LSiM Purchased during the Adorama Blow Out

mrlorenmrloren Posts: 2,052
edited July 31 in Speakers
Hello,

Thought I'd start a new thread for those of us who have received their LSiM's from the Blowout/Closeout @ Adorama.

Received my 705 this morning @ 10am. All double boxed in good shape. I had them unboxed and playing by 11. Sweet heavy speaker, looks nice and sounds good.

Here they are all hooked up playing some Rush. You can also see my center speaker problem. just a little too small for a 706C but a 704C would look funny in there like the S30 did.

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I played a CD @ -30DB before I ran Audyssey. During Audyssey it came up with left speaker out of phase. I made sure the wiring was correct and hit ignore, completed the 6 point setup.

First thing I noticed from these, I no longer have any sub localization at all. I left the speakers at large and set the C/O @ 60hz. I then played Peter Gabriel SO, good bass test. I did the DB test on the sub, before Audyssey would set it out of phase, now the sub is at 0.

Sub phase 0 I got 74db, sub phase 180 67db, Ok goodie. So I was getting sub out of phase with the S60 now it's the left speaker. Errr nothing easy.

Play some more tunes and wow nice smooth very balanced speaker that looks great. I left a Beatles Greatest hits CD playing in a loop @ -35db when I had to go do the Honey do's. Came back 3 hours later already getting better. I still have them playing in a loop.

I will wait till I get 50 or so hours on them before I run Audyssey again. The left out of phase has me a little bothered, but it sounds good.

@cfrizz was right about these might be too heavy for someone. S60 I could move easy, these when I unloaded from the UPS truck was like pressing a printer,

Oh and I love how in low light the look black, open the blinds getting some light on them and they have that nice coffee tint.

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 UN75RU710DFXZA,
Denon AVR-X4400H, Emotiva XPA3 GEN3
Oppo BDP-93,Sony UBP-X800BM, WD Live HUB.
Main: Polk LsiM 705
Center: Polk LSiM 704C
Front High/Rear High In-Ceiling Polk 80F/X RT
Surrounds: Polk S15
Sub: HSU VTF3-MK5

Bed Room;
Marantz SR5010, BDP-S270
Main: Polk Signature S20
Center: Polk Signature S35
Rear: Polk R15
Sub: HSU STF-2

Working Warehouse;
Sony 2100ES AVR, Sony DVP-NS3100ES for disc
Cerwin Vega AT-12 (blasters) Advent Prodigy (listening)
Old sony 12" Sub
Mini tower PC with 400GB of music
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Comments

  • Geoff4rfcGeoff4rfc Posts: 1,748
    Very nice! Nice cabinet build as well. I've been building my own cabinets for a few years.

    My 707's arrive next week.
    Draggn' knee is exhilarating, 150mph wheel standers are pretty cool too

    HT
    Source: Oppo 103 - Display: Samsung QLED 65F
    Pre/Processor: Marnantz 8802A - Amplification: Emotiva XPA-DR3, XPA-2 x 2

    2CH
    Emotiva: ERC 3

    Speakers
    PolkAudio Mains: LSiM707, C-706, SS: 702F/X, RS: RTiA9


    EXPERIENCE: next to nothing, but I sure enjoy audio and video MY OPINION OF THIS HOBBY: I may not be a smart man, but I know what quicksand is
  • mrlorenmrloren Posts: 2,052
    A few side notes

    Tip my hat to Adorama, the serial numbers are in order 3108 & 3107

    I cut up the cardboard to toss in the dumpsters at work. Almost fill the trunk of my Optima with just cardboard, I had to bag some of the foam and put it in the back seat.

