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2.1 Solution for Small Condo

eiger
03-04-2007, 01:52 PM
I have a 50" Sammy that I'm moving in to a smaller area. Living room is about 15x15, total of 225sq ft. I'm planning on being in the condo with my fiance for about a year and a half (too long to go without some type of sound solution). I know whatever I get will be way better than TV speakers. Budget is $500 - $600 max. Once I move into a bigger house, I'll probably want to move to a full 5.1 system.

Question is this - based on the above requirements and the fact that I don't feel like setting up an HTIB with speaker wire running to the back of the room etc, what's a good buy?

The Sammy 2.1 system looks decent, and would probably integrate witih my 5087 nicely.
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?skuId=7711185&type=product&id=1138086437442

300 Watts in a 225sq ft room would probably be outstanding compared to what I'm getting now?

Stew4HD
03-04-2007, 02:41 PM
Here's a decent 5.1 solution for you (http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/products/details/US/EN,CRID=2177,CONTENTID=10928)... cure the wire problems too! I use a set of these with my computer.

eiger
03-04-2007, 09:51 PM
Nice setup, but looking for 2.1 system and something that doesn't remind me of my mouse and keyboard. ;)

georgie
03-05-2007, 07:42 AM
Check out Orb Audio. Start with 2.1...Grow as big as you need later. I highly recommend.

RedSIinPA
03-05-2007, 12:34 PM
2.1 I'm assuming you're running music only? If you're running it for telelvision, sports, movies, consider 3.1 or even 3.0. If you have testy neighbors, a sub may be wasted money right now. Better to wait to buy a 12+" sub when you and your fiance get situated. And then buy a nice center channel and bookshelf fronts to start off with.

Check out Atlantic Technology's 2200 series. Nice, compact, quality.

Stew4HD
03-05-2007, 12:38 PM
2.1 I'm assuming you're running music only? If you're running it for telelvision, sports, movies, consider 3.1 or even 3.0. If you have testy neighbors, a sub may be wasted money right now. Better to wait to buy a 12+" sub when you and your fiance get situated. And then buy a nice center channel and bookshelf fronts to start off with.

Check out Atlantic Technology's 2200 series. Nice, compact, quality.
Atlantic Tech does make very nice speakers! I owned a set back when I first got into Dolby Prologic. Great recommendation!

eiger
03-05-2007, 12:47 PM
How much is the 2200 series?

Stew4HD
03-05-2007, 03:24 PM
Found this by google searching Atlantic Technology 2200:

The Atlantic Technology System 2200 speakers are all currently available in maple and feature elegant curved metal grills. The speakers are also available in finishes of gloss black or silver at a marginal cost premium. Suggested retail price for the 2200 LR in maple is $460 per pair; suggested retail price for the 2200 C in maple is $375 each; suggested retail price for the 2200 SR is $460 per pair; suggested retail price of the 422 SB in maple is $705.