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  1. chane arx 5c vs ascend acoustiics towers?

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    hi i cant make my mind up between the chane arx speakers or the ascend acoutics speakers? what would be the better floorstander the arx 5c or ascend tower i know theres quite a difference in price i will be using a denon x6200w will be doing a 11.2 setup i have two hsu vtf 15h mk2 subs...
  2. Chane / ARX Speakers

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    I am interested in Chane (or ARX) speakers. Particularly the following models: A3rx-c A5rx-c or the prior versions of the same speakers: A3 A5 Shipping would be to Phoenix, AZ 85083 Thanks, Jeremy
  3. Arx a5 or ascend Sierra 2

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    High guys I'm a new member here so sorry if this is in the wrong section. I'm wanting to upgrade my 2.1 setup and have narrowed my choice between these speakers. The room is only around 1200cubic feet and has acoustic treatments. I'd say I listen to 50/50 movies and music mainly orchestral so...
  4. Arx a5 or ascend Sierra 2?

    Two Channel Audio
    High guys I'm a new member here so sorry if this is in the wrong section. I'm wanting to upgrade my 2.1 setup and have narrowed my choice between these speakers. The room is only around 1200cubic feet and has acoustic treatments. I'd say I listen to 50/50 movies and music mainly orchestral so...
  5. ARx v Polk LSi setup

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    So I've been following ARx (as well as Chase Home Theater subs) for quite some time. The Ribbon Tweeter is something I have been intrigued with for a long time (Sunfire CRM-2, Carver AL-III's are on my want to own list). I like the pricing of the ARx speakers and they seem to be very nicely...
  6. An Arx A5 Initiation Listening Party

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    An Arx A5 Initiation Listening Party by Wayne Myers AudiocRaver Introduction It was a special pleasure to be able to co-host an Arx A5 speaker initiation listening party recently. This involved a brand new pair of A5's, the second pair I have been exposed to. My introduction to the Arx...
  7. Klipsch or Arx A5

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    I'm currently looking at purchasing a set of speakers and need some input from the shacksters. Have narrowed it down to either the Klipsch RF52ii or the Arx A5 which rated quit good in the $1000 speaker evaluation. I current run some 3 ways which have 3 6.5" 2 x bass drivers, and 1 midrange...
  8. Arx A5 Speakers are chosen as best speaker in an 8 speaker evaluation...

    Home Audio Speakers
    The Arx A5's were among 8 other speakers in our Official $1,000 Speaker Evaluation and Home Audition Event ... and the Results are in... the A5's were chosen as the best of the round-up. I bet Jon is cringing at the thought of not sending me this pair of A5's for our $1,000 speaker evaluation...
  9. Arx vs Emp Tek vs Axiom

    Home Audio Speakers
    Hi, I'm making a second,smaller and cheaper home theater room. I have a Denon 3311 receiver with an older set of paradigm model 7 and a 300 cc along with an old subwoofer. I was thinking of getting the Arx towers, Emp Tek towers or Axiom towers for my left/right mains. Any thoughts or...
  10. NHT Absolute VS. Emotiva XRT VS. ARX?

    Home Audio Speakers
    I'm looking for helpful comments/owners' reviews for a new 7.1 HT speakr setup with choices of the following brands & amp models. My room size is 15X21X9 ft. TV and speakers need to be on the 15ft side. Note that right side of the room is open to kitchen & breakfast area and no wall. I prefer...
  11. Arx A1b/A2b Speaker Review Discussion Thread

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    Arx A1b/A2b Speaker Review Discussion Thread For the Full Review Click Here Conclusion Don't tell anyone at The Audio Insider that I held on to the Arx speakers a lot longer than I needed in order to do this review. There were some extenuating circumstances -- thank you "super" storm Sandy...
  12. Arx A1b/A2b Speaker Review

    Speaker and Subwoofer Reviews
    Arx A1b/A2b Speaker Review By Jim Wilson (theJman) Introduction The subject of this review is the Arx A1b bookshelf speakers and the companion center channel, the A2b. Both speakers can be configured as either acoustic suspension or bass reflex, the former by means of a foam plug to block...
  13. Arx A1b and A2b Speaker Review [draft]

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    Arx A1b and A2b Speaker Review By Jim Wilson (theJman) Introduction The subject of this review is the Arx A1b bookshelf speakers and the companion center channel, the A2b. Both speakers can be configured as either acoustic suspension or bass reflex, the former by means of a foam plug to...
  14. TAI contributes Arx Speakers for the $10,000 Home Theater System Giveaway!

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    We would like to thank Jon Lane and The Audio Insider for contributing their Arx Speakers to the $10,000 Home Theater System Giveaway here at HTS. The following Arx Speakers were donated: http://www.hometheatershack.com/images/arx_a5.jpg Arx A5 Floorstanding Loudspeakers ($749) 3" wideband...
  15. Future Arx Model Discussion

    Home Audio Speakers
    A similar thread on TAI forum was started awhile ago, but I though it would be cool to have a thread on HTS too. With the A5 a big hit and getting great reviews from those that have them, the A1bs are also a hit. The A3 and A2b will be coming back soon too. Now its time to start getting some...
  16. Arx A1b and A5 Now Shipping

    Home Audio Speakers
    The new Arx A1b stand monitor and the new Arx A5 compact high-output tower are now both shipping! Roll over each model to find the link to product pages.
  17. Speaker Options: Arx vs Ascend vs Hsu vs SVS

    Home Audio Speakers
    Hope I didn't goof... but early this morning I purchased a pair of Ascend Acoustics CMT340 SE speakers for L/R mains, another CMT340 for center channel, and four of their CBM170 speakers for L/R surrounds, giving me a 7.2 channel audio system when connected to the two Hsu VTF-2 MK4 subwoofers...
  18. ARX speakers

    Home Audio Speakers
    The A5 is a new inexpensive speaker that uses unbelievably long throw XBL^2 midwoofers and a planar tweeter and about 90db sensitivity with an easy to drive impedance. It's currently scheduled for a pre-release groupbuy if anyone is interested. The preliminary report I've read so far is...
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