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I realize this is in part room, distance, and preference dependent but what kind of toe in are people finding works best for the RP series? Specifically the RP-160M. Thanks.

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I realize this is in part room, distance, and preference dependent but what kind of toe in are people finding works best for the RP series? Specifically the RP-160M. Thanks.
Follow this link. http://www.klipsch.com/blog/how-to-set-up-a-7-1-system you sould be able to look down the throats of the tweeter horn from where you set. Mid horns at ear level when possible. Hope this helps as I have my Cornwalls (fronts) "Towed IN" big time so they are aimed at me just like in the link.

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Do you have a Marantz receiver?
It's a Denon X4300 and I was getting the same issue on an old Onkyo before.

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Hey guys, can the rp160m be placed on its side for center channel placement? I am considering these for my front three going from a def tech setup. Thanks.
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Hey guys, can the rp160m be placed on its side for center channel placement? I am considering these for my front three going from a def tech setup. Thanks.
Yes they can.
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Yes they can.
Nice thing about the RP series- no more 90x60 horn dispersion. You'd have to rotate the horn in the previous reference line up.
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I'm looking to upgrade my center channel from the Polk CS1 Series II. Would I be better off with the Klipsch RP-250 or RP-440C? Or any other recommendations?
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You might try laying the LaScala on it's side for the center and put the TV on it (with a pad) laying on it's side. If I had two LaScala I would use them for L/R ....... if you run across a nice used Klipsch C7 center from the KLF 10/20/30 series it is awesome with Heritage series for a center, two 8" and a 10" tweeter horn.
Whoa, laying it on its side???? Is that a viable option? Wouldnt that destroy the direction of the sound? And yeah I'm planning on buying a second (or even a thirth) LaScala when I find one as cheap as I did this one I have Chorus II as front and Forte II as rear, so plenty to choose as centers if needed.
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I have 3 LaScalas for LCR and having a TV sitting on the center shouldn't be a problem. You might need to tilt the TV slightly down toward your sitting position. Is it against a wall where you could wall mount the TV and have more control over the tilt? I have my theater set up with a motorized screen that stops right at the top of the LaScala which puts the focal point of the image at a slight upward angle from my seats and it's not a problem in the least.
Whoa the tv tilting is an interesting idea! Was also thinking about maybe raising my couch by 10-20cm which would fix it and/or lowering the scale (by taking of the stand if possible). Maybe I'll do a little bit of a combination! Would really like my tv to be at ideal height.
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Whoa, laying it on its side???? Is that a viable option? Wouldnt that destroy the direction of the sound? And yeah I'm planning on buying a second (or even a thirth) LaScala when I find one as cheap as I did this one I have Chorus II as front and Forte II as rear, so plenty to choose as centers if needed.
A La Scala standing up is good height for a center with a TV on top. Can't put Heritage on its side. Horn orientation won't allow it.

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A La Scala standing up is good height for a center with a TV on top. Can't put Heritage on its side. Horn orientation won't allow it.
I have owned older Cornwalls with it's mid horn vertical, the same horn mounted horizonal as my 1979 Cornwall/Heritage. So I thought a LaScala laying flat for a center for HT would not be that big of a deal. I know the LaScala has a different shaped horn but for voice for HT worth a try IMHO if you have one just setting. I agree standing UP is the BEST way just thought I would throw out a idea for HT use only..IMHO I liked a Heresy BEST(TOO BIG for my den) ) but a C7 with Crites mods is darn hard to beat for Heritage fronts.

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