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Topic # 86908 15-Jul-2011 13:06
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I need another set of bookshelf speakers.  I have a pair of Paradigm Mini Monitors which are just great.  Paradigm keep a very tight rein on their dealers to ensure the retail price is not discounted and at $1000 a pair, versus less than half that in the US, I’m looking at other options.

Any suggestions?


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  Reply # 493730 15-Jul-2011 14:16
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What about some
 Wharfedale Diamond 9.1
 on pricespy for 379 a pair 

have a older pair great sound 

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  Reply # 494477 18-Jul-2011 09:33
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Thanks Sleepy, I'll take a look at those.


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  Reply # 495219 19-Jul-2011 12:25
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What are you going to use this second pair for ?

Paradigm's home theatre range starts from $399

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  Reply # 495281 19-Jul-2011 14:00
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Best small speakers I had were some kef uni-q bookshelfs.

Really regret selling them now but money was tight and I couldnt really use them in the house with flatmates etc.

They are ported so you really need a decent highpass on them to get the best from them without them chuffing away and bottoming out at moderate listening levels, but once I had that set right they merged with the small sub beautifully, imaged the best I have ever had in the house and really revealed bad source material for what it was.


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  Reply # 496136 21-Jul-2011 10:31
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Thanks for the input everyone but that project bit the dust; I no longer have the need. By the way, I use the Paradigm Mini Monitors for editing video productions in my very small studio and I believe they are excellent for that task.

Thanks again.

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