How much is a set of klipsch promedia 5.1's worth?

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  1. londonandlawson

    londonandlawson 2[H]4U

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    There is a guy on craigslist who has a set for $90

    He said the only thing that it is missing is a 3.5mm input cable and that he only has one so it can only be used as a 2.1 setup, does this sound like bs?

    Here is his exact words
    "> I only have one input cable (used for 2.1 mode). They are standard 3.5mm (headphone) cables (about $1 each on line) and you only need one if your soundcard does not support 5.1 surround. "
     
  2. dragonhawke

    dragonhawke Limp Gawd

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    The originals or the Ultras?

    You could haggle him down to $80 I suppose. With paypal you can dispute stuff, but for cash transactions it's only worth as much as his word, since you probably don't have the time to sit down and test it rigorously.

    A 3.5mm cable is only a few bucks on amazon. Maybe he misplaced the cables.
     
  3. londonandlawson

    londonandlawson 2[H]4U

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    Not sure, what is the difference?
     
  4. 450

    450 [H]ard as it Gets

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    $90 is fine, but the sub/amps have a high rate of failure.
     
  5. Enthusiast Extreme

    Enthusiast Extreme Limp Gawd

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    I bought my system pro media 2.1 for 85 bucks brand new so 80 is about right. :)
     
  6. 450

    450 [H]ard as it Gets

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    Its a 5.1 set, and much more rare too.
     
  7. piker28

    piker28 Limp Gawd

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    I bought a set of craigslist once. Just as stated earlier had no way to test them at the time. Guy informed me all it needed was a fuse, and of course that does not seem to be the case.

    They have been sitting in my closet ever since collecting dust.

    From that day on I never buy anything without trying it out first.
     
  8. 450

    450 [H]ard as it Gets

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    You should sell it. Recover some of your cost.
     
  9. piker28

    piker28 Limp Gawd

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    I tried at one point but no one local seemed interested. I almost tossed them in the trash as well since I got fed up with them
     
  10. dragonhawke

    dragonhawke Limp Gawd

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    Just keep reposting. It doesn't take that much effort lol and eventually someone will want it. Patience you padawan.
     
  11. 450

    450 [H]ard as it Gets

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    Yep.

    What's your price? Willing to sell the sats only?
     
  12. mumstead

    mumstead n00b

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    I sold mine on eBay last year for more than what I paid for them new. They were in perfect condition in the box though. I would say that $90 is very reasonable if they work.
     
  13. piker28

    piker28 Limp Gawd

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    No idea on prices since it was not working at the time of me picking the item up.
     
  14. Zardoz

    Zardoz 2[H]4U

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    450 [H]ard as it Gets

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    Well if you are willing to sell the sats and ship them to me, let me know! :)
     
  16. CruisD64

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    90 for a working set is worth it. If it really is only missing the 3.5 connecter, I would buy them. I've had both the standard 5.1 and the Ultra's and the main difference is the sub and the volume module. The ultra sub is boomier, though both provide plenty of bass. As for the module, I found that the volume would jump from quiet to loud randomly at times, whereas the Ultra module was more consistent.

    What do I use now? Mackie HR824's. Now those are some nice speakers ;)
     
  17. glazer1972

    glazer1972 [H]Lite

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    I haven't had any trouble with mine. Not sure if I would sell mine for less than a hundred.