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speaker choice for new 20x30 audio room
Worth considering...your equipment will easily run and work with these.   Paradigm Founder 120H Soundstage Magazine Founder Series Video  
How important is the pre-amp?
The preamp IS the heart and soul of a system - it’s the driver in the car. The driver puts the car in gear, controls the steering and direction, and controls the throttle making the engine do what it needs to do to run the car. This is all the fun... 
Something amazing - what would you buy
Great explanation of Savant vs Control4 (about 30min long) - things to consider:https://www.instagram.com/tv/CI1FeicgDBP/?igshid=5b0wks5r4ttp  
Atmos Height Speaker Height...How High?
Processors have Delay built in for all channels. Some set the distance automatically in the Room Calibration/Correction Software, but I have found those to not be accurate and generally works better to manually set the Delays. This PDF may help gu... 
Length of speaker cables
+1 for volumizer...Why change your cables? With the length you have, you could cut those down probably to where you could use a whole cable per binding post - twisting the amp ends together may be a challenge, but I would use as much of your exist... 
What other hobby...
Firearms/Guns/Ammo:BrandsModelsCalibersACCESSORIES Knives also just as deep. 
Paradigm Persona: what do you think?
Hi Todd,We appreciate your enthusiasm for our speakers.  Only the 9H is sealed, along with a vibration cancelling design.  The other floor standing models have ports in the bottom - no passive radiators.  Here is a link to our Persona Series and i... 
Best 5.1 complete system under $3000
Hi JayJay75. It’s incredibly good for the money, but I’m biased as I work for the company. It’s just a great piece from a flexibility standpoint. The ultimate question you have to ask yourself is; do I eventually want surround, or will I be happy ... 
Best 5.1 complete system under $3000
Anthem MRX520 = $1399https://www.anthemav.com/products-current/model=mrx-520/page=overview Paradigm Premier 200B’s (Although Stands are required, but there are many options on the market)= $1000/prhttps://www.paradigm.com/en/passive/premier-200b P... 
Anthem STR or Naim Uniti Nova for Paradigm Persona 3F?
djones51 is partially correct.  The STR Pre and the STR Integrated have the same DAC on the Input Stage, but not on the Output Stage.  I posted this a while back as far as the differences between the STR Pre and the STR Integrated - although I did... 
Episode ES-500-AW-8 outdoor speakers
Not sure how far south you are, but if you go to this link and put in your zip code, you can expand the range with the slider and there will be a lot of Dealers pop up all along the coast.  Some are custom only dealers with no showroom, and some a... 
Episode ES-500-AW-8 outdoor speakers
No, is that where you are? 
Good Stereo Speakers for outside use during BBQs, evening pot luck dinners etc
Paradigm has great Outdoor Speakers and are on sale through August 31st 2020.https://www.paradigm.com/en/outdoor-speakers/stylus-270https://www.paradigm.com/en/outdoor-speakers/stylus-370https://www.paradigm.com/en/outdoor-speakers/stylus-470The S... 
Episode ES-500-AW-8 outdoor speakers
Paradigm has great Outdoor Speakers and are on sale through August 31st 2020.https://www.paradigm.com/en/outdoor-speakers/stylus-270 https://www.paradigm.com/en/outdoor-speakers/stylus-370 https://www.paradigm.com/en/outdoor-speakers/stylus-470 Th... 
Do you like your speakers aimed directly at each ear or....
Great question Todd! Erik is right in his post - Toe in/Toe out will vary based on speaker brands/models, the distance you set away from the speakers, and the distance the speakers are apart from one another.Music is generally mixed as though you ...