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Hi,

I am looking at buying an AV receiver and a set of speakers, 2.0 or 2.1 for now. But may upgrade to 5.1 in the future.

I am not sure what to buy. I have never owned a AV Receiver before or any speakers. Only owned a Philips HTS3520 and i though the bass wasnt that great when turned up.

I will be spending around £250.00

Only requirements are:

Good Brand.
Good sound quality and bass from the speakers.
Preferably a Black receiver and it HAS to have optical in.


Thanks

Alex
 
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post #2 of 12
Something like this would probably do

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Onkyo-HT-S3505-Channel-Receiver-Speaker/dp/B007VIHTLW/ref=sr_1_7?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1359219428&sr=1-7
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Thanks that looks nice anymore recommendations?
 
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Yamaha stuff is also supposed to be pretty sweet for the price
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Whats the Denon AVR1513 Reciever like? Seems like a entry level Unit but has everything i am looking for. Is there any other Units for the same price i should look at. It is currently 119 in Richer Sounds.

Also is there any nice 2.0 or 2.1 speakers i could get?
 
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post #6 of 12
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Whats the Denon AVR1513 Reciever like? Seems like a entry level Unit but has everything i am looking for. Is there any other Units for the same price i should look at. It is currently 119 in Richer Sounds.

Also is there any nice 2.0 or 2.1 speakers i could get?

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These cheap all in one solutions are quite low end really. Depending on what you're used to though they might be okay, but if you get a separate receiver and speakers you'll blow them out the water. But you'd be looking at about £400ish.

A 2.0 system you've picked out separately will be loads better than an all in one 5.1 system for the same price, let alone half...
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Check out this site.

Accesories4Less

It is a factory authorized dealer for refurbished products. I know the Denon products still have a warranty I believe it is a year.The 1513 is very low end I would go for the 1713 at the minimum. Or last years model 1712 if it has all the features and connections you need. They are both on that site.

Denon 1713

Denon 1712

Oops I didn't realize where you are from. I don't know if you can order from there or not, sorry.
    
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Check out this site.

Accesories4Less

It is a factory authorized dealer for refurbished products. I know the Denon products still have a warranty I believe it is a year.The 1513 is very low end I would go for the 1713 at the minimum. Or last years model 1712 if it has all the features and connections you need. They are both on that site.

Denon 1713

Denon 1712

Oops I didn't realize where you are from. I don't know if you can order from there or not, sorry.

Says they dont ship outside the US but thanks.
 
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