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Just picked up the first installment of my new setup, excuse the TV as i have a Panasonic ST50 on the way smile.gif

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I'm starting my home theater to go with my Panasonic plasma! These seem to be widely recommended for their bang-for-the-buck, so I hope the setup works well. Now I just need to pick a reciever. The Sony STR-DN1030 seems to fit with my theme, or also the currently on sale Yamaha RX-V673. I do like the idea of bluetooth+wifi on the Sony though. Any advice?

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The only advice I have for you is that Bluetooth audio is not that good, avoid it if possible.

I've found a pair of Cherry B&W 802 Nautilus for sale so I've bought those and should have them in two weeks time biggrin.gif.
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The only advice I have for you is that Bluetooth audio is not that good, avoid it if possible.

I've found a pair of Cherry B&W 802 Nautilus for sale so I've bought those and should have them in two weeks time biggrin.gif.

Can a smart phone not stream digital to the receiver via bluetooth? Or does it cut in and out a lot? I know I've had my issues with flakey BT devices in the past.

I'm not looking for real time play back or perfect latency, just want to play whatever MP3's I have on my phone at the moment.
    
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my phone streams blu tooth just fine to my headunit in my truck. using pandora and the media player.
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I've found a pair of Cherry B&W 802 Nautilus for sale so I've bought those and should have them in two weeks time biggrin.gif.

Sweet. Pics when you get them please. I love those speakers in cherry. And I have to admit that I'm pretty jealous right now.
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Sweet. Pics when you get them please. I love those speakers in cherry. And I have to admit that I'm pretty jealous right now.

Will do smile.gif.
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Can a smart phone not stream digital to the receiver via bluetooth? Or does it cut in and out a lot? I know I've had my issues with flakey BT devices in the past.

I'm not looking for real time play back or perfect latency, just want to play whatever MP3's I have on my phone at the moment.

It can but bluetooth signals are never perfectly solid, and only certain bluetooth standards/modes support worthy bitrates.
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I'm starting my home theater to go with my Panasonic plasma! These seem to be widely recommended for their bang-for-the-buck, so I hope the setup works well. Now I just need to pick a reciever. The Sony STR-DN1030 seems to fit with my theme, or also the currently on sale Yamaha RX-V673. I do like the idea of bluetooth+wifi on the Sony though. Any advice?

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Go for a Onkyo reciever the 2013 models come with built-in Wifi and have many streaming services
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I'm starting my home theater to go with my Panasonic plasma! These seem to be widely recommended for their bang-for-the-buck, so I hope the setup works well. Now I just need to pick a reciever. The Sony STR-DN1030 seems to fit with my theme, or also the currently on sale Yamaha RX-V673. I do like the idea of bluetooth+wifi on the Sony though. Any advice?

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Go for a Onkyo reciever the 2013 models come with built-in Wifi and have many streaming services


I would agree with Onkyo over Sony. I'm not a huge fan of Sony audio equipment. I have a Denon and really like it but the Onkyo's do have more streaming options. The Denon works for me since all I use is Spotify or FLAC from my NAS.
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Quick question over here, i don't know what subwoofer to choose..I like tight punchy bass that you can feel in your chest but i also like loud deep bass.. Should i buy one that go very low or one that said to be more musical for more punch? i think my rti a3 handle the mid bass pretty well so i wanted to add more depth without muddiness..

Waited a long time and i want the perfect subwoofer for my budget that is around 300$-500$

I looked up some local subwoofers and i found only two that was relevant..

Polk Audio psw10 (wallet friendly but only 50watts and 35hz) 180$
Klipsch SW112B (26hz 300w rms) 600$
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