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I agree with Flrn about the mix-match speaker thing. If at all possible, its always better to work with matching speakers. However, the 2.1 theory is very questionable. I would much rather spend a little more money and do things the right way the first time, then settle and regret your decision until you finally upgrade to 5.1. To some degree, no media is available in 2.1, especially for HT. A 2ch mix, yes. However, you're downmixing (compressing) the 5.1 into 2.1 if you go the route Flrn is suggesting. IMO, it will keep you content for time, but you'll finally conclude that little "something" is missing.
IMO, keep the player and sub if you like. Sell the speakers and add this to a little more money and get a good processor (maybe Arcam...) and 5 matching speakers.
Now you're off to a better start for you HT.