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post #1 of 17 Old 06-22-2013, 09:28 AM - Thread Starter
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Hello guys i need all your expertise. This is for my friend and he is looking for tower speakers with sub and avr for $1k budget. Is it possible? He prefers 50 music. And. 50 movies. Hoping to hear from you guys. Thanks

(2) Energy RC 70 towers
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Not sure you can buy a set at that price anywhere for that much av equipment
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Might need to boost the budget to 1500 and that is possible, how loud does he wsnt to go and room size it will be in?
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Trans hes looking for 5.1 system and the avr
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Do you have a Fry's near you? They have the Pioneer Andrew Jones speakers at $77 each for the towers, and $77 a pair for the bookshelfs. Pick up the Klipsch RW-12D sub for $299 and that should leave you somewhere around $300-$400 for a budget avr.
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Trans hes looking for 5.1 system and the avr

My bad, thought he meant 2.1, get a refurb receiver from accessories4less.com, the 1712, then get the full pioneer Andrew jones set with the same sub.

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he only lives on a apartment so probably not that big living room. and he said yes they have frys over there.

Do you have a Fry's near you? They have the Pioneer Andrew Jones speakers at $77 each for the towers, and $77 a pair for the bookshelfs. Pick up the Klipsch RW-12D sub for $299 and that should leave you somewhere around $300-$400 for a budget avr.

do you think this should be good? and i will tell him to get the RW 12D from new egg and any refurb avr from accessories4less.

(2) Energy RC 70 towers
(1) Energy Veritas 2.0C center
(2) Energy Veritas 2.0R surrounds
(2) Energy RC LCR back surrounds
(1) Rythmik LV12R sub
(1) Denon 2112CI avr
(1) LG 55" LM7600 tv
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When he goes to Fry's for the speakers, have him look for an avr too.
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What about the center channel for those towers?

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What about the center channel for those towers?
It's the SP-C22 and lists for $129. I'm guessing Fry's carries it, but I've never seen it advertised. You can buy the complete 5.1 package direct from Pioneer for $550. Heck, if your friend was lazy, and didn't care about chasing after the best possible price, he could one stop shop at Pioneer online and get his complete 5.1 system for his $1k budget.
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It's the SP-C22 and lists for $129. I'm guessing Fry's carries it, but I've never seen it advertised. You can buy the complete 5.1 package direct from Pioneer for $550.
Are these speakers good enough for movies and music? If he don't like the two surrounds, can he buy for towers for fronts and surrounds?

(2) Energy RC 70 towers
(1) Energy Veritas 2.0C center
(2) Energy Veritas 2.0R surrounds
(2) Energy RC LCR back surrounds
(1) Rythmik LV12R sub
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Have your friend do a search for reviews. He could go with 5 floorstanders if he wants, or 5 bookshelfs. All matching speakers would be ideal.
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NHT super zeros and a sub. NHT has a package, but a bigger sub would be better.
Cambridge Audio S30s wit an appropriate sub would be my other suggestions.
The well-liked Klipsch RW-12d would be a good sub choice in this price range.
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NHT super zeros and a sub. NHT has a package, but a bigger sub would be better.
Cambridge Audio S30s wit an appropriate sub would be my other suggestions.
The well-liked Klipsch RW-12d would be a good sub choice in this price range.
any links for those speakers sir?

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(1) Energy Veritas 2.0C center
(2) Energy Veritas 2.0R surrounds
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(1) Rythmik LV12R sub
(1) Denon 2112CI avr
(1) LG 55" LM7600 tv
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If he wants 4 towers then have him get the FS52's from Fry's for $77 each. They do sell the center too and he can also buy the SP-C2 center at several other places online. He should be able to get 4 towers and the center for $400 or less total.

Fry's just had the Yamaha RX-V675 and Denon e400 for $299 each. They have good deals on receivers every week. Just look thru the 8 page weekly ad.
http://www.frys.com/ads/page1#AdNavi


And the Klipsch RW-12d sub is great for $299.

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