questionshow about a recommendation on surround sound…

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The biggest thing to consider when picking out a surround system is your budget. You can spend as little as $75 for a system that you'll throw away after a few years or as much as a few thousand that you'll keep for ten.

Here's a useful guide that will give you a rough idea of what you want vs the money you'll spend for it.

http://reviews.cnet.com/surround-sound-buying-guide/?tag=bg;bg_l

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Without knowing your price range, it's difficult to make recommendations. However, last year I ordered an Onkyo S6300, and it's been the best surround sound system I've ever bought.

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Yeah, give us some info on what you're looking to spend. There are multiple ways to go and it all hinges on the money.

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Budget wise - $250-500.

Changing my address recently has netted me a nice %10 coupon to Best Buy, so factor that into the budget as well.

I have a nice blu-ray/dvd player so I don't think I need the 5-disc changer station I see a lot of systems come with.

Also, anyone have any experience with wireless sound systems?

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For ~$350:
http://www.amazon.com/Yamaha-YHT-493BL-Channel-System-Black/dp/B003CP0KAU/

For ~$550 here's what I would do:
http://www.amazon.com/Klipsch-HD-300-Definition-Theater/dp/tags-on-product/B001XURGSK
http://www.amazon.com/Onkyo-TX-SR508-7-1-Channel-Theater-Receiver/dp/B003BEDQQW/

The $300 is going to be good for movies, and listening to music will sound good. For the $600 selection, you will not believe your ears. You could probably save $100 by finding a different amplifier on sale or something, but the $600 setup will seriously blow you away.

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By the way the amazon deals I posted may only be good for today -- they're having a home theater sale...

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I won't recommend anything to you but I will give you this personal anecdote:

About 3-4 years ago I bought a HTIB. It was an Onkyo s505 or something 7.1 that retailed around 500, I think I paid 350 or so. Sounded great to my surround virgin ears.

Last fall my apartment was hit by lightning. Had to replace my receiver. So I bought a Pioneer 1019 http://www.amazon.com/Pioneer-VSX-1019AH-K-7-Channel-Theater-Receiver/dp/B001UADEPC. Retailed around $500, as I was buying a year old model, I paid 380 (I see the price has gone up).

Once I set it up, the sound blew me away. Same speakers from the HTIB, but by just upgrading the receiver my sound was significantly improved.

These days I am looking into purchasing a pair of System Audio speakers which start around $700 a pair and go way up from there (if anyone has experience, let me know! http://system-audio.com/_en-GB).

I lied, I will recommend some speakers to you. Fluance. Canadian, cheap price, great quality. Check Cnet.

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I own the Bose Cinemate Series 5 speaker system. HIGHLY recommend for a small room, but I'm not sure what your situation is.

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16882115211
is on sale for $115 at Newegg with promo code EMCKDJF75

Add the klipsch speakers to it and you've got yourself a system.