Kind of related to another thread in the Subs and Speakers forum, and something I was thinking about last night. Listening to some smooth jazz type music like Spyro Gyra, Peter White, Jazzmasters last night I was switching back and forth between direct and stereo modes. This really sucks cause the direct mode sounds best for mids to highs and for soundstage and imaging, but in stereo mode the bass sounds so much better because of the decent subwoofer. And I'm thinking 'Damn', which one do I want? So I end up switching back and forth, enjoying the nice tight, musical bass, and then the beautiful detail and imaging, back and forth, back and forth...trying to decide, and I can't. So what is the answer? To run the fronts through the sub and use the sub crossover? Or by running through the sub are you defeating the advantage of going pure direct? Or is there something I don't know about that would enable me to have both?