Budget monitors?

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  1. dukeh62

    dukeh62 Supporting Member

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    Hi Folks,

    I'm looking to pick up a budget priced PAIR of monitor speakers...say under $400 for the pair. Anyone have any opinions?

    I've heard great stuff about the Tapco S5's. I'm not super knowledgable on most of the specs on studio monitors (although I could talk your ear off about tweed amps!)

    Thanks for the input.
     
  2. MichaelK

    MichaelK Member

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    At that price just get whatever looks best and don't worry about it.
     
  3. TAVD

    TAVD Guitar Player Gold Supporting Member

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    I haven't heard the Tapco but for under $300 I like the Wharfedale 8.2 pro.
     
  4. rjmmusic

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    I recently bought a pair of M-Audio BX5s - very nice for the price.
     
  5. TheAmpNerd

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    I was going to say there are some kits from
    parts express that fit your budget and should
    sound great at that price range.

    They use pretty good drivers and for the price
    should compete in the "$1000" speaker range.
     
  6. loudboy

    loudboy Supporting Member

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    Used pair of Tannoy PBM6.5s and a yard sale receiver (Pioneer, Marantz, Onkyo) from the 70's. You'll have enough money left for an SM-57 or a pair of decent headphones.

    Loudboy
     

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