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BX5a or BX5a Deluxe?

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Should I get the BX5a for $129 or BX5a Deluxe for $235? I'm not too picky just wanted to get a good replacement/upgrade for computer speakers. I thinking about just getting the regular ones but don't want to have buyer's remorse.
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Honestly, save your money and get the BX5a. Doesn't look to be any different. Although I did read this on their features page
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deluxe edition delivers extended low-frequency response and refined sound
But that is not reflected in their specifications so I don't know. I still say it is not worth the extra money.

Just read a bit more and really the Deluxe is an updated model.
Quote:
The Studiophile BX5a Deluxe monitors update the best-selling M-Audio BX5a system with a variety of enhancements. The updated waveguide delivers excellent imaging. A new low-frequency transducer provides well-defined bass. Custom amplifier tuning enhances the integration between the high and low frequencies, delivering refined spectral balance and a smoother response. An elegant new industrial design completes the package.
Still suggest saving the money. BX5a is a great monitor.
Edited by Wildcard36qs - 3/22/11 at 10:06am
   
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Id definitely get the cheaper one. From what Ive researched, the deluxe isnt that much better.. not worth the extra $105.
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