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Getting closer to a receiver but couple more quesions.Thanks

by dizzyrapper18 / November 30, 2012 1:35 AM PST

So I bought these speakers for my first step in my first home theater system. Not sure of room size yet as I'm going to be moving within a month or 2. I know a little bit on what to look for in an AVR but still not comfortable yet. What are some Major must haves in AVRs to be great.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16882290206
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16882290210
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16882290130
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16882290200

Heres the receivers on newegg and when I search I look at the most reviews and top rated. I also was thinking on saying screw it and look for a 7.1-7.2 AVR. which is better? Can I get some options from You about what You think would be a good fit for the speakers I recently bought?? Doesn't have to be with newegg but I've bought everything else from there. I would be greatly appreciated with what you guys suggest.
http://www.newegg.com/Receivers/SubCategory/ID-488?Order=REVIEWS

I was also looking at the anventage series by Yamaha which looks decent but expensive so i was thinking of the RX-A720. I know its the lower version (should I say screw it and maybe go next step up?) but should it do the trick or should I look at something else? I'm looking for opinions on what you think would be nice so links would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for the help.

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450-550$ at the very most is what im willing to spend
by dizzyrapper18 / November 30, 2012 3:25 AM PST

id assume 5.1 would be better for my life right now since like i said no house yet and the room wouldnt be that big for 7 speakers, even if it was i wasnt planning on buying anymore anytime soon. Thanks

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You aren't starting out w/ high end speakers
by Pepe7 / November 30, 2012 12:59 PM PST

That's the crux of the matter, along with obtaining a system that fits your HT space. In this regard, a lower priced 5.1 rig would likely suffice, and may sound equally as good as the 7.1 or 7.2 rigs you've hinted at.

For now I'm not going to comment on the specificYamaha, but tell you that perhaps it might be just as easy to start with either an Onkyo or Denon at a lower price point but with most (if not all) of the same feature set. Ignore '4K' since it's not relevant in any way now, or very far in the future.

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