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post #1 of 4 Old 04-27-2013, 08:47 PM - Thread Starter
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Hello there, I just purchased a projector (optima hd25 if matters) and I would like to connect my pc/Mac/ps3 to it. So looks like i need a receiver. I'm completely new on this subject and it will be the first time purchasing a receiver for me. I would like something cheap, as this setup will be in my 10x12 bedroom do I won't be needing a power unit. I don't like heavy bass either, suggestions? I would like this receiver to be able to handle 5.1 (although I might only use 2.1 on it but it's good to have options) and 3d function as the projector is 3d capable.

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Any of entry level receivers from Denon, Yamaha, Onkyo and Pioneer will pass 3D signals and can handle 5.1. All you said was "cheap". What does that mean in $$?

What speakers do you have?

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To keep costs down you could also just use an HDMI switch (to add additional HDMI inputs) and a sound bar with subwoofer and side speakers.

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post #4 of 4 Old 04-28-2013, 11:51 AM
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OP, buy your speakers first then come back. We can't make a wise receiver recommendation without knowing what kind of speakers you have.
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