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So my wife said the other night, "honey i cant hear the TV very well." I without a moments notice said, "well that can be solved with a 5.1 surround sound." Wife said, "ok." So i get to spend some money now That being said im looking for a quality surround sound system that is a 5.1. I am going to hook it up to my HTPC server and would like to run the rear speakers and sub the back of my living room. I have had good experience with Logitech speakers. This is an area i have not really gone in to. SO please make suggestions, i have not been stated a budget, lol. Also do all systems come with long wiring or is that an extra item to purchase.
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i love this!
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Originally Posted by newphase View Post
nice but im looking for it to hook-up to my surround connections on the back of my mobo so i can work it all off my remote. Not looking for a receiver.
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Originally Posted by graphicsman View Post
nice but im looking for it to hook-up to my surround connections on the back of my mobo so i can work it all off my remote. Not looking for a receiver.
I have an onkyo 7.2 and the remote I have can be programmed to any device practically. Unless you are talking about a htpc remote. Also it would be your best bet.I am using optical.
Edited by Juggalo23451 - 7/29/11 at 5:31am
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i have a denon avr 1803 with paradigm monitor 7x2 in front and pioneer center and rears with pioneer 350 watt sub its a little overkill for the size of my livingroom.i use the 'spdif' line out from my pc. my advice to u is if u can afford it dont cheap out with these cheesy 2-300$ systems movies can be very demanding with quick action scenes and so on u could get a nice system for 2-3000$
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id rather spend 3gs on a boat honestly...
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I would go creative..

Use it for all my speakers including home theater.
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post #9 of 9
u want to use analog out from ur pc ?(u gotta need decent soundcard...)
or in the future if u want 5.1 speaker that got quality above logitech 5500
i heard there are :
- swan 5.1 (active analog 5.1 speakers forgot the type there are only 1 from swan i think)
- edifier (active analog 5.1 too)

just speak my mind,dunno the price per-performance
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