Active speakers are almost certainly the answer.
Open questions are usually the best approach but perhaps a little more detail?
andrew_cawood wrote:Active speakers are almost certainly the answer.
Indeed, given OP's budget I would say that a setup consisting of seven Genelec 8260A and one 7271A would be acceptable.
Personally for me, its got to be a Nagaoka cartridge, transformed the way i listen to music.
HP sauce is best.