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Old 04-20-2009, 05:40 PM   #1
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Hi everyone!

This thread is for Axiom enthusiasts or anyone seeking information from Axiom speaker owners in the Blu-ray community.

Manufacturer’s Website: http://www.axiomaudio.com/index.html


LIST OF OWNERS
  1. 4x12 - S-R: QS8 (x2) / Gallery / Owner since November 2009
  2. ajvdbg - F: M2 (x2) / C: VP100 / S-R: QS4
  3. Bastia - F: M80v2 (x2) / C: M22v2 / S-R: QS8v2 (x4) / LFE: EP800 (x2) / Amp: A1400-8 / Gallery
  4. Beefbowl - F: M22 (x2) / C: VP150 / S-R: QS8 / LFE: EP500
  5. blu-raay - F: m22ti (x2) / C: VP100v2
  6. bz1080p - F: m80v3 (x2) / C: VP180v3 / S: QS8v3 (x2)
  7. cdot2four - F: M80v2 (x2) / C: VP180v3 / LFE: EP500v3 / Owner since May 2010
  8. DarthPrime - C: VP180v3 / Owner since March 2011
  9. dewd - F: M60v2 (x2) / C: VP150v2 / S-R: QS8v2 / Gallery
  10. DimeMecka - F: m80v3 (x2) / C: VP180v3 / S: QS8v3 (x2) / Gallery / Owner since March 2011
  11. GregLee - F: M3 v2 (x2) / C: M2i
  12. gsmeyer - F: M80v2 (x2) / C: VP150 (x2) / S-R: QS8
  13. Johk Basement - F: M60v2 (x2) / C: VP160v3 / S-R: QS8v2 (x2) / Owner since July 2008
  14. Johk Living room - F: W22v3 (x2) / C: W150v3
  15. JurassicReggae - F: M22 / C: VP150 / S-R: QS8
  16. komoyuki - F: M80v2 (x2) / C: VP150 / S-R: QS8 (x2) / LFE: EP350 / Gallery
  17. lilojbone - F: M60v3 (x2) / C: VP100v3 / S-R: QS8v3 (x2) / LFE: EP350v3 / Owner since March 2011
  18. MarcosG - F: M60v2 (x2) / C: VP150 / S-R: QS8 / Gallery
  19. MarkyM HT - F: M60v3 (x2) / C: VP100v3
  20. MarkyM Office - F: M2v3 (x2)
  21. mtbkr - S-R: QS8 (x2) / Gallery
  22. nickbuol - F: M60 (x2) / C: VP150 / S-R: QS8 (x2)
  23. Opips2 - F: M80v2 (x2) / Gallery / Owner since June 2009
  24. Peltz - F: M22v2 (x2) / C: VP150v2 / S-R: QS8v2 (x2) / Gallery
  25. Petenad - F: M80v3 (x2) on order / LFE: EP500
  26. PTplayers - F: M80v3 (x2) / C: VP180v3 / Gallery / Owner since June 2010
  27. Rmb1080p - F: M60v3 (x2) / C: M3v3 / S-R: M3v3 (x2) / Gallery / Owner since October 2010
  28. Skulltap - F: M3v2 (x2) / C: VP100 / S-R: M3v2
  29. Slayerizer Main HT - F: M80v2 (x2) / C: VP180v3 / S-R: QS8 (x4) / Gallery
  30. Slayerizer Master bedroom - F: M60v3 (x2) / C: VP150v2
  31. Slayerizer Computer room - F: M22ti (x2)
  32. Slayerizer Gym - F: AX 1.5 (x2) / C: AX 1.5
  33. solarrdadd Main room - F: M80v3 (x2) / C: VP180v3 / S: QS8v3 (x4) / Gallery
  34. solarrdadd Secondary/basement - F/C: M2v3 (x3) / S: QS4v3 (x2)
  35. Vanorge - F: M60v2 (x2) / C: VP150v2 / S-R: QS8v2 (x2) / LFE: EP500 / Gallery

...Work in progress, to be continued (PM me with your details and I will add you to the list ASAP)

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Old 04-20-2009, 06:15 PM   #2
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My current Axiom gear:

A1400-8 amplifier
M80 v2 mains
VP150 v2 center
QS8 v2 surrounds (x4)
EP800 subs (x2)

Audiobyte computer speakers (w/ EP0 sub)

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Old 04-21-2009, 04:20 PM   #4
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Old 04-21-2009, 04:37 PM   #5
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My current Axiom gear:

A1400-8 amplifier
M80 v2 mains
VP150 v2 center
QS8 v2 surrounds (x4)
EP800 subs (x2)

Audiobyte computer speakers (w/ EP0 sub)
Really nice speakers and awesome amp and those subs are beasts!

