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Not something I ever plan on doing. I'd rather run $10,000 worth of speakers on a $600 amp than the other way around.
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Not something I ever plan on doing. I'd rather run $10,000 worth of speakers on a $600 amp than the other way around.
I agree that you should spend more on speakers than on electronics but not to that extreme, I think the balance should be ~2:1 in favor of the speakers. I'm running £400 worth of speakers on an £800 amp but I only spent £450 on the amp and couldn't afford better speakers
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That's cool. Of course, nothing will prevent you from buying nicer speakers in the future - not that there's anything wrong with your new quads And I do know that my example was a little extreme, but there still wouldn't be anything wrong with running some nice, overly expensive speakers with an emotiva amp or something
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Not something I ever plan on doing. I'd rather run $10,000 worth of speakers on a $600 amp than the other way around.
the speakers will only sound as good as the amp lets it. Keep that in mind. About 10k of speakers worth will go to waste
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Any decent amp (not counting tubes, not that i care about tubes) should sound the same as long as you aren't trying to push it beyond its limits.
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Any decent amp (not counting tubes, not that i care about tubes) should sound the same as long as you aren't trying to push it beyond its limits.


there are so many factors when it comes to amp design that I won't mention simply because I would like to go to bed in an hour
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Impulse buy... M-Audio AV30's. Didn't feel like waiting around til the holiday season to pickup some new speakers so I went to best buy and got these. Now Ill need is a Dayton 120 sub and a receiver!





P.S. I know its not very good speaker placement as of now since im staying in a dorm
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If you're looking for a receiver, make sure you look at the Marantz sale that I posted today. I have it and it's a nice unit.
http://www.overclock.net/online-deal...53-amazon.html
I'm so sad... I missed that deal. I didn't find out about it until it was already over. I guess there's always black friday. Hopefully I'll find a sweet deal like that then.
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post #439 of 3104
Fresh pair of DT770's for listening at my PC. Have another set for FOH.

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After that "What bookshelves to buy" thread I made a while back, finally pulled the trigger on something.

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