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Tim Stoinski
Need 5.1 monitors
on Apr 27, 2005 at 3:33:41 am

I'm an event videographer looking to incorporate some 5.1 surround in some of my videos. What speakers/monitors would you recommend?

I have the Matrox RTX100 capture card and am using an Audigy2 sound card in my Dell Precision workstation.

I'm hoping to spend less than $300 on this. I currently use Alesis monitor one monitors with an Alesis 150W amp.

Please advise...anyone...


Thanks,
Tim


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David Jones
Re: Need 5.1 monitors
on Apr 27, 2005 at 1:21:15 pm

Sorry, any of the monitors I would recommend would put you well over budget with just one speaker.
If your looking to spend under $300.00, you might try one of the many surround pkgs available at places like Comp USA or Best Buy.
Good Luck!


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PeterGroom
Re: Need 5.1 monitors
on Apr 28, 2005 at 6:14:19 pm

Are you ready for the increase (big time) in the time youll need to spend on sound tracks to build a 6 channel field?
Do these event videos really require it?
If you create the discreet mixes satifactorily, what will u use to encode them into an ac3 file?
Are you going to also make a LtRt mixdown for those without decoders.?
Presumably everything youre talking about will go to dvd. If not how will you create a Dolby e mix.

Lots to consider

peter


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