Quality Home Theater on a budget

A Listmania! list by SamGarg "Remember the law of diminishing returns" (Frederick, MD, United States)
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The list author says: "I have outlined 2 budget saving options. Go with Speaker/Source A for lower budgets and Package B for higher.

If you do go with speaker A, consider looking at the Definitive Sub...if you can fit it in your budget."
Optoma HD20, HD (1080p), 1700 ANSI Lumens, Home Theater Projector (Old Version)
1.  Optoma HD20, HD (1080p), 1700 ANSI Lumens, Home Theater Projector (Old Version) by Optoma
The list author says:
  "Not the best blacks or shadow detail but great picture/detail for the price"
Used & New from: $395.99
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (324 customer reviews)

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Elite Screens 120 Inch 16:9 Manual Pull Down Projector Screen (58.8"Hx104.6"W)
2.  Elite Screens 120 Inch 16:9 Manual Pull Down Projector Screen (58.8"Hx104.6"W) by Elitescreens
The list author says:
  "Your basic screen.  There is a 150 inch option as well which the Optoma can easily handle."
$153.38   Used & New from: $131.76
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (663 customer reviews)

VSX21TXH PIONEER VSX21TXH PIONEER VSX21TXH
3.  VSX21TXH PIONEER VSX21TXH PIONEER VSX21TXH by Pioneer
The list author says:
  "2D only but warm sound.  Consider the Onkyo's if you want to save money but I find the mids a bit flat"
Used & New from: $299.00
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

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Sony SSF-7000 Floor-Standing 4-way Speaker with 8" Woofer (Pair)
4.  Sony SSF-7000 Floor-Standing 4-way Speaker with 8" Woofer (Pair) by Sony
The list author says:
  "Speaker Set A - Lower budgets..fine for movie watching"
$298.00   Used & New from: $150.00
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (228 customer reviews)

Sony SS-CN5000 Dual Center Channel Speaker (Each, Black) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
5.  Sony SS-CN5000 Dual Center Channel Speaker (Each, Black) (Discontinued by Manufacturer) by Sony
The list author says:
  "Speaker Set A - Lower budgets"
Out of stock
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (128 customer reviews)

Sony SS-B1000 5-1/4-Inch Bookshelf Speakers (Pair)
6.  Sony SS-B1000 5-1/4-Inch Bookshelf Speakers (Pair) by Sony
The list author says:
  "Speaker Set A - Lower budgets"
$68.00   Used & New from: $57.95
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (679 customer reviews)

Polk Audio PSW505 12-Inch Powered Subwoofer (Single, Black)
7.  Polk Audio PSW505 12-Inch Powered Subwoofer (Single, Black) by Polk Audio
The list author says:
  "Speaker Set A - Lower budgets..good for the price"
$254.94   Used & New from: $199.95
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (956 customer reviews)

Klipsch WB-14 Icon W Series Furniture-Grade Bookshelf Speakers (Cabernet, Pair) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
8.  Klipsch WB-14 Icon W Series Furniture-Grade Bookshelf Speakers (Cabernet, Pair) (Discontinued by Manufacturer) by Klipsch
The list author says:
  "Speaker Set B - You will need two pairs front and back or you can go with the more expensive WF34/35 floor standing for the front"
Out of stock
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Klipsch WC24 2-Way Center Channel Loudspeaker (Cabernet)
9.  Klipsch WC24 2-Way Center Channel Loudspeaker (Cabernet) by Klipsch
The list author says:
  "Speaker Set B"
$269.95   Used & New from: $189.95
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Definitive Technology SuperCube III 120v Subwoofer (Single, Black) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
10.  Definitive Technology SuperCube III 120v Subwoofer (Single, Black) (Discontinued by Manufacturer) by Definitive Technology
The list author says:
  "Speaker Set B - Higher budgets..Awesome sub deep enough for movies with nice controlled rumble and tight enough for music."
Out of stock
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Samsung BD-C6500 1080p Blu-ray Disc Player (2010 Model)
11.  Samsung BD-C6500 1080p Blu-ray Disc Player (2010 Model) by Samsung
The list author says:
  "Source A - Lower budgets or you may consider a PS3"
Used & New from: $75.00
3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (618 customer reviews)

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OPPO BDP-93 Universal Network 3D Blu-ray Disc Player
12.  OPPO BDP-93 Universal Network 3D Blu-ray Disc Player by OPPO
The list author says:
  "Source B - Higher budgets...Great picture!"
Used & New from: $449.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (322 customer reviews)

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SamGarg "Remember the law of diminishing returns" (Frederick, MD, United States)
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