You don't need an A/V receiver with these speakers.
Brad's Deals Editor David,
Get a pair Klipsch R-26PF Powered Tower Speakers for $449 with free shipping at Adorama. These are over 50% off and $400 lower than anywhere else! They are also $50 less than our previous mention. These unique 260-watt powered speakers do not require an A/V amplifier. They can connect to a TV or other device using an optical cable (included) or RCA inputs. They also have built-in Bluetooth for streaming audio from mobile devices. A remote control is also included. There's no sales tax (except NJ and NY).