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Hello everyone! I am looking for a wireless home theater system within the area of 500$ or so. I have been looking at this set from Amazon.

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This set is 599$ , I would really not like to spend that much however. But, I have heard the Onkyo brand is very good , and if that set is worth it I will spend the extra cash.

Here is a pic of my space to help give you guys an idea of what I have to work with.

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I just moved in , and have been doing some remodeling so not everything is finished. I must have my home theater system!

I will eventually, probably; get rid of the bulky entertainment center.

What do you guys think I should invest in for my home theater system?
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The home theater system you linked is not wireless...

I love my Onkyo HT-S9300THX. I got it for about $750 on sale at newegg.
    
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The home theater system you linked is not wireless...

I love my Onkyo HT-S9300THX. I got it for about $750 on sale at newegg.

Oh wow! Guess that serves me right for just typing in "Wireless Home Theater Systems" lol
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Can you really find any all wireless systems anyways ? >.>
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They still have wires. Think about it. What powers the speakers? They aren't just magical and make sound from nothing. They still need to be plugged into the wall. They are just wireless between the receiver and the speaker. So if you want to plug in 7 speakers to the wall and pretend it is "wireless" be my guest... The only time "wireless" is good is if you absolutely must hide the wires between the speakers and the receiver. But then you get into the issue of how do you hide the 7 power cables (9 if you include the power cable of the sub and receiver)?

I'm sure there are small battery powered speakers out there somewhere but do you really think those can deliver quality sound and do you want to constantly change batteries?

I recommend buying at least 100 feet of heavy gauge speaker wire and just being creative with how you run the wires. Or just do what I did and buy an area rug to run the wires under in order to hide the wires going to the rear speakers.

Don't buy expensive speaker wire. There are dozens of tests out there that prove speaker wire makes no difference. Copper is copper. Monster cables do not have some super special formula of copper. Just buy the cheapest wire you can find that still looks decent. I think I paid like $15 for 100 feet of 14 gauge wire. It was GE brand.
    
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Epitome !!!

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Nothing makes me laugh more than a "wireless speakers" question/comment...
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