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So about a year ago I got my 52inch LCD TV. I have since paid it off and now am ready to finally get this thing sounding like it should.

I need suggestions on a good 5.1 blu-ray surround system.

One big question that I have is to do they make satellite speakers that are wireless? I would really like to go that route because I really do not want to have to try to hide wires and all that.

If not then that is fine...just more work....I would like to spend less than 600 bucks if possible...Not sure what all is out there.

Feel free to ask questions and I will let you know what I am looking for.

Thanks in advance!!!
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Having recently bought a 5.1 audio system myself, I can tell you that there are lots of decent systems in the 450-500$ price range. Of course you won't get audiophile-grade quality out of them, but for a sub-600$ budget you'll be able to find some pretty good products anyway.

Interesting systems are the Denon DHT-1311 XP and the Onkyo family HT-R5XX (I have the HT-R538), definitely check them out..

For wireless, check out the Logitech 5.1 surround systems. However, you have to make a trade-off. These don't come with a receiver like a regular home theatre system so you'll be missing out on a lot of stuff. Also, cable management isn't really as difficult as it seems. The speakers come with very long wires and you can easily conceal them!
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So about a year ago I got my 52inch LCD TV. I have since paid it off and now am ready to finally get this thing sounding like it should.

I need suggestions on a good 5.1 blu-ray surround system.

One big question that I have is to do they make satellite speakers that are wireless? I would really like to go that route because I really do not want to have to try to hide wires and all that.

If not then that is fine...just more work....I would like to spend less than 600 bucks if possible...Not sure what all is out there.

Feel free to ask questions and I will let you know what I am looking for.

Thanks in advance!!!
These Speakers + + http://www.crutchfield.com/p_022RXV371/Yamaha-RX-V371.html?tp=179&nvpair=AG_General_Features|FFHDMI_Switching
For this budget it is goign to be hard to get good quality equipment unless u got HTIB
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so, $1000+ on a tv, but only $600 for five speakers, sub, receiver, and bluray player? :/

this onkyo htib is ~$300


this bluray player is ~$130
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Please do not buy a polk Sub, just as bad as logitechs. Bic f12 will blow away that logitech sub for the same price (not the best for music but rocks movies).
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Go onkyo home theatre in a box. I love mine.

Get a PS3 slim for a blu-ray.
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Please do not buy a polk Sub, just as bad as logitechs. Bic f12 will blow away that logitech sub for the same price (not the best for music but rocks movies).
BIC is basically budget klipsch. Polk is good quality depending on what sub you get?
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