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Thinking of going atmos in the near future but cieling speakers are a no go at this time.

Current set up is CSIA6, RTIA7, and FXIA6 for rears and surr. 7.2 PSA XV15 subs AVR X4000.

I am looking at the POLK T15 now because they are on sale and don't weigh as much as the RTI A1. Would like to know if anyone has first hand info on how they sound paired with the RTIA line? Is it close timber match? any info will be appreciated.

Not looking to spend a lot per speaker. I am currently looking at a close out x6200 and I am debating weather or not I want atmos.


speakers will be ceiling mounted angled down.
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I am looking at the POLK T15 now because they are on sale and don't weigh as much as the RTI A1. Would like to know if anyone has first hand info on how they sound paired with the RTIA line? Is it close timber match? any info will be appreciated.
I'm going to venture a guess and say not even close. I don't know the T15 in particular, but I am intimately familiar with the Rti line, and assuming the T15 is more along the line of the Tsi100's, I'd say there would be a noticeable, if not obvious, difference in timbre.

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FYI: Newegg has the RTi4 (Cherry finish only) for $99: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16886290006

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Thinking of going atmos in the near future but cieling speakers are a no go at this time.

Current set up is CSIA6, RTIA7, and FXIA6 for rears and surr. 7.2 PSA XV15 subs AVR X4000.

I am looking at the POLK T15 now because they are on sale and don't weigh as much as the RTI A1. Would like to know if anyone has first hand info on how they sound paired with the RTIA line? Is it close timber match? any info will be appreciated.

Not looking to spend a lot per speaker. I am currently looking at a close out x6200 and I am debating weather or not I want atmos.

speakers will be ceiling mounted angled down.
1) I assume you mean to say that you are ruling out "in-ceiling" speakers as opposed to speakers mounted on the ceiling.

2) Those T15's are budget speakers. If you can spend a bit more, I think you would be much better served with the OWM5. They are a decent match for the RTI series (see my set-up in my sig below) and they are both light-weight, small-format, and very versatile in offering as many as nine different mounting options. I used them for a while as FH speakers over my RTiA7 fronts and they performed well. You can get them in either black or white finish for around $160 a pair refurbished from Polk's eBay store. (Note that, unlike the T15, the OWM5 are typically sold individually rather than as a pair.)

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