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Next step in upgrading


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I had an onkyo HTX HD22 5.1 which gave up the ghost, iv recently upgraded it with an onkyo NR616 and a Cambridge S80 subwoofer, next is to gradually replace the speakers. Now the question is where to start, centre or fronts?
Would probably have around £200 and was looking at maybe some Q Acoustics 2020i's, I mainly use the setup for films but music is now getting used a lot since iv upgraded.
Any suggestions?


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The 2020i are great speakers - the Concept 20 even better, but also more expensive. Alternatively, the Tannoy V4 are also supposedly great for the £249 or so they are now.
Keep in mind that you should be getting a matching centre as well.


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If you are watching a lot of films you are better off getting a matching set of fronts and centre as well. I would recommend the Wharfedale Diamond 10 series - a pair of 10.1s can be had for £100 from RicherSounds and you could get a 10.CC centre for less than £100 in the classifieds or other sites which would be perfect for your budget! Also the wharfedales are supposed to be a tonal match to Onkyo receivers.

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