Originally Posted by CADOBHuK
If you're limiting yourself to floorstanders, you should probably consider salk songtowers
- the favorites of many people on this forum under $2k. The components are as good as you'll find in a floorstander at that price, and the finish is also luxurious.
For amps, check out a multitude of stereo parasound amps at www.audiogon.com
. You can get a really solid built used amp for a price of a low-end reciever.
This is one of the best suggestions in this thread hands down.... Everything else will pale in comparison to these speakers in this price range.
The sound from these speakers is pretty unbelievable, and I don't even own them. Bass and depth of the Salk SongTowers is just simply incredible, they are an extremely well behaved and balanced speaker.
I don't even own a pair, I'm a Paradigm fanboy, but I was astounded when I heard them.
And the suggestion of Audiogon / Videogon was pretty much identical of what I would suggest. I have bought gear from there already, and there is nothing wrong with a used integrated amp like you are looking for. Some people just need to part with their loved ones, hoping to find a happy home for them....
I'll also suggest a pair of used Paradigm Studio 100's if you are only going to be doing 2 channel with no sub. Otherwise a good set of large bookshelves and a sub will also suffice and provide you with more then your asking for...
****** ahh cr@p***** you found what you were looking for....