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Old 12-24-2017, 12:01 AM   #4204
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Originally Posted by TheZoof View Post
I am finally in the process of upgrading my home theater.

For the longest time I had Paradigm Prestige 85F as my choice. I did a listen in and loved them. For the price around here(Canada) they are hard to beat.

I had a day to kill last week and went into an audio store I don't normally visit. They had some B&W setup(I am at work but don't recall the name). Price was comparable and they sounded so impressive.

I am thinking I should do a listen for comparable speakers. Does anyone have a list of comparable speakers to the Paradigm Prestige 85F that I should consider?

I am basically looking to spend about $6500 max for my front speakers(front 3).
I would say that the B&W speaker was the new 702 S2. I was just looking the update my old speaker set-up. I listened to Kef R700, the 702 S2 and the 85F's. I'm going with the 702's with HTM71 center and 2 sets of 707 S2 for sides and back. Just waiting for them the come in.
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