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Old 11-15-2012, 03:00 PM - Thread Starter
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Hey there,

I managed to snag a brand new Denon AVR-1612 for $239 and I'm looking for some nice speakers to go with this for the budget of $600. I prefer floorstanders, but I can understand if that's too much for this budget. I'll use it mostly (high->low) for movies, games and music. I got wooden floors and I don't want to be making too much noise. Any suggestions?

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Look at th Cambridge Audio S70 speakers - Lay some throw
rugs in front of the speakers, to tame floor reflections

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fwiw, if you dont mind some little dents take a look at the monitor audio bronze bx5's $250 ea. with full warranty at audioadvisor compared to $375 ea.

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Get a pair of floor standers, otherwise on that budget all you will be able to get is a satellite speaker system, and it will sound very meh.
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Old 11-15-2012, 06:52 PM - Thread Starter
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What do you guys think of the Arx A3 floorstanding loudspeakers? http://www.theaudioinsider.com/product_info.php?products_id=67
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How about 5.0? The Polk Monitor60s are $100 ea at Newegg (promo code EMCJJJG66,). Pair them with the Monitor40 and CS2 center (also at Newegg).

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