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Forum: Speakers   01-29-2015, 06:26 PM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
That's right. The ScanSpeak 9500 Tweeter...

That's right.
The ScanSpeak 9500 Tweeter upgrade is $125 each x 3 = $375.
The new Crossover for the ScanSpeak 9500 costs $100 per speaker.
So each speaker is $475.
Forum: Speakers   01-28-2015, 06:04 PM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
That's a very solid plan indeed.

That's a very solid plan indeed.
Forum: Speakers   01-28-2015, 05:44 PM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Certainly one option. 1. Upgrade to...

Certainly one option.

1. Upgrade to Reference tweeters (ScanSpeak 9500)

2. Also upgrade to Beryllium midrange drivers

But since a pair of T1 has a total of 6 tweeters and 8 midrange...
Forum: Speakers   01-28-2015, 12:26 PM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
I doubt there will be discounts on the SX when...

I doubt there will be discounts on the SX when the SV comes out in about 6 months.

I'm sure there will be people who would like to complete their current SX systems.

There is always that...
Forum: Speakers   01-28-2015, 11:10 AM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Just got word from RBH. The SV series that...

Just got word from RBH.

The SV series that will be released in 6 months will eventually replace all SX speakers, including the T-system.

People can still buy any of the SX series as long as...
Forum: Speakers   01-28-2015, 07:36 AM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Looks like you have a great system. Your...

Looks like you have a great system.

Your system definitely ranks with any entry level system from Revel, KEF, B&W, Dynaudio, Focal, etc., that cost a lot more.

Really no need to upgrade...
Forum: Speakers   01-26-2015, 05:59 PM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
I just realized you already own RBH speakers. :)

I just realized you already own RBH speakers. :)
Forum: Speakers   01-23-2015, 01:31 PM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
See if there are any RBH dealers around that may...

See if there are any RBH dealers around that may have something like the RBH SX-8300.
Forum: Speakers   01-23-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
BTW, the "EMP" loudspeakers are now called the...

BTW, the "EMP" loudspeakers are now called the "RBH Impression Series" loudspeakers. :D

http://rbhsound.com/impressionseries.php
Forum: Speakers   01-23-2015, 07:22 AM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Here is the RBH page which warns of unauthorized...

Here is the RBH page which warns of unauthorized dealers, including "newaudiovideo.com (http://newaudiovideo.com/)".

http://rbhsound.com/warning.php (http://rbhsound.com/warning.php)

As far...
Forum: Speakers   01-23-2015, 07:08 AM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
The pricing on the RBH website should be coming...

The pricing on the RBH website should be coming soon. The free-standing RBH speakers and subs will be sold both online and by local dealers.
Forum: Speakers   01-22-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 62
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
You are providing links to UNAUTHORIZED /scam...

You are providing links to UNAUTHORIZED /scam dealer sites with false information. :eek:

Go to the RBH website and you will see a list of those unauthorized dealers.
Forum: Speakers   01-22-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
For truly full-range towers that will not require...

For truly full-range towers that will not require additional subwoofers in your room, I would recommend the RBH SX-8300. MSRP is $5K, but as with all Brick & Mortar companies, you tend to get 20-30%...
Forum: Speakers   01-22-2015, 07:34 AM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
First, the SX-8300 has an MSRP of $2,500 EACH or...

First, the SX-8300 has an MSRP of $2,500 EACH or $5,000 per PAIR.
The SX-8300/R has an MSRP of $2,950 EACH or $5,900 per PAIR.

But that's MSRP.

You can get big discounts on all big B&M...
Forum: Speakers   01-22-2015, 06:55 AM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
The MC-6C bookshelf speaker has a FR of...

The MC-6C bookshelf speaker has a FR of 60Hz-20kHz +/- 3dB, so the 150Hz XO seems kind of high. Apply Audyssey again (make sure totally quiet room). If it still sets XO to 150Hz, then just keep it...
Forum: Speakers   01-21-2015, 11:51 AM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
If 2 speakers have the same budget of $4K, you do...

If 2 speakers have the same budget of $4K, you do wonder where the sums were allocated.

Both speakers may have $3K in markup.

Speaker #1...
Forum: Speakers   01-21-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,078
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
That's just marketing, and you are paying for all...

That's just marketing, and you are paying for all of the marketing too. :D

Just because they have better marketing or illustration or animation doesn't mean you are actually getting your money's...
Forum: Speakers   01-21-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 62
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
I can agree with that. :D Everyone needs to...

I can agree with that. :D

Everyone needs to find their own best-fit system.

To some people, that may just be bookshelf speakers & subwoofers. And they are happy for life.

Some may take...
Forum: Speakers   01-21-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,078
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Oh, I have listened to the 1028Be w/ Be tweeters....

Oh, I have listened to the 1028Be w/ Be tweeters. I would take the RBH SX-8300 & 8300/R any day over the 1028Be.

I've also owned the Revel Salon2 and B&W 802 Diamond. Sold them both.

Be &...
Forum: Speakers   01-20-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,078
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Everyone has a personal experience. Based on...

Everyone has a personal experience.

Based on my personal experience, I would unequivocally take either the RBH SX-8300 or SX-8300/R any day over all other speakers in the $6K MSRP range, most...
Forum: Speakers   01-20-2015, 09:12 PM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Sorry. I don't know much about the older RBH...

Sorry. I don't know much about the older RBH generations.

I can only make an educated guess and say any differences may not be very significant in terms of sound quality.
Forum: Speakers   01-20-2015, 06:19 PM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
You're probably right. I read where they...

You're probably right.

I read where they said the SV towers could be " bi-amp or bi-wire".

But it didn't actually say "active".

They probably meant "active", but I would like to get a...
Forum: Speakers   01-18-2015, 03:00 PM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
MC-6C are $900/PR MSRP, so 2 PR is $1800. I...

MC-6C are $900/PR MSRP, so 2 PR is $1800.

I don't know about the MC-414C, but the MC-414 is $319 each MSRP.

Not sure about the TS-10AP sub, but probably $500 MSRP.

So probably total MSRP...
Forum: Speakers   01-18-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,195
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
My favorite "money-no-object" : Focal Grande...

My favorite "money-no-object" : Focal Grande Utopia tower

My favorite 2 "budget": RBH SX-8300 & XTZ Divine 100.49.

Least favorite: Bose
Forum: Speakers   01-15-2015, 01:38 PM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Yeah, that is too bad. My 61" RBH SX-T2...

Yeah, that is too bad.

My 61" RBH SX-T2 towers also have the feet, not the outriggers.

But it's too bad for guys who want the option of the outriggers.
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