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Forum: Speakers   11-08-2016, 05:34 AM
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Many listed on Audiogon...

Many listed on Audiogon...
Forum: Speakers   11-02-2016, 06:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 359
Posted By stevensctt
OP - Since you like the B&W 685, why not go with...

OP - Since you like the B&W 685, why not go with them? I have seen open box pairs go for around $450 at Best Buy. With holiday sales coming up, it is likely you'll find 685s will work with your...
Forum: Speakers   10-31-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 90
Posted By stevensctt
OP -- Your desire to listen to a 5.1 system over...

OP -- Your desire to listen to a 5.1 system over a 3.1 is strong enough to compromise your daughter's safety? Remove the surrounds and store them for several years
Forum: Speakers   10-28-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 30
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Posted By stevensctt
I suggest looking here: Audiogon...

I suggest looking here: Audiogon...
Forum: Speakers   10-26-2016, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By stevensctt
I agree you should stay with the same for awhile,...

I agree you should stay with the same for awhile, maybe branch out to your local Craigslist
Forum: Speakers   10-20-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 143
Posted By stevensctt
This person ...

This person (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/89-speakers/2487497-klipsch-lcr-wall-pro-6602-r5502-6502thx.html)installed Klipsch R5502 and is pleased with them.
Forum: Speakers   10-19-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By stevensctt
Hard to imagine a small bookshelf speaker, less...

Hard to imagine a small bookshelf speaker, less than 10 inches, will provide a better surround listening experience than a 6.5 inch in-ceiling speaker.
Forum: Speakers   10-19-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 404
Posted By stevensctt
OP - Since this is a dedicated HT build, why not...

OP - Since this is a dedicated HT build, why not consider the two brands that dominate audio in today's commercial movie theaters: Klipsch and JBL.

Also look at Miller and Kreisel (M&K Sound...
Forum: Speakers   10-18-2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 158
Posted By stevensctt
In-wall speakers are perfect for your application...

In-wall speakers are perfect for your application and you can achieve excellent sound quality for your budget. Look at Klipsch Reference (http://www.klipsch.com/in-wall-speakers) Series or JBL Arena...
Forum: Speakers   10-14-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 600
Posted By stevensctt
Spot on with this. Powered monitors are the...

Spot on with this.

Powered monitors are the way to go. Also look at the Audioengine HD6, you'll need a separate phono stage
...
Forum: Speakers   09-10-2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By stevensctt
Check hifishark.com for listings and completed...

Check hifishark.com for listings and completed sales
Forum: Speakers   09-07-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 117
Posted By stevensctt
I think you would have a very nice set-up as...

I think you would have a very nice set-up as proposed. You would be OK with the Wharfedale Diamond 210 for the rear speakers if the price savings (vs 220) was significant. Maybe the savings will...
Forum: Speakers   09-01-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 127
Posted By stevensctt
Somewhere above and behind the main listening...

Somewhere above and behind the main listening position if possible. I would not be too concerned with pivoting tweeters. The surround sound is a diffused sound and works best when not localized.
Forum: Speakers   09-01-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 127
Posted By stevensctt
Of course, see Crutchfield's take...

Of course, see Crutchfield's take (http://www.crutchfield.com/S-FvgnRgqfqtx/p_109A55IW/JBL-Arena-55IW.html). Horizontal center channel use is mentioned specifically
Forum: Speakers   09-01-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 127
Posted By stevensctt
Take a look at the JBL Arena...

Take a look at the JBL Arena (https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/buy/In-Wall-Ceiling-Speakers/ci/7593/N/4232859460) series as well as the Klipsch Referemce...
Forum: Speakers   08-30-2016, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 240
Posted By stevensctt
Certain Tannoy vintage speakers are highly...

Certain Tannoy vintage speakers are highly desirable. There is a pair of Tannoy Belvederes...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,292
Posted By stevensctt
Keep your eye on the used market. I have seen...

Keep your eye on the used market. I have seen LS50s sell for $1000 or less in excellent, like new condition.
Forum: Speakers   08-22-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 284
Posted By stevensctt
The JBL L5 is a 6 ohm speaker with Sensitivity of...

The JBL L5 is a 6 ohm speaker with Sensitivity of 90db. You should be OK with the Denon AVR-X220w at 6' away. I don't believe there is a "matching" center speaker. How was the JBL 125c? Get...
Forum: Speakers   08-19-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 769
Posted By stevensctt
Take a look at the Klipsch Reference Series...

Take a look at the Klipsch Reference Series (http://www.klipsch.com/in-wall-speakers#reference-in-wall-speakers) in-wall speakers. They will fit your budget and perform quite well. I have heard...
Forum: Speakers   08-19-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 204
Posted By stevensctt
These B&W DM 602 S3...

These B&W DM 602 S3 (https://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/ele/5689105920.html) speakers are very nice. Last of the D series manufactured in England. $450 max with stands would be a nice pick-up if in...
Forum: Speakers   08-19-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 204
Posted By stevensctt
Your receiver must have pre-outs to use powered...

Your receiver must have pre-outs to use powered speakers. You will need to connect with RCA cables from the receiver to the speakers.

Some powered speakers have RCA connections but most have XLR...
Forum: Speakers   08-19-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 481
Posted By stevensctt
If you look look at images of in-wall speaker...

If you look look at images of in-wall speaker installs, you won't see round speakers.
...
Forum: Speakers   08-19-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 481
Posted By stevensctt
If you have the option of installing in wall...

If you have the option of installing in wall speakers for R, F and C, I would recommend doing so. Aesthetically, by far the best choice and acoustically, likely better than other anything else you...
Forum: Speakers   08-17-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 188
Posted By stevensctt
Audio Engine A5+ $319 Refurbished...

Audio Engine A5+ $319 Refurbished (http://audioengineusa.com/Store/refurbished) direct from Audio Engine, with 3 year warranty and free shipping. Tough to beat.
Forum: Speakers   08-17-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 481
Posted By stevensctt
While there may be some advantages to brand...

While there may be some advantages to brand matching speakers, a center channel speaker should be judged on its own. As long as the KEF T101C provides sound and voice clarity to your liking, it will...
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