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#130227 - 03/02/06 02:10 PM Yamaha Revievers
ferguson630 Offline
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Registered: 01/30/06
Posts: 44
Loc: Saskatchewan, CANADA
Can anyone tell me the difference between a RXV1500 (discontinued) and a HTR5890? have the chance to buy either one for almost the same price?, second question, if I purchase M22 fronts, Qs8, vp150, ep350 as my system, but to to to 7.1 cannot us anything but a bookshelf, which one would I use?
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#130228 - 03/02/06 02:28 PM Re: Yamaha Revievers
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Registered: 05/09/03
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Loc: Brandon, Manitoba
I believe you are on the right track Ferguson. A number of the receivers in the HTR line are exactly the same as those in the RX-V line...just rebadged for a different "class" of retailers (in other words their high end retailers get the RX-V line while the box stores/low end get the HTR line even if they are identical).

It appears the HTR-5890 is exactly the same as the RX-V1600. The RX-V1500 would be very similar to the just recently discontinued HTR-5790.

By the way if you are interested in the RX-V1500, you may wish to check out here - The Audioshop - Ottawa. They are clearing out the 1500 & 2500 receivers at some decent prices. While i personally have not purchased anything from them before, I've heard of many others who have had good experiences with them.
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#130229 - 03/02/06 05:57 PM Re: Yamaha Revievers
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Registered: 03/12/05
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Loc: St. Albert, Alberta
Bob
Welcome. For bookshelf back surrounds for a 7.1 system it is usually recommended to go with the speaker that uses the same drivers that are in the front speakers. In your case, that would be the M2's.

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#130230 - 03/03/06 10:11 AM Re: Yamaha Revievers
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Yep Scott is right, Denon is the same, my 2805 is the same as a 985.
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#130231 - 03/19/06 02:45 PM Re: Yamaha Revievers
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Registered: 01/30/06
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Loc: Saskatchewan, CANADA
Just for info, I purchased a RX-V1500 Yamaha from Audoshop in Ottawa, half price of what I could get if for inthe West, three days deliver, more than I expected, excellent sale. Now just need the money for the speakers.
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#130232 - 03/19/06 06:25 PM Re: Yamaha Revievers
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Registered: 05/01/02
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Loc: Davenport, Iowa, USA
The Audioshop is a fine shop. I remember when Mark used to visit this forum a long time ago when they were a dealer of Axiom's. I happen to have bought all my speakers from him. People nowadays would be jealous if I mentioned what I had paid. That's of course not saying that Axiom's at their current price aren't still a great bargain!
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#130233 - 03/20/06 11:41 AM Re: Yamaha Revievers
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glad to hear things worked out for you Bob, let us know how everything sounds when you get the system put together.
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