View Full Version : Best way to spend $600?
05-14-2003, 10:14 PM
One of my classmates told me on our commute from work that she is going to buy a stereo this weekend. She is looking to spend $500-600. She will be starting from scratch; in that she will need new sources as well.
Any specific suggestions on speakers and other components she should look into? She appreciates the help. Thanks.
05-14-2003, 10:23 PM
So what are we talking here, up to 6 Franklins on a source, amp/pre and a pair of speakers?
Man, isn't it fun living vicarously through others?
05-14-2003, 11:08 PM
Yeah, thats pretty much what we are talking about. I think I have some spare wire to throw her way though.
05-14-2003, 11:24 PM
Is this something she would want to expand on later? Go 5.1 etc?
Also, is she opened to used, or does she want to place the order/go pick it all up etc?
05-14-2003, 11:32 PM
She does not have plans of going 5.1 or similar. Should she want to, like me, she will be a pharmacist and likely will have the resources to buy what she wants then. For now she just needs a stereo system.
I do not think she opposed to used, but I am guessing that she would prefer new. She is also not opposed to online purchases either.
05-15-2003, 12:53 AM
I would go for a cheap DVD player as the source, a pair of RTi38(with nice stands), and a 2ch receiver or used 2ch integrated. I don't think all that would cost over $600. This is just for stereo. If she decides to get serious and wants 5.1, she could start fresh and move the 2ch system into a bedroom or something.
05-15-2003, 05:35 AM
The options are nearly limitless if she is willing to go used...
05-15-2003, 05:56 AM
Man, I'm just about to tell Shizelbs to get her butt in here if she wants advice, and then I read BDT's sig... not exactly a woman magnet there... :rolleyes:
05-15-2003, 07:18 AM
yeah, I need to change that I suppose....
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