Polk Audio speakers for $399.99!

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So do you think this is a good buy? Can these Polk speakers compare with HSU Ventriloquist or the Energy Act6?
 

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I've yet to find a HTiB speaker set that I was satisfied with, much less any speakers under $500, so I'm the wrong person to ask. Was just posting the correct URL.
 

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Will someone else help me then? Some people tell me that the Polk system is garbage...... other people say its a good buy..... which is true? My room is about 25 x 30 and im using a 10yr old Sony AVR
 

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For a 25 x 30 room (750 square foot) you will be hugely disappointed by satellite speakers. I would highly recommend you audition tower loudspeakers for your fronts, and a far more capable subwoofer.

What is your primary use for these speakers? Movies or music?
 

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I will be usally watching movies. I was mistaken, my room is more about 15 x 20. I will probably be be getting these Polk ones or the Energy Act6 or Hsu Ventriloquist.
 

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Since your just looking for opinions i think Polks suck. sorry i have no experience with the other brands you named. like the other poster said, you may very well be disapointed with that size room.
 

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I also avoid Polk, especially at this price range. Personally I would lean towards the Hsu speaker package, but that being said, I haven't heard any of the three packages.

What receiver do currently own?
 

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Looks like I wont be getting these Polk speakers after all *sigh*. I am now looking into a few speakers.

1. JBL SCS300.7
price - $699.00

2. Hsu Ventriloquist VT-12/STF-1
price - $498 factory-direct; $744 list in stores

3. Energy act6
price - 800.00

(these three i found on this website, http://www.soundandvisionmag.com/art...2&print_page=y)

4. BIC Acoustech Cinema Series 6 Speaker System
price - 799.00

(and the 4th speaker is found here,
http://www.sounddistributors.com/buynow.asp?prid=1054)

I am currently using a 10+ yr old sony receiver (i know, its time for an upgrade) and it has no speaker out jack.
 

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You have a pretty wide budget from 300 to 900. For one if you get a set you will most liekly need to get a new receiver. Either the HSu or the SVS package as they both come with excellent subs;

https://svsound.com/store/index.cfm?...TOKEN=72402536

The above link is for the b-stock (may have blemishes) which is where I got mine although mine had no flaws what-so-ever.
 

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