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Did you play a multichannel soundtrack? 5.1/7.1 with a hard center channel and not a stereo track?

If so, you may need to do a full factory reset on your processor (as per your instruction manual). If that doesn't work... it may be time for trip to the repair shop for your receiver/pre-amp.

New to the Integra world I have to hit the movie button to switch from my previous setting. All good now. 690 is a beast. [ATTACH]636697[/ATTACHClick image for larger version

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I'm not sure if I'm allowed to post this here as it's technically a wanted ad but being the largest Paradigm owners thread in the world(right?), it's probably the best chance I have for finding what I am looking for...I recently bought a pair of Studio 100 v.2s that have been upgraded with the v.5 tweeter and the signature mid range driver, so the obvious choice for a center channel would be the CC-570...well good luck finding one for sale right now, anywhere, and I have looked everywhere. I have been searching for the 570 for about a month now and last monday I came across an ad for one on the kijiji classifieds in Calgary, AB. I immediately called the number in the ad and talked to the guy about shipping it to me in Winnipeg, MB, which he agreed to do. I sent him an e mail money transfer for $550 which was accepted right away and then couldn't get a hold of him at all after that. The guy had given me his full name so I was able to find him on facebook and google and I learned that he is a recovering addict that's been in and out of re hab and has fraud charges pending in BC...I even managed to get a hold of the prosecutor in his case and he wasn't a bit surprised this guy did this. I got ripped off by a real degenerate low life that I would love to do unmentionable painful things to but my first priority is to find a CC-570, preferably in cherry but black works too. If anyone out there has one they would be willing to part with, please let me know.

Thanks for reading my novel and whatever you do, don't send $$$ online with out some sort of guarantee you'll get what you've paid for or a refund.
Hey Matt, that really sucks, your loss hurts me! It is such a shame that we have this kind of thing in our society.

Have you considered a 590? I have seen a couple of those out there...again sorry to hear about your loss.

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New to the Integra world I have to hit the movie button to switch from my previous setting. All good now. 690 is a beast. [ATTACH]636697[/ATTACHAttachment 636697]
Tis a monster! I should know... I have a 690 too.
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Hey Matt, that really sucks, your loss hurts me! It is such a shame that we have this kind of thing in our society.

Have you considered a 590? I have seen a couple of those out there...again sorry to hear about your loss.
I have considered the 490 and 590 but being newer models, they are more expensive and don't match my older studios as nicely because they now have a rounded enclosure.

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I have considered the 490 and 590 but being newer models, they are more expensive and don't match my older studios as nicely because they now have a rounded enclosure.
I have upgraded to the 690 myself and will have a spare mint Studio CC V2 that is close to the 470 in spec anyway.

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Hi all...

I am going to be looking at some used ADP 390's (v6) to complete my surround system (studio 60 v4's and cc-590 v4 front). Any tips on what to look for when looking at surround speakers?

I have asked for seller to set it up with Blu-Ray and will take a couple movies I know, but it will be through "his" system so the familiarity is low.

I will be wall mounting so I want to make sure it comes with mounts obviously as well. I am comparing them with some Axiom qS8's so will see which ones I like better.

Any tips would be greatly helpful!

Thanks!
Ideally all 5 speakers would be the same model and version. You might want to try to find some v4 surrounds.

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I'm not sure if I'm allowed to post this here as it's technically a wanted ad but being the largest Paradigm owners thread in the world(right?), it's probably the best chance I have for finding what I am looking for...I recently bought a pair of Studio 100 v.2s that have been upgraded with the v.5 tweeter and the signature mid range driver, so the obvious choice for a center channel would be the CC-570...well good luck finding one for sale right now, anywhere, and I have looked everywhere. I have been searching for the 570 for about a month now and last monday I came across an ad for one on the kijiji classifieds in Calgary, AB. I immediately called the number in the ad and talked to the guy about shipping it to me in Winnipeg, MB, which he agreed to do. I sent him an e mail money transfer for $550 which was accepted right away and then couldn't get a hold of him at all after that. The guy had given me his full name so I was able to find him on facebook and google and I learned that he is a recovering addict that's been in and out of re hab and has fraud charges pending in BC...I even managed to get a hold of the prosecutor in his case and he wasn't a bit surprised this guy did this. I got ripped off by a real degenerate low life that I would love to do unmentionable painful things to but my first priority is to find a CC-570, preferably in cherry but black works too. If anyone out there has one they would be willing to part with, please let me know.

Thanks for reading my novel and whatever you do, don't send $$$ online with out some sort of guarantee you'll get what you've paid for or a refund.
I'm sorry to hear you got ripped off. It's really risky to send money orders for online orders. For Kijiji and Craigslist, local pick up is the only way to go.
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according to Paradigm, we should see stats on the SW2000 / SW1000 soon .......
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Ideally all 5 speakers would be the same model and version. You might want to try to find some v4 surrounds.
Maybe it's just Paradigm but I've been able to match a pair of Studio 60's, V.2, to all V.5 Paradigm speakers in my HT setup.

CC690 - V.5
ADP590 - V.5
Millenia (o.k. - not the best match but they actually work great as rear back surrounds in a 7.1 configuration!)

So, while it's optimal to have everything the same model & same version, I think you can mix & match much better with Paradigm than you can with other speaker manufacturers. I'd stay with the same "line" of speakers but I'm constantly amazed at how well the Studio 60's, V.2, provides a seamless front soundstage with the Studio CC690, V.5.

The lower profile of the 60's makes it easier to integrate into my smaller man cave.

I'm still floored at the ability to use an older version speaker with new Paradigm versions in the same line. I wonder if that will be the case in the future?
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I agree that perfectly matching speakers to their series is a little overrated, I use five milleniaones and a pair of s6 v.3 for the fronts
the little milleniaone standing up makes a great center. I know it's probably not ideal, however when I was using just the milleniaones in a 5.2 system, the speakers would still sound slightly different from each other because of their different locations.
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Maybe it's just Paradigm but I've been able to match a pair of Studio 60's, V.2, to all V.5 Paradigm speakers in my HT setup.

CC690 - V.5
ADP590 - V.5
Millenia (o.k. - not the best match but they actually work great as rear back surrounds in a 7.1 configuration!)

So, while it's optimal to have everything the same model & same version, I think you can mix & match much better with Paradigm than you can with other speaker manufacturers. I'd stay with the same "line" of speakers but I'm constantly amazed at how well the Studio 60's, V.2, provides a seamless front soundstage with the Studio CC690, V.5.

The lower profile of the 60's makes it easier to integrate into my smaller man cave.

I'm still floored at the ability to use an older version speaker with new Paradigm versions in the same line. I wonder if that will be the case in the future?
In speaking with the Paradigm folks they would say that they intentionally have it so many of the speaker lines may be interchanged...and they do work very well that way, my setup is also 60 v2 with two different pairs of Studio 20's and 690 v5 on its way!
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Hi

How is Monitor Sub 10? I just bought monitor 9 speakers plus center 3 and I am having Sinclair 8S similar 8-inch sub.

http://www.sinclairaudio.com/8s.php

http://www.paradigm.com/products-cur.../page=overview

I am wondering how the performance of Monitor Sub 10 compared to Sinlair 8S sub? Honestly, I am new to HT audio. So I don't know if current Sinclair 8S sub has strong performance? My room is 29 feet by 15 feet and I usually don't play loud and I prefer strong music/movie performance. Please advise! Thanks.
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