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    Speakers for Sansui AU-517 (or 717)

    Hey guys, I am buying a 2-channel stereo integrated amp soon.

    It will be the Sansui AU-517 or 717, and I am wonderign what are some good speakers that match with it.

    So far I found these -
    2x these - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16882184291
    or
    2x these - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16882290013

    Basically I only have $200 for the speakers (give or take $50).

    I am also open to buying used off craigslist to avoid shipping

    What brands / models do you suggest?

    If you want to browse my craigslist look @ minneapolis/st.paul (in Minnesota)

    thanks

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    How about these Klipsch...looks like the Heresy...

    http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/da...484318224.html


    These Paradigm could be nice but seems a little high...

    http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hn...483358089.html


    These Klipsch KG4 could be good...

    http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hn...480483192.html

    or these...

    http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hn...468768492.html


    Nice little JBL speakers, but a little high...

    http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hn...459097055.html
    Last edited by 02audionoob; 11-27-2009 at 07:02 PM.

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    What's your musical preference? A nice little rockin' speaker can be found here.....

    http://www.theaudiovideosource.com/InfinityBeta.html

    scroll to the bottom of the page for the Beta 20's. I have a set of these in the bedroom and put out a nice punchy sound.
    Back in my day, we had nine planets.

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    I'm into more metallica style metal. A little disturbed, godsmack, etc...

    Basically hard rock (not screaming though)

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    Quote Originally Posted by kyle2009
    I'm into more metallica style metal. A little disturbed, godsmack, etc...

    Basically hard rock (not screaming though)

    I had these hooked up to a Sansui integrated for awhile and it makes for a nice combo. They will definitely rock da crib.
    Back in my day, we had nine planets.

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    alright, thanks for the input

    I'll let you know what I end up with in a week or so, ordering tomorrow.

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    Nice pick-up. Great little amp.

    I use my AU-505/TU-555 combo with a pair of Original Large Advents. Those Sansui's can produce some nice power seemingly above their stated WPC rating.

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    I have the Beta 20's and the Polk Monitor 40's (little brother of the Monitor 50's but same drivers). Of the 2, I prefer the Polks. The Beta 20's I bought at Comp usa for around $160 after shipping.
    http://www.compusa.com/applications/...069&CatId=4598

    But those Klipsch KG 4's are a great deal( as suggested by 02 audionoob). I have the smaller version, the KG 2's. I like them better yet than the Polks or Beta's. Those KG 4's here in NY run at $350. And they can be upgraded with new caps, and a titanium diaphragms for the tweeters. The surrounds on them are rubber, not foam, so they are more durable.

    I think you would get more bang for your buck if you bought used. CL is a good way to go. Newer isn't always better.

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