Speaker Options...

Discussion in 'Digital Audio' started by mrcowdude20, Feb 9, 2012.

  1. mrcowdude20 macrumors regular

    Sep 11, 2011
    Philadelphia, PA
    So I am going to buy new speakers/receivers and all that stuff.
    I am considering the following options:

    • buying a pair of computer speakers

    • an amplifier
    • better quality speakers
    • more imputs

    What would you do? I need it for radio and good quality audio. I am looking into the Harman Kardon HK-3490 for it. Could I hook up two satellites and a subwoofer to it to play the radio and through my Mac via a audio input? Thanks!
  2. bwhli macrumors 6502a


    Jan 9, 2012
    Boston, MA
    If you're getting a receiver, I would just get nice quality speakers too. I believe you'd be able to hook up your Mac via analog or optical digital to a compatible receiver.
  3. TMRaven macrumors 68020


    Nov 5, 2009
    If you're willing to spend that kind of money on a receiver, I see no reason not to get bookshelves over multimedia computer speakers. As it stands, a cheap T-amp with entry level pair of bookshelves usually blows multimedia speakers away.
  4. a-bob macrumors newbie


    Aug 15, 2011
    Yeah...what he said. I've heard these Yamaha's and they're pretty good for what you're looking for.


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