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post #1 of 3 Old 12-29-2012, 07:59 PM - Thread Starter
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Hi,

I wanted to get some bookshelf speakers to connect to my TV but I am not sure how to do so.

I've seen the Yamaha NSBP300 but the connections are banana plugs.

Do I need to buy an amplifier to connect these to my TV or can I buy an adapter?

If I need to buy an amplifier can you please recommend me some.

These speakers are around £60 and my budget is £110 total.

Here's a link to the speakers

http://www.scan.co.uk/products/yamaha-ns-bp300-gloos-piano-black-bookshelf-speakers-(pair)-110w

Thanks for reading, any advice is greatly appreciated
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Those are passive speakers. You will need an amplifier (or integrated amp, or avr) to power them.
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Hi s210, and welcome to the forum.

Those are very nice speakers. I'm from the US and looked up the dollar verses the British
Pound. I thought a British pound was about 2 dollars, but according to conversion tables,
one dollar equals .62 of a pound. So a pound is $1.62? Correct me if I'm wrong.
I think I am.

Anyways you will need a stereo receiver to power the speakers, as the amp in the
TV is for the TV speakers and doesn't have the power to drive those speakers.
Look for a stereo receiver in your price range at.....http://www.amazon.co.uk/

These might be in your price range....http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_i_0_9?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=stereo+receiver&sprefix=stereo+re%2Caps%2C356

If I am right about the conversion, you will have to increase your budget by about 20 US dollars to buy the $100 stereo Sherwood shown.

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