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There are 2 x 50 W Passive speakers
Sound card should have a MIDI in and OUT (have piano)
AMP - should have 3.5 Jack and if possible midi in and out, can buy sound card later(which one works best for this game)

Budget:150 -185 $

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it's kinda hard to find such thing with MIDI in/out
Try and search for MAudio cards , this company still makes such cards ......
    
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Thanks for the reply.

I know about M-Audio, I have a MIDI in and out to usb for temporally solution.
What about the AMP the any info on that.

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There are MANY THOUSANDS of DIGITAL AMPLIFIER KITS out there in the world. They work perfectly for PC audio.

Here is an ideal PC audio solution with amplifier.

Asus Xonar ST with H6 analog card.

And this Sure Electronics amp


That's for 5.1 surround sound.

If all your into is stereo I'd get an Asus Xonar ST again without the H6 (if you can even find one) and use this amp


I'd get that Tripath TK2050 based amp with the PSU and the rotary encoder volume board. Total is about $80 bucks for the amp and $180 for the soundcard. If you need midi buy a $25 buck USB-MIDI unit...

And if you really want a KICKASS amplifier that's up there with $2000 units check this board out!!

Class D Audio

You could also visit all the "Gainclone" LM3875 based amps but digital PWMs have come of age and they generally blow the doors off of gainclones!
Edited by HiroPro - 8/24/11 at 8:56pm
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I literally could post thousands of digital amplifier kits available...

Here are some more famous units available.

Hypex
IcePower
Class D Audio
41Hz
Audio Power
New Class D
Power Physics
Cheap and Cheerful Sure Electronics!


And here are the two forums where DIYs, Engineers and "high-end" audio nuts hang that assemble/design/build these amazing digital amplifiers

DIY Audio
Audio Circle

Those boards are where both professional and hobbyist audio nuts/electronics engineers build their own speakers and amps for VERY CHEAP that best VERY EXPENSIVE HIGH END GEAR!
Edited by HiroPro - 8/24/11 at 9:43pm
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This is my DREAM transport...

PC(WASPI Exlusive via BASS Library)-->Halide Dedign SP/DIF bridge-->Kingwa's NFB-10WM(as pre/DAC)-->Class D Audio 2 x SDS-254 bridged (monoblock) with dedicated Audio Power DPS-500-S SMPS per module.

That would be IMHO ON-PAR with a $20k transport/amp !!! For around $3k all said and done...
Edited by HiroPro - 8/25/11 at 10:26pm
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