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#999 - 01/18/02 02:30 PM Best rear speakers? Best sub?
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I have some M22Tis which I love.

Now, for "surround" speakers, is it better have speakers that match your front ones (i.e. buying 2 more M22) or is it better to get the special surround speakers that Axiom makes.

Also: I was going to buy the EP-125 sub since I have a small room, but someone said to spend the extra for the 175 because they're a better "accoustic match" for my M22s.

Is this true? I don't need mind thumping bass, just good clean bass to fill in the M22.




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#1000 - 01/20/02 12:31 PM Re: Best rear speakers? Best sub?
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You are entering into the territory of the debate over direct radiating or multi direction surround speakers. As for timbre matching the QS8s are perfectly matched to the M22s. I think you will find, especially in a small room, that the QS8s will perform much better for the surround channel speakers. As for the sub-woofer the basic rule is the bigger the better but at some point it becomes an overkill decision. I would go with the EP125 given the size of your room if your receiver is less than 100 watts per channel. You can always use 2 EP125s if you require more bass output.

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#1001 - 01/20/02 10:09 PM Re: Best rear speakers? Best sub?
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"As for timbre matching the QS8s are perfectly matched to the M22s"

What about the QS4's and the 100? Are they matched as well for the M22's?



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#1002 - 01/21/02 04:37 AM Re: Best rear speakers? Best sub?
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Yes they are. The VP100 and the QS4s will work very well with the M22s.

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