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bigkahuna2187
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Floor-Standing Speaker Recommendations for HK 3490 (L112 Replacements)

Looking to replace my JBL L112's stereo setup with something more modern. I absolutely love these speakers, but would like to preserve them in order to pass down as my father has done with me with these. Also, pets are somewhat of an issue. Anyways, I'd like to find some new floorstanding speakers which have similar sound (loud, punchy and clean) but don't break the bank. So far I have been looking at:

 

Infinity P363 (not sure about the 4 ohms)

JBL ES80

Boston Acoustics A360

Any other suggestions are much appreciated.

 

I also have a BIC F12 with this setup. Music is a priority over movies/PS4 games.

 

Thanks!

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It would help to know your budget.

The JBL ES80 would probably be good for fairly loud and punchy, but I don't think you are going to get really good sounding music from any of those speakers. It looks like you are trying to stay around $500 per pair perhaps?

The PSB image B6 speakers are what I would recommend if you want some very good-sounding and powerful speakers, or the KEF Q500, but both of those are $1000 per pair or more.

The oats ARE cheaper after they come out of the horse's backside...lol.

 

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yea around $500 would be

yea around $500 would be ideal. Any option on the Cambridge S70?

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Th S70 is pretty good for that price.

If you could manage $720, Music Direct has marked down the Focal Chorus 714V speakers from $1200 to $720.

That is one heck of a deal on some VERY good speakers.

 

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Check out the JBL Studio 5

Check out the JBL Studio 5 Series. I have the Studio 530's and they are incredible stand mount speakers. They have a number of towers using the same vertical horn for the high freqyencies. Imagining is excellent with tight bass and very good definition all the way. The towers have two woofers of varying size depending on model and they cross over at 1,500 HZ to the compression horn driver. These are the first affordable horns I have enjoyed.

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