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    Default New SVS Ultra Towers

    Anybody get their ears on these? Would they be comparable to any of the new LSIM towers? Iím curious.

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    Have not heard the new ones, but their old speakers sounded very good. The specs on the Ultra towers are very nice, and they have a nice look as well. Without hearing them, they'ed be my first choice for a new pair of $2K towers.

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    It's tough to say without hearing them, but they don't look all that impressive.
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    I see there is a 45 day trial with free shipping both ways. Looks tempting but still time is money, so I guess I will wait until I hear something positive.

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    They look very nice from a visual standpoint.

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    I've read some good reviews. They were on display at CES, maybe someone who attended got ears on them?

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    Haven't heard them, but they do have an interesting dual small woofer design. The rest looks pretty generic these days. The big open port out the back probably means they shouldn't go near a back wall. Fairly low sensititivity at 88dB. I'm generally not a fan of metal dome tweeters or side firing woofers in tower speakers. Maybe they'll be primarily good for home theater, but I wouldn't put them in the same class as the LSiM's. I suspect they will still need a subwoofer in the system too.

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    Anyone heard these yet? Still keeping an eye on them as SVS does make quality gear.

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    There are a couple of reviews on the SVS website. Kinda lopsided I'm sure but, makes for good reading.
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    I love there subs i wonder do there speakers sound any good.

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    they look impressive. I wish I could demo them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eclypse View Post
    LSIM for the KILL! No doubt.
    +1...

    Look at the center to center distance above...IMO, SVS has taken a step back with their newest speakers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Face View Post
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    Look at the center to center distance above...IMO, SVS has taken a step back with their newest speakers.
    The reviews are mixed, and not mixed in the way that most new speakers are. I'd still love to hear them for myself as the old MTS with the Scan-Speak tweeter and Peerless woofers as great.

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    dejavu- didnt I just read this thread in a different thread?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Face View Post
    +1...

    Look at the center to center distance above...IMO, SVS has taken a step back with their newest speakers.
    +2 ... Although they do make nice subs
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