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Warhornze
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Assistance please-newbie-Genesis Media Labs

I am looking for some advice on buying Genesis Media Labs G-2885. I have a friend of a friend that is offering 2 speakers for $650. http://www.genesismedialabs.com/home.htm

I had never heard of this company before but my speakers are 15 year old Polk audio bookcase speakers with a powered sub system.(newbie explanation)

Are these considered good? Is this a scam product? I tried researching them and am basically coming up empty.

Thank you in advance for any help. Please share your thoughts.

Best regards,

Warhornze

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Re: Assistance please-newbie-Genesis Media Labs

The name is familiar but several things make me suspicious. First, the huge range of models is far from typical of a high-end manufacturer even though the prices are. Second, there are no technical specifications offered for any of the home audio products. Third, the warranty is for ONE YEAR and that is much, much shorter than for typical high-end speakers.

But I have absolutely no actual knowledge of them aside from what I see on the website. Why, as a newbie, are you not considering new but comparable Polk speakers since your older Polks have, apparently, served you well for so long?

Kal

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Re: Assistance please-newbie-Genesis Media Labs

You will probably do at least as good and probably better for the same money from the likes of Epos, B&W, Triangle, Monitor Audio, NHT, and others with 5 year warranties. Keep the sub and look for some super bookshelf monitors. You should not be disappointed. Check the "Phile" buyers guide for models and ratings.

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Re: Assistance please-newbie-Genesis Media Labs

I say BEWARE.

I don't have my old issue, but some of their product line seems identical to good ol' Elite Audio Sound product.

Caution caution caution.

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Re: Assistance please-newbie-Genesis Media Labs

Thank you all for your input.

Frankly, When someone told me that I could possibly get high end audio speakers for 10% or so of list I was interested. The Polk speakers have done me very well for their lifetime of abuse. I will be passing on these and most likely will go back to the tried and trur Polk or look at Jim's suggestions.

Again, thanks gang!

War

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