Rebuilding HTS, go with ELAC HTIB satellites or build
I’ve been successfully using a decent 1000W HTIB from Phillips that’s about 13 years old. Was able to make it work with everything by converting TOS to Analog, etc. The system is finally giving out giving me static on startup and I took advantage of the sales for Black Friday to upgrade.
So here’s my question, should I go for a well priced HTIB offering from ELAC, the Cinema 5, or build out a system with a Polk PSW10 and other brand LCR? I eventually want to get Atmos speakers as well and considered using the surrounds in the HTIB as height speakers.
Main use of the system is entertainment and music. I want a good balance of clarity in my center channel for entertainment but also great sound for music.
This is setup in a small to medium sized living room with high ceilings.
Thoughts, suggestions? Thanks in advance!