    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 UN75RU710DFXZA,
    Denon AVR-X4400H, Emotiva XPA3 GEN3
    Oppo BDP-93,Sony UBP-X800BM, WD Live HUB.
    Main: Polk LsiM 705
    Center: Polk LSiM 704C
    Front High/Rear High In-Ceiling Polk 80F/X RT
    Surrounds: Polk S15
    Sub: HSU VTF3-MK5

    Bed Room;
    Marantz SR5010, BDP-S270
    Main: Polk Signature S20
    Center: Polk Signature S35
    Rear: Polk R15
    Sub: HSU STF-2

    Working Warehouse;
    Sony 2100ES AVR, Sony DVP-NS3100ES for disc
    Cerwin Vega AT-12 (blasters) Advent Prodigy (listening)
    Old sony 12" Sub
    Mini tower PC with 400GB of music
  • jeremymarcinkojeremymarcinko Posts: 3,462
    Looks great, and don’t worry about the out of phase reading, it’s typical with Audyssey and the like. Check the polarity and move on.
    Oh, Listen here mister. We got no way of understandin' this world. But we got as much sense of this bird flyin in the sky. Now there is a lot that bird don't know, but it don't change the fact that the world is happening to him all the same. What I am tryin to say is, is that the course of your life, well its changing, and you don't even see it- Forest Bondurant
  • joecoulsonjoecoulson Posts: 3,347
    Congrats man. Big step up!
    Auralic Vega G1/Rega TT/Denon SACD - PS Audio SGC - PS Audio M700x2 - Elac Adante AF-61
  • PSOVLSKPSOVLSK Posts: 4,085
    Congrats. Beautiful, great sounding speakers at an unreal price!!!
    Things work out best for those who make the best of the way things work out.-John Wooden
  • cfrizzcfrizz Posts: 13,420
    Congrats to you both!
    Marantz AV-7705 PrePro, Classé 5 ch. 200wpc 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
  • rooftop59rooftop59 Posts: 5,770
    Milito wrote: »
    Pics of my new speakers.

    Nice! What’s the better half have to say?!?
    HT Rig:
    Denon AVR-X4200w; Peachtree Audio NovaPre; B&K TX4430; Bryson BPD-1; Mains: Dynaudio Excite x18; Center - Polk cs400i; Heights, Center Surround - Klipsch KHC - 6 In-Ceiling; Surrounds - Monoprice in-ceiling; Sub - HSU VTF-2 MK5; LG UP870 4K BDP; NVidia ShieldTV
    ;
    Master Bedroom
    Cambridge Azur 551r; Definitive Technology SM45, NHT Super One CI surrounds, Martin Logan Dynamo (original), Squeezebox Touch
  • jeremymarcinkojeremymarcinko Posts: 3,462
    Looks great!
    Oh, Listen here mister. We got no way of understandin' this world. But we got as much sense of this bird flyin in the sky. Now there is a lot that bird don't know, but it don't change the fact that the world is happening to him all the same. What I am tryin to say is, is that the course of your life, well its changing, and you don't even see it- Forest Bondurant
  • MilitoMilito Posts: 571
    rooftop59 wrote: »
    Milito wrote: »
    Pics of my new speakers.

    Nice! What’s the better half have to say?!?

    Not much, just don't ask for any more. LOL.

    Yamaha RX-A2070, Outlaw 5000, HSU VTF-2 MK5, LSiM705, LSiM704, Sony BPD-S3200, Technics PD867, Audio-Technica AT-LP60, Douglas Connection Alpha 12AWG OCC Speaker Cables, Douglas Connection Alpha Analog Interconnect Cables, Douglas Connection Alpha 11 OCC Custom Power Cable, Cullen Gold Power Cable, Signal Power Cables, Furman PL-8C 15 Power Conditioner, Sony 65" 900F.
  • mrlorenmrloren Posts: 2,052
    Milito wrote: »
    rooftop59 wrote: »
    Milito wrote: »
    Pics of my new speakers.

    Nice! What’s the better half have to say?!?

    Not much, just don't ask for any more. LOL.

