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post #11 of 15
a little out of your budget but EMP TeK and HTD make some of the best entry level home theater speakers. both are internet direct companies that depend on word of mouth which helps keep cost down. HTD has a 30 day risk free trial. I highly recommend them over Polk.



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post #12 of 15
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Originally Posted by Wattser93 View Post

Don't bother even looking at Bose. Here's a $1000 5.1 setup that will blow away any Bose system with ease. Don't forget that you'll need speaker wire and an RCA cable for the sub (I don't know if the sub includes one or not).

Receiver, $300:
http://www.amazon.com/Onkyo-TX-NR515-7-2-Channel-Network-Receiver/dp/B0077V88VI

Towers, $280/pair (they're sold individually):
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16882290271

Center, $110:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16882290273

Surrounds, $110:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16882290268

Subwoofer, $200 (is $187 on occasion):
http://www.amazon.com/BIC-America-F12-475-Watt-Subwoofer/dp/B0015A8Y5M

This is on par with my suggestion. It's a great setup.
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post #13 of 15
I can almost personally recommend that Onkyo. I have the 616, and it's pretty dang good for the price.
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post #14 of 15
if you are not against a DIY build then look at these:

http://www.diysoundgroup.com/waveguide-speaker-kits.html

Seriously, those are speakers than can compete with the best of them. Also, they are higher in sensitivity and therefore can play louder and be driven easier by a receiver.

If you dont want to DIY then look into the internet direct brands like Axiom or SVS
post #15 of 15
HA! scratch SVS they no longer make their cheaper bookshelf speakers.
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