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by odd1ne, Jul 27, 2012.

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  1. 5.1 home cinema kit

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  3. Dont like either prefer tv speakers.

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  1. odd1ne

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    Just wondering what your preference is when you want to watch a film.

    Would you prefer a home cinema kit, or good pair of headphones? I always prefer headphones although my cinema kit is really good you just seem to get overall better sound. Just wondering on your opinions.
     
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    I'm still looking for a set of headphones to rival my kit. Can you recommend any?
     
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    As good as a decent set of cans can be, they can't beat the feeling of a good 5.1 system. Especially the thump in the chest and shaking of the sofa.
     
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    I would never dream of wearing headphones to watch a film.
    To be fair, I hardly ever listen to music through them either. I don't like the feeling of being totally deaf to everything around me.
     
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    Can I go overkill and say 7.1 :D
     
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    this.... thank you SVS... :D
     
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    This has to be a joke, right?

    That's like asking if you'd prefer to live in squaller or in a £5m mansion :laugh:
     
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    What would do if more than one person wanted to watch the film .. it happens ;)
     
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    5.1

    Although I am at my computer and say am watching 4od etc, I will use headphones
     
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    tell them to **** off :thumbsup:

    Edit .. he says just having his plans approved for a dedicated cinema room :rolleyes:
     
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    What make/model are your headphones and surround system?

    For which there will be a single lazy boy in the middle of the room ;)
     
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    and a settee ;)
     
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    :thumbsup: I'll look forward to the cinema build thread.
     
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    I'm looking forward to your fixings recommendations :D
     
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    It probably matters how much you spend on your surround system (assuming cost is representative of quality), to how headphones can compare. You've posted in a forum where people like to spend lots :D

    edit. Further to that, also one might consider if you had spent several grand - you wouldn't want to admit some headphones were just as good - to ANYONE. :)
     
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    Got a friend coming with some threaded bolts in a couple of days. :thumbsup:
     

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