ok need a 5.1 setup. What should I get?

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  1. Neo22

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    OK lets say I have $1100 for a receiver and a 5.1 system including a sub. Most of the local places I have been have no systems to demo. They have them on display but I can't hear them. So should I go with HTIB or a reciever and a good seperate 5.1? I'm not looking for obnoxiously loud, I just want clarity and precise base response. Its going in a 13x15 living room.
     
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    Save your money for a good receiver, even if it takes you longer.
    You could also save up your money and get a nice 5.1 or 6.1 speaker package.
    It all depends on your musical tastes.

    *cliffs* Don't go skimpy on a receiver. Buy one that has some balls!
     
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    recommendations on a good 5.1 package?
     
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    where are you shopping that has items unable to be demoed, best buy/CC? :ugh2:
     
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    where else is there to go? :)
     
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    Maybe look into an onkyo or yamaha htib they will give you the best bang for the buck. Last time I was out in Texas I stopped in at Fry's and they had some decent ones. If not try to save maybe $500 more and piece your own system.
     
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    use dealer locators etc to find real stores
     
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    Do you want or need HDMI?
     
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    nope not all at. I have all my hdmi stuff running to my tv. Consists of my ps3 and thats it.
     
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    Go for an entry level yamaha(rxv461) or onkyo(txsr505) and get a good surround package. Also all of the polk audio rti and rm series(including some of the psw subs) speakers are being discontinued so you might be able to pick up some really decent speakers for cheap
     
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    I'll have to check on the polk audio speakers. I need something clear.
     
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    http://av123forum.com/showthread.php?t=24756

    Perfect system right here
    Simply the best $999 dollar system EVER CREATED…

    2 pairs of x-ls in our beautiful Satin Black

    1 x-cs in Satin Black

    together with one x-sub also in Satin Black…

    Tie that into a Denon 1707 Receiver and a Denon DVD1740 DVD Player

    can also add tower speakers for $50 more and the bigger towers for $129 more
     
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    I think those are going to be too large. I would rather go with satellites if possible.
     
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