Introduce Yourselves

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MarcoPisa
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Re: Introduce Yourselves

Unread post by MarcoPisa » Fri Dec 29, 2017 9:17 am

Hello everybody, I've just joined the forum, and the reason is that I have just purchased an A20 + P20 system. My idea is to use it with a turntable and internet streaming in a small room 3m x 4m. Now I must find a pair of bookshelf speakers to partner with it. I am sure I can find many posts about speakers here. My budget is 200 euro max,brand new. Thanks to Mr Dunn and all the members for letting me join the forum.

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Re: Introduce Yourselves

Unread post by CN211276 » Fri Dec 29, 2017 9:37 am

MarcoPisa wrote:
Fri Dec 29, 2017 9:17 am
Hello everybody, I've just joined the forum, and the reason is that I have just purchased an A20 + P20 system. My idea is to use it with a turntable and internet streaming in a small room 3m x 4m. Now I must find a pair of bookshelf speakers to partner with it. I am sure I can find many posts about speakers here. My budget is 200 euro max,brand new. Thanks to Mr Dunn and all the members for letting me join the forum.
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Re: Introduce Yourselves

Unread post by Fretless » Fri Dec 29, 2017 10:08 am

Hello Marco.
Seeing as you are in Italy - you might try looking for a pair of Sonus Faber Principia 1 to start with.

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Re: Introduce Yourselves

Unread post by antonio66 » Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:32 am

Welcome to the forum Marco. Don't know much about speakers in your price range, but I'm sure you will find something suitable to partner your new NVA amps.

MarcoPisa
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Re: Introduce Yourselves

Unread post by MarcoPisa » Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:21 pm

Fretless wrote:
Fri Dec 29, 2017 10:08 am
Hello Marco.
Seeing as you are in Italy - you might try looking for a pair of Sonus Faber Principia 1 to start with.

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Not a bad idea, I'll find out on 2hand market.

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Re: Introduce Yourselves

Unread post by Simon Hickie » Fri Dec 29, 2017 7:22 pm

Also try to find some small Chario speakers, again native to Italy.
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Re: Introduce Yourselves

Unread post by MarcoPisa » Fri Dec 29, 2017 7:34 pm

Wow I am surprised British suggest italian brands. Both Chario and SF are 4 ohm nominal inpedence and not so sensible. Can it be a problem for the small A20?

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Re: Introduce Yourselves

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Fri Dec 29, 2017 7:53 pm

I would prefer to recommend something more efficient. I would go for Klipsch, they seem to be popular in Italy, whether you can get any for that money is moot though. Here is UK ebay pair that will do the job https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Klipsch-R-14 ... 3134590412 but I am sure there will be more choice on Italy ebay as Klipsch is not popular here.
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Re: Introduce Yourselves

Unread post by Simon Hickie » Fri Dec 29, 2017 8:04 pm

“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” George Bernard Shaw.

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Re: Introduce Yourselves

Unread post by MarcoPisa » Fri Dec 29, 2017 8:37 pm

Since Dr said Klipsch,I'll probably go Klipsch....but more suggestions are welcome!

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