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If Klipsch is what you were after then I'd say RS-51s or perhaps RB-61. I have 41s but my room is 13x11 and I am right on the back wall, near my surrounds.
I'm on the back wall as well. I appreciate everyone's input. Now it's time to factor in budget and WAF.
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I would say both a PB-2000 and x4000 would be a huge upgrade. With x4100 coming out though I'd say maybe wait. Also, I would keep the RW12d and run 2 subwoofers. Trust me and thank me later.

The thing about x4000 and audyssey XT32. You might think "receiver isn't that big of an upgrade right"? Yeah I thought that too until I got my XT32 room correction software. If you eventually want to get an x4000 or x4100 keeping your old subwoofer will be even a smarter choice since it accepts 2 subwoofers and equalizes them to work together. The result you get with XT32 is the most pure and room filling sound you have ever heard.

This is why I say either would be a huge upgrade.
Thanks yeah that was part of the plan (the dual sub output plus subeq). I plan on keeping my rw-12d until I get a second sub, unless I buy a pb-12plus. I posted a while ago about my difficulties with placement of two subs though so we will see how it works out.

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There have only been five different variations of the dual 8" Reference tower speakers (not counting the new R-28F towers), and I listed all of them, so Klipsch must've considered the RF-3II a "new Reference;" after all, they gave it a new model number.



See? "Ref 5?"
No pissing contest--I went from memory and was wrong....Btw, here is a "single tweeter, dual 8" woofer" Reference model you missed: http://www.klipsch.com/rf-5-floorsta...peaker/details

That said, when they released the RF-3II and the RB-5II they were the only ones they released at the time with that designation and there was no difference at all between them and the originals except for Monster Cable..

Then again, you provided the proof that Klipsch called their current line the Reference 5 line so I stand corrected.

{EDIT: " Heck, let me quote it here in case you can't be bothered to click the link:" NOTE: This line seemed kinda mean-spirited and I DID click on the link and actually went to that page prior to me posting my original comment but somehow missed it after skimming the page--It was too late and I was ready for bed...Still, no excuse, but a good reason and I hate being wrong. }

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Thanks yeah that was part of the plan (the dual sub output plus subeq). I plan on keeping my rw-12d until I get a second sub, unless I buy a pb-12plus. I posted a while ago about my difficulties with placement of two subs though so we will see how it works out.
So did you think about cylinder sub, it is easier to placed then PB.

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So did you think about cylinder sub, it is easier to placed then PB.
I thought about it but kind of dismissed it. The height means I can't put it at the front, under the screen, which is basically my only spot since I moved some stuff around. I had a great spot near-field between my couch and the wall, but I shifted the couches over to make room for some shelves and to better center the seating to the screen so that spot is probably too tight now. If I can fit my RW-12D in there I will likely do that for the time being, but IIRC the last time I measured there is not enough space.

My other option is to bring out the console forward and put the subs behind it, but it looks kind of weird and the sound started to feel disconnected from the screen.

Anyway, all part of the fun! (until I move in a few years and hopefully have a true dedicated room )

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No pissing contest--I went from memory and was wrong....Btw, here is a "single tweeter, dual 8" woofer" Reference model you missed: http://www.klipsch.com/rf-5-floorsta...peaker/details

That said, when they released the RF-3II and the RB-5II they were the only ones they released at the time with that designation and there was no difference at all between them and the originals except for Monster Cable..

Then again, you provided the proof that Klipsch called their current line the Reference 5 line so I stand corrected. And you're right -- I completely missed the RF-5.

{EDIT: " Heck, let me quote it here in case you can't be bothered to click the link:" NOTE: This line seemed kinda mean-spirited and I DID click on the link and actually went to that page prior to me posting my original comment but somehow missed it after skimming the page--It was too late and I was ready for bed...Still, no excuse, but a good reason and I hate being wrong. }
It's all good. I got a little charged up with your "nope" comment but figured you'd probably missed the press release.

I had the original RF-3s and (this is sad) can even remember where I was when I read that the RF-3IIs had been announced (with "Z-series" Monster Cable). Talk about the easiest decision ever not to upgrade to the "newest" model!
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I thought about it but kind of dismissed it. The height means I can't put it at the front, under the screen, which is basically my only spot since I moved some stuff around. I had a great spot near-field between my couch and the wall, but I shifted the couches over to make room for some shelves and to better center the seating to the screen so that spot is probably too tight now. If I can fit my RW-12D in there I will likely do that for the time being, but IIRC the last time I measured there is not enough space.

My other option is to bring out the console forward and put the subs behind it, but it looks kind of weird and the sound started to feel disconnected from the screen.

Anyway, all part of the fun! (until I move in a few years and hopefully have a true dedicated room )
So are yo more in to PB-2000 or PB12-Plus now? If you will have later on dedicated room maybe Plus?

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So are yo more in to PB-2000 or PB12-Plus now? If you will have later on dedicated room maybe Plus?
That's exactly what i'm thinking. I won't move for a minimum of 4 years, so that's not a huge consideration. Really if I can find a reasonable way to fit 2 subs in my room, I'd rather go with dual pb2000 for now.

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That's exactly what i'm thinking. I won't move for a minimum of 4 years, so that's not a huge consideration. Really if I can find a reasonable way to fit 2 subs in my room, I'd rather go with dual pb2000 for now.
You will love it it will move your HT system to next gear. I had same situation before but I'm going to move within 1 year so it is why get dual Pluses. (actually I never fought to have 2 subs but i had chance to try them together and I love it). I know they will do easy even on double size room then I have now.

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That's exactly what i'm thinking. I won't move for a minimum of 4 years, so that's not a huge consideration. Really if I can find a reasonable way to fit 2 subs in my room, I'd rather go with dual pb2000 for now.

I love my PB-2000, and if I had the room I would add another. Of course I'm not sure the brick would last long on my house if I did......lol, just 1 already shakes everything in the house.

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Awesome! Thanks for the input everyone! Thread derail over (for now)

I'm most likely going to pick up a pb-2000, then a second whenever I figure out how to fit it.

The room is <2300 cu ft so I'm sure that will be plenty.

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I have a pb-12 plus as my nearfield sub in my living room setup and it great. Fits right behind the couch has a very small foot print. Also people ask "what is that?". I would suggest anyone to add a nearfield if your space allows it.
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Awesome! Thanks for the input everyone! Thread derail over (for now)

I'm most likely going to pick up a pb-2000, then a second whenever I figure out how to fit it.

The room is <2300 cu ft so I'm sure that will be plenty.
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