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    Default Advice on rear surround speakers for 7.1

    Here is my current set-up in my family room.

    A/V receiver- Sony V555ES 5.1 receiver
    Sony DVP-S7700 DVD player
    Sony SACD DVP-NC80V DVD player
    Fronts - Polk RT2000i
    Center - Polk CS400
    Rears - Polk RT1000i
    Subwoofer - a/d/s MS3/U

    I just recently bought a Sony STR-DA7ES 7.1 receiver and I will be moving the V555ES up to my game room and hook up to my SDA 2B's. I am looking to get a set of rear surrounds to complete my 7.1 set-up. What pair of Polk speakers would best match my system?

    f/x series Dipole/Bipole speakers? f/x 300 or f/x5 00
    RT series floorstanders such as RT600, RT800 or another pair of RT1000i's? I do have one extra RT1000i, but not 2.
    RT bookshelf speakers such as RT55 or RT35?

    I also have up in my gameroom several pairs of bookshelf speakers. See my sig for types. Would using one of those bookshelf speakers as a temporary rear surround set-up sound bad or will the difference in timbre be negligible?

    Thanks in advance.

    BTW: I have not taken delivery on the DA7ES yet. I should get it by early next week. I bought it on the bay earlier this week. I can't wait to get it though.
    Home Theater
    Sony DA7ES 7.1 A/V Receiver
    Sony DVP-NC80V - SACD/DVD player
    CS400 - Center channel
    RT2000i - Fronts
    RT1000i - Surrounds
    a/d/s MS3/u - subwoofer
    Hitachi 62 inch HD TV

    2 Channel Room
    Niles HDL-4 Speaker Selector
    Niles HDL-6 Speaker Selector
    Sony V555ES receiver
    Sony DVP-S7700
    Polk SDA-2B
    Polk Monitor 5
    Thiel 03a
    B&W 2001 ZMF
    Signet SL-250 B/U
    a/d/s L400e
    Wharfedale Valdus 100SE
    Polk PSW 350 - subwoofer
    Pioneer Elite Big Screen

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    Would I be better served if I brought my SDA 2B's down into my home theater set-up?
    Home Theater
    Sony DA7ES 7.1 A/V Receiver
    Sony DVP-NC80V - SACD/DVD player
    CS400 - Center channel
    RT2000i - Fronts
    RT1000i - Surrounds
    a/d/s MS3/u - subwoofer
    Hitachi 62 inch HD TV

    2 Channel Room
    Niles HDL-4 Speaker Selector
    Niles HDL-6 Speaker Selector
    Sony V555ES receiver
    Sony DVP-S7700
    Polk SDA-2B
    Polk Monitor 5
    Thiel 03a
    B&W 2001 ZMF
    Signet SL-250 B/U
    a/d/s L400e
    Wharfedale Valdus 100SE
    Polk PSW 350 - subwoofer
    Pioneer Elite Big Screen

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