DVD & Home Theater Gear Discuss DVD and Home Theater Equipment.

B&W 600 series 2 vs. series 3

Old 07-11-02, 07:43 PM
  #1  
Cool New Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 49
B&W 600 series 2 vs. series 3

Does anybody know if there is an appreciable difference for the DM602 and LCR600 between the series 2 and series 3? I've listened to the series 3 and they sound great, but the 2's are about $100-150 less.

Is it worth getting the newer ones, I'm looking for these to be the last spekers I buy for the next 10 yrs. I'm going to use them with a Yamaha 5490.
skinsfan is offline  
Old 07-12-02, 10:13 AM
  #2  
Cool New Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 49
I guess the first difference is that there is no LCR600 in series 2. Is the CC6 powerful enough for me if I'm driving it from a Yamaha 5490 and my viewing space is 14'x12' (Room is 24'x20')

If not will the timbre be matched if I got series 2 602's and series 3 LCR?
skinsfan is offline  
Old 07-15-02, 06:45 AM
  #3  
DVD Talk Legend
 
Join Date: Jun 1999
Location: USA
Posts: 12,244
I am not sure but any changes are probably in driver material and style.

If you can a/b them that would be the way to go but the cc6 is a fine center speaker.
Brian Shannon is offline  
Old 07-15-02, 09:02 AM
  #4  
DVD Talk Platinum Edition
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: San Diego
Posts: 3,402
Series 3 sound so much cleaner than the series 2 speakers. I work in an A/V store and everyone else who works there agrees. The tweeters are re-designed I beleive, giving them an awesome sound. I have the entire 602-601-LCR60 Series 3 setup here at home and it is great. I would definitely spend the extra money, if you want the extra sound.
discostu1337 is offline  
Old 07-15-02, 09:46 AM
  #5  
Cool New Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 49
Thanks!!

If my listening space is 14x12 in a room that is 24x21, and I have a Yamaha 5490 reciever, do I need the LCR600 or will the LCR60 be strong enough.

I'm upgrading from an Infinity Video One center because I can't always make out the dialog.

Thanks again (as always for teaching me how this stuff works)
skinsfan is offline  
Old 07-15-02, 08:44 PM
  #6  
DVD Talk Special Edition
 
Join Date: May 1999
Location: cleveland, oh USA
Posts: 1,062
I'd get the one that matches your fronts. I'd even take my fronts into the store and set them up to see.
svadas is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.