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I don't mean to HI-jack this thread or anything, but I also feel retarded re-posting the same topic for ~$300. That being said, if one were to increase the budget to $300 what would you guys suggest? I'm looking for some beastly active speakers that I will later pair with a sub from my car for a system to use at parties.
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I don't mean to HI-jack this thread or anything, but I also feel retarded re-posting the same topic for ~$300. That being said, if one were to increase the budget to $300 what would you guys suggest? I'm looking for some beastly active speakers that I will later pair with a sub from my car for a system to use at parties.
That's a tight budget to work with. You got Behringer active speakers within the $150-$200 range but I'd suggest you do some research on the one's you're looking at because Behringer's quality seems to be hit or miss. I'd suggest a Mackie THUMP TH-12A but that's ~$300 for one, but should be plenty for a house party. Other than that, I'd say check your local classified for deals on a pair.
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tested them. both are good.
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Thanks, the BX5a's look like a pretty sweet candidate.
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Thanks, the BX5a's look like a pretty sweet candidate.
yep. you'll be happy when u hear 'em.

edit: if you're going to use it for parties. i recommend going for the 8" version of the monitors. like the or
Edited by croy - 10/9/11 at 6:21pm
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The BX5a's are about the brink of my budget, and they will far surpass our needs. just background music for the most part. Definitely an upgrade from the future room mates Logi...you know the rest... 530's. BX5a's + a 12" rockford fosgate p3 1kw sub isn't a bad system for a small house I'd say ...
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Does anyone know anything about the new BX5 d2?
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If you're seriously going to use studio monitors to play out at parties, I'd look into the Prodipe Pro Ribbon 5 as opposed to the BX5.
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post #19 of 19
They will mostly be used as computer speakers is the thing. I'm not talking a massive party here. hosting ~70 throughout the night ABSOLUTE max.
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