Dan you bring up a good point. You mention how much you like your systems once you get them dialed in. I wonder how much of the battle that is really vs getting upgraded equipment assuming reasonable quality? I kind of think that’s the huge step that makes most reasonable fear sound amazing and frankly maybe not that much different than something more expensive. Yet it’s too\nMuch fun to alway last be looking for a deal. I do like your idea of having one setup aside to just play with new options while leaving main systems dialed in and set\n\nI call that room my guilty pleasure room. My next journey I'm contemplating NHT speakers I want to try out there C4 line. Those are true acoustic suspension speakers. I've heard good things and I'm really curious about them. Also the Monolith speaker series from Monoprice and one year I'd really like to try out the Emotiva T2+s line up. I've heard great things about those as well.