• New Patreon Tier and Early Access Content available. If you would like to support AVForums, we now have a new Patreon Tier which gives you access to selected news, reviews and articles before they are available to the public. Read more.

Opinion on 5.1 setup

carcaret

Standard Member
Hi everyone!

I was considering buying my first 5.1 audio setup. I'm pretty sure the AV I'll be purchasing is the Yamaha RX-V473, since it's on sale for £250. About the speakers, I was considering the Polksaudio TSi30, since it's also on sale for £500. This pack consist on:

-2 x TSi300 (front)
-2 x TSi100 (rear)
-1 x CS10 (center)
-1 x PSW100 (subwoofer)

What do you think?

My budget is around £850 and I am open for change if you consider I can get a better setup for that price.

Thanks!

P.D: The pack Monitor Audio Radius 5.1 (2xR90 HD, 2xR45 HD, 1xR180 HD, 1xR360 HD) is also on sale for £750. Is it worth the extra money for those ones?
 
Last edited:

PSM1

Distinguished Member
If you can find a set if monitor audio vectors for £300 then they would be worth considering but the radius are better if you can afford them.
 

carcaret

Standard Member
The Vectors are the same price as thee Radius, so they're not an option I guess.

There are also these packs:

-Q-Acoustics 2020i (2x2020i, 2x2010i, 1x2000Ci, 1x2070Si)
-Q-Acoustics 7000 (4x7000 LR, 1x7000 C, 1x7000 S)

Those are also for around £750.

Should I get any of the packs or should I better go for a custom setup. Which would be a good custom setup in this case?
 

The latest video from AVForums

CES 2023 Round Up: New TV Lineups for 2023 from LG, Samsung, Panasonic, Hisense & TCL
Subscribe to our YouTube channel
Support AVForums with Patreon

Top Bottom