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Old 07-22-00, 05:00 PM
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as title, thanks!
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I plan on upgrading my rears and sub in the near future,but here is what I have now.

Legacy Classic`s (mains)
Legacy Silver Screen (center)
Definitive BPX (rears)
Mirage BPS-400 (sub)
2-Clark Synthesis 229`s
www.legacy-audio.com
Old 07-22-00, 05:55 PM
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NHT SuperCenter
NHT SuperOne (2)
NHT SuperZero (2)

currently evaluating subs from M&K, NHT, and Velodyne.

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Old 07-22-00, 06:28 PM
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Polk RT-800(mains)
Polk RT f/x-500(rears)
Polk CS-400(center)
Velodyne CT-120(sub)

Currently auditioning HGS/F series and HSU subs.

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Old 07-22-00, 07:58 PM
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Fronts:
Paradigm Performance Series Titans (Home Theater)
JBL Monitor series (Music)
Yamaha Center channel
JBL ControlOnes Rears.
Old 07-22-00, 07:59 PM
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Fronts:
Paradigm Performance Series Titans (Home Theater)
JBL Monitor series (Music)
Yamaha Center channel

Rears:
JBL Control-1

Subwoofer:
Audiosource

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Old 07-22-00, 08:55 PM
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KLH AV1001B bookshelf speakers (Mains and Rears)
KLH 525 center channel speaker

and expecting a KLH PSW8100-8 Subwoofer soon.

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harman/kardon HK1's
Old 07-22-00, 11:31 PM
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Front: JBL S-38
Center: JBL S-CENTER
Rear: Crap from JBL SCS-125
Sub: 8" from JBL SCS-125
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I have 2 home made front speakers, an Infinity CC2 center channel speaker, 2 Infinity RS1 rear channel speakers, and a home made 12 ft^3 dual Shiva driver subwoofer (dubbed the BassMaker).


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Old 07-24-00, 12:46 AM
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Mains: Sony SS-MF515's (sweet floorstands)
Center: Audiosource C100
Surrounds: Midiland S2-4100's
Sub: Optimus 12" 150W (goes down to 26Hz)

and just to be complete
Receiver: Pioneer VSX-D608
Old 07-24-00, 02:22 AM
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Mine:

Monitor Audio's
-Silver 5s(fronts)
-Silver 3s(rears)
-Silver 110(center)
-ASW 210" SUB

I've been very happy with these speakers. Good clarity, imaging, and overall a well balanced and natural sound. The speakers look good too, I got mine with the Cherry finish. Check them out.......
www.monitoraudio.com
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Great speakers Chili. I auditioned the Monitor Audio line when I was looking for some new ones to replace my NHT's, the only thing I didn't like about them was the bass. I prefer my speakers to have a more flat sound across the board and the Monitors tended to be boomy, even when I played with positioning. This was mainly for music, because I love boom in movies, just not on my CD's, and decent eq's don't exist.

My current setup is just a pair of VonSchweikert VR-3, which I absolutely LOVE. The only regret I have in buying them is availibility of matching speakers. A center channel to match these things is going to cost me a fortune. Had I gone Monitor I'd probably be sporting your exact system right now, it sucks having DD and not using it, but makes up for it on Music. Also, brilon and bassethound, it's really nice to see people that appreciate good sound, and are willing to pay for it.
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I spent $800 on my tiny Dynaudio Audience 50 speakers. I just ended up selling ALL of my old Polk RT speakers, and I ended up paying more for these two speakers. But I love them.

As soon as I find another $800 - Dynaudio Audience 40's for the rears and a Dynaudio C120 center channel.

Dynaudio International Dynaudio North America

Got to get a sub too eventually. Boy, my upgraded home theater is going to take a while...


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Fronts: Polk RT55i
Center: Polk CS400i
Rears: Polk RT55i
Sub: Polk PSW1200

Receiver: HK AVR7000

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Fronts: Paradigm Moniter 7s
Center: Paradigm CC350
Rears: Paradigm mini moniters
Sub: Paradigm PS1200

Receiver: Denon AVR3300

Absolutely superb for home theater and pretty decent for music. Even though my mains are large tower speakers, to me they sound like theyre made more for HT use than music. Part of that could be my receiver, though most people claim that Denons have a fairly warm sound, which I am not sure I agree with.
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fronts: infinity reference 2000.4
center: infinity cc-2
rears: infinity rs-1
sub: polk psw150
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mains: Von Schweikert VR-2000
surrounds: Von Schweikert TS-200
center: Von Schweikert LCR-20
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My system is very similar to JBDomain's.

Mains - Polk RT55's (I debated for a long time between these and the 800's, and decided I liked the bass on the 55's a little better.)

Center - Polk CS400

Rear - Polk f/x 500's

Sub - Polk PSW 650 (Love this sub...)

I'm very happy with this system...but I'm looking at upgrading as soon I can sugest it to the wife without risking my life.
Old 07-25-00, 12:11 PM
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Mains: Infinity RS4
Center Infinity CC3
Rears: Infinity RS2
Sub: Infinity BU-120

This system sounds very good considering the cost.....I mananed to get most of these speakers while they were being dumped into the market before the new Infinitys came out.

Things I'd like different.....I'd love some bigger Infinity towers for my mains and move the RS4s to the rear....that would rock. And although that sub rocks the house sometimes it seems to lack precision....depends on the soundtrack in question. Alas I'm a poor mofo right now though.
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I'm a huge fan of Boston Acoustics, using them for both my computer and my home theater. For the HT, I have:

Fronts: BA VR-940's
Center: BA CR10
Surrounds: BA CR8's
Sub: BA PV-600

An excellent system and I'll be upgrading again this Winter.

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Old 07-25-00, 01:57 PM
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PSB

Alpha A/Vs front and rear
Center channel
Subsonic 5 subwoofer

Marantz 7000

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Sort of a mix and match of B&W 600 series with a pair of Pinnacles. No sub yet.
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All Paradigm Reference V.1:

Mains: Studio/60
Centre: CC-450
Rears: Studio/20
Sub: None, but will be adding one soon.


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Magnepan 1.6/QRs (front)
Magnepan MGCC1 (center)
Magnepan MGSS1 (rears)

No sub because subs don't match with electrostatic speakers and the 1.6s have plenty of bass.

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