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Discussion in 'Home Cinema Speakers' started by markymark34, Mar 10, 2005.

  1. markymark34

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    Ive just bought a panny 32DX TV and am now wondering why tv manufactures cant look at AV equipment and make the shelves big enough to hold anything other than a dvd player!

    ive got a rather old jbl centre which doesn't fit in the top shelf and a sony amp which doesnt fit on either shelf or in the gap below the bottom shelf (brilliant) so at the moment i have 3 spaces for equipment which only my dvd player will fit into!

    need a new centre anyway so anyone got reccomendations for a thinish (height wise) one?

    why do manufactures do this!
     
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    I had the same problem. I stripped down the stand (few allen keys) and removed one of the shelves. Perfect now. SKY+ on top shelf and AMP/DVD on bottom shelf. (Centre on top of TV) :p
     
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    thats what ive got at the minute but my centre isnt magnetically shielded for some unknown reason!

    so im going to buy a new one and hopefully one that will fit into the slot problem is most are too big. B&w - no chance, kef - nope.

    why dont they make the shelves adjustable! :smashin:

    complain complain complain

    new tv is great though! built in digi tuner (one less box!)
     
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    why don't you get a KEF 100c from ebay. Very cheap and still a great center speaker. I bet it will fit in your shelf.
     
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    good call mpk i'd just spotted those on ebay myself and was wondering what size they where. will probably go for something new though.
     
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    Of cause the other option is to buy a new AV stand which will be able to fit all your equipment.

    There are many that will profess that the 'proper' stands will improve the quality of the images/sound by isolating the equipment from vibrations

    If you get something that matches the rest of the furniture in the room then they atleast equal the plastic free stands in asthetics too.
     
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    What are your other speakers? front L/R especially as its usual practice to match the front by keeping to the same brand/manufacturer, if your front three speakers don't match closely in timbre then when a sound pans
    accross them it will change tone and won't sound particularly good.
     
  9. markymark34

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    zone my front speakers are due to be replaced soon. I have thought about a stand option but its yet more money! when i got home last night i took out the bottom shelf and put the amp in there. not ideal but will do for the time being. May just get a shelf above the tv for a cheap option till i get some cash together and replace all 3 of the fronts.

    cheers guys
     
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    It is certainly a cheaper option to buy a decent AV rack which will suit all your needs going forward than potentially change your front 3 speakers each time you buy a new TV with free stand which your current centre (or other equipment) doesnt perfectly fit.
     
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    Phewwww, for a moment I thought your thread title was about something else !! :D
     

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