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Streaming music with an airport express?

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Hello everyone, i'm new to the hifi world and when i say new i mean really new! Now i listen to music only with my macbook speakers  excellent!

I'd like to buy a turntable to listen to some vinyls and i was wondering if i can connect it via wifi to a pair of speakers (wich of course i don't have), and use them with my macbook too. I got an airport express.

Thank you.

A.

 

Maybe it's the wrong section, wifi should be better, sorry.

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RE: Streaming music with an airport express?

Hi,

You will also need to buy an amplifier to power the speakers. What kind of budget did you have in mind?

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RE: Streaming music with an airport express?

Hello, thank you for you answer.

Now i don't have anything in mynd because i don't know almost anything about this world. I'm just a student so i don't want to spend thousand of euros, if it costs too much i think i'll pass.  excellent!

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RE: Streaming music with an airport express?

You should be able to get and amp and some speakers for less than €500 if you shop around. Is that acceptable? You won't regret it when comparing the sound to the macook's inbuilt speakers! 

 

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RE: Streaming music with an airport express?

Yes, thank you. Any advice about where and what to buy? How to connect them to the wifi? Can i ask it here or is it better if i open an other thread?

Thank you

 

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RE: Streaming music with an airport express?

This thread is fine.You would wire the airport express into the amp and stream form your macbook to the airport.

Eh i don't know where you are in Europe, prices differ between countries but how about a set of these

http://www.whathifi.com/review/2020i

and perhaps one of these for starters

http://www.whathifi.com/awards/2012/stereo-amplifiers

That should be less than €600

There are so many combinations.....

Take a look around this website and compile a shortlist.