I'm a huge movie and surround sound buff..whats your setup? - Page 4 - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Off-Topic Discussions > Movies & Music Fanatics

Movies & Music Fanatics Post your latest movie, TV show, music and concert reviews.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-18-2013, 12:21 PM   #31
rambleon84
So mote be it
 
rambleon84's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Fan#: 51521
Location: columbus, OH
What I Drive: 2007 Dark Toreador Red ZX3

Posts: 5,526
Points 7,624, Level 58
Points: 7,624, Level: 58 Points: 7,624, Level: 58 Points: 7,624, Level: 58
Level Up 37% Completed
Level up: 37% Level up: 37% Level up: 37%
Forum Activity 11%
Activity: 11% Activity: 11% Activity: 11%
FF Reputation: 23 rambleon84 Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (15)
Quote:
Originally Posted by SolidDark View Post
There is 6.1 I have one movie that has that
Option. It's a rear center.
Top Gun springs to mind!
rambleon84 is online now  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 03-18-2013, 10:36 PM   #32
SkyPilot
Jetsetter
 
SkyPilot's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Fan#: 22350
Location: Rochester, NY
What I Drive: 2004 SE, 2012 Yellow Blaze SE HB

Posts: 6,112
Points 13,591, Level 75
Points: 13,591, Level: 75 Points: 13,591, Level: 75 Points: 13,591, Level: 75
Level Up 86% Completed
Level up: 86% Level up: 86% Level up: 86%
Forum Activity 7%
Activity: 7% Activity: 7% Activity: 7%
FF Reputation: 45 SkyPilot Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (17)
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheGlassMaker View Post
I really been wanting a Bose system.
Bose is pretty much a joke in the audiophile world, there are much better and more affordable options out there.
__________________
ZETEC Crew #26 SR #20 YELLOW BLAZE OWNERS GROUP#4
Moderator Pilot, 2 foci Owner! 04 SE Sedan [P RNDL], 12 SE HB ╠╬╝
Ford Focus Discussions, Ford Focus Marketplace, Ford Focus Tech Discussions, Movies & Music Fanatics, Regional Forums
SkyPilot is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-18-2013, 11:19 PM   #33
TheGlassMaker
REVOLT.BUILD.RISE
 
TheGlassMaker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Fan#: 69510
Location: De Graff, OH
What I Drive: 97 Impreza coupe, 04 Mazda6

Posts: 8,246
Points 34,234, Level 100
Points: 34,234, Level: 100 Points: 34,234, Level: 100 Points: 34,234, Level: 100
Level Up 0% Completed
Level up: 0% Level up: 0% Level up: 0%
Forum Activity 4%
Activity: 4% Activity: 4% Activity: 4%
FF Reputation: 13 TheGlassMaker Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (5)
More affordable yea, but from what I've listened to bose is the best. Maybe there is better out there but I haven't heard it yet.

But I also haven't been to a huge audio store, to try out different systems, just places like best buy, hh gregg, walmart. The large audio stores over price everything regardless of the name or how good it is.

Sent from 34.0764 N, 118.4296 W
__________________
Do one thing every day that scares you. -Eleanor Roosevelt
TheGlassMaker is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-18-2013, 11:50 PM   #34
SkyPilot
Jetsetter
 
SkyPilot's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Fan#: 22350
Location: Rochester, NY
What I Drive: 2004 SE, 2012 Yellow Blaze SE HB

Posts: 6,112
Points 13,591, Level 75
Points: 13,591, Level: 75 Points: 13,591, Level: 75 Points: 13,591, Level: 75
Level Up 86% Completed
Level up: 86% Level up: 86% Level up: 86%
Forum Activity 7%
Activity: 7% Activity: 7% Activity: 7%
FF Reputation: 45 SkyPilot Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (17)
Find a Best Buy with a Magnolia Home Theater they will show you some great systems for the $$$$

I dont deny that Bose sounds good, but not great, good mid range but crappy highs and lows IMO. And also WAYYYY overpriced, for the same money as the Bose cinemate, you can have a true 5.1 system with a decent receiver and speakers.
__________________
ZETEC Crew #26 SR #20 YELLOW BLAZE OWNERS GROUP#4
Moderator Pilot, 2 foci Owner! 04 SE Sedan [P RNDL], 12 SE HB ╠╬╝
Ford Focus Discussions, Ford Focus Marketplace, Ford Focus Tech Discussions, Movies & Music Fanatics, Regional Forums
SkyPilot is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-18-2013, 11:54 PM   #35
mix1983
Life Is Good
 
mix1983's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Fan#: 61101
Location: Anderson, SC
What I Drive: 2000 Honda Civic EX 5spd

Posts: 3,728
Points 9,048, Level 63
Points: 9,048, Level: 63 Points: 9,048, Level: 63 Points: 9,048, Level: 63
Level Up 99% Completed
Level up: 99% Level up: 99% Level up: 99%
Forum Activity 6%
Activity: 6% Activity: 6% Activity: 6%
FF Reputation: 5 mix1983 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
You have to be careful with Bose, they're tricky with their display setups in-store. They tweak the music/sound that is played through their systems (ever notice Bose systems play their own sounds while everything else is connected to a source on the shelf?). Also in most stores their display is separate from everything else so you can't easily compare with other products. Bose, like Apple, pays stores like Best Buy for specific "real estate" in the store so that their product is in a place by itself.

