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Primus speakers are currently available on the Harman Audio website in the "Factory Recertified" section. Just received a PC351 and it is flawless.
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Primus speakers are currently available on the Harman Audio website in the "Factory Recertified" section. Just received a PC351 and it is flawless.

nice, listed as 139.99, good price

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Oh, damn! Look at all these lucky Infinity Primus owners who were fortunate enough to get these speakers for they are now discontinued. Brings a tear to my eye.

These are future classic speakers in the making that will be known for their awesome price point while delivering great quality. So pat yourselves on your backs, SONS...... you deserve it!
I now regret selling my P363 which I purchased for $100 each, those deals used to be very frequent at Fry's and I thought I could buy them again if needed
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Are the p153 and p163 basically the same if I use them as rears in a 5.1 setup?
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Are the p153 and p163 basically the same if I use them as rears in a 5.1 setup?
Yes. I've had both and they sound/look basically the same to me. I only replaced the P153s since I wasn't using the P163s which were replaced with the P363s. P163 is on the bottom in the photo.
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Projector - Epson HC2000; Screen - 151.5" 16:9 image or 143.5" 2.35:1 image on a screen painted wall; AVR - Yamaha RXV675 for 7.3; Speakers - Infinity Primus PC351, P363s, P163s, P153s; Subwoofers - 2 Polk PSW10s, 1 BIC F12; Headphones - 4 pairs JVC wireless; Sony 3D Blu-ray player and six pairs of 3D glasses. Total cost only $2000.
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I'm looking for a pair of fairly small speakers to use as rears with my pc351 and 363's. They will be mounted from the ceiling.

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I've been having sort of a Primus renaissance here lately, after disposing of our uncomfortable sectional couch & replacing it with two chairs (one my awesome Stressless) and a smaller loveseat, which has given us some more open floorspace. I bought 3 of the Chane A2rx-c centers a while back and are mostly happy with them, although they have a tendency to get a bit strident or tizzy with certain media files. Decided to rotate them out & readd my P360s & C-351 back into the LR. My room suffers from "media niche-itis" where everything has to fit in a corner of the room, so that's a big factor regarding room reflections. Audessey helps with that a bit, but having the left speaker sitting about a foot from a window isn't helping. However I'm hearing a better soundstage & smoother overall response w/ the Primus set. I even rotated in my stand mount P163's last night, recalibrated the room, and am enjoying the heck out of it this weekend. Who says you have to spend a ton of $$ to have great sound?

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Ever since I heard about the Infinity Primus speakers I was interested. I don't have the budget for fine speakers for many dollars. Since I acquired my front stage comprising a pair of P363's and a PC251 (didn't have room for the PC351), I've been more than satisfied. What a great buy! I've got a pair of P163's to put up yet. The fronts replaced an old Bose cube set that had a non-powered woofer that I had for years. The P163's will replace the Bose bookshelf speakers that I've also had for many years. Talk about an upgrade!!! Just waiting to pull the trigger on the PS312 to complete the setup. It's a shame they're being phased out. Lots of folks will never know how good they are.
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Ever since I heard about the Infinity Primus speakers I was interested. I don't have the budget for fine speakers for many dollars. Since I acquired my front stage comprising a pair of P363's and a PC251 (didn't have room for the PC351), I've been more than satisfied. What a great buy! I've got a pair of P163's to put up yet. The fronts replaced an old Bose cube set that had a non-powered woofer that I had for years. The P163's will replace the Bose bookshelf speakers that I've also had for many years. Talk about an upgrade!!! Just waiting to pull the trigger on the PS312 to complete the setup. It's a shame they're being phased out. Lots of folks will never know how good they are.
Agreed. And Harman doesn't even support service or spare parts for these, which is a shame. One of the woofers in my P163's died after getting knocked over, luckily I found one on ebay.
I've always been searching for good affordable speakers for my modest system, and have rotated out many many brands over the years. It has been fun doing it, but at this point in my life, the cost of this hobby is limiting, and even better, these work really well in my home. At 63 years old, my ears are probably not going to be getting any better either, so why own expensive speakers that I really can't even fully hear?
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I really wish these speakers were still in production. The monthly deals at Fry's are gone.
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Agreed. And Harman doesn't even support service or spare parts for these, which is a shame. One of the woofers in my P163's died after getting knocked over, luckily I found one on ebay.
I've always been searching for good affordable speakers for my modest system, and have rotated out many many brands over the years. It has been fun doing it, but at this point in my life, the cost of this hobby is limiting, and even better, these work really well in my home. At 63 years old, my ears are probably not going to be getting any better either, so why own expensive speakers that I really can't even fully hear?
You can probably always fine a replacement woofer over at parts express.
Just measure the dimentions of the P163 woofer and filter the 6 ½ woofers over at parts express. I actually was going to replace the woofers on my P163s with a Dayton Audio one because I was going to paint the trim rings black and wanted a black woofer as well.

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You can probably always fine a replacement woofer over at parts express.
Just measure the dimentions of the P163 woofer and filter the 6 ½ woofers over at parts express. I actually was going to replace the woofers on my P163s with a Dayton Audio one because I was going to paint the trim rings black and wanted a black woofer as well.
I would think there would be differences between the OEM designed woofer, and a drop in from PE. Sensitivity, Freq response, etc. I dunno about that. Anyways I found the one I needed, so good to go.

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World Wide Stereo via Amazon has Infinity Primus Speakers for reasonable prices and it might be the last chance for new stock.

P253 for $80
P363 for $140

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Projector - Epson HC2000; Screen - 151.5" 16:9 image or 143.5" 2.35:1 image on a screen painted wall; AVR - Yamaha RXV675 for 7.3; Speakers - Infinity Primus PC351, P363s, P163s, P153s; Subwoofers - 2 Polk PSW10s, 1 BIC F12; Headphones - 4 pairs JVC wireless; Sony 3D Blu-ray player and six pairs of 3D glasses. Total cost only $2000.
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World Wide Stereo via Amazon has Infinity Primus Speakers for reasonable prices and it might be the last chance for new stock.

P253 for $80
P363 for $140
Has anyone tried the ps312 400w sub from infinity? I currently have the psw505, wondering if it's any better.
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Has anyone tried the ps312 400w sub from infinity? I currently have the psw505, wondering if it's any better.
Whats the price on those subs? Unless you're getting either of those subs for a couple hundred off the MSRP (or listed Amazon price) you can probably do better waiting for a subwoofer to go on sale such as the Klipsch Sub12-HG. Those go on sale for under $200, meaning that you can probably buy 2 if you save a little longer.
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Has anyone tried the ps312 400w sub from infinity? I currently have the psw505, wondering if it's any better.
PS312 is on sale via Amazon at just under $200. I'm just itching to pull the trigger.
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i just went back to Amazon to go ahead and buy the PS312. Of course, it's now on sale for $329. I knew I should have bought, when I saw it at $199.
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check the last couple of pages here
Budget subwoofers discussions, opinions and questions thread

lots info on budget subs

TV- Samsung 55" UHD (UN55JU6500FXZA)
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Speakers -F L/R - Infinity Primus P363, C - Infinity Primus PC351
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check the last couple of pages here
Budget subwoofers discussions, opinions and questions thread

lots info on budget subs
I'll check it out, thanks!
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I found a factory re-certified PS312 on the harmonaudio.com website for $199.99.
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