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post #1 of 9 Old 01-31-2013, 01:54 PM - Thread Starter
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what are the best floor standing speakers i can get for around $200 each, then could you tell me a good pair rears to go with them.
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what are the best floor standing speakers i can get for around $200 each, then could you tell me a good pair rears to go with them.
Infinity P363. Infinity P163. Enjoy.
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For that price range, the Polk R300 is what I would get. They are around $100 each.

For rears, get the R150, which are about $120 per pair.

The CSR is the matching center speaker, for about $80.
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Presumably, at this point, every reasonable (and some unreasonable) pair of sub $200 speakers on the market will be suggested by their proponents.

Along with some people suggesting speakers past your budget, then a discussion of used; and in the end you'll have no more information that you did in the beginning and have to go listen and make a choice.

Congratulations on your decision (whatever it happens to be when you make it). I'm sure you will enjoy them.
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what are the best floor standing speakers i can get for around $200 each, then could you tell me a good pair rears to go with them.

Boston A360
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What is the budget for the rears?

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Why do people always think they need floorstanders when they are on extremely tight budgets? Why not bookshelf/monitors in this range?In my opinion you are going to get a better speaker with a tight budget over a floor stander.

But that's me.. when your budget rises then I guess it's a better argument as room size, music vs HT blah blah blah...
Heck, I use mointors and a great sub and I am thrilled. And my budget was not confined and I had options. The monitors still won out over many many tower contenders (with REL sub).

For $500 or less I would buy these but once again you have to do what you think is best.

Are these the best in the Focal line, no of course not but I certainly would entertain them for under $500. And Focal is totally respected speaker mfg.

Though shall not fear bookshelf/monitor biggrin.gif and this is just my thoughts and opinion. You want towers and think that is best for you then by all means go that direction.

http://www.musicdirect.com/p-41245-focal-chorus-705v-bookshelf-speakers-pr.aspx

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And this is okay that you are suggesting but for new folks it should be a disclaimer that this site is B stock or slightly dinged goods or returns. Is it not? He may not understand that.

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Polk Monitor 70's or Monitor 75t's

Infinity P363's too
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And this is okay that you are suggesting but for new folks it should be a disclaimer that this site is B stock or slightly dinged goods or returns. Is it not? He may not understand that.

Rick

Those Bostons are brand new in box with a huge discount on the white speaker finish.
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