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Brilliant all rounder

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Pros: plenty of decent sound, big base, so easy to install, very felxible in application

Cons: sub can be a little droney, mid range sound slightly lacking

I got these in 2006 for $460 in Australia.   The main reason for purchasing was to watch movies and play music from an iMac. We ran an Optical cable to the receiver/controller for 99.9% of the signal inputs. They've sat in our lounge/dining space (4m x 8m) and absolutely rocked the place for music at parties, shaken the crockery in the kitchen watching films and then played nicely balanced music at a sane level for background sounds. You can play these at max volume and neither the satellites or sub distort the sound. We've done it for some parties and they just rocked the night. Next day, back to normal. Almost 7 years on they still pump music out, they would on average be...
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Klipsch S4i = overrated

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Pros: reasonable bass

Cons: poor build quality leads to short life span, weak midrange

Hmmm... I did a bit or research before buying these. There were plenty of glowing reports out there and the cynic in me thinks that most writers on major sites write nice reports in order to not bite the hand that feeds them.   Against: The build quality seemed average at best, the cables transmit a lot of noise, it like someone running alive mic over clothing The mid range and treble sounds like its coming down a phone line After 6 short months of 1-2 hours use per day the left speaker died Klipsch lovingly referred me back to the seller for a warranty claim, awesome - NOT   For: Once a figured out how to seal them in, for meant inserting with wire up, not...
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