Moderator: Captain Ned
derFunkenstein wrote:Do you have a receiver? If not, you'll spend significantly more than $449 in order to get these speakers working. For $500 you're most likely going to be looking at a home-theater-in-a-box type of system, though I cant' really make a recommendation. Just wanted to keep you from dropping money only to find out you need to drop more money.
Usacomp2k3 wrote:Take a look at Onkyo. They've got some really good receiver+speaker packages. Definitely go for that combination rather than most Home Theater in a Box solutions that don't have true receivers. Plus, prices start at $250:
http://www.amazon.com/Onkyo-HT-S3400-5- ... 787&sr=8-1
--k wrote:I would go with Energy Take 5.1 as HT is basically the best HT in a box for the price. They punch way above their price level.
http://www.energy-speakers.com/na-en/pr ... -overview/
I use an Onkyo receiver, but wouldn't hesitate to recommend Denon as well.
http://www.onkyousa.com/model.cfm?m=TX- ... ceiver&p=i
Comparison of 6 speaker sets <500.
http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-200 ... contentAux
JustAnEngineer wrote:I've had good luck with refurbished equipment from the Onkyo site. You can join Club Onkyo for more discounts.