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Hi all. I'm in the market for in-wall and in-ceiling speakers and need guidance on which Triad speakers would work best for my application - the product nomenclature confuses me a bit. Thanks in advance for your guidance.

About my install:
- My HT living room is small to medium size. It's roughly 14x14 and it opens up to the kitchen. Not a big space. I sit about 11' - 12' away from the screen.
- I'm looking to spend $1,000 - $1,200 per speaker for my L/C/R (in-walls for L/R and in-ceiling for center)
- I've narrowed my search down to Triad and Martin Logan's Architectural Series (uses a folded ribbon tweeter)
- I'm coming from Ascend Sierra towers and Horizon Center, which don't fit in my new living room.
- This is for HT duty mainly. I'll move my Sierra Towers to my other living room for music listening.

Here are my questions:
- given my price range, which Triad in-wall (L/R) and in-ceiling (center) speakers would you recommend?
- bonus question, any opinion on the ML vs. Triad speakers? I heard the Martin Logan 40 towers this past weekend and thought they sounded really good. Nice top end with the ribbon speakers.
Since we have already talked, I will stay out of this one.

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Since we have already talked, I will stay out of this one.
Hi Mike, thanks for your help. You've been really helpful, and have helped me narrow it to two great choices. The one thing I am stuck on is how much of a difference the sealed enclosure (Triad) has over the open back of the ML. I like the ML in that it has the ribbon and have heard nothing but great things about Triad.

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Hi Mike, thanks for your help. You've been really helpful, and have helped me narrow it to two great choices. The one thing I am stuck on is how much of a difference the sealed enclosure (Triad) has over the open back of the ML. I like the ML in that it has the ribbon and have heard nothing but great things about Triad.
Since we rep both brands, you will need to call me to discuss.

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No, you tell me now in front of everyone! j/k

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No, you tell me now in front of everyone! j/k
Sure since we are in the Triad thread, Triad is best. Come over to the ML thread and I can tell you the ML are the best.
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Hi Mike, thanks for your help. You've been really helpful, and have helped me narrow it to two great choices. The one thing I am stuck on is how much of a difference the sealed enclosure (Triad) has over the open back of the ML. I like the ML in that it has the ribbon and have heard nothing but great things about Triad.
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Sure since we are in the Triad thread, Triad is best. Come over to the ML thread and I can tell you the ML are the best.
Why the banter? I'd never, ever buy open backed speakers without having my saw ready to build backer boxes!!!!

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