hi everybody: i asked a similar question to this one a few pages ago and nobody bit, but in light of the newegg sale, i figured i'd give it another shot.
i recently got a good deal on a very gently used pair of monitor 70s. i have a polk psw350 sub, am hopefully swapping out the crappy old kenwood HTIB surrounds i'm currently using for a pair of monitor 40s, and an older energy center channel speaker. i've never been terribly happy with the center, and i'd like to get a hold of a cs2 so i can have a matching, budget-minded system, but finding a black cs2 either new or in decent used shape is turning out to be quite difficult (my wife won't go for cherry, despite the good price that they're going for on amazon).
so, i've been looking at the cs20, which appears to be the natural successor to the cs2, but in light of the sale that newegg is having on the vm20, i'm considering it instead.
my question to all you experts is this: would either the cs20 or the vm20 "match" my monitor 70s well enough to give up searching for a cs2? would either the cs20 or vm20 compliment my setup better than the other? i know i should go audition them both, but i'm not sure if any local stores have them (and i live in a noisy apartment next to a freeway, so a perfect match isn't super-critical - i just want something i'll be satisfied with when i eventually move out of my crappy apartment into a house where i can enjoy watching a movie at a level that isn't driven by what my neighbors will tolerate
my wife has been amazingly okay with my recent speaker/receiver/blu ray player purchases, and i'm trying to get as many in as possible before my luck runs out.