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Old 01-15-06, 01:47 PM
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A couple questions about some Athena speakers

Ok, i don't know much about speakers and stuff so i have a few questions that i know you guys can help me with.
I have the Onkyo HT-770 (i think that was the model #) HTIB and i want to upgrade the speakers. I am looking at these: http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1118840369331

My first question is will these be good for the two rear surrounds or are they mainly for the R and L front channels?

Second question: my receiver is 130 watts per channel and the above mentioned speakers are max 125w. Can i still use them or is that not a good idea since my receiver is 130?
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Old 01-15-06, 06:26 PM
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My advice would be to listen to them yourself to see if you like them. Bookshelf speakers could be either mains or surrounds but before you use them as mains I would make sure you like them and that your sub is up to the task of handling the bass. A bookshelf speaker will be weak in the bass area.
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