Main/Center Speaker Upgrade Help

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  1. Pete D

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    I currently have the Klipsch Quintet system. I'm planning on getting a new center channel and front speakers. I've listened to a few of the Klipsch towers, Synergy and Reference, and they all sound kind of bright (obviously the horns).
    Can anyone suggest other brands that would be worth checking out? I will mainly use these for home theater purposes, but also for some music. For music, I listen to Dave Matthews, David Gray, etc. I like really rich sounding music. The Klipsch just seem like too much treble for me (although maybe this is best for movie watching).
    Any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
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    price range?
     
  3. Pete D

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    Not really sure. I would say no more than $1,500 for the two mains and center channel combined. Lower is always better of course.[​IMG]
     
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    Some worthy consideration might be given to the following:

    Paradigm
    Axiom
    PSB
    NHT
     
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    i would recommend Monitor Audio, these speakers are extremely revealing and they play extremely well over the whole range....maybe wharfedale too...it's a little bright but not as much klipsch....they saturate a little but i don't think they do it in a bad way...
     
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    I am more than happy with my Paradigm Monitor 7's and cc-370 pretty far below your budget so you should check out the Paradigm Reference series. I have heard some great things about them but I haven't heard them personally. In my opinion you can't really go wrong with any of the speakers the guy listed above just a matter of personal taste.
     
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    Axiom...Call Marc at the Audioshop in Ottawa, Canada. You won't be sorry.
     

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