Are the HDs a real improvement?

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  1. JimBob1971

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    I'm looking to buy a set of surround speakers and am considering the MAs.

    How much of an improvement is the HD range over the old ones? There are some great deals on old stock available right now.

    Also, where can I find the cheapest 270HDs at the moment?

    Thanks!
     
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    I've not heard the new HD's so can't comment on a comparison. By all acounts they should sound better, but the question is how much better? The old R270's can be had for half their original price at the moment, so the question is, if cash is an issue, would the new HD's sound twice as good? Probably not.

    I've got the old R270's with an R225 centre and they sound absolutely fantastic. And as I've never compared them, I don't know what I'm missing, so all in all very happy!

    If cash isn't an issue then by all means future proof yourself with the new HD range (the old range are getting increasingly scarce too!)
     
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    I am also looking at the r225 and r180's with RSW12 sub and onkyo 876 amp, I am hoping this combination should sound awsome.
     
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    I am going for a demo of the 225's and rsw-12 tomorrow or Friday so will let you know how it sounds. :smashin:
     
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    I didn't get to hear the HD's, only the old 225's. :(
     

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