Who states you have to invest a lot to have great quality noise? Here is a short video of my Budget Audiophile system in action. I do not own the music (Steely Dan, Black Cow). I am utilizing it under reasonable use.
Speakers- Klipsch KG 4.2 (Found in garbage) Complimentary!
Amplifier- Marantz PM5004 (Employee discount) $250.
Speaker Cables- Audioquest Type-4 (Staff member Discount rate) $60.
Turntable- Leader PL-10 (Gift from pal) Free!
DAC- Audioquest Dragonfly (Worker Discount) $60.
Headphones- AKG K550 (Employee discount rate) $150.