Not sure if this is the right forum, but here it goes: I am in the market for a budget system. My area is 18x12x8 for approx 1700 cubic feet. Sound System Budget is $700-800 (not including blue-ray) I already have a BIC Acoustech H100 (crossover is 40-150). I would like to match it with speakers and avr, keeping in mind: 1. 5.1 setup is the goal 2. prefer all hdmi connections 3. used for SD and HD through TCW box (at this time) - sports, primetime, movies 4. blue-ray will be added later - thinking about using this device for streaming movies/sports in addition to playback 5. no wall mounting (likely stands/shelf). I have not decided on specific TV model yet. Since one thing depends upon another: 1. should I get ARC? 2. leaning towards "non-smart" tv and using blue-ray or something else if I stream. I want to pull the trigger in the next week or so (super bowl tv sales!) - been watching a 22 inch tv since a September flood wiped out the finished basement. All suggestions or observations are welcome. Thanks!