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    I am going to be putting some kind of speakers in the bedroom, and I am trying to figure out what direction I want to go. The room is small, 17 ft x 14 ft I would guess, vaulted ceiling. I imagine a 5.1 system would be a bit much. I was thinking I would go with 2 in ceiling speakers, a center and a sub, when a friend recommended a sound bar. I have no experience with them though. So, I was wondering if you guys could give some suggestions on which set up might be preferable for this type of room? To give a price range, I wanted to keep the speakers around $250 a piece. Thanks for any help you can provide. One other thing, this will be primarily for movie/ tv viewing.
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    Personally, I would go with a 3.1 system rather than a sound bar. I'll admit, a soundbar sounds better than your average tv speakers, and good ones sound better than many HTIB systems. I ran the RTI A1's, CSI A4, and A DSWPRO 440wi, and it blew away just about every soundbar or HITB system I ever heard. Of course many may disagree. Still for slightly more than $700 those speakers sounded good together.

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    I have a small Denon 40watt or so hooked to a flat screen in the bedroom with some small bookshelf 12in or so speakers and a powered narrow subwoofer tucked sounds awesome--i also can lay and enjoy music. Doesnt take up much room and it fills the room with quality sound at affordable price. Easy hook up. It depends on what you really want & cost--if you get the right small bookshelf speakers you may get the big speaker sound also..
    HT-SDA1c Yamaha-RXV1-Denon-POA2200-HK DVD25-Cs400i-Monitor4's-Premier Acoustic150
    2ch-SDA2b-ADCOM GFA-555-565-600-555-YaQinCd2-Pioneer PL-630

    Yamaha-CA810-CT810----- No Speakers Yet :( undecided ???
    Marantz SR1000-Pioneer PM120 Barn set up

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    Get a 5 pack of Blackstone TL3's with a sub and you will be good to go.
    Sunfire TGP III PrePro, Sunfire Cinema Grand Signature 405wpc 5 ch. Amp, Rotel RCD-1072 CDP, Onkyo TA2600 Tape Deck, Pioneer Elite 47-A DVD, Sony 32" XBR TV, Polk RTA-8T Main Speakers, Boston VR-920 Center Channel, Boston PV-600 Subwoofer, Polk DSW 400 Subwoofer, Polk FXi-3 Surround Speakers

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    I have a pair of ADS L690 and small 8" Sony Sub using an Pionner Elite VSX-30 but is only for music.
    AMP- Parasound 2125, Adcom 585
    Mains for HT and some Music- RTi12s
    Main for Music only- Linn Keilidh or Usher V-601 and SDA 1C
    PreAmp for Music: Cary AE-3
    Rear- RTi8s
    Sub-JBL L8400P 12"
    Player- Oppo BDP-103
    TT: Looking for a new one.
    Phono Pre-Amp: BBE FJB-200X

    Bedroom rig:
    Pionner Elite VSX-30
    Onkyo CS-5VL SACD Player
    Polk Audio LS70
    Hunting for a sub...

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    I also have vaulted ceiling in my master bedroom, I've decided to add a simple 5.1 setup in there. R2000's fronts, CS350LS center & RT LS/FX rear. I plan on puting together a small surround for when I want to go to bed early and still feel like watching a movie. My main setup is in the living room, it's a 7.2 setup. Nothing crazy, just a RT5000 with a PSW1200 & PSW650.
    RT5000 x 2
    LS F/X
    PSW1000 w/Dayton SPA1000
    DSW MicroPro 4000
    PSW1200 w/DSW 2k Micropro amp. (Inept Postal Goons Destroyed my original Plate Amp.)I can almost picture those goons...
    Ay-Oh Joey catch this 40# box... naw, don't worry I'm only doin' 35mph!!!!!

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    I bet Polks in-wall stuff sounds good.

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