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Old 05-24-2020, 10:57 PM
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Default 804d3 + awesome sub vs 802d3 for tv/movies?

Iíve had a pair of 804d3 for a few years and currently have it paired with an HTM1d3 and JL Audio F212v2. However, lately Iíve been thinking about selling my 804 for 802. Is the 5-figure jump to the 802d3 still worth it with such a great sub if 80% of my use is home theater anyway?

Also, are the d4 models coming out soon? The d3 have been out for about 5 years...
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Old 05-24-2020, 11:04 PM
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Old 05-25-2020, 07:38 PM
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I’ve had a pair of 804d3 for a few years and currently have it paired with an HTM1d3 and JL Audio F212v2. However, lately I’ve been thinking about selling my 804 for 802. Is the 5-figure jump to the 802d3 still worth it with such a great sub if 80% of my use is home theater anyway?

Also, are the d4 models coming out soon? The d3 have been out for about 5 years...
I’ve been wondering this too.
Currently have 802n, and Paradigm Sub 2. Looking at moving to 800 D3’s or 802 D3’s. Will I need the sub anymore, not sure. Will need to demo in my house and see. The Sub 2 is so powerful at the low end which is great for movies.
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Old 05-25-2020, 08:53 PM
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Which N802 do you have? Cherry, Red Cherry or Black?
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Old 05-26-2020, 07:50 AM
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Which N802 do you have? Cherry, Red Cherry or Black?
Cherry. This Color,
https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/...mages/1589691/
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Old 05-26-2020, 12:23 PM
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Iíve been wondering this too.
Currently have 802n, and Paradigm Sub 2. Looking at moving to 800 D3ís or 802 D3ís. ....
Did you make the move to D3s? After 15+ years with my N802's I'm thinking about the 802 D3s. Worthy upgrade or expensive tweak?
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Old 06-16-2020, 08:37 AM
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Did you make the move to D3s? After 15+ years with my N802's I'm thinking about the 802 D3s. Worthy upgrade or expensive tweak?
I still have my 802Nís. Iíve heard the 800ís a few times with the same source songs from Tidal and very similar front end as mine. I wish I never listened to the 800ís. They are that good!
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Old 06-16-2020, 11:37 AM
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Did you make the move to D3s? After 15+ years with my N802's I'm thinking about the 802 D3s. Worthy upgrade or expensive tweak?
The 802D3 are a very very nice speaker. I enjoy the sound tremendously!
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Old 06-16-2020, 01:37 PM
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I still have my 802Nís. Iíve heard the 800ís a few times with the same source songs from Tidal and very similar front end as mine. I wish I never listened to the 800ís. They are that good!
I know what you mean, I want them too i heard 800d3 with E-650, it was a dream!! They sound so good!
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