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Hey guys! I've been slowly building a budget home theater.

Currently I have:

Onkyo TX-NR616 receiver
Martin Logan Motion 10 floorstanding speakers
And Onkyo bookshelf speakers (for surround) and an Onkyo center channel both of which I took from a "home theater in a box" that my parents bought about 10 years ago.


I listen to music a LOT more then I do movies, so the motion 10s are the most used. Due to space constraints the surround speakers are unfortunately behind the couch facing forwards (there's no room to fit them to the side).

Anyway, I'm looking to upgrade. How are the motion 10s in quality? They seem fine to me but I have no real point of reference to compare. I had been looking into purchasing a small dedicated subwoofer under $500 (like the SuperCube 2000, though I'd really rather only spend $300), but was wondering if it would be better to replace the motion 10s instead for a 500 budget?

Thanks for any advice. First time posting in the audio section
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If your happy with the Motion 10's then why not replace the Onkyo speakers with other Martin Logans from the same series? That way your center and surrounds would match during movies. There are good budget subs that can be had for $200, take a look at the PSW505.
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