Originally Posted by GQgeek
Why not? Most people own 1-2k TVs these days. And if 1-2k isn't affordable, I don't know what is. 1-2k is not even close to the mid-end of speaker prices.
Feel free to re-read my post as many times as it takes. What percentage of the total people you know, do you suppose will be willing to spend $5,000 on surround speakers for their television? Unless you only know audiophiles or whatever, chances are that MOST people are usually willing to spend about the same amount of money or less
than they did on their television. I know it must pain the audiophiles out there, but many people don't care about the difference between a $1600 BOSE 5.1 V20 system out of a box at Best Buy, and anything audiophile grade. This is the reality of it. This much money for one speaker, is definitely a luxury, and when taken in context with what most people historically WANT to spend for speakers, are *not* "affordable".