Best HTiB under $300

Discussion in 'AV Receivers' started by Clifford Manuel, Jan 19, 2004.

  1. Clifford Manuel

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    I know, I know. $300 isn't very much in the way of Home Theater, but I finally convinced a friend to get surround sound. And his limit is $300. There are a lot of Home Theater in a Box sets out there. I'm looking for the best bang for the buck under $300. Thanks.
     
  2. John S

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    Just receiver and speakers? I mean does he have a DVD player, or would that also need to be included?
     
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    I'd say the Sony 5.1 (black) system would be your best bet. It's usually around $300 if not cheaper.
     
  5. Clifford Manuel

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    He just needs a receiver and speakers. He already has a prog scan DVD player and HDTV. I know that there are a lot of HTiB nowadays with the DVD player included. I'll look at some of the options already thrown out. Thanks.
     
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    John,

    I didn't even realize that you could get an AVR for under $100. Wow!!! Thanks for the info.
     
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    $300 for a "real" system is way more do-able if you for go the sub, but in my opinion HT without a sub, just does not cut it anymore. Maybe on 2 channel ProLogic sources, but not on anything that has DD or DTS ".1" anyways.
     

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