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Old 07-07-2014, 10:28 AM
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Hadn't really been that far along in the thought process, honestly. It will likely either be a vintage Pioneer SX-3700 (Fluoroscan!) that I'm cleaning up, or my little NAD 7225PE with it's staggering 25WPC (that blows away most of my modern stuff power-wise).

Thanks for the info! I had checked eBay, but it showed nothing historically as having actually been sold in a search for "Energy 3.1e". Still, they seem like a great deal for $20, and I've contacted the seller.
I'm sure either one of those receivers will be fine with the 3.1e.

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I'm sure either one of those receivers will be fine with the 3.1e.
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I haven't heard the e-series personally but based on everything I have heard and read then $20 is an absolute steal.
Thanks, guys! I'm meeting the seller after work tonight. Sounds like a no-brainer, and $20 well spent. Looking forward to listening to them!
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let us know how they sound when you get everything connected...

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Whats your thoughts on the V5.2 tweeters?


They all have the same tweeters but the towers have some decibels up at the top high frequencies.Check the measurements and you will see .An L-PAD for the towers v6.3 will help ,don't worry about the center ,bookshelf and surrounds. I haven't own the V6.2 towers so I can't speak about those.




If you own a v6.3 try this plug the high frequencies on a left channel and the lows on the right channel, go to the menu and lower the left channel few db ,you will notice an improvement. I was ready to buy 2 L-pad for the towers but I decide to sell the whole system.but it worth to try the L-pad.

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I knew they had the same tweeter but was just wondering if you felt there was a difference in the V5.2 as well.
Dont have the V6.3 but do have the V5.2. Will have to see if there is a difference there.

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Energy Veritas V-S 3-Way Surround Speaker Piano Black

Does anyone know of someone who has one or two for sale?

Thanks for your help......

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If anyone needs a pair of good surround speakers and can't find the RC-R and/or V-S surrounds, I just noticed a pair of C-R3 in white for $270 with free shipping on eBay: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Energy-Conno...-/161303215460

the C-R3 are the direct predecessor to the RC-R (and then the V-S) and have the same design derived from the original Veritas V2.0R surrounds. A very good deal for quality basically a tiny notch down from the RC's, and they should blend sonically with any RC or V setup. The white isn't ideal for everyone but it might work well for a low profile wall mounting situation in a living room.

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If anyone needs a pair of good surround speakers and can't find the RC-R and/or V-S surrounds, I just noticed a pair of C-R3 in white for $270 with free shipping on eBay: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Energy-Conno...-/161303215460

the C-R3 are the direct predecessor to the RC-R (and then the V-S) and have the same design derived from the original Veritas V2.0R surrounds. A very good deal for quality basically a tiny notch down from the RC's, and they should blend sonically with any RC or V setup. The white isn't ideal for everyone but it might work well for a low profile wall mounting situation in a living room.
Thanks for the heads up but white would not work with the décor.
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Energy Veritas V-S 3-Way Surround Speaker Piano Black

Does anyone know of someone who has one or two for sale?

Thanks for your help......
I have a pair, but I am in Canada. Assuming you are state-side which means shipping would be $$$$$
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I knew they had the same tweeter but was just wondering if you felt there was a difference in the V5.2 as well.
Dont have the V6.3 but do have the V5.2. Will have to see if there is a difference there.


The bookshelf tweeters sound a little less forward than the center, but the center is not as forward like the towers.


The bookshelf's,center and surrounds make a great system.The towers are a great speakers but sibilance in some vocals can cause ear fatigue ,that also depend on how loud you listen the towers.like I said an l-pad will definitely help.

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Thanks man, I always have liked my V5.2's. Its the perfect size for smaller rooms.

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I have a pair, but I am in Canada. Assuming you are state-side which means shipping would be $$$$$
Whats happening B

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anxiously awaiting an amp to be delivered so can I test my new 18" subwoofer. How's life in the centennial state?
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Southern Colorado is hot and dry, just staying out of trouble while the wife is deployed for the whole year.
18 inch sub, WOW!

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Southern Colorado is hot and dry, just staying out of trouble while the wife is deployed for the whole year.
18 inch sub, WOW!
Sounds like where I live. It semi-desert up here. Highs of 97 tomorrow.

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It was 111 in the sun one day last week a little different than living in the pacific northwest.
Lets us know what your thoughts are on that sub. I picked up 2- V5.2's in piano black over the weekend.
I like the V5.2 good speaker for a small room.

