All this talk of turntable shelves is very interesting but not very helpful to the OP who is still at the stage of looking for something to put on them .
For what it is worth , I am still using my 30 year old NAD3020 and Rega Planar 3 as a second system and they still sound fine . I'm sure the " people who know more than me on the subject " will have some better suggestions , but with some decent modern speakers this little system could be a good way to start into the world of proper HI FI .
Good luck with your search .
He's got 500 - 600 Euros.
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Wow, picked up a NAD3020 for next to nothing yesterday (€60), i can pretty much spend my whole budget on TT and speakers, which is useful as i think i need four speakers due to my room size.
thanks again for the info, looking into floorstanders as we speak!
Why do you need 4 speakers, do you live in a Cathedral?
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It dont matter at what level, the basics of TT suport has to be observed to extract the best and 'most from the least' . . . otherwise you just end up chasing your tail. My solution cant get much more basic . . . ?
. . . This is where I bow out and let you sort it . . . the simplest basic advise questioned? . . . no thanks, nothing changes.
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not quite a cathedral but a large room 4x8m with a ceiling that goes right up to the apex of the roof (~5m)
Maybe il start off with just two speakers and work from there..
There are some great deals on the bay for Tannoy mercury V4s at the moment
Would this be a bad idea?
seems like quite a good deal to me.....??
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