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post #44071 of 45278 Old 12-02-2017, 01:06 PM
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I have a pair of TL3s that I don't use anymore since I upgraded my surround speakers in my bedroom setup with B&W 686 S2s to match the 685 S2s I have for mains.

As you can see they are small enough to use as Atmos speakers.
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have rti8s and svs pb1000 worth upgrading to the rtia9? or should i just get some fxia6 in case i want to go 7.2.2(already 5.2.2 with fxia6 rti8 csia6 and dual pb1000) before the series is liquidated( what im assuming this sale is)


How big is your room? What is your use case? Are you using external amplification or just an AVR? For home theater use most people set a crossover at 80 or 100hz which means you won’t get much use out of the low end that those big Rtia9s can provide. You would probably be better off upgrading your subs for more low end impact in home theater use. The rtia9s are great in a large room with sufficient amplification or in two channel use if you don’t want to use a sub.


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How big is your room? What is your use case? Are you using external amplification or just an AVR? For home theater use most people set a crossover at 80 or 100hz which means you won’t get much use out of the low end that those big Rtia9s can provide. You would probably be better off upgrading your subs for more low end impact in home theater use. The rtia9s are great in a large room with sufficient amplification or in two channel use if you don’t want to use a sub.


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thats what i thought probably will look into larger subs my room is 12x12 usable space

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Ok, that's good to hear. Glad I didn't order any. TL3 might be a bit big for Atmos Ceiling duty.
Actually, I think the TL3 would make an excellent choice for overhead speakers if you are looking to timbre-match with an LSi/M setup and can't or won't install in-ceiling speakers.

The current sales prices are very attractive and, using an appropriate universal swivel mount, you could aim them properly to suit your seating arrangement.

I used to have a set of TL2's with a Monitor setup and loved them for their small footprint, quality of build, and affordability.

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TL3 is the same size as the TL2. The only difference is in the tweeter.

https://www.polkaudio.com/products/tl3_satellite

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Polk-Audio-...8AAOSw3WxaBgDz
Thanks Enricoclaudio I'll probably grabs some. I didn't realize the TL3 was a series. I thought it was just the center.


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Actually, I think the TL3 would make an excellent choice for overhead speakers if you are looking to timbre-match with an LSi/M setup and can't or won't install in-ceiling speakers.

The current sales prices are very attractive and, using an appropriate universal swivel mount, you could aim them properly to suit your seating arrangement.

I used to have a set of TL2's with a Monitor setup and loved them for their small footprint, quality of build, and affordability.
Good to hear! Thanks Chi_guy. At that price, I won't fret about replacing them if I later opt for in ceiling mounts. I just figure there will be more atmos channels added in the years to come and screw holes are easier to patch than 5+ inch.
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Hi - I felt like I had to write to you guys because I couldn't help myself out based on the information/experience people have shared over the social media, forums, etc. It's like Polk people don't like to brag (?) about their pleasure, hopefully.

Well, I'm about to take some action about my great AVR, which had actually promised at the beginning to serve as a hub for my HDMI devices and also (!) deliver hi-fi quality stereo performance. Anyways, after almost 6 years of AVR stereo listening torture, I decided that my ears deserve better, and I traded an existing 50-yr. old solid state receiver with a nice set of Polk home theater speakers. So, now that the AVR can do its best with home theater speakers; however, due to budget constraints (and depreciation of my local currency against GBP, Euro, USD and everything else), I'm stuck with my power-hungry RTiA5s for the separate stereo project. My situation with the RTiA5-based stereo setup is that I can; either (i) go with a relatively hi-tech receiver from HK, Pioneer, Marantz or Onkyo that would have a built-in DAC and provide enough power (in watt terms), or (ii) take a step forward to a new world trying a second-hand & older generation Rotel, NAD or Rega that would provide between 50-75 watts per channel in 8 ohms.

For the time being, it looks like I could find & effort a Brio 3 or a Brio-R to hook up with my RTiA5s and possibly a Dacmagic (not plus though.) Note that it's really not easy to find a decent second hand device in my country, and I, as an individual, cannot import any device, so I have to play it in a number of limitations.

For your valuable considerations, mostly I listen to electronic music (and some chill out) in my 40 sq. meter (c450 sq. feet) living room. Sound-wise, I would really like to go punchy.

