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RE: Supposing you were to start again

NP Steve as i said ill wait and see how the Westlake amps are but if i go for something active its most probably be PMC or ATC.

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If you do consider actives give Quested a go too (if you can live with the way they look). IMO Quested are better value for money than either ATC or PMC.

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steve_1979 wrote:

If you do consider actives give Quested a go too (if you can live with the way they look). IMO Quested are better value for money than either ATC or PMC.

Thanks.:)

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With a 5k budget you could make a great DIY system

This amp cost a grand

https://sites.google.com/site/dikdolan/smevalvesMedium.JPG

then maybe another 1.5 for the WAD preamp and phono stage and psu.

Thes speakers cost only about 300 or so for the kit

https://sites.google.com/site/dikdolan/ipls3.JPG

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john dolan wrote:

With a 5k budget you could make a great DIY system

This amp cost a grand

https://sites.google.com/site/dikdolan/smevalvesMedium.JPG

then maybe another 1.5 for the WAD preamp and phono stage and psu.

Thes speakers cost only about 300 or so for the kit

https://sites.google.com/site/dikdolan/ipls3.JPG

I would agree, £5k would get you just about all the hifi you could want in the DIY world, even if you specified exotic speaker drivers.

There are quite a few speaker types that are not really catered for in the commercial market.

Obviously, the downside is that its not really plug-and-play which some people might want if they were spunking £5k on a hifi.

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