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post #1 of 8 Old 08-07-2014, 05:04 PM - Thread Starter
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help picking speakers

i need help picking speakers. i have klipsch rf82s and rc62 and 2 martycubes with si18s. i have been looking at clearwave dynamics for the diy route, they look like you get a lot for your money. are there any other speakers in the same price range that i should be looking at diy or store bought.? these will be used 95% ht my room is 13x24x8
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Check out the Fusion-12 Tempest at www.diysoundgroup.com (http://www.diysoundgroup.com/wavegui...ion12-kit.html)

Hard to beat the value of these kits, you can get cabinet flat packs and assembled crossovers, so you just need to put it all together and finish it however you want. You could also wait for the Fusion-15 Sentinel, it should be out soon. In my opinion this is the kind of speaker you need to look at for the dynamic theater sound.

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those look good but i should have specified i need a horizontal center and tall mains less than 18" wide
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If you're going with the DIY kits from the soundgroup definitely consider the 1099's. I hosted a GTG in July and they are an excellent speaker for the money, IMHO a step up over the Tempest.


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those look good but i should have specified i need a horizontal center and tall mains less than 18" wide
The Fusion 8 Alchemy is 17.5" tall and has a matching center.

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Can someone tell if KEF Xq50 or KEF X600c is better for center speaker? Will be powering this with onkyo tx-st705 receiver.
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What are your R/L front speakers? You want the center to timbre match them as closely as possible.

I've never heard of a KEF X600c?
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What are your R/L front speakers? You want the center to timbre match them as closely as possible.

I've never heard of a KEF X600c?
Sorry I meant q600c. Right now I have KEF KHT2005 7.1 setup
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