Speaker suggestions for Yamaha RX-V650

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  1. madanac

    madanac New Member

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    Looking to upgrade to some bigger fronts for my home system. I've read that Yamahas typically play pretty bright, so there are some certain considerations to take when picking new speakers.

    Any suggestions ? Lets keep price range sort of on par for what I paid for the amp last year, obviously not audiophile, but it wasn't as cheap as I could have bought either.
     
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    Zeromancer Pampita's Love Slave

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    price range?
     
  3. madanac

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    Let's say $4-800.
     
  4. SilverJettaGLX

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    Go listen and see what you like.

    What do you currently have?

    Are you looking for a complete 5.1 or greater setup, 2channel, etc?
     
  5. madanac

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    The RX-V650 is a 7.1 Channel receiver. I currently am running it at 6.1 with Yamaha bookshelfs in the front, and Yamaha surrounds in the back (don't know the model numbers off hand). Also, a Yamaha centre and sub (they were just speaker packages that I picked up). What I'd like to do is upgrade the bookshelfs up front to towers, move the bookselfs to rears, use the smaller surround speakers for rear centres and ditch the one extra I have :) I want some good fronts so that I can listen to music just in stereo, not concerned about the rest of the speakers are this point.
     
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  7. Zeromancer

    Zeromancer Pampita's Love Slave

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    Bic America DV84
    http://www.acoustechspeakers.com/showpage.php?brand=2&type=1&spkrID=34
    • Price (MSRP): $798 / Pair
    • Design: Two-way tower with dual woofers and dual passive raditors
    • Frequency Response: 27 Hz - 22kHz (+/- 3dB)
    • Sensitivity: 90 db @ 1 Watt, 1 meter
    • Drivers: Two 8" polymer low bass woofers, two 8" passive radiators, & one 3/4" soft dome tweeter
    • Magnetic Shielding: YES
    • Gold-Plated Terminals:YES
    • Recommended Power: 10-250 watts per channel
    • Impedance: 8 Ohms
    • Dimensions: 43 1/2" H, 10" W, 11 3/4" D
    • Weight: 45 Lbs. Each
    • Warranty: 7 Year Parts and Labor

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  8. madanac

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    Thanks guys, I'll check those out.

    Keep suggestions coming!
     
  9. SilverJettaGLX

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    What hi-fi stores or chains are close to you?
     
  10. madanac

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    For electronics-stuff not a whole lot, a Future Shop (pretty much the same as a Best-Buy), and some local stores, one mid-end, and one higher to mid-end.
     
  11. madanac

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    Anyone else?
     
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    Polk Audio RTI8 or 10s. Great sounding speakers for the price!
     
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