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Old 07-18-2012, 12:25 PM - Thread Starter
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Currently have the following for my main condo room setup:

STR-DG720 Sony Receiver
Polk Monitor 50's for my two fronts
Polk CS1 for my Center speaker.
Bose 161 for my rears
Acoustech PL-20 sub


I am thinking my receiver, since it is old. It lacks new technology (ipod hookup, online radio, wireless, etc)

Any comments or suggestions?

Sony KDL65W850A 65" LED HDTV  || Denon AVR-2113CI || Polk Monitor 65T (Fronts) || Polk Monitor 50's (Rears) || Polk CS2 (Center) || Acoustech PL-200

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What's your budget?
Typically one should plan to spend about twice as much on the speaker system as on the electronics.

A modern receiver with room equalization software (e.g. Onkyo or Denon) usually can make a noticeable improvement in the quality of the sound you hear..

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Get a new reciever with newer format, internet radio and so on. You can enjoy it without any additional expenditures.
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Old 07-25-2012, 12:10 PM - Thread Starter
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Thanks. I am thinking receiver. I'll start researching to find a good model I can buy that will last me a few years down the road. I agree, room equalization software seems key these days on a receiver. My current one doesn't offer this.

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