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Okay, I am looking for some relatively cheap but loud speakers. They will mostly be used for house parties and movies - so big bass, lots of noise. I not 100% on what to get, there seems to be many great options, but non of them stick out as a great buy or best value for money. Have any suggestions?
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Just speakers? Do you have an amp already? If so, what is it? If not, does that need to come within the same budget?
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I have a FiiO e17 smile.gif
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Not sure if you could use em but my 5.1 speakers for my pc have been great for years. Logitech X530 - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Logitech-Multimedia-Theatre-Speaker-System/dp/B0006LCMK4

Cheap but bass.
post #5 of 13
Go on craigslist and get a pair of older tower speakers with 12" woofers.

Those don't need subwoofers.

Great for partying, not the best for home theater work but not bad ether. I used a pair of old tower speakers with 12" woofers as my living room setup, along with dayton center and surround speakers. No sub thumb.gif Great for music and TV with the much needed help from the center channel.


Also Stay away from logitech speakers, they are not even worth the money thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by DzillaXx View Post

Go on craigslist and get a pair of older tower speakers with 12" woofers.

Those don't need subwoofers.



Also Stay away from logitech speakers, they are not even worth the money thumb.gif


^ This (for that budget), get some used speakers!


Must add that the logitech (x530) set was well worth the €80 I paid for 8-9 years ago. It's good for THAT price, if you're on a tight budget and want surround sound for gaming in a relative small room.
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well i was thinking of something along the lines of the Auna Areal 220's http://www.hifi-tower.co.uk/Auna-Areal-220-Ice-2-1-Active-Speakers-System-with-Remote-150W-White_i10438.htm. I want something i can move relatively easily. smile.gif
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Amplified speakers it is then
Nip onto Amazon and Check out Microlab and Edifier powered speakers
failing that if you can find Philips 2.1 system Amazon or Ebuyer might do them, they are pretty powerful, I have had one for years.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Philips-SPA-5300-Wired-Active/dp/B001T9N530/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1389026518&sr=8-1&keywords=philips+2.1
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well i was thinking of something along the lines of the Auna Areal 220's http://www.hifi-tower.co.uk/Auna-Areal-220-Ice-2-1-Active-Speakers-System-with-Remote-150W-White_i10438.htm. I want something i can move relatively easily. smile.gif

Cringe tongue.gif


Don't expect to have a loud party with one of those thumb.gif


Like I said before you could probably find someone getting rid of a pair of 12" tower speakers for next to nothing, then you just need a Stereo Receiver. Again you can find them on craigslist for next to nothing.

Personally I would stay away from that form factor, those are just Meh PC speakers. I wouldn't buy anything made mainly for PC use.


Might as well get a boombox tongue.gif
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I have a question, if you were looking at something like that: How big is the room and how many people (estimate) will you have in that room when you have a party??
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