bookshelf

  1. DodgeTheViper

    Looking for Bookshelf or Monitors

    I’m musing over Bookshelf or Monitor speakers but they need to have a matching centre speaker and on-wall speakers that I would use for the surrounds. I know the market is quite limited given the criteria but brands like Dali Rubicon and Sonus Faber Sonetto come to mind, with a personal...
  2. J

    Revel Performa bookshelf (M-105 vs. M-106)

    I acquired a pair of M-105 bookshelf speakers a couple of months ago. Although I enjoy them, I am finding that I want a bit more bass for a richer and fuller lower end. Since I don't have a good room to add a sub (and wife objects to aesthetics of sub) , I am wondering if upgrading to the M-106...
  3. RugbyAl

    £1k (approx) bookshelf speaker shootout!

    Promised @pressure I’d do a write up on a demo I had of a few popular speakers down my local hifi shop a while back – apologies for taking so long, a combination of work, Glasto and then covid got in the way. Existing speakers were Rega RS 5s, a slim floorstander which I have had a while...
  4. S

    For Sale Klipsch RP-500M and RP500C in Ebony, bookshelf & centre speakers

    Having upgraded my front speakers, I have my 6 month old pair of Klipsch RP-500M bookshelf speakers and RP-500C centre speaker in ebony for sale Bought new by my self just before Christmas 2022, remainder of the warranty 2 year warranty still left. All original packaging and like new, no marks...
  5. PeakyPaul

    Bookshelf speakers with built in upfiring atmos

    Hello, I am after some help and advice on a modest (read cheap!) lounge speaker setup. I am looking at upgrading my current 5.1 system to a 5.1.2 (or 5.1.4) system. Due to cost restraints I want to upgrade my AV amp and front speakers first. Space constraints mean I can't have floor standing...
  6. A

    5.0 speakers (2 tower + 2 bookshelf + center) within $1000

    Hi everyone, I am new here and I would like to build a 5.0 system (and later on add a subwoofer bringing it to 5.1). Which set of speakers do you recommend having a budget of $1000. On the other hand, what do you recommend as a 5.1 withiin $1000. I am lost..where would you put more money? The...
  7. B

    How to connect a subwoofer to bookshelf speakers

    I hope somebody can help me with this. So I have an edifier r1580mb Bluetooth bookshelf speakers. They are nice by themselves with good Audio quality. However I would love to have more bass and hence was thinking of buying a subwoofer (eg Yamaha NSS) but I am unable to find a way to bring all...
  8. E

    Arendale or Elac high End bookshelf speakers

    I have a pair of Elac Solar's for my fronts and center and rears. I got a very good dersl on them. They sound fantastic with acoustic music, bass, and vocals, but lack the sense of space and instrument separation I am looking for with classic rock. I am still within the return period and was...
  9. J

    Comparison of Revel bookshelf M16 to M105

    I am looking for some guidance on the sound quality differences between the M16 and M105 bookshelf speakers. I have listened to and enjoyed the M16's, and have an opportunity to purchase a new set of M105's for not much more money than the M16's would cost me. Is is likely that if I like the...
  10. C

    Arendal 1961 Bookshelf vs. Surround

    Are bi-directional surround speakers worth a premium over equivalent bookshelf speakers? Arendal surround speakers have an additional driver on the side. I understand that it won't act as an additional surround channel, but does it substantially increase immersion?
  11. J

    Harbottle Audio C7 Bookshelf speaker Customer Thoughts

    Hi. I got some great new speakers.. HarbottleAudio C7 bookshelf speakers. I heard about them from Cody when he was calibrating (Remote Tunig) my 2 Funk Audio 21.0L subwoofers and we started to talk about them. And i already then had toughts about geting bookshelf speakers instead of my SVS...
  12. L

    sony str-DN 1080 and 2.1 active speaker ( 2 bookshelf + 1 sub )

    Hi Can we use the Sony STR-DN 1080 AV to use 3 active Speakers that have rca input for have 2.1 surround ? Sony have Rca LR output and 2 sub pre out ! Do i need to buy something to achieve that ? Is there issue to take care about rca connector ( Line in Level Stereo , line level Mono...
  13. M

    In search of a warm, relaxed sound

    I need a bit of advice. I am looking for a pair of budget bookshelf speakers (up to 500€, preferebly around 300€). I am going to run them with Cambridge Audio AXA35 in a small room. I want a relaxed, realistic sound with no listening fatigue. Mostly I listen to jazz, rock, ambiental and...
  14. W

    Best Bookshelf Speaker Peformer Close to Wall..

    Hi there, newbie here. Waiting for my Yamaha a-s301 amp to arrive. I’m in the market for some speakers but not sure on floorstanders or stand mount…. They have to perform close to a rear wall as space is an issue… has anybody any ideas on what would be a good option.. budget is £600…below is my...
  15. P

    Need help pairing bookshelf speakers with Cambridge cxa81 amp in small room

    Happy weekend and go Bengals! I have researched for many hours and decided I'll just ask as my head is starting to spin. Looking for an end game bookshelf pairing to this amp. I recently got the Cambridge Audio CXA81 integrated amp (well within return window fyi) currently being used with elac...
  16. R

    Bookshelf speakers placed on subwoofers

    I'm thinking about getting a new 5.2 system. I have limited space on either side of my TV. I think there's only room for a sub on either side or a tower speaker on either side. One option I'm considering is to use bookshelf speakers on either side placed directly on top of 2 subwoofers. Are...
  17. S

    Bookshelf speakers for Audiolab 6000A amp (with sub)

    Hi. I’ve recently got an Audiolab 6000A amp to replace my aging Arcam Alpha 5. Currently using Mission 780SE bookshelf speakers also from 30 years ago on sand filled stands, plus a Q Acoustics 3060s sub (more to help the Missions than produce masses of thudding bass). It feels like the...
  18. V

    SONUS FABER BOOKSHELF SPEAKER ADVICE: Lumina II; Sonetto I; Sonetto II; Venere 1.5

    SONUS FABER BOOKSHELF SPEAKER ADVICE: Lumina II; Sonetto I; Sonetto II; Venere 1.5 I would appreciate advice from readers who have direct experience with any or more of the following Sonus faber bookshelf speaker models: Lumina II Sonetto I and/or Sonetto II Venere 1.5 NEED: Bookshelf...
  19. F

    Help me pick a £800 2.0 set up - Bookshelf Speaker and Stereo Amp (with optical)

    Hi everyone, After some deliberation, I have decided that Bookshelf speakers would best suit my situation and budget compared to floor standing speakers. I am requesting some advice on which Bookshelf speakers and Stereo amp would work well together and fit within my £800 budget. I am hopeful...
  20. kinga90

    Bookshelf front channels and center channel - 1000-1250£

    Hi there! I'm looking to replace the front channel and center channel I currently have in my setup. This is what I'm currently running: -Denon avr-x3700h -SVS SB-1000 PRO -HiVi Swans M200 MKii (as active front channels) -Klipsch R-52C Unfortunately due to the current room setup, I can't go over...
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