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Originally Posted by astrallite View Post

How small is small? If you want "super small" there's the B&W MM-1 and Harman GLA-55. Both use tweeters from much higher hifi offerings (b&w nautilus and harman cmmd) put into a small box with a 3" woofer.
http://www.amazon.com/Bowers-Wilkins-Active-Multimedia-Speakers/dp/B003R6U6HG/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1327101429&sr=8-1
http://www.amazon.com/Harman-Kardon-GLA-55-2-0-Powered-Loudspeaker/dp/B001GXQNWO/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1327101422&sr=8-1

Think that is way over priced and way above budget
    
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Think that is way over priced and way above budget

He said he could go 4 digits + so I doubt those are over budget.
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post #13 of 20
I guess here in Canada is what I was thinking of price. The Harman Kardon GLA-55 is close to $1300, the B&W MM-1 is $450.
For the US the HK are cheaper, but more expensive for the the B&W.

In all, the B&W would be the one to pick out of the two.
    
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post #14 of 20
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I still do not know of the Bowers being generational pieces though; something worth hanging onto to pass on. The AudioEngine's seem the most interesting right now due to limited space?
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I still do not know of the Bowers being generational pieces though; something worth hanging onto to pass on. The AudioEngine's seem the most interesting right now due to limited space?

Bowers and Wilkins makes quality gear...I wouldn't hesitate to pull the trigger on them if you are comfortable with the price tag.
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post #16 of 20
The Bowers and Wilkins are good, you could head down to a local Apple store to test em out. They have them on display in most of the Apple stores near me. About them being heirloom quality: that I doubt. Overpriced, but good.
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If you are looking for desktop multimedia, I would recommend these:

http://www.theaudioinsider.com/product_info.php?p=swan-m200mkii-h2-combo&products_id=197

Those are GREAT 2.0 systems and very easy to use. Also comes with the tiny H2's that are very clear for their size as well.

If you are looking for a 2.0 receiver setup. I will let others more knowledgeable help you out with that.
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I absolutely love my B&W 685's I can't see myself wanting to upgrade there's just no need.
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I don't think you are going to get speakers that are heirloom quality that are smaller than the size of your palm lol unless you are commissioning something custom cut from a solid block of Brazilian cherry or something.

Although the GLA-55 would be close.
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post #20 of 20
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If you are looking for desktop multimedia, I would recommend these:
http://www.theaudioinsider.com/product_info.php?p=swan-m200mkii-h2-combo&products_id=197
Those are GREAT 2.0 systems and very easy to use. Also comes with the tiny H2's that are very clear for their size as well.
If you are looking for a 2.0 receiver setup. I will let others more knowledgeable help you out with that.

This looks outstanding!
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