5.1.2 Speaker System and Home Theater Receiver Bundles

A 5.1.2 home theater system INCLUDES a front left and a front right speaker which should be located at or near each side of your television or projection screen; elevation speakers for vertical height effects either built into the top of, or as separate modules sitting atop, each front speaker and firing upwards reflecting off the ceiling; a center channel speaker for dialogue which should be located underneath your TV, projection screen, or ultra short throw projector; a pair of rear surround speakers for off-screen effects which should be located near each side of, or slightly behind, your seating area; a powered subwoofer to provide low frequency bass effects which usually sounds best located near a corner of the room; and a 7.1-channel or more surround sound receiver. Speaker wire, subwoofer cable, and HDMI cables are sold separately.

To be sure that you are buying at the lowest possible price (due to price variations, fluctuations, and sales), compare the BUNDLE PRICE to the TOTAL IF YOU INSTEAD ADD EACH SYSTEM COMPONENT TO YOUR SHOPPING CART INDIVIDUALLY (INCLUDING SHIPPING) before completing your purchase either way!

Are you seeking the most immersive surround sound audio system that you can squeeze into a smaller to medium sized room? Dolby Atmos and DTS:X take advantage of all three dimensions of your room space to envelop you within a bubble of surround sound bliss, perhaps even better sounding than your local movie theater! Check out the 5.1.2 bundles below.

Sony CS Series 5.1.2 Speaker System and Sony 7.2-Channel Receiver

The 36.3″ high, 9.1″ wide, 10.2″ deep, 25.4 pound Sony SS-CS3 floor standing tower front speaker [product link] [each, at Amazon] features a ¾” wide-dispersion super-tweeter, regular 1″ dome tweeter, dual foamed mica 5.1″ woofers, and front port. Frequency response listed as 45Hz-50kHz (no ±dB mentioned). The 7″ wide, 5.7″ high, 7.1″ deep SS-CSE Dolby Atmos enabled speakers [product link] [at Amazon] feature a 3.9″ mica reinforced cone woofer and can either sit atop each front speaker or be mounted up high on the front wall. The 16.9″ wide, 5.8″ high, 8.7″ deep SS-CS8 center channel speaker [product link] [at Amazon] features a 1″ tweeter, dual 3.9″ woofers, and rear port. The 13.2″ high, 7″ wide, 8.7″ deep SS-CS5 bookshelf rear speakers [product link] [at Amazon] feature a ¾” super-tweeter, 1″ dome tweeter, 5.1″ woofer, and rear port. Speaker impedances are compatible with Sony receiver. The 13.6″ high, 11.6″ wide, 15.8″ deep, 25.4 pound SA-CS9 active subwoofer [product link] [at Amazon] features a 9.8″ front-firing woofer and rear port with 115 watts of peak power.

The Sony STR-AN1000 7.2-channel network home theater receiver [product link] [YouTube video] [at Amazon] is a great choice for setting up a 5.1.2 Dolby Atmos and DTS:X capable surround sound system and has pre-outs for another zone. Other surround decoding includes DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby TrueHD, and Dolby Digital Plus. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Connectivity includes 6 HDMI (two are 8K), eARC, Ethernet, coaxial audio input, optical audio input, 2 composite A/V inputs, 2 analog RCA audio inputs (no phono); front USB, headphone jack, and calibration mic input. BUNDLE PRICE with 5.1.2 Sony speakers and STR-AN1000 receiver at Amazon.com.

Don’t care about network/Wi-Fi, multi-zone audio, or 8K HDMI inputs? The Bluetooth capable Sony STR-DH790 7.2-channel home theater receiver [product link] [YouTube video] [at Amazon] can also be set up for 5.1.2 Dolby Atmos and DTS:X. Connectivity includes 4 HDMI (4K only), eARC, coaxial audio input, optical audio input, USB, 4 analog RCA audio inputs (no phono); front headphone jack and calibration mic input. BUNDLE PRICE with 5.1.2 Sony speakers and STR-DH790 receiver at Amazon.com.

