I'm building my first surround sound system and have no clue about speakers. Any help would be appreciated.
Denon AVR3312CI - bought this over the weekend during Amazon's sale for $550. Most people around here seem to recommend buying speakers first, but this was a 1 day sale so i pulled the trigger on it.
Probably around $2500 - $3000 on speakers. Definitely no more than $3500.
I can't afford all of that at once, so i'll probably piece-meal it over the next 6 months to a year. I can afford about $1000 right now ... maybe up to $1500. How should i go about buying speakers (as in what to buy now and what to buy later on)?
Now as far as 5.1 vs 7.2 ... I have never even heard a 7.2 setup before. Given my budget, would i be better off going 5.1 spending more on quality speakers instead of cheaper speakers to get a full on 7.2 setup?
I'm also not opposed to getting used speakers but is that a good idea since i don't really have a clue what i'm looking for?
80% home theater / movies / sports
OK, here's the problem. I have a house now that I'm going to be leaving in 6 to 8 months. I'll be moving to another house but haven't started looking yet. And i thought about just waiting, but most likely I'll be moving again in a couple years after that. If it helps, i'm guessing the house in general will be a 3/2 with around 2000 sq. ft. give or take. On average that means a size like 15x15 or 13x18 or something along those lines. So i guess i'm looking for speakers that are rather versatile as far as room size goes.
I'm going to try to listen to some of your recommendations "live" ... I live in Jacksonville, FL ... anyone recommend any stores around here?