    That's about what I got last night. she did say they look awesome. My kid wants the S60 for when she moves out in Jan.
    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 UN75RU710DFXZA,
    Denon AVR-X4400H, Emotiva XPA3 GEN3
    Oppo BDP-93,Sony UBP-X800BM, WD Live HUB.
    Main: Polk LsiM 705
    Center: Polk LSiM 704C
    Front High/Rear High In-Ceiling Polk 80F/X RT
    Surrounds: Polk S15
    Sub: HSU VTF3-MK5

    Bed Room;
    Marantz SR5010, BDP-S270
    Main: Polk Signature S20
    Center: Polk Signature S35
    Rear: Polk R15
    Sub: HSU STF-2

    Working Warehouse;
    Sony 2100ES AVR, Sony DVP-NS3100ES for disc
    Cerwin Vega AT-12 (blasters) Advent Prodigy (listening)
    Old sony 12" Sub
    Mini tower PC with 400GB of music
  • rooftop59rooftop59 Posts: 5,770
    mrloren wrote: »
    Milito wrote: »
    rooftop59 wrote: »
    Milito wrote: »
    Pics of my new speakers.

    Nice! What’s the better half have to say?!?

    Not much, just don't ask for any more. LOL.

    That's about what I got last night. she did say they look awesome. My kid wants the S60 for when she moves out in Jan.

    If that's what it takes to get her out of the house, I say its a bargain price!
    HT Rig:
    Denon AVR-X4200w; Peachtree Audio NovaPre; B&K TX4430; Bryson BPD-1; Mains: Dynaudio Excite x18; Center - Polk cs400i; Heights, Center Surround - Klipsch KHC - 6 In-Ceiling; Surrounds - Monoprice in-ceiling; Sub - HSU VTF-2 MK5; LG UP870 4K BDP; NVidia ShieldTV
    ;
    Master Bedroom
    Cambridge Azur 551r; Definitive Technology SM45, NHT Super One CI surrounds, Martin Logan Dynamo (original), Squeezebox Touch
  • MilitoMilito Posts: 571
    It = speakers, lol.
    Yamaha RX-A2070, Outlaw 5000, HSU VTF-2 MK5, LSiM705, LSiM704, Sony BPD-S3200, Technics PD867, Audio-Technica AT-LP60, Douglas Connection Alpha 12AWG OCC Speaker Cables, Douglas Connection Alpha Analog Interconnect Cables, Douglas Connection Alpha 11 OCC Custom Power Cable, Cullen Gold Power Cable, Signal Power Cables, Furman PL-8C 15 Power Conditioner, Sony 65" 900F.
  • joecoulsonjoecoulson Posts: 3,347
    Milito wrote: »
    It = speakers, lol.

    Nope. It = another word for pirate treasure.
    Auralic Vega G1/Rega TT/Denon SACD - PS Audio SGC - PS Audio M700x2 - Elac Adante AF-61
  • rooftop59rooftop59 Posts: 5,770
    joecoulson wrote: »
    Milito wrote: »
    It = speakers, lol.

    Nope. It = another word for pirate treasure.

    Exactamundo. I limit my purchases and make sure my lady is happy because I value it WAY more than speakers...
    HT Rig:
    Denon AVR-X4200w; Peachtree Audio NovaPre; B&K TX4430; Bryson BPD-1; Mains: Dynaudio Excite x18; Center - Polk cs400i; Heights, Center Surround - Klipsch KHC - 6 In-Ceiling; Surrounds - Monoprice in-ceiling; Sub - HSU VTF-2 MK5; LG UP870 4K BDP; NVidia ShieldTV
    ;
    Master Bedroom
    Cambridge Azur 551r; Definitive Technology SM45, NHT Super One CI surrounds, Martin Logan Dynamo (original), Squeezebox Touch
  • Romo11Romo11 Posts: 100
    edited August 1
    mrloren,
    I hope your enjoying yours as much as I’m enjoying mine. You were a great help to me.
  • mrlorenmrloren Posts: 2,052
    Romo11 wrote: »
    mrloren,
    I hope your enjoying yours as much as I’m enjoying mine. You were a great help to me.

