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Hey guys,

I'm from the UK, looking to spend out some £'s on a speaker set up for my rig... i don't particually want to buy anything like logitech or pre-set-up stuff, looking for advice and opinions on what to get.

Currently looking at passive speakers, with an amplifier, with the thoughts of adding an subwoofer in due time... also thinking because its passive speakers and an amp it can be used in later life as a sound system for a tv/dvd set up??

Currently i'm a little space constrained due to being at uni, the amp would sit under my screen and the speakers either side.

Would be used for watching blu-rays and DVD's and also loud metal music!

Willing to spend £100-£500 probably, depending on what it will get me and if the extra splash of the cash will provide the benefits!

Thanks guys!
((Remember i'm in the UK!))
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post #2 of 8
Ok shall start on the lower end and for this it would be a combo of used + new or all used hehe

Example: Gumtree UK

NAD 3020 amp 40 quid
http://www.gumtree.com/p/for-sale/na...ifier/90235232

Tannoy Mercury M2 35 quid
http://www.gumtree.com/p/for-sale/ta...herry/89175063

speaker wire, 3.5mm/RCA, etc and u set for 75 quid hehe In fact in the used market you can also add a 8-10" sub for the tight controlled bass and be within budget
Edited by trog - 10/27/11 at 1:31am
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post #3 of 8
I have the Tannoy M3 which are the floorstanding version of those M2, for £35 you will be getting fantastic value for money, assuming you can collect them. They probably cost in excess of £200 when they were new.

Used is really the way to go with your budget, Trog's links go to show what fantastic bargains you can pick up on the used market. Check out Preloved.co.uk too.
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Thanks guys, just picking up i will struggle with as im at uni and no car!
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Willing to spend £100-£500
Could you be more vague, nice to see your staying clear of Logitech
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Thanks guys, just picking up i will struggle with as im at uni and no car!
Where are you currently? Gumtree and Preloved have sections for most cities.

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Could you be more vague, nice to see your staying clear of Logitech
I read it as £100-150
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Ya happy hunting and hope u get some super deals
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