1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

Best Home Sound System

Discussion in 'Technology' started by MontanaTaco, Aug 9, 2012.

  1. Aug 9, 2012 at 4:15 PM
    #1
    MontanaTaco

    MontanaTaco [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2010
    Member:
    #33941
    Messages:
    849
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Colter
    Bozeman,MT
    Vehicle:
    4x4 08 Trd Sport
    OME lift
    I am looking at getting a sound system for the house and need something that is good for the money, under 250. I dont have a big budget so I was looking at the ones in wal-mart but dont want one that lasts a month and dies. I was also hoping to get a surround sound but thats also a money issue.
     
  2. Aug 9, 2012 at 4:17 PM
    #2
    worthywads

    worthywads Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2011
    Member:
    #58841
    Messages:
    3,433
    Gender:
    Male
    Peoples Republic of Boulder
    Vehicle:
    05 5-lug access I4 Stick, 70 Challenger Vert
    Better wait until you have more than $250 to budget.

    Seriously
     
  3. Aug 9, 2012 at 4:21 PM
    #3
    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

    Joined:
    May 8, 2008
    Member:
    #6497
    Messages:
    104,126
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    FlimFlubberJAM
    Tenoe, AZ
    Vehicle:
    2013 Rubicon Unlimited,
    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
  4. Aug 9, 2012 at 4:24 PM
    #4
    Leggo

    Leggo slow is smooth, and smooth is fast.

    Joined:
    Dec 16, 2010
    Member:
    #47805
    Messages:
    2,021
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Steve
    Newton,Ma.
    Vehicle:
    10 TRD Sport AC 4x4 MGM
    Kenwood HU,Infinity Kappa speakers (x4), Infinity reference tweeters(x2),10" Kicker sub, Box by Subthump, Infinty Five channel amp,DVD anytime bypass, DTRL Mod, Xtang trifecta, Fogs anytime Mod, Bed Mat,Westin running boards, Console vault, Maglite mod, Weathertechs,Autopage remote starter, Power tailgate lock, HID Bi Zenon, Hella Supertones,Rain guards,Rear leaf TSB,Steering shaft TSB, Fisher Homesteader plow, 886 reverse lights mod, Redline Hood struts, Hankook Dynapro ATM LT265/70R17, power sliding rear window, Auto dimming/on anytime Bed lights, Blue Sea fuse panel & 100amp Breaker, de- badged,Rear headrest's removed, imMrYo mirror relocation,Homeroshi grill
    My surround sound IS a home stereo, Onkyo 7.1, sounds amazing. About $900 bucks tho.
     
  5. Aug 15, 2012 at 10:17 AM
    #5
    T Fades

    T Fades Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2011
    Member:
    #61862
    Messages:
    1,683
    Gender:
    Male
    Simi Valley, CA
    Vehicle:
    '11 PreRunner V6 2wd DCLB
    Satoshi, debadged, rear view mirror bracket, tail gate hose clamps, trimmed mud flaps.
    Sound quality is very subjective. But for reals, you are not going to get any quality for $250. Your best bet is to read up in stereophile.com. Very expensive stuff, but they also have relatively cheap stuff that is still audiophile rated equipment. Read the pro reviews. Anything you can buy at Best Buy will be garbage.
     
  6. Aug 15, 2012 at 10:22 AM
    #6
    whippersnapper02

    whippersnapper02 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 20, 2009
    Member:
    #27905
    Messages:
    35,243
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Christian
    Yorba Linda, CA
    Vehicle:
    10 MGM TRD OR 4wd Auto DCSB
    Banks Monster Exhaust, Pop n Lock tailgate lock, Hook-Ups tie down brackets, USA Spec Ipod adaptor, WO seat covers, color matched grill with Grillcraft insert, Tuffy locking bed box
  7. Aug 15, 2012 at 10:25 AM
    #7
    OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2009
    Member:
    #27584
    Messages:
    23,296
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Peter North
    British Columbia
    Vehicle:
    Mag Grey 09 Trd Sport DCLB 4x4
    OME 885x , OME shocks and Dakars , Wheelers SuperBumps front and rear , 275/70/17 Hankook ATm , OEM bed mat , Weathertech digifit floor liners , Weathertech in-channel vents , headache rack , Leer 100RCC commercial canopy , TRD bedside decals removed , Devil Horns by Andres , HomerTaco Satoshi
    Very happy with the Klipsch stuff I have
     
  8. Aug 15, 2012 at 10:56 AM
    #8
    woodygg

    woodygg Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 18, 2010
    Member:
    #33462
    Messages:
    1,711
    Gender:
    Male
    So Cal
    Vehicle:
    04 DC Tacoma 4x4
    You need to be more specific....

    As a general comment, I would look for something that you can add to and build a surround sound system - meaning start with the receiver... I'd seriously look at buying a used one. So many people sell off very good receivers for cheap - either they're upgrading or with this economy selling them because they need $$. Something to think about...

    For the $$, Onkyo generally has the best features per/$$ if you're insistent on buying new.
     
  9. Aug 15, 2012 at 11:36 AM
    #9
    worthywads

    worthywads Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2011
    Member:
    #58841
    Messages:
    3,433
    Gender:
    Male
    Peoples Republic of Boulder
    Vehicle:
    05 5-lug access I4 Stick, 70 Challenger Vert
    I have some 20+ year old Klipsch that continues to rock. Forte IIs with a center Academy speaker. :D
     
  10. Aug 15, 2012 at 12:21 PM
    #10
    whippersnapper02

    whippersnapper02 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 20, 2009
    Member:
    #27905
    Messages:
    35,243
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Christian
    Yorba Linda, CA
    Vehicle:
    10 MGM TRD OR 4wd Auto DCSB
    Banks Monster Exhaust, Pop n Lock tailgate lock, Hook-Ups tie down brackets, USA Spec Ipod adaptor, WO seat covers, color matched grill with Grillcraft insert, Tuffy locking bed box
    Surf the Kipsch forums for deals.
     
  11. Aug 15, 2012 at 12:25 PM
    #11
    hellrazor004

    hellrazor004 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 3, 2009
    Member:
    #19240
    Messages:
    962
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Rob
    Vehicle:
    09 DCSB
    I bought the Onkyo HT-S9400THX and love it...way more than you want to spend though.
     
To Top