This month we’ve seen some very promising cheap, entry level bookshelf speakers. For under £100 these speakers are great for your first sound system or adding extra dynamic to a current sound system.
All with their own character you can’t go wrong with either of these bookshelf speakers, however check out the details to see what would suite you.
Overview of the best in its group is at the bottom.
Whafedale Diamond 9.1 for £100
Positives+ Multipule Expert Awards
+ Front Bass port
+ Solid Build
Negatives- Generally good but occasional gets over excited
Winning many awards the Diamond 9.1's have created quite a stir in the audio world. With a solid build and Kevlar cones, they bring a punchy, lively presence to your living room.
Given that it has a 44% discount this brings a higher level speaker into a lower budget . View Whafedale Diamond 9.1 Deal
Acoustic Energy Compact One for £99.95
Positives+ Balanced sound for all types of music
+ Great looks and build
+ Copes well in different locations of room
Negatives- Doesn't have the spice or clarity of other competitors
With size being though through from the start, the Compact One's can be moved around your living room easily.
With great balance they will ensure you whole music collection will be brought out in a balanced, equal manner. View Acoustic Energy Compact One Deal
Mission M30i for £84.95
Positives+ Punchy for their size
+ Good low end
+ Good for 5.1/ 7.1 sound systems
Negatives- Takes a while to run in the speakers
Smart and compact with front facing bass ports, these speakers nicely fit anywhere and create a suppressing amount of punch for their size View Mission M30i Deal
Whafedale Diamond 9.0 for £40
Positives+ Cheap speakers from great brand
+ Works well with low what amps
+ Can use to upgrade cheap speaker systems
Negatives- Due to their size there not so great at higher volumes
At an ultra cheap price the Dimaond 9.0's are useful if you wish to upgrade the speakers on a cheaper sound system, or if you wish to add to your 5.1/ 7.1 sound system. View Whafedale Diamond 9.0 Deal
These are all great speakers and you will have to go listen to them to truly understand which you prefer. Each speaker has its own flavour just as a Monnet painting is different to a Picasso.
Being popular choices for entry level bookshelf speakers, you will be sure to find at least one pair of these in your nearest audio store, so go check them out!
Whafedale Diamond 9.1 – Exciting, well built, great for its price
Acoustic Energy Compact One – Very balanced sound and flexible where you put them
Mission M30i – Very beefy for their size, but not quite as good sound quality
Whafedale Diamond 9.0 – Lowest of the lot, but still very good for its ultra low price