I am replacing a 20 year old system- Optimus receiver and speakers which performed REMARKABLY well (and I've heard some expensive audio equipment). I am using this only for music, mostly at parties. The room is very awkward for audio...stone floor and 1 wall is basically glass (bar room) with a bar going down the center. The room is around 30 feet long by 10 feet by 9 feet. The stereo is going at one end of the 30 foot area.
Now for equipment!
I decided on a Harman Kardon 2.1 (the HK 3485) receiver and a HSU subwoofer (the VTF-2 MK3). I still have an old pair of Fischer speakers that work and they will be my B speakers...but I'm looking for a pair of A speakers now. My price range is $400 or under for the pair. I'm thinking of buying the HSU HB-1 because they are in my price range, have pretty good reviews, and I'm making the assumption are pretty well matched with their subwoofer.
What are your thoughts on the "A" speakers? Would you go with a different speaker? Does this setup seem good to you?