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Surround Sound Advice

Discussion in 'Beginners, General Questions' started by Weaselpolooza, Sep 15, 2006.

  1. Weaselpolooza

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    I own 57" Toshiba Hd TV in which I have Dvd, HD DVR, and PS2 connected (DVD and PS2 Component Connection & HD DVR is HDMI output to DVI Input on TV)

    I am looking for a middle of the pack surround sound receiver capable of Dolby Digital 5.1 as well as other formats. After little research I found a Pioneer VSX 1015 TX and a Sony STR- DG800 receiver in my price range ($200-$300). Of these two which one is the better receiver? Or is there something as good or better I can get for a similar price?

    Thank-you
     
  2. Alon Goldberg

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    If you can stretch your budget by just a few dollars, take a look at the Yamaha RX-V659. It can be found as low as $325 on pricegrabber. This is one of the most capable budget receivers on the market.
     
  3. Weaselpolooza

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    Thank-you. I will definately look into that one. Does anyone else have an opinion? I would appreciate as much feedback as possible.

    thanks again!
     
  4. Seth=L

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    Do you have speakers already, if so what are they? If no speakers what did you have in mind?
     
  5. Weaselpolooza

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    That would be my next request for advice. I have not purchased any yet
     
  6. Seth=L

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    Ah. Is your interest primarily movies or music?
     
  7. Weaselpolooza

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    I would say my primary interest is sporting events, closely followed by movies.
    Not so much worried about music, I already have a nice Stereo system
     
  8. Weaselpolooza

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    Anyone else have an opinion?
     

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