Polk LSIM Open Box Speakers:- Adorama

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  • DSkipDSkip Posts: 14,492
    The 806 was about the last generation of Onkyo products with decent power. I think you'll be fine. I'd advise you to consider the 705 bundle if there is one.
    audiothesis.com/

    Speakers: Harbeth: 30.2, SHL5+; Usher: Be-10, T-515; Rosso Fiorentino: Elba, Pienza, Certaldo, Fiesole, Volterra; Polk: T50, Signature S15, RTA 15tl, RTi12; Sonner Audio Allegro Unum, Legato Unum, Legato Semis, Legato Duo; Emerald Physics CS-2.8; Klipsch KLF-20
    Preamps: Shuguang S200MK, Dayens Ampino, Parasound P5
    Amps: Shuguang S845MK, Dayens Ampino Monoblocks, Parasound A23
    Integrateds: Triode Corporation TRV-88SER, MastersounD: BoX, Dueventi, Compact 845, Evolution 845; North Star Design Blue Diamond
    Sources: AURALiC Aries, Denon HEOS Link, North Star Design: Magnifico, Supremo, Incanto, Intenso, Venti
    Cabling: Wireworld
    TV: Sony XBR-75X940C
  • EarthyEarthy Posts: 484
    Looks like I am about to buy another bundle with 705's 703's and a 706c. I'll use the 705's for rears and have a spare set of 703's for pc speakers. Just would need to sell my 702's and spare 706c. With my room configuration and the need for adding ear level speakers, I can't hang the 702's.
    Polk Audio SDA SRS 2.3TL
    Parasound Halo A21
    Parasound Halo P3

    Home theater
    Polk LSiM 707, 706c, 703, 705
    Polk Blackstone TL3 for height
    SVS PB12-ISD Sub
    Denon AVR-X6400h
    LG OLED65B7A
    Sony UBPX800
    Logitech Harmony Elite
    PC LSiM 703
    Spare LSIM 702 and 706c

    Home Theater #2
    Polk Audio LS70, CS350LS, LSF/X, S4
    Onkyo TX-NR808



  • gumbay13gumbay13 Posts: 354
    Earthy wrote: »
    Looks like I am about to buy another bundle with 705's 703's and a 706c. I'll use the 705's for rears and have a spare set of 703's for pc speakers. Just would need to sell my 702's and spare 706c. With my room configuration and the need for adding ear level speakers, I can't hang the 702's.

    Probably as good as it is ever going to get at their current price!!
    You can always sell the excess ones.

    Mine will be here next week.
    Receiver: Pioneer SC-1522
    Speakers: Fronts:LSiM 705s/ Center: LSiM 706c / Surrounds: LSim 703s
    SUB: Rythmik LV12R x2
    Source:OPPO UDP-203
  • mrlorenmrloren Posts: 1,335
    Earthy wrote: »
    Looks like I am about to buy another bundle with 705's 703's and a 706c. I'll use the 705's for rears and have a spare set of 703's for pc speakers. Just would need to sell my 702's and spare 706c. With my room configuration and the need for adding ear level speakers, I can't hang the 702's.

    you could alway give the 706c to a poor dude like me.
    When I was a kid my parents told me to turn it down. Now I'm an adult and my kids tell me to turn it down.

    Family Room:
    Samsung UN60H,
    Marantz SR5010, Emotiva BasX-A300
    Oppo BDP-93,Sony UBP-X800BM, Sony DVP-NS3100ES, WD Live HUB.
    Main: Polk Signature S60
    Center: Polk CSi-A6
    Front High TC80i
    Rear: Polk MC80
    Sub: HSU VTF3-MK5

    Bed Room;
    Sony KDF-E42A10,
    Marantz SR5010, BDP-S270
    Main: Polk Signature S20
    Center: Polk Signature S30
    Rear: Polk R15
    Sub: HSU STF-2

    Working Warehouse;
    Sony 2100ES
    Polk RTi4 about 15' up the wall
    Old sony 12" Sub
    Mini tower PC with 400GB of music
  • WLDockWLDock Posts: 2,122
    edited December 2017
    and the 702's could g to another poor dude that loves the rounded shape soo much that I found another affordable speaker the Artison Portrait LRS with a similar shape.

