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I just prefer that they are not as tall as my 24" monitor is all. I don't need the best there is but I would like a set that would give an awesome experience if I decided to use them for gaming, but mainly music.

What is your budget?
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I would like to keep it under $500.00. I don't have to have it under 500 so if you recommended something above 500 its feasible.
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I heard some nice things about Audioengine A5+'s and the A5's were really fun sounding. Swans are also nice 2.0 setups as well. Did you want/need a sub though?
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Yup, would like a sub. Budget is only for speakers so I'm open on price for sub as well.
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I would like to keep it under $500.00. I don't have to have it under 500 so if you recommended something above 500 its feasible.

K, then skip powered monitors all together. Powered speakers are good if you do not have space and you need something somewhat cheap.

I would recommend a cheap dac like the Odac and a power amp with a headphone out port. Something similar to this http://www.parts-express.com/pe/showdetl.cfm?partnumber=300-383. That way you can power both your headphones and speakers.

For some reason crutchfield is not up and running right now, but once the page come back online I will show you some speakers. thumb.gif
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Yup, would like a sub. Budget is only for speakers so I'm open on price for sub as well.

Skip the sub and go with speakers that already have a decent woofer driver. They are vintage and they rarely look pretty....and they might be a tad on the large side for you, but the dynaco A25 has a great woofer driver already on it. This is simply one example. The celestion 3 is much smaller (book shelf) and has awesome bass.








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At it again doh.gif

I might buy some V moda LP-2's soon, if I buy them from their website I will also get their "Boompro" mic which will turn them into a gaming headset also.. Plus for me as I kind of want a gaming headset as well.

For 200$ is this a good or bad deal and is there anything else I should look at?

They seem to be all metal, is that right?
 
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Thank you again for what you have done for this thread OC noob thumb.gif

Not a problem! biggrin.gif Still working on the new review format. Not liking what I have so far though. May need to just create my own DB and script it into the form.
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Not a problem! biggrin.gif Still working on the new review format. Not liking what I have so far though. May need to just create my own DB and script it into the form.

Is that for video reviews or text reviews?

I have a few days off soon and I would happily do a 'poor mans' review with the HD650 with no amp and then update when I buy a Amp.

Either a O2+DAC or a Magni/Modi.


EDIT - Can someone explain this? Is this - http://epiphany-acoustics.co.uk/products-page/dacs/ehp-o2d-miniature-desktop-headphone-amplifier-with-usb-dac/

The same as this - http://www.jdslabs.com/item.php?fetchitem=48
Edited by Tsar - 7/11/13 at 1:36pm
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Is that for video reviews or text reviews?

I have a few days off soon and I would happily do a 'poor mans' review with the HD650 with no amp and then update when I buy a Amp.

Either a O2+DAC or a Magni/Modi.


EDIT - Can someone explain this? Is this - http://epiphany-acoustics.co.uk/products-page/dacs/ehp-o2d-miniature-desktop-headphone-amplifier-with-usb-dac/

The same as this - http://www.jdslabs.com/item.php?fetchitem=48

Both. I am trying to create a method where you click on the review and it either shows or plays it.
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