Question Which Setup for £1500 setup

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  1. sv1984

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    Hi guys

    Just bought new house and wondering which set up for £1500 budget, can be touch flexible but upto 2k if its matter of much better system for sake for few hundred quid.

    Room size is 27'8 x 11'5 Narrows 9' . I am planng to have room on the narrow 9' area of room so in long way.

    The tv i have in mind is http://www.richersounds.com/product/tv---all/sony/bravia-kdl65w855cbu/sony-kdl65w855cbu

    If someone has better TV for that price i be greatly appreciated.

    But not sure what amp and speaker system for the price range of £1500

    I do prefer floot standing speakers but if the satelight speakers better for price i am happy with those too. But generally do like good sound quality, mainly bass lol...main use of system will be sports, movies music

    Hope to hear some ideas soon

    thanks
     
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    Just a couple of questions, are you interested in dolby atmos and manufactures are about to release their new 2015 AVR'S soon, if you buy now their is a good chance it will be a 2014 model and not be suitable for 4K if thats of any use to you.
     
  3. sv1984

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    I did have look at atmos, but didn't quite understand what that is, think i need to read that in depth. but if i said yes would i get something decent in the price range?

    Also i am in 2 minds about 4k as well. I've spoken to few people and they've said as currently not much is broadcasted in 4k, say i watch a normal HD channel, it will upscale to 4k. This means even the HD channel loses quality. Is this correct? based on this I'm kind of thinking stick with HD only and get 4k after 7-8 years when 4k is full on? but by above i can be completely wrong too lol.
     
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    I can't say for certain but i would imagine in 7-8 years we will be on 8K, but as far as dolby atmos is concerned what it means is having speakers above you (ceiling) how you mount it is up to you.
    Also if you watch HD on a 4K tv it will not lose quality, 1080p on my 4K samsung looks very very good indeed, hope thats what you mean.
     
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    I think putting speakers in my ceiling will be issue, as its all done up recently and i don't think i will be able to run cables through the ceilings but need to have look to see if its possible
     
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    The speakers don't necessarily have to be in or on the ceiling. Onkyo and Pioneer have both released speakers that fire upwards at the ceiling to give the same effect.

    The Pioneer ones are just normal front/rear speakers with a separate driver firing upwards.
    http://www.pioneer.eu/eur/newsroom/news/DolbyAtmosSpeakerSystem/page.html

    The Onkyo one is a separate speaker that sits on top of your bookshelf speaker.

    I'm sure others are on the way.
     
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    I think I would look at an AV Receiver around £500 and then use the rest on speakers allowing you £1000 - £1500.

    For floorstanding packages Monitor Audio Bronze, Q Acoustics Concept 40's would be a good place to start.
     
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    A floor plan with seating layout would be good.

    The 'best' system in the world will not work effectively if you can't properly accommodate the Loudspeakers.

    Joe
     
  10. sv1984

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    Hi

    see attached, not the best of plans but a rough one with sizes and locations.

    Hope this helps

    thanks
     

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    hi, any advice as i plan to go for few demos this weekend and would be good to know few otpions so i can advice the set up companies

    thanks
     
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    It looks like you are sitting a long way back from your TV and Front LCR speakers!

    Joe
     
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    Binoculars :)
     
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    it will be 65 inch tv, thats decent size for TV no?
     

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