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post #48241 of 48261 Old 02-05-2016, 03:39 PM
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Hmm, that's indeed smaller than I would expect. I would typically expect a speaker diameter to measure from center to center of the foam surround. Maybe give them outside edge to outside edge. Now I need to go measure my RP-250C tonight, if I remember...
They must be counting the diameter along the surface rather than across the opening, so the distance down into the center of the cone and back up to the other edge.
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Someone said in amother post that is something to do with the size of the frame of the woofer. I measured my old 12" Cerwin Vegas and they were like 11" something, must be the standard

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Finally finished my Klipsch Home Theatre System and have moved everything in.

( see below my tag line for link to thread )

Thank you to all the people who have helped, criticised and pointed me in the right direction as it has really been appreciated and it has meant I have avoided some of the pitfalls that comes with the Dedicated Media Room build...

Now to enjoy and keep up to date with the world of klipsch on AVS
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Finally finished my Klipsch Home Theatre System and have moved everything in.

RF7ii - RC64ii - RF82ii - RF82ii - RS62ii - RS62ii - SW115 ( x 2 ) - CDT-5650 ( x 2 )

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Outstanding setup Mr. Henhrig!
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Got my replacement pair today. They sound great! And more importantly, the same! Both mid-woofers and both tweeters seem to work just fine.

I'll do some critical listening tonight, hopefully, but I think these will do just fine.
Quoting myself again for context...

I listened to Steven Wilson's new EP, 4 1/2, on BD (5.1 DTS-HD MA) last night. Sounded very very nice. But I wasn't familiar with that music (my first listen), so this morning I put on a bit of his last full-length album, Hand.Cannot.Erase., also on BD, and that sounded very very nice again. I'm quite happy with the RP-160Ms and RP-250C up front. I dunno if it is the placebo effect from hearing the previous set with the one bad tweeter, but this sounded very clear, more detailed than I was used to.

Or may be it was because it was a rare morning listening session, so I was drinking coffee in the AM, vs drinking wine or beer in the PM...

I also moved the front mains in towards the center - previously I had them fairly wide (about 80 deg spread vs the nominal 60 deg recommended). They were wider than "recommended" because some surround music mixes are true Quad, and sound better with wider fronts. So now they are about 70 deg apart, closer to the ideal for the center seat in the front row, and pretty much bang on 60 deg for the center seat in the back row. So depending on whether the music is mixed as "5.1" or "4.0" I might switch my listening position.

Superbowl is tomorrow night, so the new speakers will get a work out there with all the cheering when Denver wins.





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Oh yeah, as wvu80 said: Outstanding setup Mr. Henhrig!
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Finally finished my Klipsch Home Theatre System and have moved everything in.

( see below my tag line for link to thread )

Thank you to all the people who have helped, criticised and pointed me in the right direction as it has really been appreciated and it has meant I have avoided some of the pitfalls that comes with the Dedicated Media Room build...

Now to enjoy and keep up to date with the world of klipsch on AVS
Impressive list for sure, congrats.

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Hi, i want to use the RP140SA as Surround Back speakers.
The MLP is about 2.5 meters from the back wall where i want to hang the 140SA.
What will the minimum and max height from the floor be for the 140SA when i use them for Surround Back speakers (around 80 cm beteen them from tweeter to tweeter) ?


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Is anyone using RP240s on stands? If so, which stands? Looks like the RPs can be mounted on threaded 1/4 stands/mounts.
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Outstanding setup Mr. Henhrig!
Thank you good sir,

Im very happy with it. Have been watching some of my favourite movies the last couple of days and can't believe what I'm hearing ( it could be placebo ) but I swear I am hearing things that I never heard in the movies before

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Hey guys, I just started a thread about this issue, but still wanted to ask here as well
I have Klipsch Reference Premiere series 5.0 speakers:
RP 280F, RP 450C, RP 250S
Looking for speakers for Rear wall and in-ceiling.
In-ceiling I have a clarity about it.
but for Rear wall speakers , a pair of bipole is good or in-wall/bookshelf ? which one is preferred ? Need some suggestion.

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Hi guys.
Would upgrading from the thx ultra 2's (650's) LCR to Klipsch pro series 325's be a significant improvement in terms of detail and imaging? I'm running a Yamaha 2040, but the LCR are powered by a Sunfire cinema grand at 200 watts per channel.
I've been running the 650's for 8 years now and wondering if there is something better out there now that could be purchased for around the same price I could get for my 650's? I've just recently found out about the pro series and am interested. Where does one look to purchase used pro series speakers?
My room is 24'x24' with 12' ceilings. I'm using a 136" AT screen. There is a 13'x10' room behind the wall the screen is on in which I have the front 3 and my sub. I sit 12' from the screen.
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Does anyone need one RF-62II? I have one for sale. $200.00. Pm me if Interested.
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How does everyone feel about a display on top of an RC64II? I assume its best to take two rubber bumpers and one adjustable leg off so it sits flat on the top of my low stand.
Display going on top is an LG OLED and it only weights 57lbs with the stand. Top of 64II is 11.5 " and stand is only 9.3" deep.

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How does everyone feel about a display on top of an RC64II? I assume its best to take two rubber bumpers and one adjustable leg off so it sits flat on the top of my low stand.
Display going on top is an LG OLED and it only weights 57lbs with the stand. Top of 64II is 11.5 " and stand is only 9.3" deep.

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Mount that bad boy on the wall or build a box over the speaker.

Not sure I'd put any TV on a CC much less an expensive OLED.
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Not going on the wall, their mount sucks.

Ive been look at a lot of images and can't see what the concern is with such a light display being on a RC64II. Its huge.

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I guess a riser build would be easy. Prob just do that.

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I guess a riser build would be easy. Prob just do that.
That's what I was thinking.

It would probably be ok on the speaker but wouldn't be something I'd want to do if avoidable.
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Not going on the wall, their mount sucks.

Ive been look at a lot of images and can't see what the concern is with such a light display being on a RC64II. Its huge.
Is that display committed to a certain wall mount for some reason or just don't want to wall mount?
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Is that display committed to a certain wall mount for some reason or just don't want to wall mount?
Yep, LG mount... Its not setup well for my room and stud location, so I am going back to the stand. Problem is the 64II size!

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Yep, LG mount... Its not setup well for my room and stud location, so I am going back to the stand. Problem is the 64II size!
Look on Crutchfield's site for some Q&A on that subject also.
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