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05-04-2002, 02:14 AM
I currently have a Polk CS400 for my center. It is matched up to an old pair of RTA12's. The timbre matching is fairly good between these two. If I got a set of the LSI Series speakers, would the CS400 still match up (timbre-wise).
05-04-2002, 10:48 AM
05-05-2002, 11:06 AM
Are you sure there won't be any kind of timbre change between the cs400 and a member of the LSI family?
If there isn't ,that would benifit alot of people who want to just change out there mains to a better pair of LSI.
I think there would be, as for one its a different kind of tweeter,different series,not to mention Polk made a center channel to match.But if the cs00 matches,why buy the LSI center,no need for it.You can save your money and spend it somewhere else.
05-05-2002, 02:08 PM
The highs would be where you might have a difference. The LSi series has a "presence" that might not be there with the CS400. But I say try it!
05-05-2002, 07:44 PM
Can't hurt to try.You can always upgrade down the road and start enjoying those LSI's for 2 channel now.
05-06-2002, 12:45 PM
Paul had posted earlier that he demoed the LSi9's with a CS400i and reported good results. Obviously it isn't a perfect match but one that produces good results. If it is good enough for Paul, it's good enough for me.
I don't think using the LSi's with the CS400i would produce any more of a mismatch than using the RTA's
Big Dumb Troy
05-06-2002, 08:42 PM
yes, thats what i wanted to know is what kind of match the lsi-9 would have with the cs-400i and may be get the lsi center lateter on, or get one more lsi-9 , the only thing is that the lsi-9 are mirror paired. am i right about that.
05-07-2002, 10:36 AM
May not be a perfect match, but you can always throw the cs400 into the back surround position in a 6.1 setup...that is after you buy a LSiC of course :D
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