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Nice link! I try to tell my parents this all the time, no need to spend a fortune on wires for A/V. I bought a 15' lenght of HDMI cable from NCIX for 6 bucks on sale and it does 1080p from a laptop no problem. Then my dad goes and spends 40$ for 6' mad.gif

yeah I wont spend more than 6 bucks on an hdmi cable lol. I hope that link helps it is really in depth like crazy and I didn't realize it.
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Originally Posted by gorb;15349225 
I would also recommend going to avsforum or hometheatershack or audioholics and seeing what their canadian members recommend for $2000, since they'll be more familiar with what's available than most of us here.

I'll give them a check, thanks! Off to bed now, 8pm turned into 12:30 pretty fast searching gear/info XD
 
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Lexicon...

they arent cheap.. easily 10000$ for a receiver biggrin.gif

i've been told they make the best.

7.2/7.1 is for large rooms though.. if its ONLY 65" screen, wouldn't it be "Cheaper" to settle for a 5.1 system?

i personally use an NAD receiver and some Dali speakers. dont know if they're sold in US
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Originally Posted by Nioxic;15351766 
Lexicon...

they arent cheap.. easily 10000$ for a receiver biggrin.gif

i've been told they make the best.

7.2/7.1 is for large rooms though.. if its ONLY 65" screen, wouldn't it be "Cheaper" to settle for a 5.1 system?

i personally use an NAD receiver and some Dali speakers. dont know if they're sold in US

It depends on room size and furniture placement. You could have say a medium sized room that would work with either, but the way the furniture is placed, you're stuck doing 7.1 no matter what you want to do (like I had to do). And I "only" have a 50" Plasma.....

That reminds me, I need another subwoofer for 7.2. smile.gif Gotta build my 7 speakers first though, tired of having unmatching towers. frown.gif
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With 2K, you could do a Pioneer SC05 or SC25 receiver, some Polk Speakers and still have change. It would smoke the socks off anything you mentioned. In a basement, I would return the Samsung and go for the Epson projector with a 96 inch screen. Your in a basement, so you have light control go for the projector.
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Originally Posted by Nioxic;15351766 
Lexicon...

they arent cheap.. easily 10000$ for a receiver biggrin.gif

i've been told they make the best.

7.2/7.1 is for large rooms though.. if its ONLY 65" screen, wouldn't it be "Cheaper" to settle for a 5.1 system?

i personally use an NAD receiver and some Dali speakers. dont know if they're sold in US

Lexicon took a rebadged $250 oppo blu ray player and sold it for $3500. Since Lexicon is a subsidiary of Harman, most likely their receivers aren't much more than rebadged HK receivers.
Edited by astrallite - 10/19/11 at 4:36pm
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