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No clutter allowed in the main common area so I put it in there versus the closet. Had no idea how much a bed would help the acoustics versus the great room with lots of hard surfaces. I'm sure 50% of what I'm hearing is the room and the other 50% comes from ditching my Onkyo AVR.

You can definitely here the difference versus an AVR. More punch, dynamics and clarity; these XPR amps from Emotiva have an excellent slew rate and damping factor. I would think you'd need a nice preamp like the HA-1 to take advantage of the high slew rate (versus an AVR's preout).

Drop by sometime because this setup and for sure the other one will amaze you if you're into audio.
i wish i could see and hear your setup, it looks amazing bro. somehow it makes me wonder if ur not dissapointed and bored having nothing to fiddle with on your stereo, as everything seems to be 100% archievement.

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rp440 vs rc3
looking to upgrade. wonder if this speaker is better than my rc3?
im limited to space the 440 fits into

Reciever - Denon 7200wa
Front - Klipsch rp3 b
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RC-64 II owners: I have a pair of RF-3s and my RC-64 II doesn't seem to be as loud as they are, even after my Onkyo TX-SR606's Audyssey calibration brought the center and towers to -10db. Seems like I need to increase the center to -5db or -7db to really bring it to a loud enough level. When I play the center by itself, it also doesn't seem to have the same clarity or range that the tweeters on my RF-3s have. I'm guessing I messed something up. What do you recommend me trying?
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rp440 vs rc3
looking to upgrade. wonder if this speaker is better than my rc3?
im limited to space the 440 fits into
The prevailing advice here is to generally try to voice match to your L and R speakers, which means the RC3 would be a "better" idea for you.

I cannot compare the RP-440C to the RC-3 from personal experience, but I can say without reservation that I'm very very happy with my RP-440C.
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The prevailing advice here is to generally try to voice match to your L and R speakers, which means the RC3 would be a "better" idea for you.

I cannot compare the RP-440C to the RC-3 from personal experience, but I can say without reservation that I'm very very happy with my RP-440C.
All my speakers are from a similar line and the same heritage. Some.have smaller drivers than others. I'm looking to upgrade my front r and l. But I have been reading up on the center and was thinking of doing that first.
I am not rich enough to get all at once

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Even after Audyssey XT32 runs, I always throw in the spears and munsil version 2 disc and check audio tones with the SPL meter I have. The blu-ray has 30dbfs tones for the speakers and 40 for the subs, so you check em all out and adjust what you need to to get them close to 75db, so they are all level matched.

XT32 is usually pretty good, but not perfect.
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All my speakers are from a similar line and the same heritage. Some.have smaller drivers than others. I'm looking to upgrade my front r and l. But I have been reading up on the center and was thinking of doing that first.
I am not rich enough to get all at once
Understood!

Are your size limitations vertical or horizontal?
If vertical, I really think you'd be very happy with the RP-440C.
If horizontal, are you able to audition the RP-250C and the RP-440C in your home and return the one you don't like?

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RC-64 II owners: I have a pair of RF-3s and my RC-64 II doesn't seem to be as loud as they are, even after my Onkyo TX-SR606's Audyssey calibration brought the center and towers to -10db. Seems like I need to increase the center to -5db or -7db to really bring it to a loud enough level. When I play the center by itself, it also doesn't seem to have the same clarity or range that the tweeters on my RF-3s have. I'm guessing I messed something up. What do you recommend me trying?
Something isn't right--Is the jumper connecting the terminals in place on the back?
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All my speakers are from a similar line and the same heritage. Some.have smaller drivers than others. I'm looking to upgrade my front r and l. But I have been reading up on the center and was thinking of doing that first.
I am not rich enough to get all at once
Check your local used market for upper end reference (RF-7/RC-7/RB-75) or Heritage if you can accommodate larger speakers...Honestly, what you have seems comparable to what you are considering, imo.
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