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Good for movies, but not for the music
on February 15, 2014
I have TSI 400 Fronts, CS10 Center and OWM3 Rears with Yamaha RX-V673 setup. Works fine for movies, but music sounds dull.
Piano seems OK, but violins and guitars just do not sound right. It is possible that the issues are caused by Yamaha, but I doubt it - when I enabled virtual surround (convert 2CH music to 7 CH music) so that OWM3's kick in, the sound is way better.
Another reviewer pointed out similar issues: hometheaterreview.com/polk-tsi400-floorstanding-loudspeakers-reviewed/
Per the review:
- "The TSi400's top end needed more sparkle overall."
- "The TSi400 did not sound as good with rock and electronic music as with acoustic material, and could have used another degree of bass response."
Another review: avsforum.com/t/1468564/yamaha-rx-v673-polk-tsi400
Per review: "Tsi 400 was good for movies but way too raw and unrefined for music."
Extremely disappointed as it is too late to return them or exchange them for different speakers.