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  1. Recommend in-ceiling speakers?

    Home Audio Speakers
    Can anyone recommend in-ceiling rear surround speakers? max $100 per speaker. To be used in a 5.1 system, I have not picked other speakers yet, I thought I would start with the rears. I intend to use with a Pioneer VSX-1021-K (spec below) Power Output Per Channel(20Hz-20kHz,.08%[email protected]) 90...
  2. Vas values for MB Quart speakers?

    DIY Speakers
    I was given a nice pair of MB Quart PCK-116 speakers, complete with crossovers. They are 4 Ohm sets with fancy crossovers and positionable coaxial tweeters. These were designed for in-door auto applications. They lack punch and sound mushy just suspended in air. MB Quart does not publish...
  3. What do you think is the max size for surround speakers?

    Home Audio Speakers
    I have been modelling these for use as surround as I can get them to go down to 30 Hz which suits a 60-80 Hz crossover to the sub. My question is if the box size is too large at 4 cu feet? :scratch:
  4. Replacement headphone speakers?

    Headphones | Head Gear
    Looking for some replacement speakers with 50mm drivers as I kinda want to build my own headphones. Anyone know of any or am I going to rig up something ungodly?
  5. Unusual couch placement/room - where should I put the speakers?

    System Setup and Connection
    Hi guys, [Setup] I am new to surround sound and am trying to upgrade the surround sound in one of my rooms to a 7.1 channel system. I ordered (5) Polk RM7 speakers (one of them is a center) and the Yamaha V667 Receiver. I will most likely order this speaker stand for maximum height on my...
  6. Front height speakers?

    System Setup and Connection
    I was sitting here wondering if I should change my system from a traditional 7.1 to a 7.1 useing the front hieght speakers since I now have a reciever with that capability. I haven't seen much talk about people doing this and what they thought about it so I figured I would ask if some of you...
  7. onboard speakers?

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I'm installing a HT in a new paneled den and my better half doesn't want to put holes in the wall or have speakers or wires on the floor, etc. I have looked into a soundbar system, like the Polk 6000, and it's also been suggested that I buy the Artisan speakers that attach directly to the...
  8. 4 Ohm Speakers?

    Home Audio Speakers
    Hello, I was considering purchasing 3 Behringer Truth 2031P monitors to use as side surrounds and a center in a second setup. I have an Onkyo TX-SR702 with external amp driving mains and wanted to use the 702's amps to drive the 3 Behringers, the 702's spec sheet gives a dynamic or peak...
  9. what do you recommend for theater speakers?

    System Setup and Connection
    I have my living room wired up for 5.1 surround sound. I would like to have the speakers mounted in-wall. I have a budget of approximately $2500. I need a receiver, main speakers, center speaker, sub, and rear speakers. Any input would be very appreciated! Thank you!
  10. What do you think of these speakers?

    Home Audio Speakers
    I have upgraded to a Onkyo 807 , and now want to see about my speakers. Room is 15 widex18 long , it will be used for 99% movies , and 1% music. If what i suggest is a waste of money tell me that. I really want to go with small speakers in this room. I have seen a sale on the POLK RM75 set...
  11. Which pair of Speakers?

    System Setup and Connection
    I have a pair of Pioneer CS-G305 3-way speakers with freq of 35-20kHz, impedance of 6 ohms, and power of 120w. I also have Sony SS-MB215, imp 8ohms and power of 140w. Which speakers would work best as front speakers? Would the other pair be usable as surround speakers? Thanks
  12. Where can I get Yamaha YST-MS50 computer speakers?

    Home Audio Speakers
    I broke mine and really want another pair, but Yamaha doesn't make them anymore. Anyone know where I can go to repair them or buy them?
  13. Can you paint speakers?

    Home Audio Speakers
    I no this doesn't apply to speakers made of paper but if the speaker is made of poly can it be painted? I know the surround shouldn't be but I was just thinking about the cone. If so would it matter what kind of paint is used? Thanks.
  14. Axiom in-wall/on-wall speakers?

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I'm looking at the Axiom in-wall/on-wall speakers for my living room (16'x20') music/HT set-up. WAF is the primary driving force here. The system will primarily be used for HT. Are there any in-walls I should consider for around the same price (about $1600 for LCR and 2 surrounds) that would...
  15. New Surround Sound Speakers?

    Home Audio Speakers
    I currently have a MOD2 Orb audio running my rear surrounds. The speakers have no crossovers, so I'm forced to use my receiver's crossover. I currently have them set at 80hz (which is the lowest recommended point). Since I have the crossover set at 80hz, all of my front channels are running this...
  16. How would bipoles work as center rear speakers?

    Home Audio Speakers
    Right now I have direct firing speakers for my back center pair. Nothing fancy and they are pretty small. They are 18" apart and above listening position about 12 ". I recently purchased a pair of Wharfedale WH-2's to replace my Cambridge Soundworks bi-pole/di-pole side surrounds ( they have...
  17. Anyone build with MCM speakers?

    DIY Speakers
    I can't seem to find a lot of info on these. And don't have the knowledge to know if they will be good speakers by looking at all the spec. numbers and charting them out. I am curious about the quality of the the 4" to 6.5" woofers from anyone who has done a build with these, what are your...
  18. Using a seperate amp with bookshelf speakers?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    OK, I know this is a pretty polarizing topic, but I thought we could start a lively discussion. I have Era Design 5 bookshelf speakers in a 5.1 setup. They are pretty inefficient, 86dB, and are known to really like power. The owners advocate this very strongly. I cross my system over to a...
  19. What's happening to my Klipsch speakers?

    Home Audio Speakers
    My home theater consists of the following: Display: Panasonic TH-42PW5 DVD Player: Harman Kardon DVD 30 A/V Receiver: Harman Kardon AVR 8500 Mains: Klipsch RF-7 Center: Klipsch RC-7 Surrounds: Klipsch RS-7 Subwoofer: None (Seaton Sound SubMersive on order) I setup my home theater back in 2004...
  20. Outdoor DIY speakers?

    DIY Speakers
    Are there any good plans for an outdoor 2 way speaker? Mainly the drivers are what I"m curious about. I can put enough paint or even plastic dip on the box to keep it water resistant the drivers are my main question. They would be housed under a porch roof so they should never get directly...