Free Shipping on All Orders 1-866-764-1801

Vist our Online Store
+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 19 of 19

Thread: rt2000i

  1. #1

    Member Sales Rating: (20)

    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    California Bay Area
    Posts
    5,572

    Default rt2000i

    This is my first time so try to be patient...!!

    I have been reading what a few of you guys were saying about what is better....floorstanders, or bookshelves..

    You all had very good opions, and ultimatly decided that it basicaly comes down to personal preference.

    I was suprised that nobody mentioned the rt2000i`s

    Are these not worthy of some sort of praise ?

    I am trying to get a little more into the audio, and own a few pairs of polks.
    rt2000i`s , rti55`s , rti38`s ,and rt15 , and rt15i`s , along with a
    245 center channel.

    I still am looking for the right sub...

    any sugestions..?

    Does anybody out there own , or have any expierence with rt2000i`s ?
    Last edited by beardog03; 12-18-2004 at 02:49 AM.

  2. #2

    Member Sales Rating: (11)

    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    Memphis Area
    Posts
    2,283

    Default

    Welocme to the forum!:D

    Since the RT2000's are not availbable currently, and the SDA speakers are so revered and sought after, most conversations will turn to them instead of the more recent offerings. However, the RT2000's very nice towers. I would not be ashamed in the least to own and use a pair.

    Your selection of Polk speakers is quite good. Are you running them all in one system?

    As far as a sub to go with everything, try SVS. They are respected around here because of their strong, low performane, and economical price.
    Tschüss
    Zach

  3. #3

    Member Sales Rating: (20)

    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    California Bay Area
    Posts
    5,572

    Default

    I have been running the rt2000i`s up front,
    The rt15`s for surround rears, and the c245 for center.

    I recently broke and disl~located my right knee in a dirt bike that I should have never bought , and have had the time to re- appreciate the 2000`s!

    This is my set up as of today !

    I run the rt2000i`s up front (a)
    245 center
    rti38 rear (b)
    rt15i`s rear surround
    rt551`s front (2ch)
    rt15i`s rear (2ch)
    Toshiba - 36a40 (36" tv)
    Yamaha - RX-V795 (HT)
    Yamaha - RX-V495 (2CH)
    Yamaha - S-796 DVD
    Yamaha - CDC-765 (CD)

    I am always looking for the right combo, and now that I have more time on my hands, and don`t leave the house much (crutches), and I am expecting a good bonus this year, it is time to really see what I can come up with.

  4. #4

    Member Sales Rating: (11)

    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    Memphis Area
    Posts
    2,283

    Default

    Have you tried dual center channels, with either the RT55's or RT35's? This would give you much more presence in the center channel, and maybe match the tweeters better on the 2000's(although I don't think the 35's have the trilam tweeter).
    Tschüss
    Zach

  5. #5

    Member Sales Rating: (20)

    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    California Bay Area
    Posts
    5,572

    Default

    I will hook the 55`s up to the center channel, and see how it sounds...

    Thanks for the advise !

    The right rear (rt15)is starting to "click" every once in a while..
    do you think she is toast ?

  6. #6

    Member Sales Rating: (27)

    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Location
    NC
    Posts
    20,951

    Default

    Originally posted by okiepolkie
    Have you tried dual center channels, with either the RT55's or RT35's? This would give you much more presence in the center channel, and maybe match the tweeters better on the 2000's(although I don't think the 35's have the trilam tweeter).
    The RT35i, 25i all have the TriLam...

    The RT15 had the Polymer or Silk...
    www.Vr3Mods.com ///// www.Version3Audio.com

    "No, that's silly talk. Dude, you can't possibly be this audio dumb so quit the act." - Doro

  7. #7

    Member Sales Rating: (0)

    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Location
    Chattanooga, TN
    Posts
    11,816

    Default

    Originally posted by Vr3MxStyler2k3
    The RT35i, 25i all have the TriLam...

    Trilam?

    Isnt that the fraternity on Revenge of the Nerds?
    polkaudio sound quality competitor since 2005
    MECA SQ Rookie of the Year 06 ~ MECA State Champ 06,07,08,11 ~ MECA World Finals 2nd place 06,07,08,09
    08 Car Audio Nationals 1st ~ 07 N Georgia Nationals 1st ~ 06 Carl Casper Nationals 1st ~ USACi 05 Southeast AutumnFest 1st

    polkaudio SR6500 --- polkaudio MM1040 x2 -- Pioneer P99 -- Rockford Fosgate P1000X5D

  8. #8

    Member Sales Rating: (27)

    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Location
    NC
    Posts
    20,951

    Default

    What is it with you people and the revenge of the nerds!!!

    Tri-Lam is Tri-Laminate...

