You might notice a difference. I moved from he C7ES-3 to the SHL5 Plus. I’ve heard the 30.1 on a few occasions and I really liked it a lot but not enough to pull the trigger but i also don’t listen near field like you do. If you didn’t listen near field I’d say don’t bother but in your situation it might be a worthy upgrade. For me, the SHL5 Plus with the additional tweeter opens up the sound stage and lends itself to my larger room. I also added stands from Resonant Woods that have open bottoms and that made a noticeable difference (my dealer leant me closed bottom stands like Skylan until my stands were delivered). What stands are you using with your C7’s? The stands make a huge difference. I don’t care what Alan Shaw says about the speakers sounding good on a chair or a stack of books. I say "NO" to that. When I had my C7’s on Skylan stands, I ordered these things called Q Bricks from Skylan and it made my speakers sound like I covered them with a heavy wool blanket. My wife and I were shocked at how it sounded and I immediately removed them.
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