Best HTIB Under $300

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  1. Anders 7

    Anders 7 I aim to misbehave OT Supporter

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    I can only spend $300 for a home theater setup and it has to include the dvd player.. Any suggestions? Other than spending more money. ;) I was looking at a Philips MX3900.
     
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    dont everyone jump on this thread at once... too late I bought it. Thnx for the help :)
     
  3. flynfrog

    flynfrog Cool isnt Cheap

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    hold off till you can get a better setup
     
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    Good luck with your new system - Hope it works out for ya :bigthumb:
     
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    SO, how do you like it?

    I heard a Panasonic HTIB the other day that amazed me... small speakers, but loud clear sound. i was really impressed... it was like $330 or $350 at sears, but they're really overpriced... i'll prolly pick one up in a few months. :)
     
  6. Anders 7

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    Sounds real good.. wish it were a bit louder but the surround works good. I keep on freaking out and looking behind me whenever the surround is used.
     
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    Jazz Powerhouse of the Scrum

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    Do you mind refurbished?

    I'd maybe look at Onkyo TX-SR501...ecost has the silver version refurbished for $175
    -6.1
    -component video switching
    -overall great receiver for the price
    -if you get the upgrade bug, this is still a very good receiver to build a mid end system around
    http://www.ecost.com/ecost/ecce/shop/detail.asp?dpno=349070


    A decent set of speakers, possibly a matching 6.1 Onkyo set that I don't know much about is $99 at ecost
    http://www.ecost.com/ecost/ecce/shop/detail.asp?dpno=157391

    You're up to $275 so that may be a bit out of your pricerange if you're going to still add a dvd player. This seems like a good setup to me and I don't know what you bought, but if you're happy with what you have then there's really no point in changing anything...if you feel your current setup a bit lacking and you have a good return policy you may want to check out the onkyo setup though.
     
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    if you want the speakers listed above, go to bestpriceaudiovideo.com and they are not refurbished and are 199 shipped. ecost will charge you 100 dollars shipped to get them, so same price. mine are shippped right now, 85 pounds according to ups:)
     
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