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Help Needed in Choosing the best combination of Component HT Systems

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chakkare

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Hi,

I'm new to the hi-fi world and planning to set up a Home Theater System. My budget is 60k for Receiver(7.1ch) and Front Floor Standing Speakers.
Later I will upgrade it to 5.1 or 7.1 System.
I will be using it in ratio 70:30 for music and cinema.

I am considering the following
Receiver : Yamaha RX V661
Speaker : Jamo S606, Polk Monitor 60, Boston VR2

Please recommend which to choose.
Can u suggest other components in this range.
 

unleash_me

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Assuming that these are your final shorlisted products, you can set up a decent system with the yamaha 661 and Jamo S606.

If you spend some time browsing through similar threads here, am sure you will get more ideas.

Best regards.
 

chakkare

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Thanks for the comment.

As u suggested I browsed through this site,
but now i have more choises,
like MShort Avant 906,908, Wharfdale diamond 9.5,9.6.
I also got a lot of information on tecnical aspects.

I want to know about bi amp, will it increase calarity in FS spks or just that u can have high volume.

Do FSs like Jamo 606, Avant 908, and Diamond 9.6 with large drivers(8-12in) give better quality sound when bi amplified.

Or should I go for a separate sub woofer and a FS with out big drivers(like polk PSW110 and monitor 60).

What's your opinion about Yamaha RX V661(are they worth the cost 29k)

I auditioned some of the speakers, but the sound we here is all based up on setup, so if a good quality speaker is not calibrated well it will sound bad. whats ur personal opinion about these speakers.
 

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Bi-amping improves the overall quality of the sound reproduced as 2 amps are driving the speakers for the separate crossovers instead of one.

IMHO any speaker capable of bi-amping sounds better than connected otherwise. This is a much debated concept but has come across as definite differentiator compared to biwiring in blind fold tests across the world.

Having or not having a sub has nothing to do with over all sound quality, volume or for that matter even bi-amping. A sub is advised when your front speakers are not able to go deep. Bookshelves may benefit from a sub where as many cases you can choose not to add a sub with full range floor stands. It?s more of a personal choice.

In my sole personal opinion, V661 is not worth the money. You can definitely do better with Denon, Marantz or Onkyo.

I think all the speakers mentioned above are good in their own ways. If you can stretch a little, I would like to suggest MA BR5 also in your audition list.

All the best.
 
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