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Help me decide! Corsair SP2500 or DIY Speakers?

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Hi!I try to decide whether to buy the Corsair SP2500 2.1 system or to make myself some passive speakers + AMP.As I said in another thread,I'm only considering Corsair SP2500 because I can't find another decent 2.1 system available in my country.Also,the only good active speakers that I can find here are the M-Audio AV40.The problem is that I can't find an active subwoofer to go with the speakers frown.gif.I was considering making myself a subwoofer but I can't find a plate amplifier around here either.

For an AMP I was considering Marantz PM-250.I can find this model easy here for a low price.The sound card I will be using is XNR D1.

This is how the speakers would look like.My father made this one for me like 8 years ago.


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If I go with the DIY Speakers solution I will be making 2 of these but with different speakers and tweeters.

I'm planing on use it mostly for music and some movies occasionally.(80% / 20%)

So what do you guys think I should do?headscratch.gif
Edited by amigo092 - 3/3/12 at 7:47pm
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Totally cool ,your Dad is great! I would do the DYI and include your Dad. smile.gif
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Totally cool ,your Dad is great! I would do the DYI and include your Dad. smile.gif

Thank you for the quick answer!

Yes I will.He will do the cutting optimization.
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Any other thoughts on this one?smile.gif
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klipsch 2.1 promedia
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DIY, absolutely! Get excited, make things, hangout with your dad. This is a no-loss scenario!
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I really like the DIY option. I have some old Marantz equipment like that, I have a tuner and an amp and they look so cool. They just don't make them like that anymore.
    
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First of all,thank you for your posts guys!

I will start building the speakers in a week or two when i start to renovate my bedroom.I still haven't decided which woofers should i buy (8" or 10").I will do a separate thread then to post pics and ask for advices.smile.gif

@Thilly
klipsch 2.1 promedia are not available in my country.I found them on 2 online stores here but they cost 300$ (using google currency).I want to be able to listen to them in a store before I buy them,like I will do with the woofers.
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