1. Sign-up to become a member, and most of the ads you see will disappear. It only takes 30 seconds to sign up, so join the discussion today!
    Dismiss Notice

Help with new home theater system

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Mark_Sykes, Jan 12, 2003.

  1. Mark_Sykes

    Mark_Sykes Auditioning

    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2002
    Messages:
    9
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    I’m looking to put together a home theater system for a new house. I have a max budget of $2250. I hope you could offer some good advice as to which brands would suit this project.
    This is what I will need...for the surround sound system (room dimensions 16 X 23)
    Receiver
    DVD player (progressive)
    2 bookshelf speakers
    1 center channel speaker
    1 subwoofer
    surge protector
    cables and speaker wire
    (2 8” symphony select in ceiling speakers will already be installed for the rear speakers-are these speakers any good?)
    also need a separate receiver and cd player (5 disc changer) to run 4 outdoor speakers. (speakers already installed..not sure what brand but a marine speaker)
    If you need any more info, please let me know
    Will be getting a new TV (36” HDTV) at a later date.
    Thanks for the help
    [​IMG]
     
  2. Jack Briggs

    Jack Briggs Executive Producer

    Joined:
    Jun 3, 1999
    Messages:
    16,738
    Likes Received:
    129
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Mark, what has your own research revealed thus far?
     
  3. Mike Matheson

    Mike Matheson Second Unit

    Joined:
    Jul 15, 2000
    Messages:
    416
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Mark,
    Maybe consider checking out eBay to pick up a CD changer and receiver/amp for the outdoors system. I doubt you'll need audiophile-level equipment for out there, and eBay can help you get the gear VERY inexpensively.
    A friend of mine just picked up six different CD changers on eBay for under $30 each--all of them functional. So I know there are deals around there.
    DVD player-wise, you couldn't go wrong with the Panny RP82, if you can find one.
    Bill Kane's contribution to the HTF Primer on Surge Protectors: here
    And his overview to budget (
     

Share This Page