    Yeah I wish, I took the day off yesterday, my backup decided not to do anything.. 12+ hour day today.... but at least i have some April Wine going on the Advents

    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 UN75RU710DFXZA,
    Denon AVR-X4400H, Emotiva XPA3 GEN3
    Oppo BDP-93,Sony UBP-X800BM, WD Live HUB.
    Main: Polk LsiM 705
    Center: Polk LSiM 704C
    Front High/Rear High In-Ceiling Polk 80F/X RT
    Surrounds: Polk S15
    Sub: HSU VTF3-MK5

    Bed Room;
    Marantz SR5010, BDP-S270
    Main: Polk Signature S20
    Center: Polk Signature S35
    Rear: Polk R15
    Sub: HSU STF-2

    Working Warehouse;
    Sony 2100ES AVR, Sony DVP-NS3100ES for disc
    Cerwin Vega AT-12 (blasters) Advent Prodigy (listening)
    Old sony 12" Sub
    Mini tower PC with 400GB of music
  • Geoff4rfcGeoff4rfc Posts: 1,748
    mrloren wrote: »
    Romo11 wrote: »
    mrloren,
    I hope your enjoying yours as much as I’m enjoying mine. You were a great help to me.

    Yeah I wish, I took the day off yesterday, my backup decided not to do anything.. 12+ hour day today.... but at least i have some April Wine going on the Advents

    There's a cool name I haven't heard in a long time!!!
    Draggn' knee is exhilarating, 150mph wheel standers are pretty cool too

    HT
    Source: Oppo 103 - Display: Samsung QLED 65F
    Pre/Processor: Marnantz 8802A - Amplification: Emotiva XPA-DR3, XPA-2 x 2

    2CH
    Emotiva: ERC 3

    Speakers
    PolkAudio Mains: LSiM707, C-706, SS: 702F/X, RS: RTiA9


    EXPERIENCE: next to nothing, but I sure enjoy audio and video MY OPINION OF THIS HOBBY: I may not be a smart man, but I know what quicksand is
  • JayCeeJayCee Posts: 489
    edited August 2
    Geoff4rfc wrote: »
    .... but at least i have some April Wine going on the Advents

    There's a cool name I haven't heard in a long time!!!

    April Wine Nature of the Beast, Harder Faster and Power Play were in steady rotation on my tape deck in the 80's. Saw them at a small venue in Boise, ID, in the 90's. Double billed w/Blue Oyster Cult. Nice lads and they signed my CD cover of Nature of the Beast. Here's a great song @mrloren that deserves a listen on the Advents....and LSiM's...If You See Kay! :wink: :blush:

    Speakers: Polk1.2tl's (Uber Mods) Pre/Amp/DAC: PS Audio BHK Signature & 250, Perfectwave DirectStream Cables/IC's: MIT S1Bi-Wire/S1 Balanced +Avel Lindberg 1000VA "Dreadnought" Power Conditioner: Core Power Technologies EQUI=CORE 1800 Power Cords: Core Power Technologies Gold, DH Labs Power Plus DIY w/Neotech NC-P301 & P311ends FLAC Streamer: Roon ROCK on wifi'd NUC⟿Ω☯☥☮⟿🔊♩♪♫♬♩♪♫♬♩♪♫♬
  • krazypolkkrazypolk Posts: 493
    Is it just me or have the prices gone up?
  • DaveHoDaveHo Posts: 2,400
    LsiM prices on Adorama change daily, if not hourly.
  • mrlorenmrloren Posts: 2,052
    Yeah that would not go well with the wife at all. If anything I will build a new stand.

    We watched a movie last night. The CSiA6 still blends nice in the system.
    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 UN75RU710DFXZA,
    Denon AVR-X4400H, Emotiva XPA3 GEN3
    Oppo BDP-93,Sony UBP-X800BM, WD Live HUB.
    Main: Polk LsiM 705
    Center: Polk LSiM 704C
    Front High/Rear High In-Ceiling Polk 80F/X RT
    Surrounds: Polk S15
    Sub: HSU VTF3-MK5

    Bed Room;
    Marantz SR5010, BDP-S270
    Main: Polk Signature S20
    Center: Polk Signature S35
    Rear: Polk R15
    Sub: HSU STF-2

    Working Warehouse;
    Sony 2100ES AVR, Sony DVP-NS3100ES for disc
    Cerwin Vega AT-12 (blasters) Advent Prodigy (listening)
    Old sony 12" Sub
    Mini tower PC with 400GB of music
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 10,560
    mrloren wrote: »
    Yeah that would not go well with the wife at all. If anything I will build a new stand.

