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Little late to the discussion but for what it's worth my s8's measure 9db less sensitive as the 212's. so that also seems to be a wider spread than the specs 101-95=6.

Rob if your LG can drive the 215 that hard I can't wait to see what it does on a 30amp line with the 212's!
Hold onto your hat ...

The 212's and OS's were a phenomenal combination for HT, I was an idiot to sell them but the lure of new stuff is strong so ...

The 215RT's have lived up to my expectations and they are a perfect solution based upon my listening preferences.

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The 215RT's have lived up to my expectations and they are a perfect solution based upon my listening preferences.

Didn't the 215's actually change your listening preferences?

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Those are my approx numbers too. I like the consistency of Bluray and even CD's as compared to my FLAC collection. Music playback levels on the HTPC using JRiver are all over the map.

If you can get you hands on the AIX HD Music Sampler Bluray (came with my original OPPO) it is a great disk for speaker auditioning. No heavy metal (sorry Carp ) but as a sound quality test for loudspeakers, it is one of the better ones. It also has an excellent speaker setup section. The bass sweeps are great for pointing out room resonances (rattles and buzzes).

Essentially any of the AIX disks (I have several DVD-A's) are great speaker testers.
I once met a guy with a collection of MP3s... he had a software that could level match all songs. Once that's done, whatever the playback device is, it'll be level matched, because the source is now all level matched.

I am not sure if this can be done with flac or not.
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Yeah, it wouldn't surprise me if the 212's are actually 104.
Or the 215s actually 90db
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Or the 215s actually 90db

Possibly, but I don't think so. If the 212's really are 101 then every speaker I've compared to them is WAY below the rated sensitivity including Danley which would really surprise me.

You could be right though.
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Possibly, but I don't think so. If the 212's really are 101 then every speaker I've compared to them is WAY below the rated sensitivity including Danley which would really surprise me.

You could be right though.

That would be awesome if we suddenly discovered that every speaker brand out there lied about their sensitivity... haha

And the 212 suddenly becomes the benchmark!
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