For the next year, I plan getting a DAC into my system and enjoy streaming lossless through Tidal, Deezer, etc. Before then, it looks like I will be going through my legacy (CDs & vinyls : ) Any thoughts on wiring (w. the DAC and also w. bi-wiring bi-amping the speakers) and crossover options are more than welcome. Thanks

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Ordered 4 TL3's from polk ebay store. I will be driving those 11 speakers with my Denon X6400h. I'll be curious how the base from those 707's compares with my SVS PB12-ISD. I had considered adding a second sub but will see how the woofers sound in my smallish 14x15x8 room. I also hear those LSiM's need some break in time.
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Ordered 4 TL3's from polk ebay store. I will be driving those 11 speakers with my Denon X6400h. I'll be curious how the base from those 707's compares with my SVS PB12-ISD. I had considered adding a second sub but will see how the woofers sound in my smallish 14x15x8 room. I also hear those LSiM's need some break in time.
That should be a sweet setup. Post some pictures here once you get everything installed.

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Well, as an impulse purchase I just snagged a deal on 5- LSiM Polk speakers. They seemed to get good reviews across the web so I figured why not! For the price I don't think it can be beat. Can't wait to see how these babies sound after break break-in and proper amplification.

https://www.adorama.com/pklsim705bc....e=rflaid912524
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Well, as an impulse purchase I just snagged a deal on 5- LSiM Polk speakers. They seemed to get good reviews across the web so I figured why not! For the price I don't think it can be beat. Can't wait to see how these babies sound after break break-in and proper amplification.

https://www.adorama.com/pklsim705bc....e=rflaid912524
Nicely done!

I added another pair of RTiA5's to my setup today at a price of $179 each inclusive (NIB w/free shipping from authorized Polk Audio dealer Stereo Advantage). I'll use them as side surrounds in place of my face-mounted OWM5's.

I didn't think I'd be able to squeeze in two more floor-standing speakers in our small living room (for a total of six), but I got the blessing of SWMBO.

Living Room: Sony XBR-65Z9D; Oppo UDP-203; Nvidia Shield TV; Roku Ultra; Denon AVR-X8500H (9.1.4/13.1); Polk Audio RTiA7 (Fl/r), CSiA6 (C), RTiA5 (Sl/r & FW), OWM5 (SB), 80F/X-RT (FH, RH); SVS SB-2000 (SW)
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Well, as an impulse purchase I just snagged a deal on 5- LSiM Polk speakers. They seemed to get good reviews across the web so I figured why not! For the price I don't think it can be beat. Can't wait to see how these babies sound after break break-in and proper amplification.

https://www.adorama.com/pklsim705bc....e=rflaid912524
Wow. Hell of a nice price!

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Well, as an impulse purchase I just snagged a deal on 5- LSiM Polk speakers. They seemed to get good reviews across the web so I figured why not! For the price I don't think it can be beat. Can't wait to see how these babies sound after break break-in and proper amplification.

https://www.adorama.com/pklsim705bc....e=rflaid912524
OMG that is the best deal i have seen on the LSIM series. One piece of advise they do require a long break in period and are very accurate across the frequency range. What are you powering them with?

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OMG that is the best deal i have seen on the LSIM series. One piece of advise they do require a long break in period and are very accurate across the frequency range. What are you powering them with?
I know right. When I saw the deal I did a quick research of the line on the internet and I knew that I just had to jump on it! Not only is it the left and right towers but the surrounds AND a center channel. I was going to wait a little while and then come on here and ask what is a good amp to power these with but since you asked, any suggestions? I plan to use the towers as a 2-channel set-up in the bedroom with maybe an integrated amp and then I will move them to our finished basement once it's completed for a full 5.2.4 Atmos setup.

I'm super excited!! You should have seen me trying to sell the impulse buy proposal to my wife in a matter of like 5 minutes, LOL.
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I know right. When I saw the deal I did a quick research of the line on the internet and I knew that I just had to jump on it! Not only is it the left and right towers but the surrounds AND a center channel. I was going to wait a little while and then come on here and ask what is a good amp to power these with but since you asked, any suggestions? I plan to use the towers as a 2-channel set-up in the bedroom with maybe an integrated amp and then I will move them to our finished basement once it's completed for a full 5.2.4 Atmos setup.

I'm super excited!! You should have seen me trying to sell the impulse buy proposal to my wife in a matter of like 5 minutes, LOL.
Depending on budget. The Monoprice Monolith 7 is a heck of a deal and would power your speakers nicely. Then there is the Emotiva Xpa gen 3 which i heard some good things about and also have seen some reviews that said they are not to good. If you have a higher budget i would grad either a used or new Parasound A51. The Parasound 5250 i have is rocking the house and a very good match with the LSIM series.

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Well, as an impulse purchase I just snagged a deal on 5- LSiM Polk speakers. They seemed to get good reviews across the web so I figured why not! For the price I don't think it can be beat. Can't wait to see how these babies sound after break break-in and proper amplification.

https://www.adorama.com/pklsim705bc....e=rflaid912524
Yeah, that's a sweet deal that's too good to pass up. Now, if they do that with the 7 series, I'd buy another set even though I already have one at that price. I hope they give up some deals like this on those surround speakers. I need (want) 4 of them.

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Well, as an impulse purchase I just snagged a deal on 5- LSiM Polk speakers. They seemed to get good reviews across the web so I figured why not! For the price I don't think it can be beat. Can't wait to see how these babies sound after break break-in and proper amplification.

https://www.adorama.com/pklsim705bc....e=rflaid912524
Yeah, that's a sweet deal that's too good to pass up. Now, if they do that with the 7 series, I'd buy another set even though I already have one at that price. I hope they give up some deals like this on those surround speakers. I need (want) 4 of them.
If you mean 707 those are on sale too
https://www.adorama.com/pklsim707b.html
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Depending on budget. The Monoprice Monolith 7 is a heck of a deal and would power your speakers nicely. Then there is the Emotiva Xpa gen 3 which i heard some good things about and also have seen some reviews that said they are not to good. If you have a higher budget i would grad either a used or new Parasound A51. The Parasound 5250 i have is rocking the house and a very good match with the LSIM series.
I'm searching for an integrated amp that has the home theater bypass setting. The Parasound Halo integrated has it but it's a little bit rich for my blood right now. I'm also looking at the Marantz pm8005 and the Peachtree audio Nova 150. Digital as well as analog inputs are a priority so that favors the Peachtree. How many watts should I be looking at to run these towers full range to their potential? I'll also read back through this very long thread to see if there's any info on what I'm asking.

Thanks for the recommendations on the emotiva and monolith amps. I'm looking for a single integrated box to keep the setup simple because this will be in the master bedroom and my wife cares about the aesthetics of the room.
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In a 7.1.x setup, are the side and rear equally important, or does one take precedence over the other? I currently have Polk Monitor 30's for my sides and rear.

Trying to figure out where to put the 703's from a recent purchase. Also curious if keeping the 30's would be a disservice to the other components? Anyone have any thoughts on this?


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In a 7.1.x setup, are the side and rear equally important, or does one take precedence over the other? I currently have Polk Monitor 30's for my sides and rear.

Trying to figure out where to put the 703's from a recent purchase. Also curious if keeping the 30's would be a disservice to the other components? Anyone have any thoughts on this?


LSiM704 center
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Room size 12 x 10

Movies and tv 99% of the time

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If you mean 707 those are on sale too
https://www.adorama.com/pklsim707b.html
Those are regular price. I want a deal like the poster got.

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Well, as an impulse purchase I just snagged a deal on 5- LSiM Polk speakers. They seemed to get good reviews across the web so I figured why not! For the price I don't think it can be beat. Can't wait to see how these babies sound after break break-in and proper amplification.

https://www.adorama.com/pklsim705bc....e=rflaid912524
That link has the 704c Center channel.


Here is the same with 705's and 706c center in Cherry
https://www.adorama.com/pklsm705mvcb...e=rflaid912524

Here it is with 707's and 706C in Cherry
https://www.adorama.com/pklsm703mvca...e=rflaid912524
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CS245 to CSI A6 Center Channel

I currently have 2 Polk RT55's, Polk Dipole Surrounds, and a CS245 for the center. Would the CSI A6 be an upgrade to the CS245 or a waste of money.
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Just getting my Denon 4400 tweaked but had seen the closeout deals on the Polk Lsim stuff and have upgraded speakers coming. I also have a pair of T15 that I use now as height speakers and wanted to know if they will work to reuse for 9.1 or they will completely throw off the sound quality of the Lsim stuff. I have a pair of 705, 703 and 706c center and the 702 F/x coming. I was thinking of configuring the following positions for each speaker, I would like to be able to have a config that will work for Atmos DTS X and Auro 3D which I believe this will. I live in a loft with high ceilings so I can't do any type of ceiling mounts.

Mains: Polk LSim 705
Main Surround : Polk M702 F/X
Center : Polk LSiM706c
Back Surround : Polk LSiM 703
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Is there a better placement for the 703 then the back surround?
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Just getting my Denon 4400 tweaked but had seen the closeout deals on the Polk Lsim stuff and have upgraded speakers coming. I also have a pair of T15 that I use now as height speakers and wanted to know if they will work to reuse for 9.1 or they will completely throw off the sound quality of the Lsim stuff. I have a pair of 705, 703 and 706c center and the 702 F/x coming. I was thinking of configuring the following positions for each speaker, I would like to be able to have a config that will work for Atmos DTS X and Auro 3D which I believe this will. I live in a loft with high ceilings so I can't do any type of ceiling mounts.

Mains: Polk LSim 705
Main Surround : Polk M702 F/X
Center : Polk LSiM706c
Back Surround : Polk LSiM 703
Height 1 : Polk T15
Sub: Old Polk until I get an SVS

Is there a better placement for the 703 then the back surround?
With the speakers you have, 703's don't have much choice but for rears. Overkill for sure, but I am in a similar situation. As for your T15's.. consensus here is the Polk Blackstone TL3's are the better timbre match as they have the same tweeters. Currently on sale at polk's ebay site. https://www.ebay.com/itm/Polk-Audio-...-/232557356684
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With the speakers you have, 703's don't have much choice but for rears. Overkill for sure, but I am in a similar situation. As for your T15's.. consensus here is the Polk Blackstone TL3's are the better timbre match as they have the same tweeters. Currently on sale at polk's ebay site. https://www.ebay.com/itm/Polk-Audio-...-/232557356684
Thanks I was able to find some used TL3 on Amazon for $100 for the pair. I will add these for the height.
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Well, the shipment came and the LSiM705 boxes are huge! I enlisted my poor wife to help me lug them upstairs for the unboxing. I noticed the boxes were pretty beat up and one had a hole in the side. Stay positive..."I'm sure their fine", I said to myself. Unboxing was pretty straight forward but most of the packing styrofoam was pretty beat up, split, and falling apart. How long have these been sitting in the warehouse?! Got the big 705 uncovered and sitting upright and THEN...

Crap!! FML!! Everything looked perfect but the base plate was a disaster and the "lacquer" is flaking off and it totally ruins the high-end look of the tower. With the way the box and packaging was, I'm starting to think I got a "open box" item which was not what the description stated on Adorama.

So, is the base plate something that can be screwed off and swapped out for a new one form Polk or is it an integral part of the cabinet?

Super bummed and disappointed right now. Too scared to even open the other one!
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Well, the shipment came and the LSiM705 boxes are huge! I enlisted my poor wife to help me lug them upstairs for the unboxing. I noticed the boxes were pretty beat up and one had a hole in the side. Stay positive..."I'm sure their fine", I said to myself. Unboxing was pretty straight forward but most of the packing styrofoam was pretty beat up, split, and falling apart. How long have these been sitting in the warehouse?! Got the big 705 uncovered and sitting upright and THEN...

Crap!! FML!! Everything looked perfect but the base plate was a disaster and the "lacquer" is flaking off and it totally ruins the high-end look of the tower. With the way the box and packaging was, I'm starting to think I got a "open box" item which was not what the description stated on Adorama.

So, is the base plate something that can be screwed off and swapped out for a new one form Polk or is it an integral part of the cabinet?

Super bummed and disappointed right now. Too scared to even open the other one!
I would just contact Polk. I've had 2 issues with 2 different speakers. One of which was an amplifier on a sub that burned out which was out of warranty. Polk still replaced it. Amazing customer service

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I would just contact Polk. I've had 2 issues with 2 different speakers. One of which was an amplifier on a sub that burned out which was out of warranty. Polk still replaced it. Amazing customer service

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No, call the folks you ordered from. If it was Adorama, they will replace it (them) - no problem.

I would not be the one replacing the base on a speaker like that. I'd want a brand new one, especially since you literally just ordered it. You don't know what else could be wrong with the speaker(s). Your call of course. Go ahead and listen to them until the replacement arrive.

Take pictures of the box and speaker(s) "NOW"

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Well, the shipment came and the LSiM705 boxes are huge! I enlisted my poor wife to help me lug them upstairs for the unboxing. I noticed the boxes were pretty beat up and one had a hole in the side. Stay positive..."I'm sure their fine", I said to myself. Unboxing was pretty straight forward but most of the packing styrofoam was pretty beat up, split, and falling apart. How long have these been sitting in the warehouse?! Got the big 705 uncovered and sitting upright and THEN...

Crap!! FML!! Everything looked perfect but the base plate was a disaster and the "lacquer" is flaking off and it totally ruins the high-end look of the tower. With the way the box and packaging was, I'm starting to think I got a "open box" item which was not what the description stated on Adorama.

So, is the base plate something that can be screwed off and swapped out for a new one form Polk or is it an integral part of the cabinet?

Super bummed and disappointed right now. Too scared to even open the other one!
That base looks like it was dropped pretty hard. The foot is pressed up and corner looks crunched. If the foam on that corner was not in crumbles, I would suspect either open box or possibly damaged at the factory. I recently got a 7 speaker 707 set. Doubt the packaging on the 707's could make another trip without speakers taking damage. Foam they use is for crap and only good for a few bumps.
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I opened the other tower box and it is damaged as well. The styrofoam is all broken up on both of these units so it looks like they are used or demo units. These were sold and advertised as new so why would Adorama ship these out even?! I've reached out to Adorama cust service so we'll see how good they really are. If these have been dropped, who knows what kind of internal damage might have been done.
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