Anyone recommend a surround sound system?

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Speakers' started by Ahoy, May 8, 2007.

  1. Ahoy

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    Hi folks, I have a Samsung LE32R87BD TV and a HD DVD player and am considering some sort of surround sound sytem to go with them. The models i've seen seem to have a DVD/CD player built in but I don't need this - do I simply need an amp and a series of speakers / woofer?

    Any good deals out there or any particular recommendations? Any advice gratefully received!
    S.
     
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    I would say with you having a HD-DVD player already there is little point in getting a system that includes one. Do you already have an amp / receiver at the moment? What budget do you have? How big is your room?
     
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    The room is approximately 5metres long by about 6metres wide but 'L' shaped. The only amp I have is from an old stereo unit - apparently it is (was)a 'good one' - about 10years old - made by NAD! I don't actually know what a receiver is and budget is going to be, preferably, low hundreds but we're open minded as quality is paramount.

    Cheers,
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    I strongly recommend www.creative-audio.co.uk as their website is superb. Gives you loads of options and choices and is very well laid out - their customer service is second to none as whatever time day or night you send an email you usually get a response pretty quickly!

    For starters, as your room is a decent size, have a look at this combination - fantastic value and performance.
     
  5. Ahoy

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    Thanks, that gives me something to get my teeth into!
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    another vote for creative audio
     

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