Whats The Best Surround Sound to go for?

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What is the best surround sound system to go for without having to buy another DVD player/recorder (thats usually included in the home theatre package)??

I am looking for a 5.1 Surround Sound System, to connect to my HD ready LCD TV, a DVD player/recorder, SKY Digibox and Dreambox...

I have a Samsung 37" HD LCD TV in black so I was thinking of getting a surround sound system the same make 'Samsung' just wonder if someone can suggest any thats available out there??
 

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marcaaron20 said:
What is the best surround sound system to go for without having to buy another DVD player/recorder (thats usually included in the home theatre package)??

I am looking for a 5.1 Surround Sound System, to connect to my HD ready LCD TV, a DVD player/recorder, SKY Digibox and Dreambox...

I have a Samsung 37" HD LCD TV in black so I was thinking of getting a surround sound system the same make 'Samsung' just wonder if someone can suggest any thats available out there??

I have Sony STR-DB940 AV receiver which has surround sound.
I am happy with having just two loudspeakers, so I can't comment about the surround sound quality.
Need digital out from the DVD player/recorder or the sat receivers.
Try to check the Sony latest models or other brands.
 

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What's your budget?
 

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anything up to £250, anything more and i'll be pushing it cos i am currently out of work,

its mainly for concerts, live stuff, music and films
the effect i'm trying to get is the feeling as if i am actually there if you know what i mean, i had a goodmans surround sound (2 left/right front speakers, centre speaker, subwoofer and 2 left/right rare speakers) a few year back and i couldn't get it right plus wasn't much power it it so I got rid of it when i moved house 2 years back
 

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I say AV receiver is the way forward.You can connect the lot and can look for speakers on your budget and by better speakers later on:)
 

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£250 won't get you much (well it will but it won't sound very good).

If you're prepared to buy used you could get a receiver, subwoofer, pair of fronts and a matching centre on that budget that would sound OK with music and movies. avforums.com have a good For Sale section.
 

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mhku said:
What's your budget?
Exactly m8:toke:
I have a Denon AVR 3805 and KEF Eggs and a Rel Quake.
Budget is everything in this sector m8.
For the money you have a managed to get my m8 got Yamaha Sub and JVC surround speakers of fleabay which was ok.
You just need to be shrewed.
 

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Hello!
one of my favorite av reveivers is the yamaha ax1 ,aproximently 600€ used in auction house!
i have magnat speakers!
what also very nice,are the bosoe acusticmaas system,to years ago i was in south west florida usa,visit a boose factory store,and i can hear all the system in real,speckers,and expensice av reveivers,so far the view can go:)
it dpents,how much you want spend fot,the complete system?
 

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Onkyo TX-NR905 is the best right now.
 

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mhku said:
The Onkyo is more than £1000.

Oh, didn't see that.

Then look for the Denon 3805, very good receiver.
 

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Onkyo, Yamaha & Bose are good home theater systems, with what is called "in a box"

for AV receivers Pioneer is good value for money
 
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