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Newbie needs help choosing speakers!
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Hi

I'm hoping someone will be able to give me some advice regarding the sound setup I'm trying to get together. Please excuse any lack of understanding on what I'm doing Smile

Here's what I've got:

Samsung 40" LE40R74BDX

Playstation 3

Sky HD

Nintendo Wii

Sony STR-DA1200ES

The STR-DA1200ES has been the impulse purchase, so I now need some speakers to complement what I have. I currently have no speakers at all, or a subwoofer. I think i'm looking for a 5.1 setup, and subwoofer if required.

The Mrs doesn't want the speakers to be too bulky, so perhaps a kit that are bookshelf with the potential for stand mounting would be a good idea (stands will definitely be required for the rear speakers).

My budget is probably in the £250 range. if i can survive on a system without a sub then fair enough, but I'd like something that could integrate one in the future if need be...

The room that this is based in is roughly 4 metres square, with the TV in a corner and seating on the walls opposite

Advices and recommendations please.

Thanks in advance...

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Re: Newbie needs help choosing speakers!

It's that £250 that's the killer, so some discount-hunting is in order:

You can find the Tannoy FX5.1 package for £170, or the EFX 5.1 for about £30 more.

Or you can get KEF's KHT1005 for around £300, or Mordaunt-Short's Premiere package for about the same money.

And umm now I'm kind of running out of ideas... 

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Re: Newbie needs help choosing speakers!

Thanks for the advice.

I've plumped for the Mordaunt-Short Avant premiere package.

Once i've got it and it's all pieced together i'll hopefully be one happy bunny.

Cheers

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