    Artison-Portrait-LRS-0-400x321.jpg

    The 702's have intrigued me for so long...but even at F&F $750 price they were too steep for my budget. I missed a CL deal for a set in the $300 price range. I also love the 706 center as well. I sold my LSiM stuff with the idea that I would build some big , high performing ribbon tweeter based DIY designs. That has not happened and I don't know if or when. Maybe I'll go back to the LSiM's?
    FAMILY ROOM
    HDTV - Sharp AQUOS LC-70LE600U 70" | AVR/Streamer - Onkyo TX-NR3008 | Amp - Parasound HCA-1203A
    Blu-Ray/Media/Gaming - Sony PS3-320GB / Microsoft Xbox One | Broadcast - Xfinity X1 Platform
    Front Spkrs - Coming...DIY Statement II | Center Spkrs - Coming...DIY Statement II | Rear Spkrs - Artison Portrait LRS
    Sub - DIY Stereo Integrity HT 15 | Sub Amp - Dayton Audio SA1000
    Wire - Audioquest Type 4, BJC Belden 5000 | HDMI - BJC Belden | Power Cables - Pangea | Surge - Monster
  • EarthyEarthy Posts: 484
    I have no issues with the shape of them. Just hard to find a good mounting location at ear level. I have been struggling with the idea of putting 705's in the rear. Might start a new thread on any practical use for rear towers in HT.
    Polk Audio SDA SRS 2.3TL
    Parasound Halo A21
    Parasound Halo P3

    Home theater
    Polk LSiM 707, 706c, 703, 705
    Polk Blackstone TL3 for height
    SVS PB12-ISD Sub
    Denon AVR-X6400h
    LG OLED65B7A
    Sony UBPX800
    Logitech Harmony Elite
    PC LSiM 703
    Spare LSIM 702 and 706c

    Home Theater #2
    Polk Audio LS70, CS350LS, LSF/X, S4
    Onkyo TX-NR808



  • EarthyEarthy Posts: 484
    Time to freeze my credit cards in a huge block of ice. :)
    Polk Audio SDA SRS 2.3TL
    Parasound Halo A21
    Parasound Halo P3

    Home theater
    Polk LSiM 707, 706c, 703, 705
    Polk Blackstone TL3 for height
    SVS PB12-ISD Sub
    Denon AVR-X6400h
    LG OLED65B7A
    Sony UBPX800
    Logitech Harmony Elite
    PC LSiM 703
    Spare LSIM 702 and 706c

    Home Theater #2
    Polk Audio LS70, CS350LS, LSF/X, S4
    Onkyo TX-NR808



  • WLDockWLDock Posts: 2,122
    Yeah, great deal....until you buy two bundles. Your card is glowing like F1brake rotors during a race!
    FAMILY ROOM
    HDTV - Sharp AQUOS LC-70LE600U 70" | AVR/Streamer - Onkyo TX-NR3008 | Amp - Parasound HCA-1203A
    Blu-Ray/Media/Gaming - Sony PS3-320GB / Microsoft Xbox One | Broadcast - Xfinity X1 Platform
    Front Spkrs - Coming...DIY Statement II | Center Spkrs - Coming...DIY Statement II | Rear Spkrs - Artison Portrait LRS
    Sub - DIY Stereo Integrity HT 15 | Sub Amp - Dayton Audio SA1000
    Wire - Audioquest Type 4, BJC Belden 5000 | HDMI - BJC Belden | Power Cables - Pangea | Surge - Monster
  • Viking64Viking64 Posts: 2,532
    WLDock wrote: »
    Yeah, great deal....until you buy two bundles. Your card is glowing like F1brake rotors during a race!

    When I lived in Florida, I went to the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona several times and those rotors really showed up in the moderately-lit infield sections after it got dark. :p
  • EarthyEarthy Posts: 484
    edited December 2017
    Sadly I am not done. Got the itch to find a Parasound A51 to power the big boys and center. Fortunately the Denon is handling my room just fine. I probably would have spent 5 grand or more going with brand X. Finding these huge discount deal actually saved me money.
    Polk Audio SDA SRS 2.3TL
    Parasound Halo A21
    Parasound Halo P3

    Home theater
    Polk LSiM 707, 706c, 703, 705
    Polk Blackstone TL3 for height
    SVS PB12-ISD Sub
    Denon AVR-X6400h
    LG OLED65B7A
    Sony UBPX800
    Logitech Harmony Elite
    PC LSiM 703
    Spare LSIM 702 and 706c

    Home Theater #2
    Polk Audio LS70, CS350LS, LSF/X, S4
    Onkyo TX-NR808



  • DSkipDSkip Posts: 14,492
    A52+ is out. Let me know if it interests you.
    audiothesis.com/

    Speakers: Harbeth: 30.2, SHL5+; Usher: Be-10, T-515; Rosso Fiorentino: Elba, Pienza, Certaldo, Fiesole, Volterra; Polk: T50, Signature S15, RTA 15tl, RTi12; Sonner Audio Allegro Unum, Legato Unum, Legato Semis, Legato Duo; Emerald Physics CS-2.8; Klipsch KLF-20
    Preamps: Shuguang S200MK, Dayens Ampino, Parasound P5
    Amps: Shuguang S845MK, Dayens Ampino Monoblocks, Parasound A23
    Integrateds: Triode Corporation TRV-88SER, MastersounD: BoX, Dueventi, Compact 845, Evolution 845; North Star Design Blue Diamond
    Sources: AURALiC Aries, Denon HEOS Link, North Star Design: Magnifico, Supremo, Incanto, Intenso, Venti
    Cabling: Wireworld
    TV: Sony XBR-75X940C
  • bmsbms Posts: 140
    DSkip wrote: »
    The 806 was about the last generation of Onkyo products with decent power. I think you'll be fine. I'd advise you to consider the 705 bundle if there is one.

