Hi there! New on the forum. Been lurking since the summer. I'm having a terrible time trying to get together a setup. I spend a couple hours a Saturday auditioning stuff. As well as every lunch hour since June reading up on others setups and the classifieds. My problem is: what I'm going for is a music based setup with the weekly Saturday night movie on a $3k budget(including the receiver) for the fronts and a center for now. I've got my eye on an Onkyo tx929. I don't have the guts to order it until I at least have better direction. I am partial to the 929 due to its features and owning an Onkyo tx sv727 for half of my life and it giving me zero problems. I am open to any suggestions believe me. So far the speakers I have checked out are:
Paradigm studio 60
Monitor audio rx8
PSB imagine T
To be honest they all sound very similar in the stores. My living room is just shy of 20x20 so its hard to imagine what it would sound like at home. I guess I was just holding out to possibly find something used. And squeeze under my budget. Any suggestions on possibly a different route to take.PS I've been on the 929 owners thread and it seems to be a pretty good starting point too.