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Ascend cmt 340 vs. cbm 170

Discussion in 'Speakers' started by Jachin, Jun 10, 2005.

  1. Jachin

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    I am thinking of upgrading my current setup, and ive decided to with Ascend because of their budget minded approach to home audiol. The problem is i cant decide between the cmt 340s or the cbm 170s as my mains. I live in a trailer so my living room is a medium to small sized room. Does anyone know if upgrading to the 340s would really make a big difference?
     
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  3. Eddie Horton

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    Craig's right. The 340 will give you greater output and is better if you like it loud or have a large room. It's also great for the kind of people who want the biggest and best a company offers. I use 340's for my front 3 and 170's for surrounds and love them. For a small room, though, I'd go for the 170's.
     
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    I suspect you do not need the increased dynamic capability of the 340s, so I recommend going with the 170s.
     
  5. Jachin

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    How do dynamics coincide with room size? is it just the speakers ability to spread sound throughout the room? sorry for the dumb question but im still a noob. thanx
     
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