Thinking of these - any alternatives?

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  1. purextc69

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    Hi,

    Looking at getting the Wharfedale DX1-SE 5.1 for our bedroom which has been waiting for some attention in the AV department...

    Wharfedale DX-1 SE 5.1 Speaker Package

    Would be paired with Sony STR-DN850 Amp that's from work and was going to be thrown away.

    Can anyone think of any of systems that would better or rival this for not much more money or any reasons to not purchase? Reviews, although limited seem positive.

    Any thoughts would be appreciated!

    Thanks
     
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    Not much else out there for that price that will be any better. Some will be different which you may perceive as better but absolute sound quality will be similar.
     
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    I am happy to spend a bit more - but I just don't need too much for the bedroom install. So if you have any suggestions for a bit more money and can be bothered feel free to post them up. :thumbsup:
     
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    Thanks for the recommendation... What would you use as surrounds with these? Or would you just buy another couple of picos?
     
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    Yes i calculated 2pairs and center so quite perfect matching wise. They seem to be compact sized and easy to wall mount with the keyholes at the back. Port bungs might be favoured then. Of course there is other alternatives how to wall mount.

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    If it fits your budget, hopefully you can demo those. Richer Sounds has those too and many others, so finding them shouldn`t be problem. Hifix seems to have the Vokal centre 10£ cheaper than rest, but i`m sure other shops will price match it.

    Zensors are generally very lovely speakers. But i can`t say 100% will you like them, so demo would be in order. Surely a great option and i would imagine much better than some smaller satellites.
     
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    I have listened to Zensors in the past - but yes for this extra money I would want to hear them if possible. Will have to search around for somewhere to demo them.

    Sorry, I missed the 2 x part in your other post.
     
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    Yeah mate, demoing first before buying is a must. If your local RS has the Wharfedale package, maybe they will let you compare those head to head (usually main speakers only).

    Anyway if you do listen Picos, let us hear your thoughts. :smashin:
     

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