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  1. Epson's New Home Theater Projectors Deliver Bang for Buck

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    CE Week 2016 was a launching pad for several buzz-worthy products including four new great looking Epson home theater projectors. The new Pro Cinema 6040UB and 4040 and the Home Cinema 5040UB and 5040Ube were debuted at the New York City event, rounding-out a solid allotment of offerings from...
  2. Best bang for the buck build

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Needing guidance on a "budget build" for my 5.1 home theater. I am wanting to stay under $300. I have plenty of space and options for placement. The area that the system is located at the end of our finished basement which has a 10 foot ceiling and open floor plan. The sitting area is...
  3. Best laptop / bang for buck

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    Obviously I do not want to spend more money on a laptop than I did my Onkyo 809. If I was to make the purchase can anyone recommend one that will not break the bank or flatten my wallet more than it already is? The main reason for the laptop would be for REW. Just trying to keep it as cheap as...
  4. New bang for the buck projector?

    Home Theater Projectors
    Hello Guys, Built my last front projection home theater system back in 2007. It was based around a Mitsubishi HD-1000U DLP projector that maxed out at 720P. The screen was a fixed Carada 102" 1.78 aspect ratio screen. Forget the gain factor. Was installed in a completely light controlled...
  5. Bang for buck ht.

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Im looking for a bang for buck ht. 80% music 20% movies. Looking for a pair of standmounts plus two subs,receiver and power amp
  6. REW hardware.....Bang for the buck

    REW Forum
    I am going to be embarking on a couple of speaker projects and decided on REW as a measurement tool. I have no equipment yet, so I'm looking for a recommendation on a mic and a preamp for my Windows 7/64 usb2 & 3 laptop. I think I will need a usb preamp because my laptop only has a single...
  7. Denon's New AV Receivers Offer Big Bang for Little Buck (AVR-S500BT, AVR-S700W , AVR-S900W)

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Several weeks ago we previewed Sony’s new line-up of AV Receivers that included a 7.2 channel model capable of 4K pass-through priced in the mid $300’s. As of yesterday, Sony is no longer the only big name manufacturer offering the latest bells and whistles for less coin. This time Denon…yes...
  8. sound card upgrade/ whats a good bang for the buck now??

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    Im getting ready to do some upgrades to my HTPC, and wondered how my soundcard is compared to what everyone else is useing or whats the new good for the money soundcard out there now, I currently have a creative blaster X-fi titanium.
  9. Bang for buck. 37"-42" HDTV; $900-1100

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    Hi all! This is my first post here - hope I'm doing it right... I am shopping for a 37-42 inch (my first) HDTV. I'm mostly aiming to use it as a big monitor for my new "gaming" PC due to my apartment layout. (I intend to try out the HDMI connectivity). My prize range is at let's say ~ $900 -...
  10. Best bang for the buck under $400?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hello all, ive been browsing the site for a while but recently decided to sing up on forums here. Ive begun building my home theater in the past few weeks and im in the process of buying audio equipment. Im looking for a 5.1 AV Receiver at or under $400. Im looking for the money spent on the...
  11. Bang for buck in $500-$700 range

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    I'm shopping for my first HDTV, and I'm looking for some broad recommendations. My budget is $500-$700 dollars. My apartment is set up such that I'll be viewing the TV from about 10-11 feet away. I know that is kind of far for most of the TVs that fall in my price range, but I want to do the...
  12. Best LED TV bang for the buck

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    Hello, Second post regarding Samsung led. I have been looking at the Samsung 55" 6300 model. It's about $1999 now. Probably drop another few hundred by thanksgiving. Great tv. Just wondering, for an equivalent model, is there anything out there a bit cheaper. Also, I don't see much...
  13. My Bang for Buck HT...

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    Video: Philips BluRay player Samsung 52" LCD TV D65 Backlights Audio: Denon 2809ci Reckhorn B-1 Oaudio 500W BASH amp DIY Line Array L/C/R speakers DIY Horn Subwoofer Cambridge Soundworks Surrounds Acoustic Treatment: 15 DIY Acoustic panels 3lb/cuft rigid fiberglass Great sound (for only...
  14. Best Bang for the Buck for a Sub????

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    I'm in the market for a Subwoofer and not looking to break the bank! Would like to stay around $600 or less, if possible. What's the best bang-for-the-buck in this price range. I have Polk RTi10's for the front, CSi-A6 center, TC80i rears and an Onkyo 805. Shoot me some suggestions...Have...
  15. SVS 25-31 PC-Plus Subwoofer with SVS SBS-01 5.0 package = Enormous Bang For the Buck!

    I recently purchased the SVS 25-31 PC-Plus Subwoofer and my buddy has the SVS SBS-01 5.0 package. We decided to put the two together to make a 5.1 system. I have to say, for what the total cost is for the sub and the speakers, this 5.1 combination is tough to beat at twice the price. The sub...