    We watched a movie last night. The CSiA6 still blends nice in the system.

    Like i mentioned before....just kick it, enjoy your new speakers and when ready pick up a 706 off the used market
    2-channel: Modwright KWI-200 Integrated, Dynaudio C1-II Signatures
    Desktop rig: LSi7, Polk 110sub, Dayens Ampino amp, W4S DAC/pre, Sonos, JRiver
    Gear on standby: Melody 101 tube pre, Unison Research Simply Italy Integrated
    Gone to new homes: (Matt Polk's)Threshold Stasis SA12e monoblocks, Pass XA30.5 amp, Usher MD2 speakers, Dynaudio C4 platinum speakers, Modwright LS100 (voltz), Simaudio 780D DAC
  • mrlorenmrloren Posts: 2,052
    Yeah I'll get a 706 some time. If the drop them again I'll go for it

    Used market in San Diego kind of sucks
    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 UN75RU710DFXZA,
    Denon AVR-X4400H, Emotiva XPA3 GEN3
    Oppo BDP-93,Sony UBP-X800BM, WD Live HUB.
    Main: Polk LsiM 705
    Center: Polk LSiM 704C
    Front High/Rear High In-Ceiling Polk 80F/X RT
    Surrounds: Polk S15
    Sub: HSU VTF3-MK5

    Bed Room;
    Marantz SR5010, BDP-S270
    Main: Polk Signature S20
    Center: Polk Signature S35
    Rear: Polk R15
    Sub: HSU STF-2

    Working Warehouse;
    Sony 2100ES AVR, Sony DVP-NS3100ES for disc
    Cerwin Vega AT-12 (blasters) Advent Prodigy (listening)
    Old sony 12" Sub
    Mini tower PC with 400GB of music
  • Geoff4rfcGeoff4rfc Posts: 1,748
    edited August 3
    mrloren wrote: »
    Yeah I'll get a 706 some time. If the drop them again I'll go for it

    Used market in San Diego kind of sucks

    keep an eye on Polk eBay
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Polk-Audio-LSi-M706c-MIDNIGHT-MAHOGANY-Center-Channel-Speaker-NEW/233202438279?epid=112078484&hash=item364bf2d087:g:MoUAAOSwSZ5dE6TM
    Draggn' knee is exhilarating, 150mph wheel standers are pretty cool too

    HT
    Source: Oppo 103 - Display: Samsung QLED 65F
    Pre/Processor: Marnantz 8802A - Amplification: Emotiva XPA-DR3, XPA-2 x 2

    2CH
    Emotiva: ERC 3

    Speakers
    PolkAudio Mains: LSiM707, C-706, SS: 702F/X, RS: RTiA9


    EXPERIENCE: next to nothing, but I sure enjoy audio and video MY OPINION OF THIS HOBBY: I may not be a smart man, but I know what quicksand is
  • mrlorenmrloren Posts: 2,052
    if Polk is coming out with a new line replacing the LSiM then there should be one or two more sales on these.

    The CSiA6 does blend in decently enough.

    Time for another movie.
    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 UN75RU710DFXZA,
    Denon AVR-X4400H, Emotiva XPA3 GEN3
    Oppo BDP-93,Sony UBP-X800BM, WD Live HUB.
    Main: Polk LsiM 705
    Center: Polk LSiM 704C
    Front High/Rear High In-Ceiling Polk 80F/X RT
    Surrounds: Polk S15
    Sub: HSU VTF3-MK5

    Bed Room;
    Marantz SR5010, BDP-S270
    Main: Polk Signature S20
    Center: Polk Signature S35
    Rear: Polk R15
    Sub: HSU STF-2

    Working Warehouse;
    Sony 2100ES AVR, Sony DVP-NS3100ES for disc
    Cerwin Vega AT-12 (blasters) Advent Prodigy (listening)
    Old sony 12" Sub
    Mini tower PC with 400GB of music
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