Klipsch Reference 5.1.2 Speaker System + Denon 7.2-Channel Receiver

The discontinued 40″ high, 9.4″ wide, 17.3″ deep, 49 pound Klipsch R-625FA floor standing tower front speaker [product link] [at Amazon] features a Tractrix horn loaded 1″ aluminum LTS tweeter and dual 6½” spun copper IMG woofers hidden behind a magnetic grille, and it’s got a Tractrix rear port. On top is an integrated elevation speaker with up-firing 1″ tweeter and 5¼” woofer. Frequency response is 38Hz-21kHz ±3dB, sensitivity is 96dB, power handling is 100 watts continuous and 400 watts peak. The 18.8″ wide, 7.3″ high, 7.6″ deep, 13.5 pound R-52C center channel speaker [product link] [at Amazon] features a 1″ tweeter and dual 5¼” woofers in a sealed cabinet. The 11.3″ high, 5.8″ wide, 7.9″ deep, 7 pound R-41M rear speakers [product link] [at Amazon] feature a 1″ tweeter, 4″ woofer, and are rear ported. Speaker impedances are compatible with receiver. The 16.5″ high, 14″ wide, 19.2″ deep, 33 pound R-12SW subwoofer [product link] [at Amazon] features a 12″ copper-spun IMG front-firing woofer and rear port, powered by 200 watts continuous and 400 watts peak, and extend bass to 29Hz.

The Denon AVR-S970H 7.2-channel network home theater receiver [product link] [at Amazon] is a perfect partner for setting up a 5.1.2 (or 5.2.2) surround sound system. Rated 90 watts per channel with two channels driven. VRR (Variable Refresh Rate) and ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) for next-generation gaming. Surround decoding includes Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio. Connectivity includes 6 HDMI inputs (three are 8K), eARC, Ethernet, 2 optical and 1 coaxial digital audio inputs, 4 analog RCA audio inputs, phono input, front USB, front headphone jack, and front mic input for Audyssey MultEQ XT32 speaker setup. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Receiver dimensions are 17.1″ wide, 6.6″ high (9.3″ with antennas extended), 13.4″deep, and it weighs 21.8 pounds. BUNDLE PRICE with this Denon receiver at Amazon.com.

Klipsch Reference Premiere Speakers + SPL Sub + Onkyo 7.2 Receiver

Want to take the Klipsch surround sound to the next level? How about seven Klipsch Reference Premiere speakers and a Klipsch SPL subwoofer, together with a THX certified Onkyo home theater receiver with Klipsch Optimize Mode?

The 36.1″ high, 8.2″ wide, 14.8″ deep, 38.6 pound Klipsch RP-5000F II floor standing front speakers [product link] [in Ebony] or [Walnut at Amazon] feature a Tractrix horn loaded 1″ titanium LTS vented tweeter, dual 5¼” Cerametallic cone woofers, and dual rear-firing Tractrix ports. Frequency response is 40Hz-25kHz ±3dB. Sensitivity is 95dB. Power handling is 100 watts continuous, 400 watts peak. The wedge-shaped RP-500SA II speakers [product link] [in Ebony or Walnut at Amazon] feature a 1″ tweeter and 5¼” woofer and can either sit atop each front speaker as up-firing elevation speakers or hang high on the front wall as height speakers. The 19.3″ wide, 6.9″ high, 10.6″ deep RP-500C II center channel speaker [product link] [in Ebony or Walnut at Amazon] features a 1″ tweeter, dual 5¼” woofers, and a rear Tractrix port. The 13.6″ high, 6.8″ wide, 10.7″ deep RP-500M II bookshelf rear speakers [product link] [in Ebony or Walnut at Amazon] feature a 1″ tweeter, a 5¼” woofer, and a rear Tractrix port. Speaker impedances are compatible with Onkyo receiver. The 16.6″ high, 14″ wide, 17.8″ deep, 37 pound SPL-100 subwoofer [product link] [YouTube video] [at Amazon] features a 10″ front-firing woofer and flare port powered by 200 watts continuous and 450 watts peak to provide plenty of deep bass down to 27Hz.

The THX Select Certified Onkyo TX-NR6100 7.2-channel network home theater receiver [product link] [at Amazon] is a great choice for setting up 5.1.2 Dolby Atmos and DTS:X. Also decodes Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio, and has THX listening modes. Rated 100 watts per channel with two channels driven. VRR (Variable Refresh Rate), ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode), and QFT (Quick Frame Transport) for gaming. Connectivity includes 6 HDMI inputs (1-3 are 8K), eARC, Ethernet, USB, 2 digital audio inputs, 4 analog RCA audio inputs, phono input, ¼” headphone jack, ⅛” mic input for AccuEQ setup. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Receiver dimensions are 17.1″ wide, 6.8″ high (without antennas up), 14.9″ deep, and it weighs 21.6 pounds. BUNDLE PRICE with this Onkyo receiver, Ebony subwoofer, and either Ebony or Walnut speakers at Amazon.com.

