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#237556 - 12/31/08 07:46 PM M80's vs Energy RC-70's
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I posted this question on an Energy thread in another forum. Thought I should give equal time here.

So how do these compare?

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#237572 - 12/31/08 08:49 PM Re: M80's vs Energy RC-70's [Re: BoB/335]
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The only time I have heard RC70s was in a noisy store so it was an unfair comparison but to me they sounded muffled in comparison.
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#237583 - 12/31/08 09:56 PM Re: M80's vs Energy RC-70's [Re: jakewash]
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You can search for "Energy" in the subject, lots of threads on this topic.
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#237607 - 12/31/08 11:47 PM Re: M80's vs Energy RC-70's [Re: SirQuack]
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Here Is a comparison of the Axiom M80 and the Energy Veritas 2.4i, it's a good read.
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#237628 - 01/01/09 01:04 AM Re: M80's vs Energy RC-70's [Re: Wid]
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I read that article and even resurrected that thread from 3 years ago. Is Craigsub still on this thread? I was wondering if there were any updates or different mindset for today.

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#237629 - 01/01/09 01:08 AM Re: M80's vs Energy RC-70's [Re: BoB/335]
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Nope, Craigsub doesn't come around any more.
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#237632 - 01/01/09 01:18 AM Re: M80's vs Energy RC-70's [Re: Ken.C]
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He runs Tweak City Audio now and they have their own forum over there.
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#237678 - 01/01/09 10:45 AM Re: M80's vs Energy RC-70's [Re: BoB/335]
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Bob, you may have come across this info already....I, too, was researching the RC line of Energy's and I came across some conflicting info from a couple of the "pro" reviews. One said that the RC-LCR(centre) was "perfectly timbre matched" with the RC70s and another "pro" said there was "no denying the fact, the centre was NOT timbre matched". I guess this merely proves what everyone says....you should hear the speakers with your own ears. All said, though, I think Energy's are an excellent speaker, esp for the $$.
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#237682 - 01/01/09 11:55 AM Re: M80's vs Energy RC-70's [Re: Adrian]
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I haven't heard the Energy's but I absolutely LOVE my m80's and could not imagine owning anything else!
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#237683 - 01/01/09 11:58 AM Re: M80's vs Energy RC-70's [Re: terzaghi]
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I took about 2 years to audition various brands, some costing 2-3 times the Axioms, you know the decision I made.
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