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Hello,

I'm looking for a new pair of speakers and not sure what ones to get...
I want to get out of the El Cheapo speaker range and buy some nice new ones

Only real requirement is that they must be able to use RCA for my Asus STX.

Budget is between 100-400 while looking for bang for buck too!
~200-250$ is ideal.

Thanks for any ideas!
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post #2 of 7
You're going to here about Swan M10's and Klipsch 2.1's I think. Audioengine A2's if you can find them in range. MAudio also.

I would try looking at www.canuckaudiomart.com and see if anything catches your eye in the price range, then check reviews. I know that buying used can be hit and miss. Here in Toronto I bought a Yamaha receiver that is probably 25+ years old and the thing works and looks as if it just came out of the box. For what I paid I couldn't be happier.

These Look Cool as S!!t

Good Luck.
Edited by BillOhio - 3/11/11 at 7:36pm
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Swan M10's for sure.
     
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post #4 of 7
I've been eyeing the Swan D1080. I think I will pull the trigger this Monday.

Edit: That wasn't very helpful.

I was mainly deciding between the Audioengine A2, M-Audio BX5a, and Swan D1080.

What I've gathered:
A2: Compact, great sound, slightly lacking detail
BX5a: Since these are reference monitors, they have very flat response. (May be good or bad depending on your music collection quality and on personal taste)
D1080: Loud, great detail and sound
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post #5 of 7
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I had heard some varying things about the M-Audio BX5a (Deluxe?) myself, still not sure if its the speaker for me...

Swan/HiVi seem to have some really good options. Klipsch 2.1 seems to be a great set as well!

Thanks for the help although I'm still browsing and looking for more opinions.
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post #6 of 7
Oh, also, you requested 2.1.

All of the systems I mentioned are 2.0

Check out the Swan M50W for 2.1
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post #7 of 7
Swan M10 will suit. You can also get the BX5a if you want better frequency response.
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