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albo23
05-28-2009, 11:47 AM
Okay so I have about $300 to spend for sound after splurging on a huge TV. I want it to last a bit before I spend more on sound but this is all I have at the moment.

I'm looking at a refurb Onkyo TX-SR304 for about $120 and leaving me with $180 for 5.1 speakers.
Or I could get a TX-SR505 for $160 leaving me with $140 for speakers.

OR should I scrap all that and just pick up a HTiB such as the Logitech Z-5500 or Onkyo HT-S4100?

Thanks for the help and I'm not looking for anything future-proof.

Hyfi
05-28-2009, 11:56 AM
You should probably go with your option 3 until you have enough money to buy real gear.

luvtolisten
05-28-2009, 03:44 PM
I would go with the Onkyo HT-S4100. I think in the price range you're looking at, you'll get more bang for your buck, buying an all in one. Plus it'll be easier to set up.

02audionoob
05-28-2009, 03:57 PM
You could get a 5.1 receiver on craigslist for $30 and spend $270 on speakers. 5.1 receivers are seriously that cheap sometimes. I sold a 70-watt Denon for $60, yesterday. I think I paid $75 for it.

albo23
05-28-2009, 04:23 PM
Thanks for the help guys, do any of you know a good set of speakers for around $200?

luvtolisten
05-28-2009, 04:37 PM
If you're looking for a set of 5.1, you'll have to go the craigslist route as 02 suggested. I don't know of any 5.1 sets new <$200.
If your looking for a pair of speakers for <$200, I would suggest the Energy C-200's:
http://www.audioadvisor.com/prodinfo.asp?number=ENC200
or the Wharfedale 8.2's:
http://www.tsto.com/cgi-bin/TSTO.storefront/4a1f2d6c011781ae2740ac1003410614/Product/View/2823&2D1

albo23
05-28-2009, 04:38 PM
Nah, I need 5.1 ;( and craigslist has nothing good for me area.

02audionoob
05-28-2009, 04:44 PM
I saw the Polk RM6750 speaker set on eBay for $239, new in box with free shipping.

http://www.polkaudio.com/homeaudio/products/recent/rm6750/

luvtolisten
05-28-2009, 04:54 PM
Here's a set from the "Speaker Company" (not real familiar with them, but have had favorable reviews from other forums) for $242.00

http://www.thespeakercompany.com/Category.aspx?CategoryId=36

albo23
05-28-2009, 05:00 PM
Thanks 02, those were one I was really looking at. I would love to get the Energy C Speakers that were like $200 on ebay but I cannot find them anywhere. :( Do you guys have any other suggestions?

02audionoob
05-28-2009, 05:12 PM
Jbl Scs 145.5

luvtolisten
05-28-2009, 05:19 PM
Here is the Energy Take 5 Classic (a little nicer than the take 5) for $199, but , you'll need a sub.:

http://www.wwstereo.com/#/ecommerce/store/Speakers/33/144606//

If you can squeeze out an extra $77 + shipping, here is a sub that would work great with those speakers:

http://www.highdecibels.com/proddetail.asp?prod=ESW-8

blackraven
05-29-2009, 07:00 PM
Consider the Energy Take system and these Wharfedale 9.0's http://www.buy.com/prod/harman-infinity-primus-p152-bookshelf-speaker-2-way-speaker-cable/q/loc/111/204049696.html

I would also consider the infinity primus 152's. They got a good review in stereophile magazine. I bought the 160's for my daughter and they are a decent speaker for the money.

http://www.buy.com/prod/harman-infinity-primus-p152-bookshelf-speaker-2-way-speaker-cable/q/loc/111/204049696.html

And this infinity center channel http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/529928-REG/Infinity_PC250BK_Primus_PC250BK_Dual_5_1_4_.html

Then buy an inexpensive sub. http://www.fadfusion.com/selection.php?product_item_number=20160800117

You should strongly consider going 3.1ch and and buy better speakers or receiver. Then buy the rear channels later when you have more money!

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jennymadsan
10-03-2020, 02:57 AM
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jenniferlope
10-11-2020, 10:11 AM
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