LSiM Set-Up, Super Excited!!!!!

Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 13,307
So a few months ago I jumped on the 50% of Friends n Family sale for a set of 707's, and now I have the center and surrounds that will be here Wednesday, I am Super Excited to pull my RTiA9 surround set-up out, and give these all a spin..

I love the RTiA line but there are times I sit in the basement and listen to tunes especially if I am on the computer, so I am hoping for positive results for both movies and music. IMO I think the RTiA line will be hard to beat for movies but we will see. I won't unload my RTiA line till I know I'm happy with the results..

Either way this will be fun!!! B)
Death Grip...


  • tonybtonyb Posts: 27,604
    Cool man, I think you'll be pleasantly surprised. The top end in the LSIM's will be way better for your music and you won't give up much in the way of dynamics for HT. Let us know your thoughts after you scrape your sack off the back wall. :p
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  • rpf65rpf65 Posts: 1,422
    Had the RTI A5's/CSI A4 for my front 3, and replaced them with LSI M704/LSI M706c. I think the RTI A's were slightly better at vocals for movies, but a little lacking with the rest of the front sound stage.

    When it comes to music, I only listen in 2-channel, no contest. You have to hear them to appreciate how much better of a speaker they are.
  • Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 13,307
    I have had my 707's in my 2 channel system, and I liked them very much but still no contest with my SDA's..

    Your description about the RTiA line is how I envision I will feel about the comparison but I feel I will have a much all around system for when I am in the basement and want to listen to music down here as well. Everyone knows my 2 channel system is my baby but I don't need to listen to my music all the time in an audiophile world..
    Death Grip...
  • Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 13,307
    The 702's showed up, FedEx was nice to handle them with care (enter sarcasm here) one of the boxes is a mess, one end was open, I'm surprised they stayed in the box, I pulled them out and gave them a look over (they are pretty heavy for surrounds) they look good, I will put power to them to make sure they work when I get home..
    Death Grip...
  • EndersShadowEndersShadow Posts: 14,812
    I swear if they see the word "Fragile" or the Insurance sticker on it, they take it as a challenge lol...
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  • Viking64Viking64 Posts: 477
    edited November 14
    I swear if they see the word "Fragile" or the Insurance sticker on it, they take it as a challenge lol...

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  • msgmsg Posts: 3,391
    I'm curious about your impressions well. When I was messing with some S20s, I thought they were a touch better than LSiMs for tv. I remember also liking some RTi10s for tv, but not for music. It was so early on in my involvement that I can't say how they compared. I use LSiMs in a combo use system and have no complaints, and It's nice to be able to switch modes and not have to go into ear-bleed prep.
  • nbrowsernbrowser Posts: 6,866
    I swear if they see the word "Fragile" or the Insurance sticker on it, they take it as a challenge lol...

    I worked for a courier company...the sticker that reads "Fragile" for all intents and purposes meant to us in the package moving area..."THROW HARDER!".

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