Wish I could hear your system!
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Old 04-21-2009, 06:17 PM   #6
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Yeah, it's a pretty fun system. Now I just need to get the right room for it, as well as a projector.
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Old 04-21-2009, 10:20 PM   #7
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Another Axiomite here:

M60 Fronts
VP150 Center
QS8 Surrounrs

My sub is an SVS 20-39PCi
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Old 04-21-2009, 10:39 PM   #8
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We have had the Axiom Subwoofer Owners Thread for a few months now. Unfortunately, nobody has posted anything in it. Please go there and discuss your Axiom subwoofers. Include pictures. Thank you.

https://forum.blu-ray.com/showthread.php?t=82549
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Old 04-21-2009, 11:40 PM   #9
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I have:
  • M2i center
  • M3v2 fronts
  • side, back surrounds, subs are not Axiom
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Old 04-22-2009, 12:41 AM   #10
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What I got:

M22ti Bookshelfs

vp100 Center.
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Old 04-22-2009, 03:10 AM   #11
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Please see my sig for my Axioms. I went another route with my sub, but I absolutely LOVE my Axioms (and I <3 my SVS).


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Old 04-22-2009, 03:58 AM   #12
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Proud Axiom Owner here. I got the:

M60V2's
VP150
QS8's

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I have a question that I hope someone can answer for me.

I currently have the M22, VP150, QS8 and the EP500. I'm planning on upgrading the M22 to the M80 and my question is can I use the M22 to make my room into a 7.1 setup or should I leave it at 5.1 and use M22 for a different room?
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You can certainly use the M22s to expand to 7.1, assuming you have some space behind your seating. I imagine the results wouldn't be ideal if you have to have them directly behind the seating, but if you have the space, I've heard the results are very favorable. At the very least, experiment and see if you like it. Some people prefer the QS speakers all the way around, and some prefer having direct radiators like the M22s as the rear surrounds. I'm sure a lot of it has to do with placement and room interactions.

That being said, some people actually find very little benefit to the rear surrounds in their room, and they find 5.1 enveloping enough. The only way to know is to try it yourself.

What other room were you thinking of adding sound to?
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You can certainly use the M22s to expand to 7.1, assuming you have some space behind your seating. I imagine the results wouldn't be ideal if you have to have them directly behind the seating, but if you have the space, I've heard the results are very favorable. At the very least, experiment and see if you like it. Some people prefer the QS speakers all the way around, and some prefer having direct radiators like the M22s as the rear surrounds. I'm sure a lot of it has to do with placement and room interactions.

That being said, some people actually find very little benefit to the rear surrounds in their room, and they find 5.1 enveloping enough. The only way to know is to try it yourself.

What other room were you thinking of adding sound to?
I thought about getting the QS all around but didn't want the M22 wasted. Would the M22's be better on the rear than on the sides?

I was going to put the M22's in my bedroom with my older tv and receiver.
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From all of the discussions I've read on it, people do seem to prefer the QSes on the side. They're there to simulate a wall of speakers like in a theater.

Whether the 7.1 configuration is worthwhile is going to be up to you. You should try to compare both 5.1 and 7.1 and see if it does enough for you. If not, then having the M22s in a second system is a great way to go.
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I've heard that the rear surrounds should be not be directs. Some magazine or website did this big test on surround sound set ups and said direct is fine for the sides but for the rear dipoles/bipoles etc. were the best.
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I would trade the M22s in for the QS8s
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M80v2
2X VP150
QS8
SVS PB13Ultra

I have owned M3s & M60s
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Hey GSMEYER, what finish did you get on your speakers? Any Pics???
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