Studio 100 v2's vs. NHT 2.9's

James Elvick

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I truly like my Studio 100's but am still thinking I could do better for music at the same price point. I'm powering these with a Parasound 2200mkII so power is not a problem. I actually thought my Studio 40's had a little better imaging than the 100's?? For strictly music, what do you think?

Secondly, I have a seven channel setup and would then get a NHT AC-2 center and probably 2 pair of 1.5i's for the sides and surrounds. This would be replacing a Studio CC and Studio 40's for the sides and surrounds. I'm certain of two things: The AC-2 is proably a better center than the Stuio CC, and the NHT 1.5's are not as good as the Studio 40's. What do you think of the compromise?

Thansk
James Elvick
 

Sihan Goi

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From what I've read, the NHT 3.3 was, and still is one of the best speakers in its price range($4000+?) but its discontinued. The 2.9 is maybe 70-80% of its performance but costs quite a bit less. I would say that the 2.9's could possibly outperform the Studio/100s, but since I haven't heard either of them(heard the Studio/60 and Studio/80 and didn't really like either of them though) I can't be sure.
 

James Elvick

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Thanks for the response. Starting to think no one has heard the 2.9? Many have heard the studio 100's, where are the nHT fans?

James
 

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