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SVS SBC 5.1 vs EMP 5.1 System

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How does the SVS SBC 5.1 system compare to the EMP 351T? Which system is better for music, which System is better for home theater? I would think the SVS would be better for home theater due to the dominating sub, but the EMP has 3 subs (1 in each tower, then seperate powered sub).

What is the difference between the EMP 351T and 551T? I think cosmetically the 551T look better, but does the 351T sound any better?

If you had $1200.00 for speakers, where would you put your money?

Thanks for you help!
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EMP is having a sale right now, it just seems like you get much more speaker for the money. For $689, you can get towers x2, surrounds x2, 1 center and 1 sub. Compared to SVS is about $1200 for the 5.1 system and the pb12. It just seems hard to beat at that price, so I didn't know if SVS was that much better, then I would have to buy stands for the SVS bookshelves.:dontknow:
I don't know about you guys but it is hard enough to get 1 set of speakers in the house by my wife - let alone 2 sets. I don't even have a receiver yet, except for a old sony which is a old one (only 2 channel). So I really don't have a good way to test them, I was just trying to take advantage of this sale. I'm in the process of building my HT one good deal at a time.
Haha... well I haven't made it that far yet. Just got the Tv this weekend (Kuro 5020). Going from a 27" to a 50", I was in ahh watching Dark Knight. The Tv comes w/ a decent sound bar that stimulates surround sound + it has a sub out on the tv. Thought about skipping the speakers and just buying a decent sub to get me buy. Is surround sound going to make that the movie that much more enjoyable?
(For that you'll need to be able to get the sub signal from somewhere, and also, you need to be able to set up the crossoaver setting and a powered sub ) - Won't I be able to use the Subwoofer out on the TV for this? I realize I won't have any type of crossover except for what is on the powered sub itself.
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