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pwangdel

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Greetings:

I need a pair of surround back speaker to match with my current JBL THX certified speaker HT1F (front & center) and HT1D (surround). I have three choices Klipsch RS35 ($200 pair), Paradigm Atom V4 ($220 pair), Advent ARVP26 ($50 pair), Polk Audio R15 ($65 pair). If it were you which one will you pick? My budget is under $200 and preferably in the $100 range if at all possible.

A/V: Denon AVR 4806 ($1000) floor model.
Power amp: Denon POA-5000
Klipsch: RSW-12 sub
JBL: HTPS-300 sub

HT1F SPEC:
Maximum Recommended Amplifier Power130
Impedance8
Sensitivity (2.83V @ 1m)87
Frequency Response70Hz - 20kHz (-6dB)
Crossover Frequency(ies)2,800
High-Frequency DriverDual 1" pure titanium domes
Midrange DriverDual 5" high-polymer laminate cones


HT1D SPEC:
Maximum Recommended Amplifier Power130
Impedance6
Sensitivity (2.83V @ 1m)87
Frequency Response80Hz - 20kHz (-6dB)
Crossover Frequency(ies)2,800
High-Frequency DriverDual 1" pure titanium domes
Midrange DriverDual 5" high-polymer laminate cones

RS35 SPEC:
frequency response81Hz-20kHz ±3dB
power handling125 w max continuous (500 w peak)
sensitivity97dB @ 2.83 volts/1 meter (equivalent sound energy)
nominal impedance8 ohms compatible
crossover frequency1900Hz
tweeterTwo K-137 1" (2.54cm) Titanium dome compression drivers
high frequency horn2 x 5" square 90°x60° Tractrix® Horns
wooferK-1126-O 6.5" (16.51cm) Cerametallic® cone / cast polymer frame

ATOM V.4 SPEC


ARVP26 SPEC:

* Response Bandwidth
* 45 - 30000 Hz

* Input Impedance
* 8 Ohm

* Recommended Amplifier Power
* 10 - 100 Watt

* Sensitivity
* 89 dB

* Recommended Placing
* Bookshelf

* Magnetic Shield
* Yes

R15 SPEC:
Mid/Woofer 1 - 5-1/4" Diameter (13.34cm)
Dynamic Balance mineral filled polymer composite cone driver, shielded
Tweeter 1 - 3/4" Diameter (1.91cm)
Dynamic Balance silk/polymer composite dome, shielded
Electrical
Overall Frequency Response 60Hz - 24kHz
Lower -3dB Limit 65Hz
Upper -3dB Limit 20kHz
Nominal Impedance 8 ohms
Recommended Amplifier Power 20 - 100 w/channel
Efficiency 89 dB
Inputs 5-way binding posts
 

SethH

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None of them will match because none of them are JBL. I would steer away from the Klipsch because I think the horn-loaded tweeter would make it the least favorable match.

I've always heard very good things about the Atoms. I'm not really familiar with the other speakers mentioned.
 

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