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post #31 of 44 Old 11-20-2013, 11:07 AM
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As you read Top Ten Review, they make comments that lead you to believe that they have actually listen to the speakers. Of course I don't know if they really are. But I must say in their defense, I agree 100% with their review of the 777 speaker.
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I did end up getting the Yamaha NS 777's and they are great! The finish is spectacular, though i wonder why Yamaha decided to quit manufacturing them?
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I wouldn't believe those specs on the Bics anyway. The Yamaha also have better build quality. I would rather have the Yamaha speakers if it were me. Lots of good speakers out there to choose from.
Thanks for your suggestion, I went with the yamahas and the build quality are awesome!
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Just reviving this thread. I know the NS-777 and NS-555 have been around for a long time. I have a chance to pick these up for a fairly moderate price. Large room, mixed listening - everything from jazz to pop, classical, dance music, hip-hop and so on. Are these speakers worth getting?
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Just reviving this thread. I know the NS-777 and NS-555 have been around for a long time. I have a chance to pick these up for a fairly moderate price. Large room, mixed listening - everything from jazz to pop, classical, dance music, hip-hop and so on. Are these speakers worth getting?
If you can pick them up for a cheap good price then yes. They don't have much bass at all, so if you are pairing them with a good sub they will work just fine. The finish is really nice, you will enjoy that.
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If you can pick them up for a cheap good price then yes. They don't have much bass at all, so if you are pairing them with a good sub they will work just fine. The finish is really nice, you will enjoy that.
3-way, double 8 inch woofers and weak on bass? Or just neutral?
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3-way, double 8 inch woofers and weak on bass? Or just neutral?
They don't put out much bass at all, nothing compared to subs. Also according to Yamaha, they are no longer being produced.
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Which one of these is ranked higher, the NS-F700 or NS-777? Which one is sounding better for Home Theater application?

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Which one of these is ranked higher, the NS-F700 or NS-777? Which one is sounding better for Home Theater application?
According to Yamaha:
"Yamaha's NS-777 speaker system has been designed specifically for home theater applications. NS-F700. Designed to deliver live-sounding music reproduction, with full-range clarity and dynamic bass." I have been told by Yamaha that both are being discontinued. You may want to check out BIC PL-89II's as well since they are somewhat in the same price range.
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BIC products are not available in my country so is not an option. Now back to the Yamaha's, 777 and 700 series, they are still sold in my country and they are listed in 2015/2016 Yamaha Audio and Video magazine as you can see in the attached.



So when Yamaha says "Highly Refined Design and Performance" and shows a powered subwoofer next to it, and it came next after the Soavo in the magazine, does that mean it's not good for home theater application? Having speakers designed for music with a gorgeous finish and look, will they fail to deliver an excitement while watching movies?

Experts please advise.

And if you compare the prices on Yamaha Australia website, the 700 series is much higher than the 777 and is given a lot of attention, detail and care.



NS-F700
http://au.yamaha.com/en/products/aud...s/?mode=series

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http://au.yamaha.com/en/products/aud...product_lineup
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BIC products are not available in my country so is not an option. Now back to the Yamaha's, 777 and 700 series, they are still sold in my country and they are listed in 2015/2016 Yamaha Audio and Video magazine as you can see in the attached.



So when Yamaha says "Highly Refined Design and Performance" and shows a powered subwoofer next to it, and it came next after the Soavo in the magazine, does that mean it's not good for home theater application? Having speakers designed for music with a gorgeous finish and look, will they fail to deliver an excitement while watching movies?

Experts please advise.

And if you compare the prices on Yamaha Australia website, the 700 series is much higher than the 777 and is given a lot of attention, detail and care.



NS-F700
http://au.yamaha.com/en/products/aud...s/?mode=series

NS-777
http://au.yamaha.com/en/products/aud...product_lineup
I didn't know what country you were in. If you're going for home theater, I would get the cheaper ns-777's. With the money saved it can go towards a good sub, which in my opinion is necessary for home theater.
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Here are the prices in my country for the both series including amp and subwoofer:

700 Series

RX-A3050
NS-F700
NS-B750 (this is a bookshelf speaker and not surround one)
NS-C700
NS-SW700

Total = $3,540.00

777 Series

RX-A3050
NS-777
NS-333 (this is a surround speaker)
NS-C444
NS-SW300

Total = $2,852.00

So we are talking about $688.00 difference, but definitely the 700 series comes with better subwoofer and with no doubt, a better look and finish.
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Here are the prices in my country for the both series including amp and subwoofer:

700 Series

RX-A3050
NS-F700
NS-B750 (this is a bookshelf speaker and not surround one)
NS-C700
NS-SW700

Total = $3,540.00

777 Series

RX-A3050
NS-777
NS-333 (this is a surround speaker)
NS-C444
NS-SW300

Total = $2,852.00

So we are talking about $688.00 difference, but definitely the 700 series comes with better subwoofer and with no doubt, a better look and finish.
I would go with the second option, minus the sub. That way you'll save more money and can buy a better sub for home theater.
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They don't put out much bass at all, nothing compared to subs. Also according to Yamaha, they are no longer being produced.
Not too sure if you are talking about the NS-555 or NS-777, but the NS-777 has plenty of bass. I recommend a subwoofer but the bass is plenty.

FWIW - I love my Yamaha speakers.
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