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bx5 d2 or sp2500??

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Have a dilemma here..

I really enjoy my music and have a modest setup at home for headphones..

Cambridge audio dac -> burson audio ha160 -> hd650s

My question is.. is the sp2500 even worth the 250 i throw down or the bx5 d2 the better deal albeit nearly 100 more on price (since need to get cables and taxes)..

I plan on running xlr out from my dac straight to the bx5s if i do get it.. or sp2500 straight from onboard or possibly rca from dac..

what do you guys think?

(p.s. I am seriously concerned by the build quality of bx5s because of crappy caps they use and sp2500 because of the lcd crapping out on people).
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Esi near05 is highly recommended over the bx5 d2 here in Finland as it has the same price.
Edited by Tiihokatti - 10/14/13 at 11:38pm
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personally i wouldn't touch either of those especially the SP2500 is just not good ...imho for audio enjoyment.


i would maybe choose these instead...I really like these Mackie MR5mk3 $150~ ea

http://www.guitarcenter.com/Mackie-MR5mk3-5--2-Way-Powered-Studio-Monitor-109318303-i3225360.gc


or I like the Tannoy Reveal 501a

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/pro-audio/tannoy-reveal-501a-studio-monitor


but i also think if at all possible you should go some place like GC or whatever and take your ipod or smrt phone or something else with some tunes and try some stuff out in the demo room cause what sounds good to me may or may not be sounding good to you...

but i do not like the build quality or SQ on either of the two you are thing about right now.


just throwing it out there but new / or used bookshelf speakers and T-amp worth considering even now I'm listening to some Monitor Audio Silver S1 bookshelf speakers I paid $11.25 for (lol.... don't anyone hold your breath on $11.25 MA Silvers however...I got a pretty sweet deal)


here is my PC desk set up as it sits now.



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I got the audioengine 5+ if you guys are wondering.. love it.. no regrets.. 400 dollars off but yea no regrets.
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