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Hello. I'm a noob to when it comes to home theater. But i have been researching a lot on this forum trying to figure out the best set up for my living room. I came to this conclusion and was hoping to get feedback as what i can do to improve on this system. By the way my budget is between 800 and 1200 for the whole system


2 Pioneer BS22,


2 Pioneer FS52,


1 Pioneer C22,


1 Polk PSW505,


Yamaha 673 or Onkyo NR 616.


What are your thoughts? What can i improve on and still stay within my budget? By the way the room size is about 20x20x11. Its a good size living room. Thanks in advance and can't wait to get feedback.
 

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Wait for the RW-12D sale (which sadly just ended) where it goes for 279 or 299 with free shipping.
 

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fwiw just another recommendation;

3 boston acoustics a26's lcr $315 accessories4less

pair of pioneer bs22's for surrounds $127

outlaw lfm-1 plus $550 or b-stock lfm-1ex $600

denon avr 1613 $220 accessories4less
 

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Thanks for the fast replies. I'm actually in the bay area so thats why i asked about these speakers because they are on sale at Fry's. I'm actually thinking of just going straight to 7.1 since the 673 is 7.1. if i do will it be better to add 2 Pioneer BS22 or buy another 2 Pioneer FS52? As for the sub is the RW12D really worth the extra $100 over the Polk PSW505?
 

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Originally Posted by cagerone  /t/1472441/is-this-a-decent-setup#post_23307786


As for the sub is the RW12D really worth the extra $100 over the Polk PSW505?

Yes. It outputs more and extends lower. In fact, you have to nearly double the price to get a good step up from the RW-12D. If your budget was in the 500+ range for a sub, better options show up, but at 300, the RW-12D pretty much stands alone.
 

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Originally Posted by psycholis  /t/1472441/is-this-a-decent-setup#post_23307858


Yes. It outputs more and extends lower. In fact, you have to nearly double the price to get a good step up from the RW-12D. If your budget was in the 500+ range for a sub, better options show up, but at 300, the RW-12D pretty much stands alone.

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Thanks guys i'm convinced i'm going with the RW-12d. And I went to Frys today and actually got a great deal on a Yamaha RX-A720! I think it might be slightly better than the 673 from my research. My lil mid level system is coming together. Thanks for the input.
 

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Actually I did have another question. I ended up going with 4 Pioneer FS52's. 2 Pioneers BS-22's. 1 Pioneer C-22, 1 Klipsch RW12d and Yamaha RX-A720. This is in a 20x20x11 room. My question is should i get another Klipsch sub and have 2 for this room? Or is that too much bass for the speaker system i bought?
 

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It's not too much bass, in fact it will make the quality of the bass a whole lot better if you set it up right. A single sub can have all kinds of problems in a room alone because the acoustics of bass isn't like the other frequency ranges. You can have nulls and peaks in different parts of the room, and the sub could end up sounding very inconsistent depending on where you are and what note is playing. Multiple subs setups go a long way towards eliminating this, and giving you a much more even sound not only throughout the room but throughout the bass spectrum as well. Other advantages is more headroom and less distortion too, so multiple subs are more about sound quality than quantity- at least if you set it up right.
 
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