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Hi. Here is another newbie who is seeking the advice of the seniors around. Can I use 2 of Klipsch rp 150M as a surround speakers in a 5.1 system with the 2 rp-260F plus the r-110sw.
Can this system be powered efficiently by Onkyo tx-nr646.
The reason I am asking is that there an offer on this package which ironically does not include any surround speakers. The cost is less than 2000 USD
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Absolutely. The RP150M is the best timbre match to the RP-260F as they are from the same line. It's not as important to have your surround speakers match but it doesn't hurt. That receiver should work just fine for your application.
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I bought a pair of RP150 for my front presence speakers
These little units sound great so to use them as surrounds would a good choice
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Not much difference aside from looks to my knowledge, based on specs and design, though I could of course be wrong (the newer model may feature slightly improved drivers or crossovers). Same could be said of the bookshelves, the KB15s, which Amazon has for 130 currently.
Wow. Thanks. Did not see those on Amazon.

So, I could get a pair of the KB15's for $130:
http://www.amazon.com/Klipsch-KB-15-.../dp/B00AS3X740

Two KF-28's for $360 ($180 each):
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...6200003&cm_sp=

The KC-25 for $150:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...6200005&cm_sp=

This totals $640 with no tax and free shipping.

This compares to $775 for the RF-28 line, assuming I get everything 50% off at Best Buy on Black Friday.

Then I spend $500 for the SVS PB1000 sub, get 4 speaker ceilings, and a receiver, and I'm set for 5.1.4.

The deal on these Icons too good to pass up?
I would go for it, but maybe hold off on the CC right now. Those towers are just a large step above the center in my opinion. You could go phantom center for a while (the left and right channels will split the center content). A good way to try out whether the Icon center will live up to the towers is to try one of the bookshelves you'd get for surrounds on its side under the display (or wherever you would put the center channel). Cross over at 80 or 90hz, as that's where the center would cross (it only goes to 83Hz -3db if I'm not mistaken). That would be a rough approximation of what the center would sound like. If you have the room, try the bookshelf standing up, many consider a vertical center the best plan (either a bookshelf or tower; matching towers across the front are often considered the best front soundstage). I'd do this before pulling the trigger on the center, unless returns will be easy (i don't know if the center is sold through Amazon or a third party).

But that's just me, I'm sure some folks will be perfectly fine with the center (it obviously did well enough to be continued into the new Reference series). I'm happy I held off on a center for a bit until the right opportunity came up, since I can't fit a third tower in the center right now.
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Otherwise I think your overall plan is good. If you want immersive sound right out of the gate, go for it. I'm taking a much slower path there, but I have similar long term system ambitions (I'm thinking a minidsp and sub are next though).
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Hey guys, just received today Emo XPA-200 so my RF-7II's got a pure 100% juice ( not from a concentrate) :-).
Just quick test but can't tell different before and now but didn't had a chance to go crazy loud but I got 2 extra channels on AVR power for Zone 2 now.
Congrats Retro! I suspect the 7's will sustain excellent clarity when cranked to higher levels...let us know.
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Congrats Retro! I suspect the 7's will sustain excellent clarity when cranked to higher levels...let us know.
Thank you Gene, will see I was disappointed ( or my ears ) before with XPA-3 and RF-82/62 so I sold it. Now with RF-7/64 and XPA-200 maybe little different story so towers have real power just in case. It was a catch for $200 and 3 years warranty left sounds like a sweet deal.
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Thank you Gene, will see I was disappointed ( or my ears ) before with XPA-3 and RF-82/62 so I sold it. Now with RF-7/64 and XPA-200 maybe little different story so towers have real power just in case. It was a catch for $200 and 3 years warranty left sounds like a sweet deal.
I will definitelly let you know.
That's a great deal! It should be a keeper this time for what you paid. The 7's will never go hungry. I almost pulled the trigger on an XPA-5 last month during Emo's summer sale. Instead, I've decided to upgrade to a 7.2.4 or 9.2.4 capable AVR later this year...most likely a D&M piece.
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That's a great deal! It should be a keeper this time for what you paid. The 7's will never go hungry. I almost pulled the trigger on an XPA-5 last month during Emo's summer sale. Instead, I've decided to upgrade to a 7.2.4 or 9.2.4 capable AVR later this year...most likely a D&M piece.
I like that idea. Yep really with our speakers get the best AVR you can and you ready to go. Amp like XPA-200 always can help to power extra 2 channels what AVR can't do without it.
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Hey guys, just received today Emo XPA-200 so my RF-7II's got a pure 100% juice ( not from a concentrate) :-).
Just quick test but can't tell different before and now but didn't had a chance to go crazy loud but I got 2 extra channels on AVR power for Zone 2 now.

