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I would pick up some jbl 530's and a powerful amp and nice DAC. Music doesn't get much better than that thumb.gif

They also have plenty of bass.
Edited by DzillaXx - 8/5/15 at 3:24pm
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With that, I'd get a good sound card too while you're at it and connect the system directly to your computer.

actually they have too much interference from inside the PC, you'd get a an external DAC and AMP.
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Still havent turned them on yet. I need a longer Spdif cable. Back into town I go lol.
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KEF LS50, MARANTZ PM8005, TEAC UD 301
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Here's my setup completed.

Kef LS50 Speakers
Cambridge Audio CXA80
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Very nice indeed!
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Here's my setup completed.

Kef LS50 Speakers
Cambridge Audio CXA80
Nice! Excellent choice on the LS50's, very neutral speakers (Stereophile class A - Restricted Extreme LF)! Cambridge puts out nice gear also. Congrats!!!!
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Nice! Excellent choice on the LS50's, very neutral speakers (Stereophile class A - Restricted Extreme LF)! Cambridge puts out nice gear also. Congrats!!!!

Thanks mate, I'm a pretty big fan boy of Kef and Cambridge Audio. I have a 7.1 Q series speaker setup in the living room thats amazing but the LS50 just reveal so much more detailed sound. I liked the Adam studio monitors as well and were a cheaper option. And the integrated amp has sub out which is pretty awesome and not common at all.
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