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Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Iowa City, Iowa
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If you are spending the same dollars amount on a reciever and your speakers, I think your budget is out of whack. you are listing entry level speaker packages and some "above entry level" AV-r. I would do the opposite on a limited budget...get a entry level, but decent AV-r (easily 200-250 dollars) and then spend the rest of your budget on speakers (and mostly on the front L/R and sub).
No matter how much you spend on a receiver...you won't get good sound from it if you have crappy speakers!
Set up #1: EMP e5ti, e5Ci, and EMP e5Bi surrounds, Outlaw LFM1 Plus sub, EMP 10i10i sub
Set up #2: Def Tech SM450, CLR2002, SLS Qline surrounds and Klipsch 12wD sub
Set up #3: Philharmonics- BMR in a 2.0 system, music only