Sorry for the necro :-) dang if you do dang if you don't. I tend to prefer to necro on an old topic vs. creating a new thread for an older discussion.
Consolidation and all...
I emailed Tom V. with my worries/concerns and he still felt comfortable recommending the XS30 so I am ordering that. Thanks for taking the time to respond to my question!
Thursday can't get here soon enough!
Ascend Sierra Towers w/RAAL, Ascend Horizon Center w/RAAL, Ascend Sierra 2 surrounds, PSB Imagine XA Atmos modules (x4), SVS PB12 Plus (x2)
Denon X4300H / Emotiva Mini-X a-100
OPPO UDP-203 / PS4 Pro
GIK Acoustics (Tri-Trap / 244 / Monster)