Home Theater Speaker Advice Wanted

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  1. Kevinicus

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    I'm preparing to build a home theater in the basement. The dimensions of the room after some walls are constructed will be approximately 13.5 W x 24 L x 7.75 H. There's a good chance I won't be able to get a baffle wall put in (because of ducting in the back pushing the seating forward), so I may have to go with inwalls for my LCR. I've not had a chance to demo much (finding it a little difficult to find good places locally), so I'm flying a little blind. It has been suggested to me that I go with a system of Klipsch KL-7800s for LCR, and KS-525's for surrounds and back. To compliment that, two SVS PB-2000's. They also said if budget was less of an issue then they would recommend Triad Golds or RBH-6100s. Right now budget it is an issue, because I'm still trying to figure it out. I have an overall budget to work with, but construction/install costs will somewhat dictate equipment costs. If I can save somewhere, then the budget might open up for some higher end speakers.
    Someone else has been suggesting TruAudio speakers or Definitive Technology (I'm not sure which models though).
    Any thoughts on the various options/brands, or better alternatives?
     
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    Do in-walls mean an AT screen as well? A hybrid painted wall with matching speaker grills(can be done...takes trial and error)?
     
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    Yes, an AT screen will be used.
     
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    I will recommend you get the RBH. Have spec'd them a few times and nobody has bitched about them.As a designer/ planner...i'm where the highest perch for the bitching is.
     
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    The 6100's or even a lower level of RBHs?

    I should also state that this will be for 80% movies, 15% TV (football mostly), and maybe 5% games. Music is not a concern.
     
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    I would stick with 6100. These things are going to be in the wall for the next 50 years.
     
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    Well, the 6100s or Triad Golds are only an option if the budget allows as they are significantly more expensive.
     

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