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i cant find any 100w passive speakers that are the same price, you guys can look if you want


I see your in the UK, I know its different over there than here in the state's but I know you guys have ample selection of passive 100w bookshelf speaker's biggrin.gif

Epic budget speakers 100w 3way speaker's, RAVE reviews on hi-fi website's. Monoprice ship's to the UK.

These sony's are a hidden gem in budget audio, They are rated at 120w, Your receiver should drive them perfectly.

These Daytons are also well reviewed speaker's. They are rated at 80w max, as long as your not cranking the volume full blast they won't blow.

These are examples of stuff you can buy here in the state's. I would look on Amazon.co.uk just because your receiver is rated at 100w per channel dose not mean you HAVE to use 100w speaker's, You have a little wiggle room based on volume level you desire to listen at.

If you want surround sound on a budget you should buy a pre configured set up. It will be cheaper and net better results. Miss matching speakers for a home theater can be done with good results but its often costly and take's lots of experimentation for good results.
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I see your in the UK, I know its different over there than here in the state's but I know you guys have ample selection of passive 100w bookshelf speaker's biggrin.gif

Epic budget speakers 100w 3way speaker's, RAVE reviews on hi-fi website's. Monoprice ship's to the UK.

These sony's are a hidden gem in budget audio, They are rated at 120w, Your receiver should drive them perfectly.

These Daytons are also well reviewed speaker's. They are rated at 80w max, as long as your not cranking the volume full blast they won't blow.

These are examples of stuff you can buy here in the state's. I would look on Amazon.co.uk just because your receiver is rated at 100w per channel dose not mean you HAVE to use 100w speaker's, You have a little wiggle room based on volume level you desire to listen at.

If you want surround sound on a budget you should buy a pre configured set up. It will be cheaper and net better results. Miss matching speakers for a home theater can be done with good results but its often costly and take's lots of experimentation for good results.

receiver is rated at 150w per channel wink.gif

the epic budget ones i dont like

the sony ones i cant find anywhere but i do like them, one place i found them the site didnt work and they are £170 original speaker a posted are £70

daytons are the same link as the sonys
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receiver is rated at 150w per channel wink.gif

the epic budget ones i dont like

the sony ones i cant find anywhere but i do like them, one place i found them the site didnt work and they are £170 original speaker a posted are £70

daytons are the same link as the sonys

Sorry... See what happends when you make assumptions lol. Shouldn't have assumed your receiver's power ratings. You should be able to find ample supply of non powered speakers.

I will say beggers can't be choosers, You might end up with some speakers that look less than steller at your budget frown.gif
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Sorry... See what happends when you make assumptions lol. Shouldn't have assumed your receiver's power ratings. You should be able to find ample supply of non powered speakers.

I will say beggers can't be choosers, You might end up with some speakers that look less than steller at your budget frown.gif

i was going to get 4 for front and rear but i can get satellite speakers for the rear as there cheaper and put a bit more into the front 2
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I agree with what was said before. Get passive speakers and be happy.

Here you go:

Pioneer S-HM50

Celestion F18 (these are quite good, and I know they are a maple finish, they are sweet speakers)

Mission M71 (once again, maple finish, but very good speakers)

Of these, I would go with the Celestions. If you don't like the finish, just put some vinyl on them and call it good.



Edit: Just found these: KEF Cresta 10 set If you could do these for under 50 pound, they are quite good.
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i was going to get 4 for front and rear but i can get satellite speakers for the rear as there cheaper and put a bit more into the front 2
Warfdale Diamond 9/10's are around the same price, you don't need a 150w speaker, get a smaller one and don't go over half volume on the amp - you'll know if your stressing the speaker, it will sound horrible.
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i cant find any 100w passive speakers that are the same price, you guys can look if you want

Don't concern yourself with speaker wattage.

Just read reviews and demo speakers until you find something that fits your budget that you like.
 
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I agree with what was said before. Get passive speakers and be happy.

Here you go:

Pioneer S-HM50

Celestion F18 (these are quite good, and I know they are a maple finish, they are sweet speakers)

Mission M71 (once again, maple finish, but very good speakers)

Of these, I would go with the Celestions. If you don't like the finish, just put some vinyl on them and call it good.



Edit: Just found these: KEF Cresta 10 set If you could do these for under 50 pound, they are quite good.

thanks will look at these
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Warfdale Diamond 9/10's are around the same price, you don't need a 150w speaker, get a smaller one and don't go over half volume on the amp - you'll know if your stressing the speaker, it will sound horrible.
yeah wasnt planning for 150w set only around 100w
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