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Home theatre and whole house a/v distribution systems.

Postby Matrix » Mon, 17 Apr 2006 3:32 am

Hi,

Just got my new place. Was wondering if anyone can point me in the direction where I can get these systems.

Brands don't really matter but preferably American-made, decent service and people who knows what they are talking about would be good.

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Postby Bremen » Mon, 17 Apr 2006 11:06 am

American-made? Is there really such a thing? Even in America, all the hi-fi systems I've seen were japanese or made in taiwan/china.

That being said, I recommend going to Harvey Norman. They have branches in all major malls.
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Postby jpatokal » Mon, 17 Apr 2006 8:16 pm

Singapore's center for hi-fi equipment is the Adelphi mall, opposite Funan on North Bridge Rd. Sim Lim also has a pretty good selection of more mid-range stuff, but the guys on the first floor in particular are sharks so head up to the quieter, less pushy stores on the second floor instead.
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Postby Bremen » Tue, 18 Apr 2006 9:58 am

jpatokal wrote:Singapore's center for hi-fi equipment is the Adelphi mall, opposite Funan on North Bridge Rd. Sim Lim also has a pretty good selection of more mid-range stuff, but the guys on the first floor in particular are sharks so head up to the quieter, less pushy stores on the second floor instead.


Oh? Adelphi mall? Hmmm. Gotta take a look. :)
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Postby Baron Greenback » Tue, 18 Apr 2006 3:23 pm

Actually cash converters is always worth a look in. There are lots of people who want the latest hi fi stuff in Singapore which means a very fluid 2nd hand market. I have a mate who loves his stack system & knows his stuff, he did very well out of cash converters :wink:
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Postby Xpat » Fri, 21 Apr 2006 4:51 am

Hey Matrix,

Got just the place for you.

Head on down to Millennium Smart Homes at Funan Digital Mall.

As their name suggest, they deal in high-tech A/V gadgets for the homes and I got my home theatre, motorised curtain/blind systems and universal remote from them.

Friendly, knowledgable staff and not pushy. :)

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Postby Di_choc » Wed, 03 May 2006 10:17 am

i think Adelphi is a better choice than Funan. KEC at Adelphi gives good prices for speakers, racks, projectors, cables etc. Juz bought my projector frm them at a price better than anywea else. Still deciding on the centre though.

Matrix, how's ur setup like?

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Postby Xpat » Fri, 05 May 2006 1:48 pm

Been to both many times and have bought stuff from both these shops. They are both totally different kettle of tea.

KEC is very similiar in appearance to those shops in Sim Lim --> speakers, amps and boxes everywhere. It's a good place to head to IF you know more or less what you want. They have many brands on display and you'll be spoilt for choice.

Millennium is more specialized in their choice of brands and services. Their main core of business is home automation. Generally, they perform more personalized and sophisticated service. However, they do carry most of the popular jap brands but they don't display it. You'll have to know what you are looking for and ask them for their best price.

I was looking for a particular jap amp which they don't have on display but found their quote cheaper then what other shops was offering, including KEC :)

KEC:
- Amps, speakers, projectors, (wide variety on display) and a/v assessories.

Millennium:
- Remote lighting controls,
- Motorized curtains & blinds,
- Whole house a/v distribution systems,
- Wireless audio systems.
- Universal remote controllers (wide choice)
- Amps, speakers, projectors (dealer for most popular jap brands but limited choice on display).

They are both excellant place to shop, but depending on what you are looking for, they cater to different category of buyers.

Either way, you can't do much wrong with them. :)


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