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  1. #1
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    Nov 2005

    What Receiver Should I Get???

    Hi guys, I need some expert advice. (sorry if this is in the wrong forum)

    I just purchased the following speaker package (Onkyo SKS-HT240):
    Quote Originally Posted by Onkyo SKSHT240 Details
    The ultra-stylish and slim Onkyo SKS-HT240 speaker package is a complete 6.1-channel home theater speaker package, including a 150 watt powered subwoofer. The powerful, full sound of this system is complemented by the unique modern design of the speaker cabinets -- sure to look good in any room, without taking it over.

    100 Watt Power Handling (Front, Center and Surround Speakers)

    Impedance: 8 ohm

    Front Speakers: 3 1/8" Cone Woofer x 3, 1" Balanced Dome Tweeter

    Center Speaker: 3 1/8" Cone Woofer x 2, 1" Balanced Dome Tweeter

    Surround Speakers: 3 1/8" Cone Woofer x 1, 1" Balanced Dome Tweeter

    Powered Subwoofer: 150 Watt Amplifier, 8" Cone Woofer, Auto Standby Function

    Magnetic Shielding: (Front, Center and Surround Speakers)

    Frequency Response: 27 Hz - 150 Hz (Subwoofer)

    Frequency Response: 55 Hz - 35 kHz (Front Speakers)

    Frequency Response: 65 Hz - 35 kHz (Center and Surround Speakers)

    5.5 lbs. (Front Speakers)

    5 1/8" x 19 11/16" x 3 9/16" (Front Speakers)

    3.5 lbs. (Surround Speakers)

    5 1/8" x 13 3/8" x 3 9/16" (Surround Speakers)

    5.1 lbs. (Center Speaker)

    17 5/16" x 5 1/8" x 3 9/16" (Center Speaker)

    30.9 lbs. (Subwoofer)

    10 13/16" x 20 3/8" x 16 3/16" (Subwoofer)
    I've read and heard that this speaker package is one of the top low-end packages out there. I got the entire thing for $350.

    Now I need a good, affordable 6.1 channel receiver that will put my "good" speaker system to use. I've done some research and I'd like to keep it under $250.

    Please help me!! Thanks!

  2. #2
    Pat is offline
    Forum Regular
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Indianapolis, Indiana

    I would like to hear HK with my Klipsch speakers and lot's of guy's like HK brand for their true power ratings.
    Audiogon is a place that sells used stuff if you don't mind, I have bought a couple things there before, just make sure they have good feedback.

    Welcome to the Forum.........
    Have a good day.....Sez' Pat
    Denon 685 Receiver & 2900 Player, Sonographe 120 Amp, Klipsch RF7 Speakers, 2039+ svs Sub, 10gauge solid core copper cables

  3. #3
    golden ear
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    laguna, philippines
    what is your budget? the best way to select the receiver for you is by making use of your own ears. i suggest you audition denon and marantz. these 2 brands covers almost all other brands. all brands great for ht would sound like a denon while all brands great for music listening would sound more like a marantz.

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