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The bass is a lot better then the 40s thats for sure, but i still would want to run a sub with them, I forgot to mention it in my last post but i run a Klipsch Sub12 with them

Interesting. I'd really like to get 70's for front, 40's for surround, and a CS1 for center... But I can't afford that haha. Looks pretty awesome though.

Also, my 40's have the newer, black/gray covers.around the speakers. I wonder if there is any difference in performance between the original series II and the "newer" Series II.
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post #2792 of 3866
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Interesting. I'd really like to get 70's for front, 40's for surround, and a CS1 for center... But I can't afford that haha. Looks pretty awesome though.
Also, my 40's have the newer, black/gray covers.around the speakers. I wonder if there is any difference in performance between the original series II and the "newer" Series II.

http://www.avsforum.com/t/1269979/polk-monitor-series-1-or-2


Doesnt sound like any difference other than cosmetics.


i think i have seen the Monitor 70s go for like $180 each. You would want the CS2 center though as thats the one that matches the 70s
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active better...but yet.... no top name brand uses active speakers in home theater set ups...yea, active is so much better than passive rolleyes.gif
i guess my paradigm monitor 11s would be better if they were active *sigh

You're right, home speakers are so much better than studio monitors rolleyes.gif
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http://www.avsforum.com/t/1269979/polk-monitor-series-1-or-2
Doesnt sound like any difference other than cosmetics.
i think i have seen the Monitor 70s go for like $180 each. You would want the CS2 center though as thats the one that matches the 70s

Occasionally Newegg offers them to me for $200 each, no shipping. But I still don't have the expendable money ( or even available space) to get these at the moment.
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Occasionally Newegg offers them to me for $200 each, no shipping. But I still don't have the expendable money ( or even available space) to get these at the moment.

http://stores.ebay.com/Polk-Audio-Direct

I got my LSi9's here. I also have Monitor 70's and a CS2 in another room that I bought from newegg.
    
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post #2796 of 3866
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Id like to join
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Polk Monitor 70s front, CS2 Center, Monitor 40s rear
Currently powered by my Onkyo 806, Looking to get an Emotiva Power amp soon (not sure which yet)
emotiva upa-2

if you can find it.

and emotiva xpa-3 for center and rears. just cause its awesome.

what kind of projector are you using? im still trying to find a decent priced jvc rs55...i need to upgrade my rs15. haha
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XPA-3 for Fronts and Center. Let the receiver power the backs.
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XPA-3 for Fronts and Center. Let the receiver power the backs.

I have an Onkyo 808 as a pre and powering a pair of Polk T15's for surround duty.
    
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emotiva upa-2
if you can find it.
and emotiva xpa-3 for center and rears. just cause its awesome.
what kind of projector are you using? im still trying to find a decent priced jvc rs55...i need to upgrade my rs15. haha

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XPA-3 for Fronts and Center. Let the receiver power the backs.


I was leaning towards the XPA-3 for the front 3 but the XPA-2 is nasty i and do a lot of 2 channel music on it so im torn there.



r3skyline, currently i have the Epson 8350, but im thinking about upgrading to the 5010 soon
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post #2800 of 3866
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I was leaning towards the XPA-3 for the front 3 but the XPA-2 is nasty i and do a lot of 2 channel music on it so im torn there.
r3skyline, currently i have the Epson 8350, but im thinking about upgrading to the 5010 soon
If you already have an XPA-2, use it for your surrounds and the XPA-3 for the front three.
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