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Hey guys,

I've always been a headphones kind of guy but have been looking into getting a pair of speakers for casual listening and TV series. Now, I know that this area is just as deep as the headphones, so I'm asking you guys for help.

Let's just say that I have a budget of £200 and wanted a pair of 2.0 speakers for the above mentioned uses. I listen to a varied selection of music so something balanced would be great. I't would be great if they could be placed on the shelves above my monitors so something that's not too huge or floor standing would be better. But hey, you're the experts so what would you recommend?

I'm really sorry if there is something that I have not specified and please let me know if that is the case.
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I got the Logitech z623 set and I absolutely love it. The sound quality is really really excellent.
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I dont know how much of an audiofile you are, but for a 2.0 setup, you can get some good deals. I run the Platinum CA-3602 Cyber Acoustic that cost me a whopping 60 bucks and have been amazed at the sound to dollar ratio. Lots of bass and overall just good sound quality combined witha decent sound card with a 7 band eq and flex bass or equivalent. For $200, there will be a vast array of excellent 2.0 systems available
Edited by Ultisym - 5/12/13 at 6:44pm
   
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Originally Posted by Ultisym View Post

I dont know how much of an audiofile you are, but for a 2.0 setup, you can get some good deals. I run the Platinum CA-3602 Cyber Acoustic that cost me a whopping 60 bucks and have been amazed at the sound to dollar ratio. Lots of bass and overall just good sound quality combined witha decent sound card with a 7 band eq and flex bass or equivalent. For $200, there will be a vast array of excellent 2.0 systems available

Sweet, thanks for the info! Oh and I have about £200 not $. Obviously not looking to waste money though so don't have to spend all of it if there's quality to be had for less!
Edited by Crooksy - 5/13/13 at 1:51am
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In the UK look to stretch your quid and head down to places like Gumtree UK? For a 2.0 with good bass for music i would look at UK floor standers from the likes of Mission/Tannoy/Wharfedale/etc thumb.gif

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