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Since you eventually plan to move the system to the living room I still think it might be worth reconsidering your options. HTiB is certainly one route but not the best route. There are a few decent HTiB setups including offerings from Energy (the Energy Take set) or Jamo. Another route would be to start with a nice receiver and 2.0 setup (book shelf or towers) and build from there.
If you still want to stick with your current setup. I would pick up the Denon 1612 or 2112 if you want networking and the many other features offered. For the turntable you will need a phono preamp or a turntable with an onboard preamp. I would recommend the Audio-Technica AT-LP120 ($215 on Amazon). This turntable has an onboard preamplifier so you can connect it directly to your AVR. It also comes with cartridge and you can connect to a computer should you want to convert your LPs to digital. There are much better turntables out there but they will cost you and it may not be worth it for you having only 20 records or so.
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