    The Tri Lam Polk used had a silk base, with 3 laminates of metal over it - magnesium, aluminum(I think), and titanium......
    www.Vr3Mods.com ///// www.Version3Audio.com

    "No, that's silly talk. Dude, you can't possibly be this audio dumb so quit the act." - Doro

  9. #9

    Member Sales Rating: (11)

    Join Date
    Jul 2001
    Location
    Spokane, Washington
    Posts
    15,835

    Default

    Tri Lams from Revenge of the Nerds

    YES!
    PolkFest 2012, who's going>?
    Vancouver, Canada Sept 30th, 2012 - Madonna concert

  10. #10

    Member Sales Rating: (20)

    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    California Bay Area
    Posts
    5,572

    Default

    I am very much loving my polks !!

    In polking around on the internet, I have learned a lot.

    Thanks to my first reply on this thread, I have decided to purchase a new sub... now that I have been headed in the right direction.

    I was going to get a polk psw505...

    Now I need to decide weather I should get (2ea) SVS pb10-isd`s
    or (1ea) SVS pb2-isd/2.

    Any thoughts ?

  11. #11

    Member Sales Rating: (0)

    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Location
    Chattanooga, TN
    Posts
    11,816

    Default

    Originally posted by Vr3MxStyler2k3
    What is it with you people and the revenge of the nerds!!!

    Tri-Lam is Tri-Laminate...

    The Tri Lam Polk used had a silk base, with 3 laminates of metal over it - magnesium, aluminum(I think), and titanium......
    Well it will always be Lambda Lambda Lambda to me!! :D
    polkaudio sound quality competitor since 2005
    MECA SQ Rookie of the Year 06 ~ MECA State Champ 06,07,08,11 ~ MECA World Finals 2nd place 06,07,08,09
    08 Car Audio Nationals 1st ~ 07 N Georgia Nationals 1st ~ 06 Carl Casper Nationals 1st ~ USACi 05 Southeast AutumnFest 1st

    polkaudio SR6500 --- polkaudio MM1040 x2 -- Pioneer P99 -- Rockford Fosgate P1000X5D

  12. #12

    Member Sales Rating: (20)

    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    California Bay Area
    Posts
    5,572

    Default

    I`m also going to get better amps / recievers..
    but I`m getting ahead of myself..

    I almost cashed it all in to get some lsi9`s & 7`s , but I am having trouble justifying putting all my beatiful cherry polks away !!

  13. #13

    Member Sales Rating: (0)

    Join Date
    Jul 2001
    Location
    Texas
    Posts
    975

    Default

    I've been running the RT2000i's for a couple of years now. I have the 400i for center and the RT55i's for surround. For sub...Ive been using the Velodyne Ct150 and cutting it low... Ive found a very nice blend with this combo.
    I also have some RT800i's running on the B- channel of the Yammie.... 5-channel audio is killer....as well as HT.
    Peace sells, but who's buying?

  14. #14

    Member Sales Rating: (11)

    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    Memphis Area
    Posts
    2,283

    Default

    beardog03,

    How large is your listening room? That will be a determining factor when trying to decide what sub(s) to get.
    Also, if you are interested in getting new amp/receiver, forget the receiver part and go to complete separtates. You might try adding amplification to the front channels first, using your Yammie receiver as a pre-amp for now. Outlaw Audio makes some good multichannel amplifiers or monoblocks that would be decent upgrades for you. They also make a pretty good entry level pre-amp for around $799(right now it is $699). There are a few people that have them here on the forum, but I can't remember how much people like them.

    Zach
    Tschüss
    Zach

  15. #15

    Member Sales Rating: (20)

    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    California Bay Area
    Posts
    5,572

    Default

    My listening area is 14'x24' w/ 8'-10' vaulted ceiling

  16. #16

    Member Sales Rating: (11)

    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    Memphis Area
    Posts
    2,283

    Default

    Are there any hallways or othe rooms that your listening area open into?
    Tschüss
    Zach

  17. #17

    Member Sales Rating: (27)

    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Location
    NC
    Posts
    20,951

    Default

    For a sub...

    That is like PB2 ISD, PB2 + territory ...

    I dunno what they changed the model #'s too...so yall have to look em up
    www.Vr3Mods.com ///// www.Version3Audio.com

    "No, that's silly talk. Dude, you can't possibly be this audio dumb so quit the act." - Doro

  18. #18

    Member Sales Rating: (20)

    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    California Bay Area
    Posts
    5,572

    Default

    yes..
    there is a hallway almost in the middle that goes about 20' back,
    and windows on three sides that I`m going to cover with wood blinds..

  19. #19

    Member Sales Rating: (11)

    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    Memphis Area
    Posts
    2,283

    Default

    You will need to account for the hallway when determining which sub(s). With the volume of air you have in in the room, you might be better off with the 2 PB10-ISD's. However, you might be okay with the single 12" since you already have four 8" woofers pushing air too. Maybe call SVS and ask them what they would recommend for your room. They are usually very helpful, or at least that is what most people on this forum will tell you.
    Tschüss
    Zach

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

     

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts