Surround sound for bedroom?

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    like the title says, i want some 5.1 in my bedroom for gaming and some movie watching but dont know what HTIB would do the job. should i just get a 200-300 system from walmart or maybe a 2.1 set up? any help will be appreciated. thanks
     
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    shits slow, close this ima ask the MF
     
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    Did you find an answer? I'd be interested in knowing this too :hs:
     
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    Sony HTS-S360, best bang for the buck. Three HDMI inputs and since the PS3 decodes Doldby TrueHD and DTS MA, if you have one, it will accept that signal.
     
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    no speakers for home?
     
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    i was recommended the Cinemate from bose, but its $400. think im going to go with cheap samsung one from walmart/sams. if i dont like it il just return it. honestly it just for my bedroom
     
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    thanks man, this looks like what im looking for:h5:
     
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    eXtraVert3d Pop this, bitch!

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    I chose the logitech 5500 5.1 setup. Nice smaller speakers, amp built in to the sub - saves on space... For ~$150 you can't get much better.
     
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    Get the z5500's. Great setup, good sound, digital connections + others. Can't go wrong for the price.
     
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    eXtraVert3d Pop this, bitch!

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    i dont care anymore:wtc:
     
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    eXtraVert3d Pop this, bitch!

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    Oh well in that case I'm sorry for rubbing it in... Honestly I'm worried for our season, we're playing it all cocky without giving our first string any field time.
     
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    good cheap speakers.
     
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    How does the DTS work with a PS3? My receiver has a DTS decoder and the PS3 is hooked up via optical, but when I tried to play a DTS sound video file I got no sound. Is it only transferable via HDMI?
     
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    I'm pretty sure you have to change your setting to Bitstream. If it's on Linear PCM via optical cable you will either get 2.1 sound or no sound at all due to bandwidth limitations. I could be wrong though.

    Just to clarify, for people interested in the receiver I linked, it doesn't decode TrueHD or DTS MA, but it accepts it. It kind of acts like an HDMI passthrough. Since the PS3 decodes those formats, you'll get the sound. I'm pretty sure it decodes regular Dolby Digital and stuff but I didn't really look into it.

    I actually just picked it up a couple of weeks ago and I'm really happy with it. I'm pretty sure you can find it in the $250-280 range.
     
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    jero Let me just put the tip in...

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    This is what i have for my bedroom. Its like a 7.1 with a powered sub and a real receiver.

    Ran me like 400 bucks on vanns.com free ship, was on sale.

    HT-SR800 i think the model number is. They dont make it anymore, so good luck finding it.

    I think the replacement model is this one, @ 399.99 on amazon:

    http://www.amazon.com/Onkyo-HT-S510...6?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1252070431&sr=8-6

    If you want to spend less, for 5.1, you can get this one for like 324

    http://www.amazon.com/Onkyo-HT-S320...3?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1252070431&sr=8-3
     
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    jero Let me just put the tip in...

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    Rofl. Thats like being the smartest retard. It doesnt amount to anything.
     

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