Hi Gang! I had "upgradeitis" this past week. The victim (besides my bank account) was my old Klipsch RC-3 center channel. I have had it for just over a year and have really enjoyed it. However, when I was listening to aggressive movies played at or near reference levels, I found that it was struggling to keep up with the rest of my system, especially the Klipsch La Scala mains. So, once I saw that Klipsch had released a newer, bigger and better center, the itch to upgrade was strong! I have not had a lot of time to give the new center a in depth analysis, but the difference was quickly noticeable. I put in "Jurrasic Park 3" and played the T-Rex vs. Spinosaur scene. The smoothness and strength of the center was readily apparent. It just made the scene damn scary! Gone was the harshness and it was replaced with wonderful depth and range. The unit itself is beautiful to behold. It is quite large at 44 lbs. and bolsters two copper coloured 8" drivers and a 1.75" horn tweeter. It was surprising to see how much bigger it was than the RC-3, which was a big center by most standards. It is internally wired with custom "Monster" cable, it is bi-ampable and comes in three colours (I stuck with black). The downside? The price tag! This is NOT a cheap center. I will not say exactly what I paid for it since my fiance will probably hunt out this thread to see if I spilled the beans! However, I think the price I paid was well worth it since I can hear/feel a very noticable improvement in an area of my theater that I felt was lacking. I would love to hear from others that own the RC-7 or those that have questions about it. Thanks for listening!