Now i'm not an HT nut, not sure if i really care about it that much at all. BUT, the movies and stuff, the volume on the dialog is to low the music is to loud, a major pain in the butt. I have to sit with the volume control in my hand, going up and down on it. So there must be a better solution to this.
Now my new room will be 11'3" x 13' 11" Now the new Panasonic Plasma, 60" will be sitting on the 13'+ wall. I will be sitting facing it across the 11' area. The reason for this is because there are large windows on one side of the 13'+ room and door openings on the other side. Now i could probably just get away with a Polk sound bar setup. But i also have speakers sitting around doing nothing. Now i have an old set of large Advents which i redid. They work fine. Probably the easiest to push, and all i need is a center channel speaker, than a reasonable HT receiver.
But i also have a set of RTi12's, which once i fix my SDA's...will not be used. Now the problem with these, is i think there just too big for the room, plus you really need a separate amp to power them, to get any good sound out of them. I would NOT put any more speakers in the room, except the 2 fronts and the center channel if that helps. I'm just not that much into this, i just want to hear the dialog and at least some descent sound from the music...thats about it. Don't want my socks blow off by explosions or anything else. I also don't want to spend more then 1K MAX...for any center channel+ receiver deal.
Now the Polk sound bar may be the way to go, but i'd like some info from people who are into this, and what i could do with this room.