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I have been looking at getting a starter 5.1 system. I was initially looking at the Energy Take Classic 5.1 since it was pretty cheap but decided I could get (4) Polk Monitor 30's (1) Polk CS1 and (1) PSW10 and have a better setup for not much more. I eventually want to upgrade the fronts/center and possibly just go with the PSW505 instead of the PSW10. I guess my question is: Should I spend the extra and get the PSW505 and will the CS2 work well with the Monitor 30's until i get better fronts? Also, I have been looking at the Yamaha RX-V373BL for a receiver. My room setup is about 15' x 30' (living room/dining room) with my couch about 13' from my 42" Philips. Thanks for the input.
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Whatever you do, do not get the PSW10 Subwoofer. That thing is pathetic and you will not be happy.
The CS2 (black) can be had on Newegg right now for $99. (free shipping)
Yes the CS2 will work with the 30's.
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I would spend the extra on the CS2 and the PSW505. The CS2 at Newegg was $99, but it, and the Monitor 30's are sold out at the Newegg site. Amazon still has a few CS2 units and Monitor 30's.
Get the CS2 while you can still find them. The Polk ebay store is a good place to shop also: http://stores.ebay.com/Polk-Audio-Direct
The CS2 would be a good voice/timbre match for the Monitor 30.
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I would spend the extra on the CS2 and the PSW505. The CS2 at Newegg was $99, but it, and the Monitor 30's are is sold out at the Newegg site. Amazon still has a few CS2 units and Monitor 30's.
Get the CS 2 while you can still find them. The Polk ebay store is a good place to shop also: http://stores.ebay.com/Polk-Audio-Direct
The CS2 would be a good voice/timbre match for the Monitor 30.

I just went on Newegg and am at the secure checkout page and it has said nothing about it being sold out. I have the A4 so Im not wanting to buy, just double checking on it being sold out. Looks like you can get it for $99 right now. I may be missing something..
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Thanks for the advice. I already ordered the (4) monitor 30's and I will go ahead and get the CS2. I will just wait and get the PSW505 when it goes on sale again unless anyone can recommend a comparable sub. What would be a good upgrade to the monitor 30's? I was thinking either the monitor 40's or even the monitor 70's.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&DEPA=0&Order=BESTMATCH&N=-1&isNodeId=1&Description=polk+audio+cs2&x=0&y=0


The Cs2 should be at the top. Just copy the Promo Code into its rightful place at the checkout and bam.....A $100 brand new Cs2.
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Thanks for the advice. I already ordered the (4) monitor 30's and I will go ahead and get the CS2. I will just wait and get the PSW505 when it goes on sale again unless anyone can recommend a comparable sub. What would be a good upgrade to the monitor 30's? I was thinking either the monitor 40's or even the monitor 70's.

I think with the Yamaha receiver the monitor 70's would be a bit underpowered. The M60's would be as far as I would go with the Yamaha and that is pushing it. The 40's would be a pretty good upgrade adding another 5 1/4" driver.
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