Hi all, this is my first post
I am a college student, and I have always loved my music, so I have decided to save up and build myself a hi-fi stereo system this summer (I am currently using a Bose Companion 2 Speaker System......not quite hi-fi lol).
I have been reading around different forums and have learned a lot, but I still have several questions. Anyways, I am building this on a budget, and though I don't have a specific spending limit, I think $2k would be a safe amount. It will most likely be in a small room who's dimensions I don't know by heart (as I am not living at home, it cannot measure it anytime soon)
Here are some components I have looked at during my search:
Monitor Audio RS1
Monitor Audio RS5
KEF iQ 10
KEF iQ 30
Revel Concerta M12
Cambridge Audio Azur 540A
NAD Electronics C325BEE
I really don't know what to look for in a CD player, and I am planning on saving for a turntable for later (I have DJ turntables which will work in the beginning)
So do any of you have any experience or recommendations with any of these products? Do any certain combination of amp/speaker work better than others (I hear Rotel and B&W are a good combo)?. Also please feel free to recommend anything else that may be in my price range. I wont have a chance to audition any equipment until I head back home, so at the moment I will basing everything on internet research (I do plan on audition all equipment before I buy however). Thanks a bunch for all the help.