Speakers for 2nd set up.

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  1. Cut83

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    Hi I am looking for some budget speakers for a second set up, which will be fed through a Cambridge audio A1 amp.
    So from the following options
    Mordaunt short m10 @ £59
    Tannoy eclipse one @£79
    Or
    Go slightly higher budget and
    Mordaunt short m20 @£99
    All above from richer sounds.
    Or I can still get online the Wharfedale diamonds 9.1 @£99


    I have Heard good things about the wharfedales but as I will be get these off the internet I won't be able to test them in store.

    Any advice would be great thanks you.
     
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    If you’re after a bit of volume in a larger room then I’d go for the M20s.

    They have a larger cabinet and driver than the rest, so will likely be a slightly easier load for the amp at a given volume.

    Having said that however, Richer Soinds have these on sale ;

    Wharfedale Speakers Per Pair

    An altogether better speaker to the rest from what I can gather.

    They certainly should be at about twice the list price of the others.

    If you can stretch to the extra £20 they’d be a great choice.
     
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    Hi, definitely something to consider at that price.
    Are those models a vast improvement on the 9.1s?
    Volume is not a big issue really I'm just wanting a as decent detailed soundstage as I possible can for sub £100.
    I have the QA 3020s on my main system which I am very happy with so far, I could always go for the 2010s but would like to experience a different speaker if that makes sense.

    Cheers.
     
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    I’d think they’d be an improvement on the 9.1s.

    Perhaps not jaw dropping, but they are a next step up speaker so I’d expect an appreciable gain in general sound quality; by which I mean the bass will be deeper and should be more fluent, and I’d also expect a bit of an improvement in the midrange as the drivers are a more modern design.

    If you can’t afford the difference though I doubt you’ll be disappointed in with the 9.1s. They are still a well respected bit of inexpensive quality engineering.
     

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