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    Question Suggestions for Rear Surrounds

    OK. I am ready to purchase rears to complete (almost-still need a sub...i think) my surround sound system. I am planning on mounting on wall with some sort of mounting bracket. I have
    Polk M10s B, newly purchased csi40 which matches up pretty nicely with my old school polks. I would like a bookshelf model. Any suggestions? Also are center rear channels worth it?
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    what's your receiver?
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    Onkyo TX-DS 797...It was an upgrade from Onkyo TX-80. I am hearing sounds from my M10s that I haven't heard in a long time. Pretty incredible.
    I am eventually going to bring my 10s in the basement (when finished) and replace the fronts.
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    I have POLK SDA2's with the SL2000 tweeters. I've been trying
    to decide whether to buy a CS400, 400i or 40i center. Do
    your monitor B's have the SL2000 tweeters? Do you think the
    40 i would match as good as the 400i?
    Thanks, Mike

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    I don't really know what kind of tweeters I have.
    I believe they are SL2000. I can't really answer your second question because I haven't heard the others to compare. When i was ready to buy the center-I couldn't find the 400i. I can tell you I am very happy with the 40i. I think it sounds great. I bought it at http://www.acousticsounddesign.com for $299.
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    The SL2000 tweeters are black and the sl1000 tweeters
    are a brushed aluminum color. Most likely, your Monitor
    10's have one of them.
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    Im still trying to find someone who can tell me about the new R20. I am just looking for some positive feedback before I get them for my surrounds. Not trying to steel your fire swisheri.

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    My tweeters are black so I guess they are the SL2000. Anyway, I'm thinking RT25i for the rears. And I can mount them on the wall. Any thoughts? They have received pretty good reviews...
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    I use the RT25i's as my rear surrounds. Outstanding little speaker. I build my own surround mounts from 3/4" galvianized pipe from Home Depot. They work great and were very inexpensive.


    Here's a pic.


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    Ron,
    Your home theatre room looks awesome! Thanks for the pic. Did you screw into the speaker cabinet to mount the speaker to the bottom plate?
    Ian
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    Thanks Ian. Yes I did, but I did not screw all the way throuh and breech the inside of the box. I did use earthquake putty at first, which held really well, but I did not feel comfortable with that and seats directly under the speaker so I used screws.


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    The SL2000 tweeters are black
    Wrong!
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    Thanks for the input nascarman. What color are the SL2000 tweeters?
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    This is a SL2000 tweeter.....not a good one though
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    My SDA2's have that same looking tweeter, only they are
    black. Polk sent me some literature with the SL2000
    looking like that and they are also black. What's the story?
    Mike

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    I should clarify, the tweeter itself is the clear dome but
    the metal housing is what is black.
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    Thanks for the pic nascarmann. My tweeters on my M10's look exactly like your pic. Is there a sonic advantage of the SL2000 versus the SL1000?
    Thanks, Ron for the mounting info. Seperate thought-- I am not sure that I need a sub with my M10's up front.
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    I've read and been told that the SL2000 tweeters were a
    lot better than the 1000's. I'd be interested in knowing
    more about the differences also, and why the 2000's
    are better.
    Mike
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