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post #1 of 24 Old 11-23-2012, 08:39 PM - Thread Starter
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I'm in canada and our blackfriday deals werent as good but we had some!

Looking to pick up a set of speakers for my secondary setup thinking between these two.

Futureshop has the Klipsch RF82 Buy one get one free making the pair 500.

http://www.futureshop.ca/en-CA/product/klipsch-reference-iv-3-way-tower-speaker-rf82-single/10105919.aspx?path=dbfc53f4888b6037c7accab3ffef4ae9en02

Visions has the Mirage Omni350B

for 588.

http://www.visions.ca/Catalogue/Category/Details.aspx?categoryId=159&productId=20195&sku=OMNI350B

Which is the better deal? rolleyes.gif
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I dont know much about the mirage omni350B but have read good reviews for the RF82s as HT speakers and say they are bright but its subjective. Is futureshop a reliable online store to shop from? Will they ship to the US? These are the older reference IV models the new ones are RF82II.
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I dont know much about the mirage omni350B but have read good reviews for the RF82s as HT speakers and say they are bright but its subjective. Is futureshop a reliable online store to shop from? Will they ship to the US? These are the older reference IV models the new ones are RF82II.

Yes there reliable, they are bestbuys sister company here in Canada, Bestbuy bought them out a few years back. And i'm not to sure if they ship to the USA i'd assume if you called them they would just placed the order for the RF82s biggrin.gif
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I'm interested to know what the community has to say about these RF82s... should ppl jump on them for 499/pair or shell out 400-500 more for the RF82II?
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looks like they dont ship to the US. oh well.
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I'm interested to know what the community has to say about these RF82s... should ppl jump on them for 499/pair or shell out 400-500 more for the RF82II?

Jump on it! If you don't think they are worth it utilize the 30 day return policy. I just ordered them to try and the RC-62 centre for $299, so that's a pair of RF-82's and RC-62 for $900 including tax and delivery to my door.
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Jump on it! If you don't think they are worth it utilize the 30 day return policy. I just ordered them to try and the RC-62 centre for $299, so that's a pair of RF-82's and RC-62 for $900 including tax and delivery to my door.
Nice! They dont ship to the US so I'm out of luck! Anyone know of similar deals available in the US?
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[quote name="Project H" url="/t/1440903/klipsch-rf82-vs-mirage-omni-350b-front-s
peakers#post_22620772"]Nice! They dont ship to the US so I'm out of luck! Anyone know of similar deals available in the US?[/quote]

I'm surprised BB does not have a similair deal for you guys, do they carry the RF line?
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I'm surprised BB does not have a similair deal for you guys, do they carry the RF line?


Should i order the center channel as well? Is it a good deal?
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Should i order the center channel as well? Is it a good deal?
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Should i order the center channel as well? Is it a good deal?

I think so, the RC-62 is $650 regular on for $299.
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best buy doesnt carry the RF line
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best buy doesnt carry the RF line

are you sure when i placed my order, and it asked me country in the drop down box canada and united states were available
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are you sure when i placed my order, and it asked me country in the drop down box canada and united states were available

Yes he's right, when I searched their site they only carry the lower end KF models.
Did you order them Karkid?
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are you sure when i placed my order, and it asked me country in the drop down box canada and united states were available

Can you try again - the only country i see in the dropdown box is Canada.
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Yes he's right, when I searched their site they only carry the lower end KF models.
Did you order them Karkid?

i ordered the RF82s, though im tempted to order the RC62 as well
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From their site it looks like they wont ship to the states. I'll try calling them. I wanted the reference ii speakers but this is a really good deal
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Checkout Vann's.com. They have sells on Klipsch as well as Newegg. The both carry Reference speakers.

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"karkid" - if you are setting up a home theatre system I highly recommend you buy the matching RF-62 center channel speaker from Future Shop while it is still on sale until the end of this month. It is an excellent speaker, and a perfect match for the RF-82s. You won't find this older model (it was discontinued over two years ago) for sale new anywhere else in Canada, let alone at that price.

Future Shop definitely does not ship outside of Canada.
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Checkout Vann's.com. They have sells on Klipsch as well as Newegg. The both carry Reference speakers.

Newegg doesnt really carry the reference line - only have the RW-12D sub. There are no similar deals in the US for these speakers. this deal beats anything on ebay and amazon.
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Definitely go with Klipsch. Their Reference line is second to none.

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Ended up cancelling the previous order and reordered under the cyber monday deal scored the centre channel and both speakers for 850 and they'll be here tomorrow! biggrin.gif now in the new year i'll replace the back 4 speakers
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Ended up cancelling the previous order and reordered under the cyber monday deal scored the centre channel and both speakers for 850 and they'll be here tomorrow! biggrin.gif now in the new year i'll replace the back 4 speakers

I just placed the exact same order. Hopefully they don't take too long to ship smile.gif

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Did anybody find more info on the mirage omni350? I listened to a pair today and really loved the sound. and their price is fantastic ($700 for the pair)

 

I have also listened to the Klipsch RF82 and found the horn tweeter is just too sharp for my ears.

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[UPDATE]

 

So after doing some research... It seems these speakers were made in 2008 and cost around $800. Since then it seem they have been discontinued and sold off for cheap. 

 

I assume the place I went to today bought them for super cheap and just put them on display for their original price back in 2008. 

 

Damn I really like their sound.

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