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I have a pair, but I am in Canada. Assuming you are state-side which means shipping would be $$$$$
Thanks but I am state-side.
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I have the Take Classic 5.1 system. Would it be worth it to upgrade the centre and fronts to CC-10 and CF-30s. Thanks for the advice in advance.
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I have the Take Classic 5.1 system. Would it be worth it to upgrade the centre and fronts to CC-10 and CF-30s. Thanks for the advice in advance.
What do you mean by "worth it"? Obviously it would be a huge upgrade. How much would you be paying for them, though? You might be able to find something even better for the same price, depending on what kind of deal you are getting.
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It was 111 in the sun one day last week a little different than living in the pacific northwest.
Lets us know what your thoughts are on that sub. I picked up 2- V5.2's in piano black over the weekend.
I like the V5.2 good speaker for a small room.
I heard it for about 10 minutes before I bought it and it definitely was rattling my fillings, although it was paired with a second smaller sub as well.

A few weeks before I bought your veritas speakers, I had purchased three V5.2Cs in rosenut and didn't listen to them for much more than a few hours, but they definitely are quality speakers. If it weren't for your speakers, I'd probably still using them, actually.

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What do you mean by "worth it"? Obviously it would be a huge upgrade. How much would you be paying for them, though? You might be able to find something even better for the same price, depending on what kind of deal you are getting.
I should eventually be able to get all 3 for about $600. Wife wouldn't go for used so would have to be new and up here in Canada I don't see a lot of sales for other brands.
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I heard it for about 10 minutes before I bought it and it definitely was rattling my fillings, although it was paired with a second smaller sub as well.

A few weeks before I bought your veritas speakers, I had purchased three V5.2Cs in rosenut and didn't listen to them for much more than a few hours, but they definitely are quality speakers. If it weren't for your speakers, I'd probably still using them, actually.
Im waiting for 2 piano black V5.2's to arrive on Friday. One was new in box the other coming from the Seattle area.

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I should eventually be able to get all 3 for about $600. Wife wouldn't go for used so would have to be new and up here in Canada I don't see a lot of sales for other brands.
I would definitely talk your wife out of the "New" requirement for speakers.. totally unnecessary and limits your options! You almost always get much better value on the "used" speaker market...
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I should eventually be able to get all 3 for about $600. Wife wouldn't go for used so would have to be new and up here in Canada I don't see a lot of sales for other brands.
That doesn't sound like a bad deal. I'm not too familiar with what's available in Canada, so I can't be much of a help unfortunately. The PSB Image series is on closeout, might look into those if there are any left.
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I know this topic has been talked about a lot before, but I couldn't find anything that specifically states energy RC speakers. Which amp would be a better fit for an RC lineup of RC70s, RC-LCR, and RC-Rs, the emotive XPA 5 or the NAD T955. I already have the NAD not sure if I should sell it and buy and emotiva or use them both in a 9 channel setup?
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If you mean "better fit" in terms of sound quality the answer is neither/both, there is no difference in sound quality between two competent solid state amplifiers unless you are overdriving one to a point where the other would still be humming along fine. The Emotiva is more powerful "on paper" but in practice that NAD is probably pretty beefy so I highly doubt you are overdriving it.

I certainly wouldn't waste time/money swapping one for the other, there are signficantly better ways to improve sound quality for that expenditure and effort (a better or another subwoofer, room treatments etc). If you want to expand beyond a 5ch setup then by all means go for it.

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Another used market deal... not a slam dunk price, but it's rare to find cherry/rosenut RC's on the used market these days. So if someone in SoCal wants to get a cherry RC rig, there is a seller with a pair of RC-30 and six RC-Minis: http://sandiego.craigslist.org/nsd/ele/4559588363.html

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Ok, now THIS is a screaming deal from someone in the Los Angeles area, a pair of Veritas V2.1 for 75 bucks! http://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst...557618342.html

You would have to spend a LOT more money to get a better pair of 2-way bookshelf speakers than these.

Also a pair of V2.3i for $850 (no pics so hopefully actually "i" models or not a good deal): http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/ele/4540618000.html

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I would take those bookshelf v2.1 for that kind of money.

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I know this topic has been talked about a lot before, but I couldn't find anything that specifically states energy RC speakers. Which amp would be a better fit for an RC lineup of RC70s, RC-LCR, and RC-Rs, the emotive XPA 5 or the NAD T955. I already have the NAD not sure if I should sell it and buy and emotiva or use them both in a 9 channel setup?
I have all the above mentioned RC speakers and the XPA-5. I added the XPA-5 to a Denon AVR-3312 and the sound quality difference between the two was marginal to my ears - nowhere near enough to justify the cost of the XPA-5. Can't comment on the NAD.
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