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Hey! I recently bought a 70 '' TV and the sound there is very lousy, I would like to improve it and I ran into a problem, which is better to take? soundbar or put a sound system, they write that you can take a good soundbar, but they cost like the floor of my TV, is it possible to assemble a system inexpensively? Or doesn't it make sense?
 

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Sure it's possible to assembly an inexpensive system, but some of that depends upon your definition of inexpensive. There is a point where the budget just isn't sufficient to do what's needed, but typically a person can piece together a low cost HT system.

The main benefits to a sound bar are they're fairly easy to install, take up little room and don't cost a lot of money (most of them anyway). If your needs and/or space are limited than it can be a good option.
 

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Soundbars are easy, but they do not provide the best sound. If you want better sound, get a complete system. But a "cheap" full system won't be very good. Inexpensive receivers do not sound very good. Better to purchase a mid-range AVR USED than to buy a new "cheap" AVR. Used speakers can also save a LOT of money.
 

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It all depends on the sound experience you want. If you intend to watch the news and or game shows then a sound bar would probably fulfill your needs. If on the other hand you intend to watch movies and stream documentaries and concerts, etc. Then I would suggest Da Wiz's suggestion. You can spend a lot of money on some sound bars and while they can offer "spacealized" (synthesized) surround sound they are really just a 3.1 system (if they come with a subwoofer). Most program material is now at least 5.1 and some 7.1 surround so to get the most out of your new system, I defer to Da Wiz. If you can, try to match your speaker make as well for continuity of the sound.
 

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What did you have before that was better than the new 70"?
Were you completely happy with your previous sound?
 

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If you don't mind sharing, what is the budget for your sound system? People will be able to give you some helpful suggestions once they know what you are working with.
 

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You’ll need a multichannel amplifier and five speakers to start with – although it’s probably sensible to buy amplification that has additional channels.
 
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