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I recently purchased an Epson 8350 and bought a 100" screen (upgrade from my mitsubishi 65" dlp) I want to upgrade my sound system.

I have a sony ht-ct150 soundbar and now that my screen is so much bigger I want the sound to match.I'm in no way and audiophile but I do want it to sound good I'm searching for a good 3.1 setup with a receiver since I'm running everything into my soundbar and 1 hdmi out to my projector.

I only need 3 hdmi inputs and 1 out (uverse,ps3,ps4)

I need zero bells and whistles I just want sound quality

I don't need WiFi airplay Apple anything just sound lol

The hardest part of this is I literally want it as cheap as possible ($300ish)
Or close to it

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http://www.amazon.com/Yamaha-RX-V475-5-1-Channel-Network-Receiver/dp/B00B981F2O

Mr. rock solid reliable right here. Best hdmi compatibility with projectors.
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What's the cheapest setup I could get away with for the time being for everything? (Left right center sub and receiver) I'm on a ridiculously low budget for what I'm looking for I just can't find good suggestions that aren't 1000 bucks plus
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The speakers seem perfect but I probably need about half that much subwoofer (live with wife's family can't shake the house too bad) and I found a yamaha for 199 (I think the 375) since I don't need the bells and whistles of the one you linked to?

I know I'm going for a long shot but I need a SUPER cheap setup that would still be an upgrade lol and I think a 3.1 would be ideal for the room I'm in

I'm basically in search of a 3.1 that I can use to switch inputs that will sound better than my soundbar
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Go for the Yamaha 375. And for subwoofer look for a smaller one at newegg. They have a 100 watt Pioneer subwoofer. Just get it all at newegg and all pioneer. Newegg is a Yamaha factory warranty website. And pioneer is the best value in your price range for bookshelf speakers. Use the receiver ypao software and microphone to properly detect your speaker setup. From there go into setup>speaker>manual speaker and pick either flat, natural or through (no room correction eq) eq curve that sounds best. Set all main speakers to small and crossover to 80hz to start. Crossover can be changed. Leave speakers at small.
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how's this?

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Sweet. Get all your speaker wire and hdmi cables at monoprice.com. 14 gauge is good for speaker wire. 12 gauge is real thick for extra long runs only.
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Thanks for the help I can't wait for it all to come together!
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Thanks for the help I can't wait for it all to come together!
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