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Mini/micro system for bedroom

Discussion in 'Hi-Fi Stereo Systems & Separates' started by lmccauley, Sep 26, 2002.

  1. lmccauley

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    I'm looking for a small, stereo amp / tuner / CD system for my bedroom. Don't want to break the bank, so probably no more than around £500. Will mostly be just for background music / morning alarm - any other listening will be on my main system downstairs.

    Any suggestions?

    Cheers,
    Liam
     
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    Hi,

    Best thing to go for is the little Denon 30 CD/ Tuner amp. it wins the What HiFi awards every year. It comes with Mission based speakers for £300 (or without for about £230). Stick the speakers on a pair of 'Atacama' stands and you've got a great little system.

    One alternative would be to pass on the speakers (which are fine) and buy a larger pair from Richer Sounds.

    brian
     
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    You forgot to mention that it will be mostly "Barry White" thats playing, need a sub to get the full ooomph of his voice........yeah baby:kisses:
     
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    How about the teac 500 or 300 mini? Lovely sound for a mini and now discounted if you look around.

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    If it's just for background music/morning alarm, I'd save your money and just get a £150-200 jobbie from Unbeatable (or one of the many internet discounters). We have an Aiwa mini/micro which we use for exactly the same purpose - I think it was £120 from Makro - perfectly adequate for that sort of duty - at least IMO - anything more would be a waste.
     
  6. lmccauley

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    You know, I am considering getting a pair of Gallos and sticking the sub under the bed... :eek:
     
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    Aren't you enough to make the earth move on your own :D
     
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    Superfi have a good range of Denon micro seperates at discounted prices.
     
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  10. lmccauley

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    Well, you know that earthquake the other night... :blush:
     
  11. lmccauley

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    Cheers for the responses guys - I fancy the look of the Denon DM50 £282 from Superfi with speakers (it's only £32 cheaper without the speakers).

    The 3-CD changer will be useful, as a single CD just isn't long enough... ;)
    ... in fact, do any of them play MP3 collections...

    Cheers,
    Liam
     
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    One CD isn't long enough for what...?

    So you're a three CD man - good for you!

    I have a five CD Aiwa player in my bedroom, but sadly have never been able to take advantage of all five...
     
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    Please tell me you guys are talking about CD singles, right..?

    :(
     
  14. Ian J

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    Liam is. His current record is two CD singles but he's looking for a changer that holds three just in case.
     
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    Ian,

    Don't go telling everyone our secrets!

    So, is it Tamworth or Chester le Street next?

    Love and big sloppy kisses,
    Liam
     
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    i demo'd the Denon and i thought it sounded flat and boxy. The Teac CR-H100 was great however. The tuner sounded a little more enclosed though.

    Thing is, the Teac retails for £300 WITHOUT speakers. However, Moss of Bath(this retailer near me) had £40 off in a sale so i got that with a pair or KEF crestas. Much, much better than the Denon when paired with them.
     
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    Does the Denon DM50 have an alarm so you can wake to CD? What do people think of the nakamichi soundspace 1 as an alarm clock, music in bed thing...?

    Thanks,
    Bruce
     

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