They are good at getting people to think they are a lot better than they really are.
__________________
Quote:
I'm all about sharing the road with other drivers - as long as they use the part that's behind me.
mix1983 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-18-2013, 11:56 PM   #36
sam fisher
I hate dents!
 
sam fisher's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Fan#: 103137
Location: royal oak, MI
What I Drive: 2006 silver zx4 ses

Posts: 3,055
Points 4,176, Level 41
Points: 4,176, Level: 41 Points: 4,176, Level: 41 Points: 4,176, Level: 41
Level Up 13% Completed
Level up: 13% Level up: 13% Level up: 13%
Forum Activity 1%
Activity: 1% Activity: 1% Activity: 1%
FF Reputation: 3 sam fisher Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by mix1983 View Post
You have to be careful with Bose, they're tricky with their display setups in-store. They tweak the music/sound that is played through their systems. Also in most stores their display is separate from everything else so you can't easily compare with other products.

They are good at getting people to think they are a lot better than they really are.
Damn right about that lol

Sent from my LG-LG730
sam fisher is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-19-2013, 12:40 AM   #37
gurkpimpin
Focus Enthusiast
 
gurkpimpin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Fan#: 63495
Location: Ann Arbor, MI, MI
What I Drive: 2001 Tornado Red Focus Sedan

Posts: 309
Points 372, Level 7
Points: 372, Level: 7 Points: 372, Level: 7 Points: 372, Level: 7
Level Up 44% Completed
Level up: 44% Level up: 44% Level up: 44%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 2 gurkpimpin Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
I know right now my dad has a $300 center channel a $1500 reciver $3500 60" led TV and all the rest of the speakers are Bose but he is going to be replacing them with the brand of his center speaker..yeah when it comes to his surround sound he is serious..my self have a 7.1 Boston acoustic setup reciver is a Yamaha and a 55" flat screen dads old TV

Sent from my SPH-D710 using FF Mobile
__________________
My Focus Is Just A Focus For Now But Who Knows Wait Awaits Diablo. "If guns kill people then,pencils misspell words, cars make people drive drunk and...spoons made Rosie O' Donnell fat"
gurkpimpin is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-19-2013, 01:48 AM   #38
TheGlassMaker
REVOLT.BUILD.RISE
 
TheGlassMaker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Fan#: 69510
Location: De Graff, OH
What I Drive: 97 Impreza coupe, 04 Mazda6

Posts: 8,246
Points 34,234, Level 100
Points: 34,234, Level: 100 Points: 34,234, Level: 100 Points: 34,234, Level: 100
Level Up 0% Completed
Level up: 0% Level up: 0% Level up: 0%
Forum Activity 4%
Activity: 4% Activity: 4% Activity: 4%
FF Reputation: 13 TheGlassMaker Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (5)
I will admit I got factory Bose speakers in my mazda. Bose sub in the back, one speaker in each door(not sure on size) and tweeters in the upper coner of the front doors. The sub was blown when we bought the car it still thumps if the music is loud but rattles like a mother at lower volume. Anyways I honestly think my factory focus speakers are better, and I don't even have the svt radio with the sub. I want to upgrade the bose system for something later down the road.

Sent from 34.0764 N, 118.4296 W
__________________
Do one thing every day that scares you. -Eleanor Roosevelt
TheGlassMaker is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-19-2013, 01:59 AM   #39
mac.mogul
Focus Fanatic
 
mac.mogul's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Fan#: 90409
Location: Wichita, KS
What I Drive: 2011 Sterling Grey SES Sedan

Posts: 3,774
Points 3,893, Level 39
Points: 3,893, Level: 39 Points: 3,893, Level: 39 Points: 3,893, Level: 39
Level Up 62% Completed
Level up: 62% Level up: 62% Level up: 62%
Forum Activity 3%
Activity: 3% Activity: 3% Activity: 3%
FF Reputation: 13 mac.mogul Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Bose is almost as bad as Beats by Dre!
__________________
2011 SES 5spd #006 >> SR #213

What other people think of me is none of my business.
mac.mogul is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-19-2013, 06:03 AM   #40
jinstall
Deutsche Arsche
 
jinstall's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Fan#: 9730
Location: El Paso TX/Friedrichsdorf DE, TX
What I Drive: 01 ZX3RACECAR/04 ST170/13 FST2

Posts: 2,443
Points 2,772, Level 32
Points: 2,772, Level: 32 Points: 2,772, Level: 32 Points: 2,772, Level: 32
Level Up 15% Completed
Level up: 15% Level up: 15% Level up: 15%
Forum Activity 2%
Activity: 2% Activity: 2% Activity: 2%
FF Reputation: 4 jinstall Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Bose custom installs in automobiles are not half bad. They PA systems are pretty good as well. Like most have said before, off the shelf systems are prettying much not worth the money. Fortunately that's how I got my system, the owners was downsizing and needed the room back and was clearing out his basement for a Bose system. Bose has good stuff but unfortunately it starts above $3000 and is not for home audio.
__________________
2001 Focus ZX3 Race Car in Germany-Ours SHIPPING
2010 Renault Clio 1.2 16V in Germany-Hers FOR SALE
2004 SVTF EAP/ST170-Mine
2013 Focus ST2 TS NAV SUNROOF-Hers
jinstall is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:59 AM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Audi S3, Ford Fusion and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. Challenger Hellcat - Charger Hellcat