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Old January 18, 2015, 12:42 PM
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I have the Asus Xonar Essence STX for connections and currently use A5+ speakers.

Now, I'm not sold on the Audioengine S8 as a lot of people online rag on them for being over-priced vs competition for the sound. What's a good sale price for the S8 and what are some alternative options that will work with my setup?

Not sure about these yet, but been looking up the PreSonus T8

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space constraints? Preferences for sound? Budget?
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Considering the S8 is $350 and up and the sound quality of my existing equipment, I would think that should give you a good idea. I have a fair amount of space available.
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Been a while since I have researched that area of the sub market. If I remember right Paradigm PDR-100 can be found in the $350 ball park and is pretty solid.
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Or if your budget is a bit open ended the SVS PB-1000 can be found <$600.
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Haha, my tastes in good audio equipment do not run that expensive. Looks like the Paradigm PDR-100 doesn't have the ability to connect up with my existing system. Took a look at the "manual."

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Haha, my tastes in good audio equipment do not run that expensive. Looks like the Paradigm PDR-100 doesn't have the ability to connect up with my existing system. Took a look at the "manual."
Yeah I don't shop in the more expensive section either. I haven't subwoofer shopped in a while, but I believe there are some BIC subs that are pretty good for the price (F12 I think is the cheaper one and the higher end one is PR or PL 200....something along those lines).
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