Complete receiver noob, need suggestion for a budget receiver - AVS Forum
Forum Jump: 
Thread Tools
Old 04-27-2013, 09:47 PM - Thread Starter
vehence's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
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.

Many thanks!
vehence is offline  
Sponsored Links
Old 04-28-2013, 12:04 AM
AVS Addicted Member
afrogt's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: SF Bay Area
Posts: 23,640
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 384 Post(s)
Liked: 444
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?

Afro GT
afrogt is online now  
Old 04-28-2013, 04:00 AM
jdsmoothie's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 48,036
Mentioned: 26 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2630 Post(s)
Liked: 1900
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.

"JD" – ; Call me --> 585-645-1006, AVScience - AVSForum sponsor and dealer for AVRs and Speakers 

Daily 8am – 8pm EST
Call for info on Denon, Marantz, Yamaha, Pioneer, Onkyo, Def Tech, Atlantic Tech, Oppo
** Think the AVR is defective?  Reset the microprocessor 4-5 times. 
jdsmoothie is online now  
Old 04-28-2013, 12:51 PM
AVS Special Member
allargon's Avatar
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Austin, TX
Posts: 3,336
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 13
OP, buy your speakers first then come back. We can't make a wise receiver recommendation without knowing what kind of speakers you have.
allargon is offline  
Thread Tools

Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off