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Well my latest sound test with 89dB efficient Polks fared rather well from 10 feet away listening position but ya these won't go lung busting loud unless you have extremely efficient speakers hehe
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Niiice that's the spirit lol!!
The ones you linked will do the job, and will suitably irritate the people next to you
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Well my latest sound test with 89dB efficient Polks fared rather well from 10 feet away listening position but ya these won't go lung busting loud unless you have extremely efficient speakers hehe
ok, so what budget speakers can i get? lol
post #14 of 19
Hey hothead, look at the Dayton DTA-100a mini amp on Partsexpress. Pair that with the Dayton B652 bookshelfs, and a sub of your choice (if you want one), and you're set.
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Hey hothead, look at the Dayton DTA-100a mini amp on Partsexpress. Pair that with the Dayton B652 bookshelfs, and a sub of your choice (if you want one), and you're set.
I love you pio, always swinging in with the answers lol, just wish i could afford the better stuff that i want.... eventually.
No Homo
If i am dropping that much on an amp i can swing a little more for the speakers and ditch the subs, so what is the best set of speakers that i can get for like around 60 bucks?
Edited by h0thead132 - 8/18/11 at 1:04pm
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I love you pio, always swinging in with the answers lol, just wish i could afford the better stuff that i want.... eventually.

No Homo


If you start off with the better amp, you can always upgrade the speakers, and put your dream sub in later. I've got the Dayton DTA-100a and B652's myself for my computer, and I love them to death. $140 rough cost for that. Dayton SUB80 is $100 (SUB120 is $160), and that'll finish it off.

You will want a sound card with that amp and speakers though. I can hear the imperfections in my onboard audio finally.

Check out my video's on youtube showing them off. Just search my user name, should show up.
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post #17 of 19
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You'll never get earth shattering sound quality without an independent amplifier, but if you have no room for one the speakers you linked will do the job nicely, just dont expect supreme hi-fi sound.
Not strictly true, there are quite a lot of high end active speakers, they run into the tens of thousands of dollars range (and probably beyond).
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ok, so what budget speakers can i get? lol
Since we are talking cheap the used market is a good source Even stereo amps/AVR belting out in excess of 80-100 w/chn may be had for as low as $50 if lung busting loud is the mission Vintage and some decent speakers are also possible Given a choice always better to hit better speakers rather than pump too much on amp side else you'd get disappointed IMO
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You tend to find the best deals on CL in that price range.
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