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8020 or 8030 to complete my home theater

der-sudi, modified 10 Years ago.

8020 or 8030 to complete my home theater

Youngling Posts: 2 Join Date: 9/29/11 Recent Posts
Hi there,

I actually change my home theatre from a passiv to an active solution.
I sold my 5 ACR Isostatic 200 including the amplifier to get the money for some used genelec stuff.
Now I own three 8040 for the front and the center and a 7060 woofer.
What is the best solution for my rear speakers? A pair 8020 or a pair 8030?

Best regards
Michael
hachre, modified 10 Years ago.

Re: 8020 or 8030 to complete my home theater

Padawan Posts: 27 Join Date: 9/23/11 Recent Posts
The _best_ solution would be 2x 8040 ;) But you can probably scale them down to 8030. The 8020 probably won't have enough SPL to compete with the other channels on high volume settings!
ilkka-rissanen, modified 10 Years ago.

Re: 8020 or 8030 to complete my home theater

Yoda Posts: 2564 Join Date: 3/23/09 Recent Posts
Hi,

Just as Hachre explained, one speaker model up or down is just ok, two models smaller (like 8020 in an 8040 based system) starts to limit the clean maximum output of the system.
paxtonne, modified 10 Years ago.

Re: 8020 or 8030 to complete my home theater

Youngling Posts: 1 Join Date: 9/26/11 Recent Posts
Hello ,
According to me pair 8030 will produce good quality sound and i hope you will enjoy.. :mrgreen:
der-sudi, modified 10 Years ago.

Re: 8020 or 8030 to complete my home theater

Youngling Posts: 2 Join Date: 9/29/11 Recent Posts
OK. Thanks for your information.

I found a white pair 8030 on eBay for a nice price.