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#389274 - 02/05/13 04:57 PM Re: Would you buy this for $150? [Re: TheListener]
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Thanks everyone. Does anyone know the specs on the speakers? I can't find them on the site the m3ti. Like the sensitivity.

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#389280 - 02/05/13 06:10 PM Re: Would you buy this for $150? [Re: TheListener]
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The ti series is not going to have significantly different specifications than the current V3 series. They have been improved, but I don't think those improvements will be readily apparent from a spec sheet.
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#389282 - 02/05/13 06:22 PM Re: Would you buy this for $150? [Re: TheListener]
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Originally Posted By: TheListener
Thanks everyone. Does anyone know the specs on the speakers? I can't find them on the site the m3ti. Like the sensitivity.


The NRC measured the sensitivity on the M3Ti to be 86.0dB (averaged 300Hz - 3kHz, 2.83V/1m)
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#389284 - 02/05/13 07:10 PM Re: Would you buy this for $150? [Re: BlueJays1]
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Originally Posted By: BlueJays1
Originally Posted By: TheListener
Thanks everyone. Does anyone know the specs on the speakers? I can't find them on the site the m3ti. Like the sensitivity.


The NRC measured the sensitivity on the M3Ti to be 86.0dB (averaged 300Hz - 3kHz, 2.83V/1m)


Won't that make them hard to drive? I thought that's why Klipsch was always 93+ for that reason. (keep in mind I have no idea what I'm talking about).

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#389287 - 02/05/13 07:27 PM Re: Would you buy this for $150? [Re: TheListener]
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Originally Posted By: TheListener
(keep in mind I have no idea what I'm talking about).


I like him already.

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#389288 - 02/05/13 07:31 PM Re: Would you buy this for $150? [Re: TheListener]
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Originally Posted By: TheListener
Originally Posted By: BlueJays1
Originally Posted By: TheListener
Thanks everyone. Does anyone know the specs on the speakers? I can't find them on the site the m3ti. Like the sensitivity.


The NRC measured the sensitivity on the M3Ti to be 86.0dB (averaged 300Hz - 3kHz, 2.83V/1m)


Won't that make them hard to drive? I thought that's why Klipsch was always 93+ for that reason. (keep in mind I have no idea what I'm talking about).


That's about average sensitivity for a loudspeaker. You will also gain some sensitivity when the speaker is placed in a real room.

Klipsch and other horn loaded designs are typically known to be high sensitivity speakers (in the 90's). This is design trade-off that is done on purpose.
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#389291 - 02/05/13 10:16 PM Re: Would you buy this for $150? [Re: TheListener]
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As BlueJay pointed out, the NRC measured sensitivity, using their standard, was 86DB for 1 watt. At that time I recall that the Axiom spec was 89dB. Somewhat surprisingly, most but not all of the current models were shown with a 3-4dB higher sensitivity(e.g., the M3 at 93dB), which would represent a doubling of efficiency. The M80 spec remained the same at 91dB. This variance was pointed out here quite some time ago, and a clarification requested, but nothing was forthcoming.
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#389302 - 02/06/13 10:29 AM Re: Would you buy this for $150? [Re: TheListener]
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Dude, are these speakers even still available?
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#389348 - 02/07/13 10:10 AM Re: Would you buy this for $150? [Re: TheListener]
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Yes. I can still get them.

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#389359 - 02/07/13 01:21 PM Re: Would you buy this for $150? [Re: TheListener]
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Do those longer speakers look like m22i?

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