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post #30481 of 30505 Old 08-25-2014, 05:27 PM
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I wonder if I should sell my Studio v.5 setup for the v.6? Humm.
Without knowing the extent of the "upgrade" of the Studio line, I would say it's premature. CEDIA will give us more to work with. In order to timbre match what I have already, I'll need to swoop in during the v5 close out sale before it's too late.

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If it's considered a substantial upgrade I'll be selling all of my Studio speakers on eBay. I love the Studio speakers so much I would buy the exact same model again.
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I'm thinking of upgrading from the Atoms that I have in my basement HT room that I'm currently using as fronts. Maybe now is a good time to look if Paradigm has a new line coming out soon? I don't need the latest and greatest... Just want something bookshelf sized that will be better for music.
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I'm thinking of upgrading from the Atoms that I have in my basement HT room that I'm currently using as fronts. Maybe now is a good time to look if Paradigm has a new line coming out soon? I don't need the latest and greatest... Just want something bookshelf sized that will be better for music.
Check out the Studio 20 v5's when the v6's are announced at CEDIA. That's what I'm doing.

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Check out the Studio 20 v5's when the v6's are announced at CEDIA. That's what I'm doing.
Cool, I'll keep that in mind.
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I wonder if I should sell my Studio v.5 setup for the v.6? Humm.
If the new ones have beryllium tweeter, it would be worth it, otherwise, I think it would me more evolutionary than revolutionary.

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It will really depend on how big the upgrade will be in orderf or me to decide to go with V5 or V6. If the upgrade is minor and cosmetic, I'm going to try to get the dealers to give me a heavy discount on the V5's.
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Well all of the speakers are at the dealer, just waiting on the Oppo and the A2 to arrive, then I will be making a speed run to Boston, hopefully Thursday after work.

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Enjoy. I'm excited for you! I got the signature counterparts to your studios plus adp3s. Oh and I have a sub 2 but I got that a few years ago. It was my first sub so I figured I would go for broke. Room isn't that big so I got something that pounds with a smaller footprint.
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I had a chance to listen to the Seismi 110 subwoofer yesterday and I am amaze at how low it get for its size. I also got a chance to listen to the Sub 1 as well, but $5000 isn't chump change lol.
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Hello all Paradigm owners. I am currently setup with a 5.1 Klipsch system (RF-62ii) and I am thinking about jumping to Paradigms in the the not too distant future (I'm sure my wife will love me for this). I am quite pleased with my current setup, but I have always wanted to try Paradigm.

I want to know what you folks can recommend which would be a comparable setup to the RF-62ii line in terms of Paradigm speakers. I was thinking about Monitor 9's (maybe 11's, depending on price difference... would there even be a significant difference between the two) but I am unsure if that is a step below or what.

I would like to hear some opinions, and especially if you have had experience with both speakers (Klipsch/Paradigm).

Thank you all in advance.

Cheers!
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I have a lead on a pair of Monitor 11 v7s in supposedly "mint/like new" condition from a local seller. Anyone know what these are going for brand new from dealers right now? They'd be a huge upgrade over the Atoms I'm using right now in my basement, and I'd be willing to go away from bookshelf speakers if I can get them for a good price.
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I have a lead on a pair of Monitor 11 v7s in supposedly "mint/like new" condition from a local seller. Anyone know what these are going for brand new from dealers right now? They'd be a huge upgrade over the Atoms I'm using right now in my basement, and I'd be willing to go away from bookshelf speakers if I can get them for a good price.

$799 new.


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Yeah, but I think that's more like MSRP, isn't it?
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Yeah, but I think that's more like MSRP, isn't it?
Yes, but you have to understand that if you walked in to a dealer most likely they will quote you that price first and then you negotiate. And some places won't discount at all. From what I hear, 20% off is about normal but again it all depends on the dealer. I got 30% for some and 20% for others. And my sub 2 was closer to cost which I "think" was close to 40% off a few years ago. I actually don't remember exactly what I paid for the sub 2. Just remember ballpark.
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Gotcha. Sounds like I'd be getting a deal then, regardless.
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I have a lead on a pair of Monitor 11 v7s in supposedly "mint/like new" condition from a local seller. Anyone know what these are going for brand new from dealers right now? They'd be a huge upgrade over the Atoms I'm using right now in my basement, and I'd be willing to go away from bookshelf speakers if I can get them for a good price.
Curious, do you know if this dealer has a website? I take it what you're talking about is basically an open box/return they're looking to get rid of and hence the deal which they are giving on that particular set?
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Curious, do you know if this dealer has a website? I take it what you're talking about is basically an open box/return they're looking to get rid of and hence the deal which they are giving on that particular set?
This isn't a dealer... Private seller. Speakers look like they're in good shape from his pics.
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Hello all Paradigm owners. I am currently setup with a 5.1 Klipsch system (RF-62ii) and I am thinking about jumping to Paradigms in the the not too distant future (I'm sure my wife will love me for this). I am quite pleased with my current setup, but I have always wanted to try Paradigm.

I want to know what you folks can recommend which would be a comparable setup to the RF-62ii line in terms of Paradigm speakers. I was thinking about Monitor 9's (maybe 11's, depending on price difference... would there even be a significant difference between the two) but I am unsure if that is a step below or what.

I would like to hear some opinions, and especially if you have had experience with both speakers (Klipsch/Paradigm).

Thank you all in advance.

Cheers!
I have both & prefer Klipsch because I am older & have hearing loss. The Klipsch are a lot better for me to understand the Dialogue with. I use my systems for Movies & TV.
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This isn't a dealer... Private seller. Speakers look like they're in good shape from his pics.
My apologies, misunderstood "local seller".... looool I'm an idiot
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My apologies, misunderstood "local seller".... looool I'm an idiot
No problem. Happens to all of us!
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I've heard they are going to be releasing a new line that is higher than the Signature line. The new tower speaker is about twice the size and three times the weight (300lbs) of the current S8. I don't know if this will be released at CES 2014 or later on.
So I'm quoting myself here (from 1/2014) hoping that what they are releasing are the speakers I saw at paradigm hq back in 2013.

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So I'm quoting myself here (from 1/2014) hoping that what they are releasing are the speakers I saw at paradigm hq back in 2013.
Don't tell me that. It might cause my divorce. Just got my sigs.
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Have you all noticed on Paradigms site it has some speakers priced as a pair. http://www.paradigm.com/products-cur.../page=overview

Also some of the items end in $98 instead of $99, is this a sign of discounted pricing?
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Have you all noticed on Paradigms site it has some speakers priced as a pair. http://www.paradigm.com/products-cur.../page=overview

Also some of the items end in $98 instead of $99, is this a sign of discounted pricing?
I'm wouldn't be sure Paradigm is taking pricing cues from major retailers. Either way your final price will depend on your dealer.

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