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    Looking for a decent 2.1 sound system for cheapish. My sister wants something that's simular quality to mine (but mine was £250) for cheapish. I told she'd be better off not getting an iPod dock and getting a sound system the running the headphone jack to it.
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    (Original post by Camoxide)
    Looking for a decent 2.1 sound system for cheapish. My sister wants something that's simular quality to mine (but mine was £250) for cheapish. I told she'd be better off not getting an iPod dock and getting a sound system the running the headphone jack to it.

    You wont find a good set of 2.1's for 50 quid. Get the creative Gigaworks T20
    http://www.scan.co.uk/products/creat...speakers-black
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    (Original post by ELs123)
    You wont find a good set of 2.1's for 50 quid. Get the creative Gigaworks T20
    http://www.scan.co.uk/products/creat...speakers-black
    Doesn't have to be "good". Just good enough for Pop tunes and lots of base.

    Edit: Negged? It's not for me T__T. It's for my sister and all she listens to is that top of the charts ****e.
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    I've reccomend these http://www.useusa.co.uk/product.php?id_product=39941

    Only problem is they're being imported from the USA ahha...
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    Have you had a look at Logitech? I've had mine from there for about a year and had no problems with them.
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    (Original post by D-Box)
    Have you had a look at Logitech? I've had mine from there for about a year and had no problems with them.
    Yeah I showed her these

    http://www.play.com/PC/PCs/4-/115409...7Cprd:11540905

    But tbh the Corsair speakers would be much better. Logitech speakers are pretty ****e.
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    If she can stretch to about £80, the Microlab SOLO6C speakers are very good, even thought they're 2.0, they'd probably be much better than cheaper 2.1's.
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    (Original post by Camoxide)
    Yeah I showed her these

    http://www.play.com/PC/PCs/4-/115409...7Cprd:11540905

    But tbh the Corsair speakers would be much better. Logitech speakers are pretty ****e.
    http://www.pixmania.co.uk/uk/uk/9407...html?srcid=369

    no? Its 29 quid off amazon but 4 quid cheaper off that site.
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    Might be worth trying ebay or second hand shops. Either look for computer speakers or see if you can get an old Hifi amp and speakers.
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    For that price I'd say you could grab yourself a set of Logitech X-540s (they're 5.1 rather than 2.1, but you can always just not plug in the surround speakers). You can get a set used around 50 or 60 quid, and they blow just about everything else in the price range out of the water. Obviously no comparison to a £300+ set of speakers, but for the price, the do what they do pretty damned well! They're marketed as computer speakers but I use mine for just about everything from listening to music to watching films and playing games. And for such small speakers, they go LOUD.
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    (Original post by Camoxide)
    Yeah I showed her these

    http://www.play.com/PC/PCs/4-/115409...7Cprd:11540905

    But tbh the Corsair speakers would be much better. Logitech speakers are pretty ****e.
    Based on the idea that they require a fairly rounded sound (if pop means synth/house/electronic etc), then I would recommend some Behringers but I'm not sure if you're looking for computer speakers or something stand alone to just put the MP3 player into. If not, then take a look at these Wharfedales (which I was actually pretty surprised to see as cheap as listed).

    Hope that helps.

    Wouldn't discount those Corsairs though.
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    (Original post by ANARCHY__)
    Based on the idea that they require a fairly rounded sound (if pop means synth/house/electronic etc), then I would recommend some Behringers but I'm not sure if you're looking for computer speakers or something stand alone to just put the MP3 player into. If not, then take a look at these Wharfedales (which I was actually pretty surprised to see as cheap as listed).

    Hope that helps.

    Wouldn't discount those Corsairs though.
    You've linked the Behringers twice.
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    (Original post by SMed)
    You've linked the Behringers twice.
    Fixed. Thanks for the heads up.
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    (Original post by ANARCHY__)
    Fixed. Thanks for the heads up.
    Needs an amp with those though. The Amptastic Mini T amp would be pretty good, but that amp prefers 8 ohms, but 6 shouldn't be too bad. But the amp is £65 which now doubles the budget. But that would probably sound very good for £100.
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    (Original post by SMed)
    Needs an amp with those though. The Amptastic Mini T amp would be pretty good, but that amp prefers 8 ohms, but 6 shouldn't be too bad. But the amp is £65 which now doubles the budget. But that would probably sound very good for £100.
    Ah, good point. I'd completely forgot about adding in an amp. Mind if I ask you a question over PM (I don't want to take away from the OP's topic)?
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    Sure, however I'm not an expert in hifi, just a slightly greater than passing interest. (unless this is about something else)

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