I need a good set of speakers.


macrumors 6502a
Original poster
Sep 6, 2007
I have been using audio technica head phones for years but my new set up had my back to the door so I'm a bit paranoid and need external speakers. My macbook pros speakers aren't quite enough. Can anyone recommend some great speakers?


macrumors newbie
May 21, 2015
I have owned a pair of B+W MM-1 speakers for few years now.
I'm no audio expert, but I know many people out there who have given positive reviews.
Fantastic build and sound quality overall, highly recommended.
Amazon sells them for around $500 last I checked.
Compared to others of similar price range it does lack bass, but more compact and aesthetically pleasing to my eyes.

Having said that, I think the replies you'll be (hopefully) getting will be widely variable. To help refine some responses from fellow audiophiles out there, have you thought about
- budget
- kind of music you mainly listen (eg. Hip hop/rap vs. classics)
- channel / setup (eg. 2.0 reference vs. 2.1 vs. surround 5.1)
- connectivity (ie. Does it do Bluetooth?)

[edit] try this previous forum post
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