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Compact speakers for small bedroom

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Speakers' started by HitmanIP7, Jan 3, 2005.

  1. HitmanIP7

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    Ive just realised that the Wharfedale speakers I was planning to get are too big, and wont fit into the limited space I have in my bedroom.

    So Im now looking for some front, rear and centre speakers, and a sub, which are compact, and not too heavy.

    But I still want them to sound really good with music and films.

    Im still planning on getting the Denon AVR-1905 as my AV receiver.

    Can anyone recommend anything?
     
  2. MartinImber

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    Try the Castle Compact system seems to get good reviews.

    Well made and audiophile rather than lifestyle
     
  3. HitmanIP7

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    Okay, I will check them out :)

    I just thought Id add a few things to this.

    The main screen in my bedroom, which I will be watching movies through, will be a 20" TFT monitor. This is because I watch films through my PC.

    I thought instead of having a seperate TV, and orientating the speaker system around that, I would orientate it around my PC. Then I will also get the benefit of 5.1 surround for games.

    So at the moment the order of most important aspect to the speakers is:

    1) Gaming
    2) Music
    3) Movies

    The reason I want to go for a seperates system for this, and not a Creative or Logitech package system, is that I can then make sure each component is of a high quality, and I can change each component when I feel like it.
     
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    How about 4 x Kef Q Compact, a Kef Q6C centre and a Rel Quake subwoofer?
    Total cost for that lot would be around £730.
     
  5. HitmanIP7

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    Thanks, but the main problem is depth. At 250mm deep the Q Compacts are a little too big.

    I had a look at the Castle Compacts, and they would fit nicely :) But they are quite expensive. More than I wanted to spend really.
     
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    The Wharfdale speakers I was originally going for were the 9.1 series. Ive just noticed that the 9.0 series is smaller.

    Looking at the sizes, I think I may be able to get away with them, and have chose the following:

    Front: Wharfedale Diamond 9.0

    Centre: Wharfedale Diamond 9.CC

    Rear: Wharfedale Diamond 9.SR

    Sub: Wharfedale Diamond SW150

    Just to add something to this post.

    The two fronts will be wall mounted, so will the rears. But what Im after is a desktop stand for the centre. Something measuring say 18" max high?
     
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    Have to second MartinImber... the Castle Compacts are superb.
     
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    My Pembrokes are stunning, however I have heard Severns and they are better still :( (Couldn't afford them)
     
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    The package you've highlighted is the HCP package (albeit with different rears – 9.0’s). Just to let you know that this package has had very good reviews and would probably fit very well in a small room.
     
  11. HitmanIP7

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    Yeah, I remember reading a recent review in What HiFi, which was very good. So I will go for them I think. :)
     
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    What's the forum's opinion of these. Award winners in 2002 and in the sub £300 range. Mag sheilded sats and a powered sub.
     

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