in the market for a good sub/sat system, or i would take a good HTIB minus the dvd player. I've heard all kinds of things about athena, klipsch's quintet system, orb audio, etc. just looking for some opinions.
I knew I wanted a sub/sat system. I listened to the Bose, Klipsch, Kef, and Orb systems. IMO, the Orbs are by far the best sub/sat system that I listened to. I have the Mod2's all around and the super 8 sub. They are great on music and fantastic on home theater, but you have to remember they are a sub/sat system. They are very clear and detailed, but maybe not quite as open sounding as a large speaker system on music. I am thrilled with my Orb system. Since Orb is an internet company, make sure the folks who are recommending something else have actually heard the Orbs. I researched them very carefully before I ordered them and there are VERY few negative comments about them. They have a 30 day risk-free trial.