Well after a month of not liking these as much as i did my M40's in the front, i finally figured out why. I re-hooked a 40 in the front and realized that they sounded brighter, and apearantly i prefer this sound. So i just adjusted the treble in stereo mode on the M70's and voila...brighter sound(very close to the 40's actually) but louder. Done deal. And to think i was going to go and trade these puppies straight across for another set of 40's.