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  1. Speakers
     Hey guys so i picked up a Marantz 6007 receiver and am using old yamaha speakers that are nothing special at all.... i found a pair of Definitive Tech BP-7006 for 500 dollars not to sure how well they will work with my receiver. im going to get def tech bookshelfs for the rest too but as of...
  2. Speakers
    I wanna get the best setup possible for the money.I'm not a audiophile so I have nothing to compare speakers to since everything will sound better then my TVs speakers. I dont wanna be cheap n catch the upgrade bug months later . the speakers will be used for 60%movies 30%gaming 10%music. Room...
  3. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    I want to use the room diagrammed below as my humble media/HT room. A few things are causing placement issues; a brick chimney that runs the full 8ft height of the room and the close proximity of the entry and closet doors in the corner. I'm using the Onkyo NR808 that is capable of 7.1, but my...
  4. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Hey there, I noticed there was quite a buzz about using cheap, small, often valvulated headphone-like amps for driving simple stereo setups. Now, I know those usually drive smaller speakers, but Im interested in driving a pair of CBM-170 SE and maybe, even a pair of CMT-340's!!! Wouldnt want...
  5. Speakers
     Hi,   I am new here; been reading this forum for a while. Thanks to all who contributed to this forum's wealth of information!   I am in process of selecting speakers for my bedroom. I have been listening to a 2.1 Cambridge Soundworks system for the past 10 years, and while it is good, I...
  6. Speakers
    I recently decided to upgrade my computer speakers. Being that I am an audio enthusiast, getting some tiny logitec speakers which most people consider as being “good” computer speakers wasn't going to satisfy my needs. Prior to this I was running some old Onkyo stand-mount speakers from a 7.1...
  7. Speakers
    I am working on a small dedicated theater room which is 14' 6" deep (screen to back wall) and 13' wide. I have been working with Bryan Pape and he recommended Ascend CBM-170s (CMT-340 center), which I have purchased already, and a subwoofer from HSU research or Rythmic which I am still...
  8. Speakers
    Which pair of speakers would you buy for the same amount of money? Small room. Approx. 15'x12'x8'. http://www.ascendacoustics.com/pages/products/speakers/cbm170/cbm170.html http://www.klipsch.com/f-20-floorstanding-speaker/details#specs
  9. Speakers
     I want to build a 5.1 system over time, but only have budget to build it piece by piece. I want to invest in good quality stuff, but also don't want to go overboard since I live in a Jersey City apartment, meaning I don't blast music and don't need to fill a huge room. I have around $600 to...
  10. Speakers
    Right now Ascends has two CBM-170SEs, one CMT-340SE, and two HTM-200SEs on sale for $698 (about $100 off). I was planning on getting three CMT-340s and two HTM-200s but that would run me over $1,000. Is it worth it to spend the extra for three 340s? How do the 340SEs compare to the 170s? My...
  11. Audio Gear
    I have a 7 speaker Ascend surround setup with 3 Sierra-1 for the Left, Center, Right in natural Bamboo. For the surrounds i have 4 CBM-170 SE. All are in good condition and come from a smoke free home. Looking to get 1300 or best offer. Location Knoxville, TN Any questions please feel free...
  12. Speakers
     I have a pair of Athena Audition AS-B2 Bookshelves as the mains in my listening room. Was thinking about setting a new set next to em to compare and hopefully replace with if more enjoyable. A couple links for reference: http://www.soundstage.com/revequip/athena_asb1.htm...
  13. Speakers
    Hi, we have this extra room 10'x12'x7' that we want to make a media room, for watching movies, gaming and music. So what I would like is to outfit this room with a quality sound system, that's not overkill for the small room, but also equipment that can make the transition when we move to a...
  14. Audio Gear
    Have Ascend Acoustics CBM-170SE for sale. They were used as rear surrounds on my 5.1 system. They have had very little use. $200+shipping from 20814.
  15. Speakers
    After some intensive research, and trying to budget the money, I have come down to this setup Receiver: Denon AVR 1000 Speakers: Ascend CMT 340 for FRONT - Left, Center & Right Ascend CBM 170 SE for Surround Subwoofer: Rythmik LV12R Room size: 24x20 (Something like that, I forgot)...
  16. Speakers
    I've looked at both and read people's impressions of both. Has anyone compared both side by side? If not, can some people give me impressions/reviews of both. I've looked at other speakers of this size and price range (I know what else is out there) and I've narrowed it down to these two for...
  17. Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers
    Hey guys looking for the best 10"-12" compact sub for $400-$650 max! would prefer a 12" Not sure on exact room dimensions. buying a new condo in tampa! will be pairing with the HSU speaker package or 4 Ascend Acoustics CBM 170s & 1 CMT 340 center
  18. 2-Channel Audio
    Whats up guys, I'm currently using an old 5.1 sony receiver in 2.1 channel mode. Im using the 2 small satellite speakers that came with it and an aftermarket sub I bought. Obviously the age of the receiver (almost 8 years now) and the satellite speakers leave something to be desired... I...
  19. Speakers
    Hi all, I currently have an Energy RC-10 + Emotiva sub 4.1 system in the living room that I love and want to extend my Denon 1713's Zone 2 outputs to the kitchen. These will basically be "cooking" speakers and for the occasional party so they don't need to be super high end. I'll be running...
  20. Speakers
     I have been looking at this forum for awhile and am trying to decide on all of the components for my system.  The use will be a mix of music, movies and tv.  I am considering the Ascend Acoustics (CMT 340 SE center, fronts and CBM 170 SE rears).  I have also looked at the Polk CSi5, RTi10 and...
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