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Nick L

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Well its decision making time(saved up all the money) and I still haven't made a decision. So I need some help. The two setups I'm looking at are as followed.

BA VR-M50

BA VR-MC

---or---

BA VR910

VA VR950

PV 600

The real difference is the absence of a new sub for the time being. I can live with my old sub until I have the cash for a new one, I am looking for feedback on what kind of 50/50 music/movies setup you think these two systems will be.

The cost for the two systems as mentioned above is the same.

Thanks for any advice

Nick L
 

Patrick R. Sklenar

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Nick,
I think the sound from the two different "VR" systems will sound very similar, so you should be happy with both configurations. However, in my opinion ... the VR-Mx's in cherry just look soooo much better. :)
And I have to admit, I do enjoy the look on peoples faces when they hear them and say "That sound is coming out of those little things!?" :laugh:
I have four VR-M50's, a VR-MC and a PV-1000. I absolutley love them.
 

Nick L

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I think I am leaning towards the VR-M50 and VRMC setup. I think they will be better for the music side and your right, they look sooo sweet.

My only other concern is my amp is only 55x5(H/K AVR320) and the VR-M50's are rated at 89db for sensitivity. I'm hoping I don't have any trouble driving them. I don't think I will.

Should have everything completed in a month.

New: Mitsu 46" widescreen HDTV,

VR-M50's,

VRMC,

PV600 sub

Nick

PS What stands are you using for your VR-M50's
 

Patrick R. Sklenar

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Before I got my Outlaw 750 Amp, I drove the VR-Mx's with the 65w/channel Outlaw 1050 Receiver. It did a fine job driving them too. The real reason I bought the 750 is that I got a deal I couldn't turn down and I knew I'd need a seperate amp since I knew I was planning to buy the Outlaw pre/pro. :)
I'm using Lovan Sovereign's for the front stands and a pair of no-name (but still heavy) wooden ones for the rears. I went with the Lovan's so that they'd match my A/V rack.
 

Nick L

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Are your front stands sand fillable or just heavy? The stands I'm thinking of getting aren't fillable, but are pretty heavy and spiked. Are they going to need a sand fillable stand?

How is the setup for music? Your room looks to be close to mine in terms of size.

Thanks

Nick L
 

Patrick R. Sklenar

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The stands are fillable, but I don't have them filled. They're quite heavy just as is. I don't believe either the VR-M50 or the VR-M60 need a filled stand. As long as it doesn't resonate, you should be fine.
Which room? The HT or my new set up (intended for primarily music) upstairs? :) Actually, both rooms sound pretty darn nice.
 

John Dunlap

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Go for the VRM's. I've listened to the VR950's and the VRM 60's extensively. Both are nice but the VRM's are in a different league IMHO.
 

felix_suwarno

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well, nick's question is almost exactly like mine. and i started a thread about it...dang.

if there was ONE more person in this forum telling me to just go with the vr-m50s instead of vr950, then i would go with the vr-m50s.

pat maybe you want to sell a pair?
 

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