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Hey, i just got a Denon AVR 788 receiver but i couldn't find anything on the interwebz (even in the manual) about which speakers are compatible with this receiver.

Can someone help me? could any 5.1 / 7.1 speakers do the trick?
(like these :samsung 5.1)
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http://lib.store.yahoo.net/lib/usappliance/AVR-788owner.pdf
Page 9, 10 and 68
Basically any 5.1/7.1 setup should work as long as you keep impedence within the specified ranges you'll be fine.
My personal preference are Boston Accoustics...biggrin.gif
EDIT: Pretty sure those speakers are 3 ohms, not recommended for that receiver http://www.walmart.com/ip/Samsung-HT-C550-DVD-Home-Theater/13905641
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thanks alot man, went a bit too fast on the manual i think thumb.gif
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now i just need to find some cheap 5.1 speakers 6 to 12 ohms.. :\
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I wouldnt buy cheap speakers, you have a nice receiver. If you can't afford a lot, start with two nice, quality front left and right speakers (stereo), then buy a sub and centre, then get your rear speakers. Trust me, quality stereo sound is going to make your ears happier than crappy 5.1 cheapo speakers will. Look for a set with 6" or so drivers and a tweeter in each. I like my BA's they're nice...biggrin.gif
http://www.bostonacoustics.com/US/Product/Pages/ProductDetail.aspx?CatId=HomeAudio(BostonAcoustics_US)&SubCatId=ClassicII(BostonAcoustics_US)&Pid=CS26IIBookshelf(BostonAcoustics) I paid 75 brand new each for them..and they pound. Im now running a 3.1 system, (R,L,C +sub.) Don't even really need the sub, its just nice for movie explosions.
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thanks but sound like something is wrong, i used my 5.1 jvc (rated 6ohm) to test the unit and it works great up to a certain volume level then it goes on standby... maybe a power supply issue?
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