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Opinion on 5.1 setup


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.


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?
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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.


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?

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