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#33937 - 02/14/04 09:19 PM Would a pair of QS8's make for decent mains...
Mack Offline
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...in a small room, where they will be around 10 feet from the listening area?

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#33938 - 02/14/04 11:07 PM Re: Would a pair of QS8's make for decent mains...
paulu Offline
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Why would you want to use Qs8's for main speakers? They are obviously not designed for that. I'm sure using Qs8's for stereo speakers would be an interesting experiment though!

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#33939 - 02/14/04 11:43 PM Re: Would a pair of QS8's make for decent mains...
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Definitely not a good idea. I'd recommend the M22ti instead. They cost less and are designed to be main speakers.
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#33940 - 03/25/04 12:16 AM Re: Would a pair of QS8's make for decent mains...
macdiehard Offline
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I have toyed with the same idea myself. I will be feeding the speakers in my formal LR via 2 channels of my 7.1 receivers for now. The speakers will be about 12 feet off the ground and in a very expansive room. Seating with guests will be very unlike the structure of the room that contains the HT. My thoughts went to the multidirectional capabilities of the QS8s. I know it’s definitely not what the designer had in mind and I could just as easily hang some MT 22 up there but they would be much more directional and some seats would even be behind the speakers.

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#33941 - 03/25/04 10:07 AM Re: Would a pair of QS8's make for decent mains...
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As long as you had a sub, M2's or M3's would probably fill the bill better, and be considerably less expensive than qs8's

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