There are many 5.1 and 7.1 home theater systems available in the market. Below we talk about the best 7.1 home theater systems that are available today. A 7.1 system typically includes two front speakers, four satellite speakers, a center channel speaker and a subwoofer. They are available with or without the A/V receiver. If you already have a 7.1 channel compatible receiver, you can save money by looking for a 7.1 home theater speaker system that does not come with an A/V receiver.
Some of the best 7.1 home theater systems available today
- Onkyo SKS-HT540 7.1 Channel Home Theater Speaker System – Even though we have listed this as a home theater system, it is actually a home theater speaker system. In other words, it does not come with a receiver. Therefore you have to have a 7.1 channel compatible receiver to enjoy this speaker system. It is such a great deal at this price and that is the reason we have listed it here.
- Onkyo HT-S7300 7.1-Channel Home Theater Receiver and Speaker Package with iPod Dock – In contrast to the previous model, this is a complete system including the A/V receiver. This entertainment system comes with 1200W total system power (130W x 7 channels + 290W subwoofer power). That should be enough to rock your whole neighborhood! It also has plenty of HDMI inputs and an iPhone/iPod dock for additional entertainment.
- Onkyo HT-S5400 7.1 Channel Home Theater Receiver/Speaker Package – this is one of the newer and one of the best 7.1 home theater systems in this price category. It has 4 HDMI Inputs and 1 Output as well as HDMI Support for 3D. This Onkyo 7.1 channel home theater system doesn’t have an iPod/iPhone dock like the previously listed version, however, you can connect either one of them or any other MP3 player via the Front-Panel USB Port. Reviews are excellent!
- Samsung HW-C770BS Home Theater System – this is one of the more advanced 7.1 home theater systems in that it has several advanced features that many of the older models do not. For example, this Samsung 7.1 channel home theater audio system comes with 3D surround sound and a true HD decoder. However, the customer reviews are mixed and we encourage you to go through them carefully before making a buying decision.
- Samsung Electronics HT-D6730W Home Theater System – this is one of the newest and advanced system with 1330-watts of total output. It also has advanced features such as advanced “3D audio depth” technology that lets you enjoy 3D pictures to the max, upconverting existing 2D titles to 3D and advanced Vertical Surround sound. Again reviews are very good.
- Samsung UN55D8000 55-Inch 1080p 240Hz 3D LED HDTV (Silver) 3D HOME THEATER BUNDLE- Includes UN55D8000, Samsung Electronics HT-D6730W Home Theater System, SSG-P3100M Megamind 3D Starter Kit, Xtreme 6 ft 1.4v HDMI Cables (x3), and TV Screen Cleaning Solutio – if you are looking for the ultimate home theater bundle, this is what you are looking for. This system is complete with a 55 inch Samsung 3D TV and the earlier mentioned HT-D6730W 7.1 Home Theater System
This is by no means a complete listing of all the best 7.1 home theater systems. However, this should be more than sufficient to get you started in your quest for the best home theater system.