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post #1 of 9 Old 02-10-2013, 02:34 PM - Thread Starter
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Don't want to spend much and already have the Polk audio RM6750. Are these going to be any better? Klipsch Quintet, This is currently $137 clearance here at my BB.

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Klipsch+-+Quintet+5-Channel+Home+Theater+Speaker+System/9388833.p?id=1218096958259&skuId=9388833&strId=1892&strClr=true
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I wouldn't think those offer anything significant over what you have.

What's your budget, what are you attempting to achieve?

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I will listen to them when watching a dvd, but mostly for music. I know what I have is entry level and I haven't gotten the receiver yet. I think I will wait to hear what I have actually sound like. If I don't' care much for them, It may be that I just need to add two new front speakers.
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If you already have a receiver and you're going to be mostly doing music, spend that $137 on a pair of speakers and a sub from Craigslist or something.

For those looking into getting Energy speakers, or upgrading their current Energy setup, here are some reviews I've written that may help:http://www.tempestaudio.blogspot.com  (haven't updated in a while, but include Energy Take Classic 5.1, RC-10, CF-70, and CC-10)

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The problem you have now is the same problem you will still have if you get that other set; front main speakers that are WAY TOO SMALL!!!

Spend $120 on a pair of Polk R150 speakers, and use those as your front speakers; that will be a very big improvement!!
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The problem you have now is the same problem you will still have if you get that other set; front main speakers that are WAY TOO SMALL!!!

Spend $120 on a pair of Polk R150 speakers, and use those as your front speakers; that will be a very big improvement!!

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If you were just trying to jump on the deal because $137 is much less than their normal $500 then its not necessarily a smart purchase. They may play differently than your Polks but you aren't gaining very much

If you are truly disappointed with your current setup you should consider towers for music use, or a larger bookshelf.

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That is NOT improvement over the RM6750's

You want an improvement for the RM6750's get a pair of these Polk Monitor 35b's http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16882290268

I started with the RM6750's and had Polk Monitor 30's and CS1 for the front 3 speakers and noticed a huge improvement
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Look at the Pioneer towers @Best Buy. My son has them in his room and they sound decent even w/o a sub.

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These, from Parts Express are $30 a pair.

How can you go wrong?

Or these from Behringer for $99 each.

Up from there I'd consider the active Behringer ribbons here for $199 each.

I've never heard the $15 dolloar Daytons, .. but wth?
The Behringers, IMO, are killer for the money, especially the active ribbon one, good speaker for the money.

Can't speak to other options personally.

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