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post #11 of 17
This guy (ThumperSD) still has these AV40's for sale and it's only 20 bucks more than your budget. You really can't go wrong here.

http://www.overclock.net/audio/88883...v40-110-a.html
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Seriously, when it comes to audio, quality and budget do not belong in the same sentence.
I'm not expecting perfect sound at $100; I wouldn't even expect it at $1000. We're talking about relative quality to the price here.

From some of the reviews I've been reading, the AV30's are pretty similar to the 40's. I don't need TRS audio inputs but is the amplifier in the AV40's that much better? Is it worth the $40 price difference (~+45%)
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post #13 of 17
I would go with the AV40's. I have a pair and love them for the price I got it for used. You could also go with KRK as well as they make great monitor speakers. I think some best buy stores carry them but they cost a little more. Used would be a cheaper option for KRK but they are hard to find.
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post #14 of 17
The Rokits are good but way out of his budget/price range. That link I posted to that used set of AV40's is your best bet and yes, the amp helps.
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post #15 of 17
well kinda...

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/KRK+Syst...=krk&cp=1&lp=2

I've seen them go for around $100 used. I'm just mentioning another company...
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well kinda...

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/KRK+Syst...=krk&cp=1&lp=2

I've seen them go for around $100 used. I'm just mentioning another company...
That 149.00 is per speaker. The set will cost 300.00.
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post #17 of 17
I would get the AV40's just for the slightly fuller bass.

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Monitor speakers are always sold as a single speaker, not in pairs. I have a pair of KRK RP6G2. I got them for around $325 on sale awhile ago. There are still better sounding speakers than these ones.
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