I know I caused a stir when I suggested this earlier in this thread, but you might want to try running your mains full range now?... If you weren't already. Particularly if you only have a single sub and select extra/double bass in your AVR. No harm in trying it. I much prefer the added impact but it's obviously not for everyone.
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I know I caused a stir when I suggested this earlier in this thread, but you might want to try running your mains full range now?... If you weren't already. Particularly if you only have a single sub and select extra/double bass in your AVR. No harm in trying it. I much prefer the added impact but it's obviously not for everyone.
I did try that before but not with Emo amp. Will try that for sure.
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I am torn on what receiver to go with...I don't mind refurbished, but I am trying to stay $350 if possible, but it's looking like $550 is more realistic if I want to future-proof to HDCP 2.2.

How would the Pioneer VSX-1130K / Elite VSX-90 do? The price is nice on these....however, they are limited for non-HDMI inputs compared to the others I am looking at.

My final list is the Yamaha: RX-A840, RX-V777BT, possibly a HTR-7065, Onkyo: TX-NR818 / TX-NR838, I have Quartets, Academy and RS-25's.

I have a 7 month old now (I am 44) and 3 other kids (12,16,24) I inherited so I think 4K will definitely be something they want. I seriously don't really use my theater room that much anymore and just do movies and TV in my home office through my computer and a decent sized monitor.

The Pioneer AVR's are very popular on the "geek" forums, but don't seem as talked about on audiophile forums. I do know the Pioneer's in the car audio world are great bang for bucks.
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I am torn on what receiver to go with...I don't mind refurbished, but I am trying to stay $350 if possible, but it's looking like $550 is more realistic if I want to future-proof to HDCP 2.2.

How would the Pioneer VSX-1130K / Elite VSX-90 do? The price is nice on these....however, they are limited for non-HDMI inputs compared to the others I am looking at.

My final list is the Yamaha: RX-A840, RX-V777BT, possibly a HTR-7065, Onkyo: TX-NR818 / TX-NR838, I have Quartets, Academy and RS-25's.

I have a 7 month old now (I am 44) and 3 other kids (12,16,24) I inherited so I think 4K will definitely be something they want. I seriously don't really use my theater room that much anymore and just do movies and TV in my home office through my computer and a decent sized monitor.

The Pioneer AVR's are very popular on the "geek" forums, but don't seem as talked about on audiophile forums. I do know the Pioneer's in the car audio world are great bang for bucks.
I have really liked the Yamahas I've owned over the years. They've never let me down, and have only been retired when my input needs have changed; if everything was still S-video cables I'd still be using my first unit! The YPAO room correction doesn't have as good a reputation as Audyssey, but it's gotten a lot better in recent years and I like the results in my space.
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I spoke with klipsch two days ago about their JAMO and THX line, They said the current Klipsch THX bookshelves "unoffically" but they will be putting out a new version of them soon. He said to "hold off if your planning on getting them and wait for the new version"

I would love to have a bookshelf with the 1.75" horn, love the sound of it but I just doesnt work for my setup.

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I have really liked the Yamahas I've owned over the years. They've never let me down, and have only been retired when my input needs have changed; if everything was still S-video cables I'd still be using my first unit! The YPAO room correction doesn't have as good a reputation as Audyssey, but it's gotten a lot better in recent years and I like the results in my space.
After my pre-pro days, Yamaha has been what I have used the RX-V1050 and then the HTR-5960 I currently have that has been lightning damaged.

I have to be more budget conscious now-a-days as I just had a baby and we are a family of 6 now on just my income.

I'd like to future-proof somewhat as I am sure the kids will want 4K when it becomes popular.
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Great price here on a newly listed pair of RS-52II's

https://community.klipsch.com/index..../#entry1918307
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Great price here on a newly listed pair of RS-52II's

https://community.klipsch.com/index..../#entry1918307
Nice price for those, good find Tasdom!!!

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Nice price for those, good find Tasdom!!!
Great price, be careful since it's a new member.

I missed a Sony BDP-S790 that listed at $60 shipped on ebay yesterday by less than a minute of verifying if the S790 was the 'good one'. Best next price is $150.
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[QUOTE=alkemyst;36892210]Great price, be careful since it's a new member.

Geez, are all new members assumed con artists and crooks?
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Great price, be careful since it's a new member.

Geez, are all new members assumed con artists and crooks?
How do you go from "be careful" to crook? Everyone should always be careful buying anything off the net from a person with little or no history, that goes for ebay, forums, audiogon...

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I only post good deals, I don't do back ground checks. There's another great deal on a RC64II but it's from some new shady character called Lemonslush

https://community.klipsch.com/index..../#entry1918355
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I only post good deals, I don't do back ground checks. There's another great deal on a RC64II but it's from some new shady character called Lemonslush

https://community.klipsch.com/index..../#entry1918355
Another good find. Sweet deal on excellent center. Next time I will look to buy something I will ask you if you can find me a deal .

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How do you go from "be careful" to crook? Everyone should always be careful buying anything off the net from a person with little or no history, that goes for ebay, forums, audiogon...
But, doesn't everyone start out as a new member somewhere, do you need to have a hundreds of posts for people's trust? Just asking...

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