    Yes, the 806 is certainly a workhorse. I did consider the 705 bundle, but for a few extra hundred, I thought I’d go for the 707’s, which will give me future options for music listening that may or may not include a sub.

    Just curious: Is your suggestion based on the fact that I don’t have an amp, or for another reason? I ask because I am also looking for a used 3-5 channel amp.

    BTW, thanks for your advice.

    bms
    Family Room:
    Onkyo TX-RZ920
    Sony UBP-X700
    Vizio M75-E1
    Polk RTi10's
    Polk CSi5
    Polk RTi6's
    Polk RTi4's
    Dual SVS PB13-Ultra’s

    Bonus Room:
    Onkyo TX-SR806
    PS3
    Panasonic TC-P42G10
    Polk R50's
    Polk CSM
    Polk R15's
    SVS PB10-ISD

    For sale:
    Onkyo TX-SR603X
  • Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 13,631
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  • DSkipDSkip Posts: 14,492
    Bigger is not always better. Most here including me feel that the 705 is the Better speaker.
    audiothesis.com/

    Speakers: Harbeth: 30.2, SHL5+; Usher: Be-10, T-515; Rosso Fiorentino: Elba, Pienza, Certaldo, Fiesole, Volterra; Polk: T50, Signature S15, RTA 15tl, RTi12; Sonner Audio Allegro Unum, Legato Unum, Legato Semis, Legato Duo; Emerald Physics CS-2.8; Klipsch KLF-20
    Preamps: Shuguang S200MK, Dayens Ampino, Parasound P5
    Amps: Shuguang S845MK, Dayens Ampino Monoblocks, Parasound A23
    Integrateds: Triode Corporation TRV-88SER, MastersounD: BoX, Dueventi, Compact 845, Evolution 845; North Star Design Blue Diamond
    Sources: AURALiC Aries, Denon HEOS Link, North Star Design: Magnifico, Supremo, Incanto, Intenso, Venti
    Cabling: Wireworld
    TV: Sony XBR-75X940C
  • Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 13,631
    Agreed, but I have no regrets with the 707’s for my HT rig..
  • EarthyEarthy Posts: 484
    Glad I got the 707's for HT use. Will have the option to use my 705's for music when in the mood. Just usually go sit in front of my 2.3TL's for tunes.
    Polk Audio SDA SRS 2.3TL
    Parasound Halo A21
    Parasound Halo P3

    Home theater
    Polk LSiM 707, 706c, 703, 705
    Polk Blackstone TL3 for height
    SVS PB12-ISD Sub
    Denon AVR-X6400h
    LG OLED65B7A
    Sony UBPX800
    Logitech Harmony Elite
    PC LSiM 703
    Spare LSIM 702 and 706c

    Home Theater #2
    Polk Audio LS70, CS350LS, LSF/X, S4
    Onkyo TX-NR808



  • Airplay355Airplay355 Posts: 4,153
    Are these that much nicer than lsi? I want them but what am I gonna do with these lsi I’ve acquired? They don’t seem to sell well.
  • la2vegasla2vegas Posts: 2,415
    edited December 2017
    Airplay355 wrote: »
    Are these that much nicer than lsi? I want them but what am I gonna do with these lsi I’ve acquired? They don’t seem to sell well.

    Buy the Lsim's and give me a great price on the Lsi's. o:)
    2.3TL, 3.1TL, SDA 2B, SDA II, 7B, 7C, 7 series 2, 10B, 5JR+, 5JR, 5A, 4.5, 4, RTA 11T X2 pairs, RTA 8T, LSI9, LSI7, RTI A7, RTI A3, CSI A4, CSI A6, F/XI A4, RTI4. That's all for now.
  • gumbay13gumbay13 Posts: 354
    I never let the resale value of my existing speakers determine whether i upgrade or not.
    YMMV.
    Receiver: Pioneer SC-1522
    Speakers: Fronts:LSiM 705s/ Center: LSiM 706c / Surrounds: LSim 703s
    SUB: Rythmik LV12R x2
    Source:OPPO UDP-203
  • Airplay355Airplay355 Posts: 4,153
    It’s not so much the value as it would be a PITA to try to sell them. I don’t want another HT setup hanging around, too wasteful. I was curious if it would really be worth the effort haha
  • EarthyEarthy Posts: 484
    It's tough to pass up these great buys on LSiM speakers. I have no experience with the LSi, but if I wasn't overhaulling my HT, I would have been happy to keep using my LS70 HT setup. The difference is night and day. So much fuller and alive. Still I think you can be happy with anything you have. Just have to keep a level head. Something I am not very good at. :)
    Polk Audio SDA SRS 2.3TL
    Parasound Halo A21
    Parasound Halo P3

