12 Affordable Speakers for Your Budget

Our recommendations for good sounding speakers to look at when on a budget.


Name someone that doesn’t appreciate a good bang-for-the-buck product? It probably can’t be done given current economic conditions, and even if the economy was growing at the pace of six or seven years ago, people would still appreciate value.

Today value and affordability are two of the highest-ranking traits consumers look for in any given product—everything from burgers and computers, to music and big-ticket purchases such as automobiles.

In the world of consumer electronics some of the best manufacturers in the world are doing their part to contribute to the growing ranks of affordable and value-minded products that thrifty consumers can buy.

Here are 12 examples of some good sounding and affordable loudspeakers from:

  • Atlantic Tech
  • Crestron
  • GoldenEar
  • Legrand
  • Monitor
  • Paradigm
  • PSB
  • RBH
  • SnapAV
  • SVS
  • TruAudio
  • Wharfedale

Related: Want more speakers? Check out 10 Awesome Industrial Design Speakers.

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About the Author

Robert Archer
Robert Archer:

Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob has also served as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In his personal time beyond his family, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons and Brazilian jiu-jitsu at Binda Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.