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Small surrounds

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Speakers' started by markymark34, Mar 3, 2005.

  1. markymark34

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    having moved house i now need to get small surround speakers.

    ive been looking at the kef eggs which are ok and the gallos speakers which are too expensive.

    any other suggestings? thats the sort of size im after (wall wount or stand im flexible)

    i would buy secondhand

    thanks

    mark
     
  2. mhuk05

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    Aren't the JMLab cub & sib about that size?
     
  3. markymark34

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    just found the jmlab sibs they look quite good. wall mountable too.

    £189 from hifibitz
     
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    You sure that wasn't for a pair? rrp is £750 Sib & Co Pack Sib 5.1

    Essential hif & HC magazine gave them 5 stars last month (page 57).

    They also rated the Jamo E 700PDD (a bit bigger)

    HTH

    ps I think (??) there some for sale recently in the "for sale" part of the forum.
     
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    How about Kef QCompacts?
     
  6. Neil Fellows

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    ...or Mordaunt Short Genie 5.1? £800, and sound heaven. I've never seen a bad thing written about them.
     
  7. markymark34

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    Sorry only realising now first post was misleading. All i want is 2 rear speakers.

    thanks guys

    gives me better options!

    can you buy the Mordaunt Short Genie speakers separately?

    Just phoned richersounds and they said they had to be bought as a whole system. my local hifi shop said the same thing .
     
  8. Neil Fellows

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    You can buy them separetely, yes. See here: www.avland.co.uk. They are a great dealer, and will sell you them individually (see each speaker 'department' on their website). The sats come in pairs, the centre on it's own. You can get them in either silver or black, but the sub only comes in silver. very well made speakers (tiny, but weigh a ton...!)
     
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    Orb's -small, round, good sound, cheap (good exchange rate at the mo).
     
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    where might i get these orbs from? had a search on ebay no success
     
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    www.orbaudio.com

    Order online, took about ten days for delivery.
    I bought five for £267.80
    Paid about £30 for customs charges.
    They do a "twin pack" without subwoofer.
    Search on this forum for other buyers, They are a Gallo rip off, but I'm not complaining about that.

    Silas
     
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    has anyone tried mounting a pair of sibs as the 2 rears? in my case would be with Arcam 300 and meadowlark kestrels as mains... i like what Ive heard from the jmlab stuff so far.. thanks
     
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    Mission M Cube system looks quite smart, dunno if its any good! im also loooking for some small rears! but cant seem to find these seperately from sub!
     
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    Monitor Audio radius 45 springs to mind, they look fabulous and come in a range of colours too.
     

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