    Home theater
    Polk LSiM 707, 706c, 703, 705
    Polk Blackstone TL3 for height
    SVS PB12-ISD Sub
    Denon AVR-X6400h
    LG OLED65B7A
    Sony UBPX800
    Logitech Harmony Elite
    PC LSiM 703
    Spare LSIM 702 and 706c

    Home Theater #2
    Polk Audio LS70, CS350LS, LSF/X, S4
    Onkyo TX-NR808



  • DSkip wrote: »
    Bigger is not always better. Most here including me feel that the 705 is the Better speaker.

    What makes the 705’s better speakers? I just picked up the 707 package for my home theater. I love them, but I’m gonna need a dedicated amp sooner rather than later. Lol. The rx-a2070 is great but I know there is so much more the speakers want to give.

    Running 5.1.4, Yamaha RX-A 2070, Parasound A31, Polk LSiM 707 (Fronts), Polk LSiM 706 (Center), Polk OWM3 (Surround), Polk TL3 (Atmos), HSU VTF-2 MK4, Epson 5030UB, Silver Ticket 110"
  • WLDockWLDock Posts: 2,122
    Many here on the forum (I was not one of them) had a chance to sample the LSiM models very early on before or during the initial release. Many have said that the 705 is the most accurate speaker in the LSiM line. Some have said that the 707 is not as balance from the top "Sonic engine" down to the woofer range.

    Still, the 707 is a very nice set of speakers. I really liked the 703's I had in the HT and have only heard the 707 in a HT setting. The 707's are the ones that I originally wanted but it would be nice to try a set of the 705's. I found an unheard of deal on a set but the guy backed out and decided to keep them for his basement system.

    FAMILY ROOM
    HDTV - Sharp AQUOS LC-70LE600U 70" | AVR/Streamer - Onkyo TX-NR3008 | Amp - Parasound HCA-1203A
    Blu-Ray/Media/Gaming - Sony PS3-320GB / Microsoft Xbox One | Broadcast - Xfinity X1 Platform
    Front Spkrs - Coming...DIY Statement II | Center Spkrs - Coming...DIY Statement II | Rear Spkrs - Artison Portrait LRS
    Sub - DIY Stereo Integrity HT 15 | Sub Amp - Dayton Audio SA1000
    Wire - Audioquest Type 4, BJC Belden 5000 | HDMI - BJC Belden | Power Cables - Pangea | Surge - Monster
  • ConradiclesConradicles Posts: 5,668
    The 707 look better than the 705, but I have never heard either one LOL.
  • gumbay13gumbay13 Posts: 354
    Out with the old, in with the NEW.

    A quick cable swap, no calibration, no proper speaker placement.
    Just a quick 5 minutes of audition.

    Depth, articulate, effortless energy...its all there

    Money well spent. Call me one happy customer.

    Driven by a Pioneer SC1522...for now.

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    Receiver: Pioneer SC-1522
    Speakers: Fronts:LSiM 705s/ Center: LSiM 706c / Surrounds: LSim 703s
    SUB: Rythmik LV12R x2
    Source:OPPO UDP-203
  • gumbay13gumbay13 Posts: 354
    Oh...and they look stunning!!
    Receiver: Pioneer SC-1522
    Speakers: Fronts:LSiM 705s/ Center: LSiM 706c / Surrounds: LSim 703s
    SUB: Rythmik LV12R x2
    Source:OPPO UDP-203
  • deronb1deronb1 Posts: 4,193
    They do! Congrats!
  • gumbay13gumbay13 Posts: 354
    Thanks! :)
    Receiver: Pioneer SC-1522
    Speakers: Fronts:LSiM 705s/ Center: LSiM 706c / Surrounds: LSim 703s
    SUB: Rythmik LV12R x2
    Source:OPPO UDP-203
  • Congratulations!
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  • cfrizzcfrizz Posts: 12,908
    Nice, congrats!
    Sunfire TGP III PrePro, Sunfire Cinema Grand Signature 405wpc 5 ch. Amp, Oppo 103 BluRay, Rotel RCD-1072 CDP, Sony Bravia KDL-40R510C TV, Polk S60 Main Speakers, Boston VR-920 Center Channel, SVS NSD-12 SB12 Subwoofer, Polk DSW 400 Subwoofer, Polk FXi-3 Surround Speakers
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