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I would try and avoid all PC speakers if you can. Mostly because even the best become far too expensive.

Get a decent set of monitors, and some stands if you need them. They will last you a lifetime.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/JBL-Control...0600634&sr=8-2

An example of. Get a small amplifier you can hide, job done. They have been winning awards for 25 years.
I would opt for monitors, but not everyone has the space for them. I could fit them on my desk but it would just look untidy. I seriously want to get rid of my 2500s though.. cant even give them away lol.

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Or just small studio monitors, they exist.
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There are some pretty good sound bars also on the market too if you have the space to put it on your desk, I have the Sony XF9000 2.1 and it does HDR passthrough & Atmos all for around 300euro: https://www.sony.co.uk/electronics/sound-bars/ht-xf9000
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Most sound bars wall mount also.
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Or just small studio monitors, they exist.
Those JBL are tiny man. 4" drivers.

They're bloody loud too
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Old 28-05-20, 03:24 AM
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I would try and avoid all PC speakers if you can. Mostly because even the best become far too expensive.

Get a decent set of monitors, and some stands if you need them. They will last you a lifetime.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/JBL-Control...0600634&sr=8-2

An example of. Get a small amplifier you can hide, job done. They have been winning awards for 25 years.
Yeah, after some more advice I’ve steered away from 2.1 and now just want 2.0 system.

That link of yours, those are very nice, compact and cute looking. Why do I need a small amplifier? Do you have any recommendation for the purpose you mentioned?
They are also listed as ”passive”, what does that mean exactly?...
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Old 28-05-20, 05:57 AM
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Well, the iLoud mentioned earlier is a rather compact speaker.
Sorry I missed that on my phone. I didn't know they were coming that compact. That is a very nice option instead of gaming speakers.
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Old 28-05-20, 02:18 PM
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Yeah, after some more advice I’ve steered away from 2.1 and now just want 2.0 system.

That link of yours, those are very nice, compact and cute looking. Why do I need a small amplifier? Do you have any recommendation for the purpose you mentioned?
They are also listed as ”passive”, what does that mean exactly?...
Active monitors just take a line level audio input, such as one from your sound card, but passive ones require an amplified signal. IMO active speakers make more sense for your use case.
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Old 28-05-20, 02:21 PM
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Yeah, after some more advice I’ve steered away from 2.1 and now just want 2.0 system.

That link of yours, those are very nice, compact and cute looking. Why do I need a small amplifier? Do you have any recommendation for the purpose you mentioned?
They are also listed as ”passive”, what does that mean exactly?...
Passive means no amplifier. Active means they have an amplifier built in.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Nobsound-Bl...675288&sr=8-13

That would do you fine. They don't take a lot of driving (power) as they are quite sensitive. Added bonus is you can bluetooth into it with your phone etc too.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Nobsound-Bl...675350&sr=8-17

Is very similar.

I use something just like this in my bedroom

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Amplifier-M...0675350&sr=8-4

You simply screw it to the behind of something.



See? no amp. That is because it's screwed to the back of the drawers.

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