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We must have a few Polkies on the board. In the home theater I have LS90's (the old guys can still rock :jiggy: ) in the front, a CS350 center, and was using a pair of M5's for surrounds but since one bit the dust recently I am now using a pair of Paradigm Atoms I had sitting around, and a Def Tech Powerfield12 and a YamahaYST-SW150 sub. I am using a Polk RM6750 sub/sat system in the living room. Surely I am not all alone here.:yikes:


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Your not alone:) I have Polk`s myself.I have RTi12`s and CSi5 up front with RT55i`s for surround`s and couple of others sitting patiently waiting for me to build a bigger room to utilize them.:bigsmile:
 
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I'm a happy owner of Polk LSi 9's for the fronts, LSi C for center, and LSi-7's for the rears, which I also use for mixing as near-field monitors. When I heard the LSi-9's I exclaimed "WOW!!!" quite loudly after hearing everything else our local Tweeter had to offer, and totally startled the salesman, who had never heard a customer reaction as strong as that!

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(that's me wearing my Ultrasone Proline 750's while at the computer!)
 

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I just ordered some RTi12's, along with a CSi5 and a pair of FXi5's. Ill probably go crazy waiting for em to come in, but if i can maintain my sanity, ill probably post a lengthy review on these forums.
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Vintage RTA-12C fronts, CSI-5 center, and four RC-85i (in-wall) surrounds.
 

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No SDA owners? When I was a kid I dreamed of the big 6 ft SDA's advertised on the first ten pages of Stereo Review and Audio mag.
 

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I'm also a polkaudio forum member. Though I no longer own Polks, I used to have the LSi9 and LSi15. The LSi9s were super bookshelves in their category - I really liked them a lot! The LSi15, I never quite got dialed in. I bought them because the concensus is typically that they're the best in the line - however I always much preferred what I heard from the LSi25 in showrooms. The LSi25 were actually my first speaker "WOW" experience. I preferred them to the more expensive ($3.5K) Martin Logans. Should've gone with my ears. I think if I had, I'd have stuck with them a lot longer before upgradeitis kicked in.
 

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Lsi15's, LsiC here. The built in subs of the 15's can really kick it for HT. Probably not the best tweeter for HT though IMO of course.

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Thanks Mike. I am an active member over at the Polk Forum (Midnite Mick) and am curious to here some of the older Polk's. Would like to know the what the old SDA's sound like. I have a feeling they would be right in my wheelhouse in regards to my preferences. I love a big 3 dimensional sound and if they sound open as well........well :drool: .

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Thanks Mike. I am an active member over at the Polk Forum (Midnite Mick) and am curious to here some of the older Polk's. Would like to know the what the old SDA's sound like. I have a feeling they would be right in my wheelhouse in regards to my preferences. I love a big 3 dimensional sound and if they sound open as well........well :drool: .

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So would I Mike, have never been fortunate to run across a pair. Perhaps someone here at the Shack has. :huh:
 

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Those LSi9 are amazing I remember hearing them for the first time at HE2002 and was really taken back by them. You gonna do 7.1 with LSiC + 4 LSi9 For LR/Sides LR, and the LSi7s as Surround backs? Man thats a **** of a rig. What Sub you gonna use?


I can post on my dad's behalf he has RT1000i and a CS245i with Radioshack In walls and Velodyne CHT-12 and Yamaha YST-SW305

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Those LSi9 are amazing I remember hearing them for the first time at HE2002 and was really taken back by them. You gonna do 7.1 with LSiC + 4 LSi9 For LR/Sides LR, and the LSi7s as Surround backs? Man thats a **** of a rig. What Sub you gonna use?

~Bobby
I think I'm only going to go with a 5.1 system. The room is real small. 12x11. I purchased 2-LSi9's, LSi7's & LSiC at the same time. I then found a deal on 2-LSi9's and purchased those too. So I'm going to use either 4-LSi9's or use the 2-LSi7's as rears.

No idea on a sub yet.

See it's a small room. Still have to purchase a couch. Seating will only be about 6' from screen.

 

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:nono: You best use the four LSi9's and LSiC cause if you don't I will have Sonnie release lawn gnomes to attack you, you know them southern gnomes are mean.

Nah all kidding aside that would be best timbre matching and eaier to find an amp cause all speaker will require same power.

PS: My new fav recommendation for a sub that hit it low and takes up little space is a DIY one using

Soundsplinter RP-L18 D2
Elemental Design E1300 1300w RMS Plate
Parts Express 3cu^ft Enclosure
$895+/- (depending on shipping you chose)

Unibox shows 107dB at 20hz and about 95-97dB at 10hz and there is alot of room for use with the BFD to boost the bottom end w/o hitting xmax.

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Lessee, what do I have in the way of Polk? The trusty Subie has Polk separates up front, in the rear, and as a sub, but in the house is where I have the arsenal: Five pairs of LS50's, two pairs LS f/x, two CS350 LS, and two PSW 1200's. I'm running about half of it now, but the lot of it is waiting for the dedicated HT to be built.
 

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:nono: You best use the four LSi9's and LSiC cause if you don't I will have Sonnie release lawn gnomes to attack you, you know them southern gnomes are mean.

Nah all kidding aside that would be best timbre matching and eaier to find an amp cause all speaker will require same power.

PS: My new fav recommendation for a sub that hit it low and takes up little space is a DIY one using

Soundsplinter RP-L18 D2
Elemental Design E1300 1300w RMS Plate
Parts Express 3cu^ft Enclosure
$895+/- (depending on shipping you chose)

Unibox shows 107dB at 20hz and about 95-97dB at 10hz and there is alot of room for use with the BFD to boost the bottom end w/o hitting xmax.

~Bobby
I didn't know you could get that kind of response out of a sub that small! How big is the port on that thang? I've been aiming for a dual 18" Soundsplinter LLT in a 20-30 cubic foot cabinet that would double as my, what do you call it? thing the second row seats go on. I want to relieve my pair of PSW 1200's at 28 Hz, and let the Soundsplinters take it home...
 
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