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Hi, i'm after some very cheap interim speakers to go with an AV reciever I am planning to buy. I will eventually upgrade to some decent ones once I save up some money. The av reciever (sony dg820) needs a 8ohm speakers my current ones are 4ohm.

I have found some undoubtly rubbish ones on ebuyer for £27 however as a short term fix they would do nicely for me.


The description shows
  • 3"8Ω10W(mediant)
  • 1.5"4Ω5W(treble)
I have no idea what this means, can anyone help/let me know whether they will work for me?


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They'll work no problem :smashin:
Just don't turn them up too much, as the amp could possibly blow them.
If it sounds distorted, it's too much volume ;)


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Thanks Badger. The room is pretty small and it will only be a short term solution anyway.

I take it that the mediant is the number to look at then?


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"Mediant" is a totally new one to me, when describing speakers :confused:
Which suggests they are pretty crap, as you say yourself.

I wouldn't worry about it though, as long as you take notice of my previous post :smashin:
They'll do a short term job.

The important thing is, you're not going to blow the amp :)

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