Discussion in 'Home Cinema Speakers' started by tk2001, May 18, 2002.
as far as I know, all of them are fine..
Mission specify any ds series bipole .. which these all are.
the M7DS is the best model AFAIK.., rated to 100W.
pretty sure, the M70/M77 are virtually identical, just an old & new model, both rated to 75W.
will be doing the same thing myself soon, though still undecided on whether to go for a single rear or a pair.
think you can only get the M7DS in black, the others are in white also.
I too thought that all three misssion ds speakers were practically the same but then I read a post from this forum that said:
"the mission m70ds are the ones that are similar to the 77ds, the last place i saw them were on r/s web site £99.99 plus £10.00 postage. there are also some ada. in the mags. but they want about £140.oo the m7ds are a different speaker altogether and a class down." - stranger.
Notice how he said that the "m7ds are a different speaker altogether and a class down."
I rang up Sound & Vision and they said that the m77ds were discontinued but instead were doing the m7ds for £150 inc P&P and they also said that it also came in a white finish.
Richer Sounds are selling the m7ds for £122.95.
The great thing about the AVR-3802/2802 is that once you have your 'surround-back' speaker, not only can you use the 6.1 matrix mode from existing Dolby Digital & DTS 5.1 DVD movies, but also for DPLII & DTS Neo 6 as well - meaning all your old vhs movies will use the surround-back speaker.
Has the Mission m7ds been reviewed yet?
I have just ordered my Denon 2802 for use with my fs2`s and I have also ordered a Mission m7c1 centre speaker. The plan is to use this as my centre speaker and then use the fs2 centre as my new rear centre.
I should receive both monday, so fingers crossed!
I will post results here.
garliadr - we've talked about this subject before on the forums (have a search.. 6.1/7.1 and fs2).
going with a standard centre speaker is not the best route, especially moving the fs2 rear to the rear centre.
there are reasons for this.. differing soundfields, sound being in-phase.., basically the sound from a standard centre speaker wont mix well.
Mission have a tech document I previously posted that recommended either more fs2s (v. expensive) or any -ds series bipoles like we are talking of here.
you can easily split a pair with someone else, or wire them in series even on a Denon 2802 with only one rear centre out.
bipoles fire sideways in 2 directions so give a more dispersed soundfield.
tk2001 - if you notice, I did say the M7DS are the better speakers..rated for higher output which is usually a good sign. I wasn't aware they were available in white though... bonus!
are you sure? white is not listed as an option at
The ones on my rear walls are certainly white and anyone interested should keep their eyes on the classifieds as they will be for sale shortly.
I'd be interested.. give me a shout when you are selling... (assuming M7ds).
MartinCo, it appears I that the m7ds comes in black and silver fininsh, not white as I had previously thought.
I've just ordered a silver pair (m7ds) from Sound & Vision for £130 inc P&P which should arrive on wednesday - they managed to beat Richer Sounds price by £2.
BTW, which speaker cable should I invest in? - I don't think I have any left over from my fs2av.
Thanks for your advice MartinCo - I have managed to change my order before despatch. I have now got a pair of shiny new m7ds on the way!
cool... pdf file for the setup is here, though I think you may already have this.
there have been previous posts about serial wiring at
http://www.avforums.com/forums/showthread.php?threadid=29452&goto=newpost or just split one with someone.
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