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post #1 of 21 Old 10-05-10, 07:25 PM Thread Starter
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What do you guys think honestly?

This setup before I buy these speakers tonight. I bought the Onkyo 707 receiver and it is on it's way. Now, the speakers. I'm dealing with David right now and possibly getting the T45's with the c40 center, or should I spring and jump to the SVS towers and get a center from SVS as well? I'm kinda nervous, scared and excited all at the same time because I have actually never heard any of these brands of speakers, just basing my decision on what the majority and reviews tell me.

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post #2 of 21 Old 10-05-10, 08:01 PM
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Re: What do you guys think honestly?

Who makes the T45's?
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post #3 of 21 Old 10-05-10, 08:23 PM
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that would be PSB
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Re: What do you guys think honestly?

If you're just getting into home theater, I don't think you can go wrong with these choices. (PSB T45 and C4 speakers.) I wouldn't necessarily consider the SVS speakers a significant step up over the PSB speakers.

The thing will be more about personal preference in the speaker sound character. Without listening to the ones you are considering, or a bunch of speakers and trying to figure out from other people where others compare, you can't really say what you like or don't like.

Still, as I said, if you're just getting into home theater, I think you'll be happy with pretty much whatever you pick since it'll be a big step up over what you have now (i.e. nothing really).

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If you're just getting into home theater, I don't think you can go wrong with these choices. (PSB T45 and C4 speakers.) I wouldn't necessarily consider the SVS speakers a significant step up over the PSB speakers.

The thing will be more about personal preference in the speaker sound character. Without listening to the ones you are considering, or a bunch of speakers and trying to figure out from other people where others compare, you can't really say what you like or don't like.

Still, as I said, if you're just getting into home theater, I think you'll be happy with pretty much whatever you pick since it'll be a big step up over what you have now (i.e. nothing really).
I couldn't have said it better myself, both companys make great speakers and really since you can't audition either then the choice is left to you and the reviews you have read, but either way i can almost be certain you won't be dissapointed with your choice.
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Thanks guys I'll have to go with PSB!
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Great choice! Audio Advisor has a killer deal on the T65's.
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Re: What do you guys think honestly?

Hello,
I truly do not believe the PSB Image T45 or even better T65's represent a downgrade. Rather, they have been discontinued and replaced by a new Image Series.

From the Entry Level Alpha Series all the way to the Synchrony Series, the Professional Reviews and Bench Testing on Paul Barton's Designs has been pretty much universal acclaim.

I wish there was a PSB Dealer in your Area. However, these are Speakers I have listened to and setup many times and have always been shocked at how great they sound for the money.
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Well I just purchased the T45's with the c40 based on what I've read here from members and from reviews on the net. Hopefully I made the right choice. Thanks Jack!
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You'll be very happy.
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