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post #10801 of 10820 Old 04-26-2014, 10:00 AM
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Nice. My xv15 performs well on my tile floors. Installing a giant area rug soon so am looking forward to an increase in the quality of the sound.

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The Classics have been around for nearly a decade, I wonder how long before they are replaced?

Indecision may or may not be my problem.
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Yeah no kidding. This thread is old, gonna hit 10 soon!

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AVR:  Pioneer VSX-820

Speakers:  5.1 consists of four NHT Classic Two bookshelf and an NHT TwoC center

Sub:  PSA-XV15

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Are you looking for a new finish/design?

I don't know much about the construction process of a speaker but is there much they can improve on? make them more efficient?

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Just curious. I am still enjoying my VT-2 system and will not replace them for a few more years.

Indecision may or may not be my problem.
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I'd like them to have another 50% off sale rolleyes.gif but I doubt that'll happen. I could use some Four's and possibly some outdoor speakers.

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i'm still looking for a single XDW sub to finish my HT, in the classic wood and burgundy color. hard to find. i have been loving my XD system since day one, simply superb.
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Has anyone bought the outdoor speakers? How are they, are they worth extra cash over other brands?

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I've had Outdoor One's mounted outside and in use for almost ten years. They still look and sound great. They are mounted under an eve and angled slightly downward - this probably helps protect them. I had them down last year when the house was painted and they cleaned up as good as new. I did have to replace the protective cloth that's attached to the back of one of the grills.

I didn't really compare them to other brands so I can't help you there. NHT has a new version out that I haven't seen or heard.
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Thanks for the reply. I've only heard 1 brand of outdoor speakers and they were some cheap "Audiosource" speakers. They were loud and distorted very easily.

I'm not looking for a rock concert but would like nice clean background music. Our deck is roughly 20' x 20'

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Randall,

I also have an old pair of Outdoor Ones -- 15 years old to be exact. They still sound great, but I need to paint the grills.

I haven't heard the new ones yet, but if they are anything like the old model, they will play loud and have great bass.
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Are the older ones similar in size? I'm surprised no one has bought the new ones.

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I believe so.

The new ones just came out a few weeks ago.
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Hi all

Thought you might be interested in this recent Audioholics review: NHT Classic Three Bookshelf Loudspeaker Review

Enjoy! smile.gif
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I was just going to post something about this.

NHT Super One v2.1 speakers for $300/pair plus shipping. Not too shabby. I own an original pair of Super Twos.





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I'm selling the Super One 2.1's for less. Please PM me for details.

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I've been eyeing a pair of the originals from my local craigslist. I wonder how much difference this version offers...
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I've been eyeing a pair of the originals from my local craigslist. I wonder how much difference this version offers...
As a former owner of the original SuperOne, the new 'Ones are better. And yes, I've heard the new 'Ones already.

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As a former owner of the original SuperOne, the new 'Ones are better. And yes, I've heard the new 'Ones already.
If there's any, which is more sibilant? I plan to use it as a center channel and I'm a bit critical with dialogues having to sound more natural.
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