Surround System but without dvd player??

Discussion in 'AV Receivers & Amplifiers' started by supahoops, Jan 5, 2007.

  1. supahoops

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    Hello People

    Hopefully a simple question to answer..i have flat screen t.v, cable box and hdmi upscaling dvd player. The thing is i would like to purchase a surround sound system but is it possible to buy a 'stand alone' system i.e. withouta a dvd player as i already have one!?

    If so any for around the £100-£150 or is this ridiculous!?

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    Afaik the Pioneer white speaker package Golaboots888 posted is designed for the 360, and does not have a built in DVD player, it does look quite attractive. Ive not heard it myself but have read good things, and the seperate display seems to be a big hit and is within your budget.

    The Yamaha AV59 is slightley over your budget but you can adapt and change speakers as and when you desire. Your also getting a built in radio too, and you could link your DVD upto it, and your TV.
     
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    Have a look at these, there might be something you like...

    Pixmania

    These are all decoder / speaker packs.
     
  7. supahoops

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    Thanks all :thumbsup:

    will look into your responses one thought thou if im using hdmi upscaler would it make sense to but a home theatre kit like the (out of my budget) SONY HTSS 1000 as it has hdmi in / out to make most of sound quality ? Bummer as the more suitable one would have 4 speakers on stands but is even more out of budget..:suicide:

    http://www.empiredirect.co.uk/content/products/details/index~modelcode~SON-HTSS1000.htm

    http://www.empiredirect.co.uk/content/products/details/index~modelcode~SON-HTSF1000.htm
     
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    Choosing a receiver with HDMI switching like those you described won't affect sound quality - I imagine they only pass through the audio part of the signal and will therefore still require a separate connection. In your case - with one HD source, choosing a receiver with HDMI will offer no benefit apart from the ease of switching sources, unless / until you get another HDMI device, like Sky-HD etc.
     

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