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all you need for home theater is of the follows.
1)5 channels of EQUAL AND SAME BRAND amps
2)MATCHING preamp(a surround receiver would replace steps one and 2)
3)5 of the SAME brand speakers from the SAME line...all MATCHING.
5)MATCHING front 3 wire ,better if all wire is the same length.Good quality rear wire if equal length even better.All nessary interconnects to wire it up.
6)A source or sources.
7)a monitor of some sort.
8)A room to put all this in
9)Surge protection(at least enough outlets to plug everything into).
10)a place to sit,something to drink and snack on and away you go.And maybe someone to cuttle up with.
ANY ARGUEMENTS?????love to talk about it.