Active Speakers for Mac Mini Setup (Dynaudio, KEF)

Discussion in 'Digital Audio' started by hleewell, Jan 28, 2013.

  1. hleewell, Jan 28, 2013
    Last edited: Jan 29, 2013

    macrumors 6502

    Oct 22, 2009
    I am thinking of hooking a set of powered/active speakers to my Mac Mini. I was scouring the iNternet and I came with 2 interesting full range models: Dynaudio Focus 110A & KEF X300A. Anyone has any experience with either? What other peripherals are required to hook these babies up? I know a USB DAC is required as part of an active speaker system. But you can directly connect the KEF to your MacBook or Mac Mini.

    KEF X300A

    Dynaudio Focus 110A
  2. macrumors 65816


    Feb 28, 2012
    United States
    I believe the KEF speakers have a built-in DAC, hence why they utilize a USB input. You'll be fine.
  3. macrumors 6502

    Aug 17, 2012
    I've never heard those dynaudios, but if they're anything close to the BM6A in both sonics and build quality, you'll be a happy camper.

    do you have a place you can listen to both? the only important thing is that the speakers sounds good to your ears.

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