No space on the floor for tower front speakers? The 15.8″ high, 8″ wide, 13″ deep, 18.1 pound Klipsch RP-600M II bookshelf speakers [product link] [in Ebony or Walnut at Amazon] feature a 1″ tweeter, 6½” woofer, are rear Tractrix ported, and can easily function as your front left and right speakers. Frequency response is 44Hz-25kHz ±3dB. Sensitivity is 94.5dB. Power handling is 100 watts RMS and 400 watts peak.

The rest of the speakers included with this system are the same as the previous bundle — a pair of RP-500SA II elevation/height speakers, the RP-500C II center channel speaker, a pair of RP-500M II bookshelf rears, and an SPL-100 sub. Speaker impedances are compatible with Onkyo receiver. BUNDLE PRICE with the Onkyo TX-NR6100 receiver, Ebony subwoofer, and either Ebony or Walnut speakers at Amazon.com.

Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-8060FA II w/ Built-In Elevation Speakers

Prefer to entirely eliminate the presence of extra elevation/height modules sitting on top of the front speakers or hanging up high on the front wall? The 43.1″ high, 10.8″ wide, 20.8″ deep, 75.7 pound Klipsch RP-8060FA II floor standing tower speakers [product link] [in Ebony] or [Walnut at Amazon] feature a Tractrix horn loaded 1″ titanium LTS vented tweeter and dual 8″ Cerametallic cone woofers on the front, and an angled up-firing 1″ tweeter and 6½” woofer on top as an elevation speaker, and have dual rear-firing Tractrix ports. Frequency response is 35Hz-25kHz ±3dB. Sensitivity is 98dB. Power handling is 150 watts continuous and 600 watts peak. The 32.1″ wide, 6.9″ high, 15.1″ deep, 36.3 pound RP-504C II center channel speaker [product link] [in Ebony or Walnut at Amazon] features a 1″ tweeter, four 5¼” woofers, and a rear-firing port.

The wedge-shaped RP-500SA II speakers work well as rear surrounds, sitting on end tables, or on top of optional floor stands, or hanging on the walls at each side of your seating. All speaker impedances are compatible with Onkyo receiver. Lastly, the huge 23.4″ high, 23.5″ wide, 27.4″ deep, 110.9 pound RP-1600SW subwoofer [product link] [at Amazon] features a 16″ front-firing ultra long throw Cerametallic woofer and Aerofoil slot port, powered by 800 watts continuous and 1600 watts peak, and extends bass all the way down to 14.5Hz! You are definitely going to piss off your neighbors!!!

The THX Select Certified Onkyo TX-RZ50 9.2-channel network home theater receiver [product link] [at Amazon] is perfect choice for 5.2.4 or 7.2.2, and performs up to 11.2 channel surround processing and has pre-outs for up to 7.2.4 speaker layouts! Rated 120 watts per channel with two channels driven. Supports Dirac Live room correction. Surround sound decoding includes Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio, and has THX listening modes as well as IMAX Enhanced Mode. Connectivity includes 6 HDMI (all 8K) on back, eARC, Ethernet, USB, 2 digital audio inputs, 6 analog RCA audio inputs, phono input, assignable component video and two composite video, RS232, 12V trigger out; and behind front panel door are an HDMI input (4K only), headphone jack, and the setup mic input for AccuEQ/Dirac Live. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Receiver dimensions are 17.1″ wide, 7.9″ high (without antennas up), 15.7″ deep, and it weighs 30.9 pounds. BUNDLE PRICE with the Onkyo TX-RZ50 receiver, Ebony subwoofer, and either Ebony or Walnut speakers at Amazon.com.

see also

Polk Reserve R500 (2) + R900 (pair) + R350 + R100 (pair) + HTS 10 + Denon AVR-X2800H at PolkAudio.com

Polk Reserve R600 (2) + R900 (pair) + R300 + R100 (pair) + HTS 12 + Denon AVR-X3800H at PolkAudio.com

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