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post #1 of 33
Thread Starter 
i have not found one, and i feel that cerwin vega is often under rated, so here is the thread!

i have cerwin vega vs120s and i love them. i have them as front channels in a 5.2 set up, and sometimes i wonder why i even have two subs. one 8in sub would be a great addition to my setup as the two 10s are not needed when i have the vs120s running at 350watts rms each. the cerwin vega subs are great too.

i feel people hate on the new cerwin vega stuff because they say its not as good as the old stuff. i think the VE line and the XLS line are some of cerwin vegas finest.(the xls215s at the top of the list)

feel free to share any pics of you CVs and your HT with cv components(amps or surround speakers)

pics coming soon
post #2 of 33
Heres my setup so far im getting another woofer for my left speaker so dnt mind the boston G1



Edited by SoTweaked - 5/4/13 at 4:03pm
post #3 of 33
Now I do hear alot of people blowing there tweeters, luckly I dnt run cerwin vega tweeters, I just run there woofers.biggrin.gif
post #4 of 33
Thread Starter 
the tweeters??? is this the newer stuff you are talking about or all the speakers?
post #5 of 33
New and old every where I go people are talking about how they have blown there tweeters. You can always check out this site nothing but cerwin vega people.
http://www.cerwin-vega-fans.com/
post #6 of 33
All the speaker I believe. I could be wrong though.
post #7 of 33
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by SoTweaked View Post

New and old every where I go people are talking about how they have blown there tweeters. You can always check out this site nothing but cerwin vega people.
http://www.cerwin-vega-fans.com/

hahaha i came here from that forum. they all were rude so i posted pics of fat half naked fat men titled "my new xls215 and at15s +hfa18 sub" that got me ip banned. i really did not want to be on the forum anymore since there was really no helpful feed back and a lot of rudeness. i would never do that to this forum though. but in my two months of being there, ive never seen anybody post about blown tweeter
post #8 of 33
Ah! so your the guy who posted that pic lol I only read about haha! I didnt see what the big deal with it he wasnt naked. Yea Ive check out that site as well and I think it was there or many reviews that i have read were I found people talking about blowing there tweeter. But it no biggie speaker blow.
post #9 of 33
Thread Starter 
They wrotd about those pics?! Lol wat did they say
post #10 of 33
Lmao! haha! yea! those guys are touchy arnt they lol I dnt really remeber exactly what was said but I do remember the pic comment on there and something about a fat half naked guy haha!
post #11 of 33
Thread Starter 
yea. they really are. i cant stand duronboy. that guy pissed me off so much. the only one that was cool was vegabass
post #12 of 33
Here's my 7.1 CV theater. All of the speakers are from the CLS line.
CV Theater.jpg 145k .jpg file
post #13 of 33
Thread Starter 
sick man! im thinking about getting at15s for my fronts and using my vs120s on the rear channels. that would be sick. i would be powering the at15s with a GX3
post #14 of 33
Dude that website cewin vega fan page is wack they started deleting my pics for no reason eek.gif Im done with those weirdos. This forum is alot more helpful. cool.gif
Edited by SoTweaked - 6/6/13 at 3:01am
post #15 of 33
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by SoTweaked View Post

Dude that website cewin vega fan page is wack they started deleting my pics for no reason eek.gif Im done with those weirdos. This forum is alot more helpful and I think. cool.gif

those people are so stupid. if they did not like a topic i made, it would get deleted and i would b pissed. and there would be like 2 people on that site at once.

i like the idea, but not the people. i liked some people though,

if you are truly done with that website, you should post the pics that i did! lol
post #16 of 33
Lol good idea, you just gave me an idea im gonna post pics of some naked girls biggrin.gif
post #17 of 33
Thread Starter 
. lol. title it may new 25000 dollar theater with all CV speakers

lol. take screen shots of it lol
post #18 of 33
lol I should have I put it in the pic thread and put hotte I uploaded like 20 nude pic and the last pic was a lil baby giving them the middle finger and I stated this is for deleting my pics with no notification peace hahhaahaha! and then I got bannned biggrin.gif

