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Old 28-05-20, 03:06 PM
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Question, would someone enthusiastic about that brand be called a Nobhead?

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Old 28-05-20, 04:23 PM
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It's probably the worst name ever tbh lol.
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Old 28-05-20, 05:26 PM
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Yea. Any studio monitors will destroy gaming branded speakers. And I am constantly trying to make people buy them over regular speakers, but he asked for speakers to be as small as possible. Studio monitors dont fall into that category.

100% studio monitors are the best. There are smaller models and you don't need an amp or anything because the amps built in. Get a hum destroyer if plugging directly into pc.
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Old 28-05-20, 05:39 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?...
My JBL Control Ones are 22 years old. The first 14 years they were used in a sound control room at work. When this got decommissioned I got to keep 2 pairs of them. They are great rugged little speakers that do indeed go loud. The biggest advantages they have is that they are quite shallow speakers so can easily sit behind monitors and the reflex ports are front facing allowing them to be placed very close to walls without adversely affecting the sound quality. If anything, it helps to reinforce the bass as that's the only area they are really lacking. A 4" woofer in a cabinet that small is never going to produce masses of bass.

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Nobheads and Schhit Stacks. Gotta love quirky names.
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Nobheads and Schhit Stacks. Gotta love quirky names.
"Amplified my nob with some Schiit."
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Old 28-05-20, 07:29 PM
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It's probably the worst name ever tbh lol.
Its a bit Schiit really
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Old 28-05-20, 07:31 PM
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"Amplified my nob with some Schiit."
Just don't ever put your nob in the schiit. It would be a real bummer.
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Just don't ever put your nob in the schiit. It would be a real bummer.

Lmao!
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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.

Got recommended these when looking at those JBL Control One. What do you reckon of these?: Renkforce Control 250AMP, being a bit cheaper.
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