???Diva question???

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  1. Matt AR

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    I have read several threads about the Diva speakers and have been interested about them for a while. My question comes down to this:

    For around $1900, is the following setup the best I can get for the money?

    Diva 6.1 (2)

    Diva R3 (2)

    Diva C3 (1)
     
  2. Dan_Jones

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    In the Diva product, that setup seems to be the consensus.
     
  3. David Scott

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    If you're looking for Diva speakers you can always give them a call at av123. They are pretty open to making package deals if this isn't the exact set-up you want. Other speakers I looked at were the Paradigms (fine speakers), but for the money I ended up with the Divas (6.1's, R3's, 2.1's and C3) and have had them for about 8 months and am very happy with them.
     
  4. Russell _T

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    After spending 4 months auditioning every speaker available in Tucson, that's what I ended up with and I couldn't be happier. I got the 2.1's instead of the R3's though because I thought they would allow more versitility.

    Good Luck,

    Russ
     
  5. Matt AR

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    David and Russell,

    What are you guys driving your setups with?
     
  6. Russell _T

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    Hi Matt,

    I am currently driving my system with a Sony STRDE-945 receiver while patiently awaiting the release of the Outlaw 950/770 combo.

    Russ
     
  7. Matt AR

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    Thanks Russell,

    Sorry about all of the questions, but I am new to this.

    I am also considering the Outlaw 950/770 (or 950/750) combo. However, the room that I will have to use for my theatre is not optimal for a 7.1 setup. To achieve 7.1, I would have to use in-ceiling speakers for the back channels. My question is this:

    What are you using for your back channels and what brand of speaker would you recommend that might come close to matching the Diva's sound to achieve 7.1.
     
  8. Dan Steffen

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    Matt:

    I asked the same question to Russell from av123. His reply was:

     
  9. Russell _T

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    I have a 5.1 set up and have no current plans to expand. If you are concerned about having the extra two channels, you can always bi amp the mains as I plan to do. It always gives you the flexibility to upgrade if the opportunity should arise in the future. Remember to that pre/pros may come and go, but you can keep that amp for a lifetime.

    Russ
     

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