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$300-$400 budget for 5.1 setup with reciever

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Hello

I'm in the market for a bang for buck 5.1 setup with a receiver

Would like to have both the cable box and my PS3 connected to it.

Any recommendations?

I've been searching the forums, but haven't found too much info

Thanks
Edited by garricktlee - 8/12/11 at 7:52pm
post #2 of 8
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I think I may go with
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16882290066

any recommendations on a cheap receiver?
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How about the Onkyo HT-S3400?
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That Polk system should best those Onkyo cubes. You will want a receiver with HDMI for the best possible audio that blu ray can provide along with the best picture.
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That Polk system should best those Onkyo cubes. You will want a receiver with HDMI for the best possible audio that blu ray can provide along with the best picture.
That Onkyo receiver is probably worth $300 on its own. Just thinking he could get it now and upgrade to better speakers down the road. Just a thought
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thanks guys, but i think I'm gonna head over to Frys and pick up the Onkyo TX NR509 for $200

It seems like a great deal, anyone disagree?
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I'd say the z-5500, but for some reason the price went insanely high.
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thanks guys, but i think I'm gonna head over to Frys and pick up the Onkyo TX NR509 for $200

It seems like a great deal, anyone disagree?
Wow that is a great deal, I got my NR309 for $260! Too bad I'm not near a Fry's...
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