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those polks are a good option

I have the Monitor 50s here (basically the same .. older model but very similar from the looks of it... and they are nice..)




if your budget constrained... and who isnt'?? I'm not sure if you are into it but looking for used gear might be worth considering ... you can if you look and research (google search if you see something that sounds interesting..) pick up stuff for pennies on the dollar sometimes in the used market.

of course the catch may be finding something used you can find a suitable center channel for ?? but ..might be worth a look.. for my stereo rigs I have a vintage set of very nice condition JBL L1 bookshelf speakers I paid $40 for.. i love these things and then about a week ago I stumbled upon a nice pair of B&W V202 speakers which i could not decline to buy for the $20 asking pair..

I'm honestly not sure what the B&W's sold for new...but from what i've seen my JBL L1s cost about $800 when new.
post #12 of 14
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yeah i actually changed the setup as the Polks match my stand and I liked the Polks cabinet.

x1: YAMAHA RX-V373BL
x2: Polk Audio New Monitor 55T (Cherry Cabinet)


question about the Center. The Polk you suggested is $109.00 on amazon which is the CS10. Newegg has a center for $79.99 which is a Monitor 15c. Will there be a big difference from the 15c to the CS10?

The center will be cherry as well and either one of these are cherry.

If i do the center at newegg which is the Monitor 15c it will be $530.00 shipped

x1: YAMAHA RX-V373BL
x2: Polk Audio New Monitor 55T (Cherry Cabinet)
x1 Monitor 15c (Cherry)

$530

That 15c is actually a pretty good deal. I think the 15c is just a redesign of the CS10 to match the rest of the monitor line. The Drivers are probably the same but the tweeter might be different, cabinet may be smaller on the 15c as well. I would get the 15c and you would have yourself a nice setup.

I have the older Polk Monitor 60's Bi-Amped (running a 7.1 receiver but only doing 5.1, using the other two channels for the bi-amp), Monitor 30's for the rear, and CS1 for the Front.
All I gotta say is your gonna love it, Makes watching movies with good surround soundtracks so much more awesome. Once you go full 5.1 your gonna love it, So immersive.
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oh yeah... the yammy is a good choice my wife and I got a Yamaha RX-V573 about 2~months ago on sale at fry's for $299 and it is a very nice sounding receiver indeed... i have tried it with stereo (music) and find it very capable indeed in this regard...
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oh yeah... the yammy is a good choice my wife and I got a Yamaha RX-V573 about 2~months ago on sale at fry's for $299 and it is a very nice sounding receiver indeed... i have tried it with stereo (music) and find it very capable indeed in this regard...

Also They tend to pack pretty good headphone amps in these as well, at least mine does and its not that high up on the price scale.
Compared to my Creative Z card and the FiiO E10 I use with my laptop my HTR-5063's gets louder and cleaner then the FiiO E10. My Creative-Z probably edges it out a little because of the extra control, but quality isn't far away. Always a Plus if you have nice headphones and want to use them on the TV as well without having to suffer with poor audio.
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