On a side note Im picking up some Cerwin vegas LS-12s up today with a reciever and cd player for 120 biggrin.gif
So your running VS-120s how do the woofers sound I was thinking of getting me some but I couldnt find much info on them except that there rated at 255 watts which I dnt really believe I mean they look identical to the LS woofers
post #19 of 33
Thread Starter 
they sound good. the woofers arnt rated at 250 watts, whats for the whole speaker. but the woofer could handle that much if you gave it that much.

i believe the woofers pretty much sound the same.
post #20 of 33
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Originally Posted by Secret Squirrel View Post

Here's my 7.1 CV theater. All of the speakers are from the CLS line.
CV Theater.jpg 145k .jpg file

That's very likely the nicest CV system set-up I've ever seen. I wish the image possessed a bit more rez, I'd like to examine the details further.

Thanks for sharing. cool.gif
post #21 of 33
Thread Starter 
The best cv setup I've seen was this 7, 2 setup with all xls215 and 2 21in subs
post #22 of 33
Dang! Not much action here.

Was entertaining the idea of buying a pair a XLS 28s and the XLS 6C for a modestly priced upgrade to my front 3. Mostly movies and TV but music is still important.

Any thoughts? I will be running these with a SVS PC12+.
post #23 of 33
I have a full, 7.3 cerwin sourround system.
Fronts- e712's
Center- ve5c
Surround- ve5m
Surround back- ve5m
Front subs- (2) lw10
Rear sub (wired with high level input off surround back channel)- ht10sa

Driving it all is a pioneer sc-1227.

I have just ordered an emotiva upa-700. Comes in Nov 11. Thoughts on if the emotiva is the right purchase to push my system to better sound/louder?

Pics coming soon!
post #24 of 33

I have a set of the Cerwin Vega CMX 28s they are truly amazing.

 

I am looking to get a new center and rear pair of bookshelfs from them any recommendations.

post #25 of 33
I am tossing up between the XL-S12 or VE-12F. Thoughts please....
post #26 of 33
Back when I was a teenager....



No problem with blowing tweeters and these speakers got abused bigtime! Not to mention I had plenty of friends who owned CV as far back as the late 70's or early 80's models all the way up to the VE series and nobody ever blew a driver on them. I personally measured 125dB at 3 meters from my VS-150. Oh yea, I did blow caps in the crossovers, heh... But that could of still been from running a lower powered AVR into clipping? I used those speakers with everything from a 100watt AVR to a 350watt per channel Carver poweramp. Who knows where the blown caps came from as I bought them as demo floor models from a going out of business Silo. I remember when Sears used to sell CV.
Edited by Emig5m - 12/28/13 at 1:03pm
post #27 of 33
Hello Im looking for grills for d3 if anybody has any they want to get rid of
post #28 of 33
Quote:
Originally Posted by NotInvolved View Post

The best cv setup I've seen was this 7, 2 setup with all xls215 and 2 21in subs

I used to have a 7.4 setup with 7 CLS 215 speakers, 2 dual 18'' subs, and 2 single 18''subs. I've moved on since then but it is still the most powerful setup I've ever owned.
post #29 of 33

helloooooooooooooooo .. just joined and this is cool , anyways I am looking into getting the CV1800 to power my XLS215  . In the meantime I am thinking of buying the XLS-6 and XLS6c for surround to almost complete the gaming experience :p  but dam those Cerwin-Vega CVHF-A21S look killer . 

post #30 of 33

would buying 2 - XLS6c speakers be better than having 2 - XLS6 speakers for surrounds ? ya think it would be with an extra 6.5" speaker . I might have to try that  :)  ... 3 - XLS6c speakers ? hmmmmmmmm.

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