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post #4141 of 4149 Old Yesterday, 07:32 PM
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Napski, wait and talk to EMP, but the way they pack their boxes, I would be real suprised if the speaker is damaged in any way.
I actually found another hole on the other side of the box just now that I didn't see. That one I can put my fingers in and touch the speaker again. Damn.
I will speak to Emp Tek on Monday since they are closed.

They have had excellent customer service up until this point, so I have hope
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Napski, wait and talk to EMP, but the way they pack their boxes, I would be real suprised if the speaker is damaged in any way.
Seconded, what I received from EMP was VERY well shipped. Wouldn't be surprised at all if the speaker is in perfect operating and cosmetic shape.

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I actually found another hole on the other side of the box just now that I didn't see. That one I can put my fingers in and touch the speaker again. Damn.
I will speak to Emp Tek on Monday since they are closed.

They have had excellent customer service up until this point, so I have hope
Ask them to add an extra box if they can and switch to UPS or someone else. It looks like Fedex in your area likes to hit boxes.
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What are people using to mount their centers to the wall? I have the R5Ci. Suggestions and pictures welcome.

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They're going to ask you to take the speaker out and inspect it. Just do it now. No point in waiting really. You have proof it was boxed that way. Hell, if you're that worried, which you shouldn't be with RBH's customer service, take a video to prove you didn't tamper with it while taking it out and inspecting it

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What are people using to mount their centers to the wall? I have the R5Ci. Suggestions and pictures welcome.
It vents back, you don't want to mount it to the wall.
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It vents back, you don't want to mount it to the wall.
Well yeah I know that, I wouldn't put it directly up against the wall.

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Here's pictures of my friend's Paradigm Studio 60 next to E55ti. He thinks both sounded equally good.
Have you seen anyone done this? He uses the E55ti as main and put the Studio 60 as surround, permanently Not kidding. Does this make sense?
E55ti = $477/pair (main)
Studio 60 = $2340/pair (surround)




Are you sure he's not pulling your leg. I love my EMPs, but those Paradigms are mighty fine speakers. It seems a waste to use them as surrounds.
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Wouldn't be the first time I've heard someone say the r55ti is quite close to Paradigm Studio towers. In my case it was the 100v5 he was referring to. If you look at the measurements for the 60v5, they're pretty similar to the r55ti. The RBH might have a little more in the midrange though

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