Originally Posted by Smarty-pants
Well, link no worky, but just search for e90. They're cheeeeeerrrry
My JBL E-90CHs arrived yesterday while I was at work so, needless to say, I wasn't where I wanted to be! The seller was extremely nice and packed the speakers in the original boxes with all of the original packing material and stuffed the boxes with extra padding. The speakers were purchased a year ago and are in mint condition.
Though I already own a pair of E30CHs, an EC35CH, and an E250PCH (I know, not the best, but I got it CHEAP), I was very impressed with the look of the cherry finish and how well they complimented my living room. Most importantly, though I'm a newbie to this hobby and I may be more-easily impressed, they SOUND fantastic!
Listening to some songs off my Elton SACDs last night was a revelation. Both my wife and I noted the improved midrange and bottom-end definition which really made the presentation warmer, richer, and fuller. Imaging was impressive as well. I can see now that, in a way, with the E30s and an (sub-?) average sub, I was really missing details in the middle and the E90s seem to "complete the picture" so-to-speak.
My goal now is to get my E30CHs moved to the rear and do plenty of recalibration. I'll experiment with moving the sub around the room now that my front soundstage extends to lower frequencies. Guess what I'll be doing on my next day off!
Plenty of critical listening to come.
I can now say I'm a proud owner of a JBL cherry E-Series 5.1 system! Finally! Let me also mention that this is my FIRST surround system. I've got over 50 multichannel, high-resolution discs in my collection that I've never heard before, not to mention all of my DVDs that I've never heard in surround. I'm just a tad excited. . .
Thanks to everyone who made the effort to post buying options for me and to smarty-pants for finding this auction.