JBL Synthesis HT Speakers

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  1. Ron_L

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    Has anyone heard these?

    I was thinking about going towers but the specs look pretty damn good for these speakers and were wondering what they sound like?
     
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    so they require a lot of space?

    that's not good. The HT isn't exactly a big room.

    I was gonna drive them with 150watts a piece for the fronts.
     
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    oh man i've been talking about the wrong thing! i'm so stupid i thought you were talking about the synthesis speakers....these are good i've heard these before...but i would say that they are really good for movies and concerts....i was told that they demoed these at CES at 130db, and that was what it was like in the first row of the eric clapton concert....i'm such an idiot...know what, don't listen to me!
     
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    I am talking about the synthesis speakers the HT model.
     
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    the ones that cost less then 2k right....
     
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    yeah they are like 1100 US
     
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    I actually own the HT4v synthesis line. great stuff! They sound great. I use the set of fronts as front and rear, and have the HTPS400 sub from that line as well. the sub kicks ass!

    POWERING SPEAKERS ARE:

    ROTEL RSP 1066
    ROTEL RMB 1075

    jp
     
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    I've heard them. They are, in a word, exquisite.
     
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    I'm a HT/Audio consultant (pt time) and a JBL Synthesis dealer. Too bad you're in Canada.

    But for HT, they are amoung the best.

    John
     
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    do they handle music good as well?
     
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    Well they certainly are no slouch in that department, but as a VMPS dealer too, I generally use VMPS for those who are serious about duo-systems (Music/HT)

    John
     
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    the VMPS look too extreme...in design and probably in $$$.
     
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    Price wise the Entry level RM1 is (priced through a dealer) just a touch over the HT4V.

    If you talk to a dealer make sure and mention the Home Theater Forum (or AVS, Harmonic Discord, or Audio Circle) for the best discount.

    If interested and you can't find a dealer in your area e-mail me.

    Regards,

    John
     
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    hey john, where's your store? i might stop by sometime
     
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    Hi Khoa,

    I'm in Century City. I don't have a store or even a shop. But I do have a demo system that I like to light up and show off.

    I don't have any JBL Synthesis, but if you want to hear the VMPS RM40s "they await you pampered ears"[​IMG]

    Just privately e-mail me for my phone number and any LA or SO CA listers are welcome to come by for a listen or just to talk HT/Audio.

    Regards,

    John
     
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    Back to Ron's subject, if this is for strictly HT then i would strongly recommend you go with the synthesis...but for music i would recommend something else and that's where john comes in! take it john!
     
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    Hi Khoa,

    I didn't intend to be self promoting, since this is more of a hobby with a tax write off, but I am only too happy to help any HTF members if I can.

    All the best,

    John

    PS don't forget to call me when in LA, if you want to hear the RM40s.
     

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