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Mission M3C2 - Large or Small ?

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Speakers' started by technojunkie, Feb 28, 2005.

  1. technojunkie

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    I have a Mission M3C2 centre speaker but I am not sure if I should set it as "large" or "small" in my AVR300 receiver set-up menu ?

    Advice please ?

    Thankyou.
     
  2. superscot

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    i have mine set up as large !!!! will depend on your room size
     
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    I set my M7c2 (which is basically the same) as small as it does not go down to the frequencies of my M74i fronts.

    Small or Large dictates where any frequencies below the cross over goes - ie small they go to the sub, large they go to the speaker itself - I believe that THX recommends that all speakers are set to small but it is mainly down to personal opinion

    Superscot - I dont see how you relate this to the size of your room
     
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    Got mine set to large.
     
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    I used to own an m3c2 and had it set to large. If you set it to small it sounds identical to an M3C1 which is almost half the price and size.
     
  6. technojunkie

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    The Mission specification for the M3C2 states the frequency response as ±3db 56Hz to 20kHz. Considering that THX recommend that the sub-woofer crossover is set to 80Hz (which it is on my set-up) I would classify the M3C2i as a Large speaker ! :confused:
     
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    I have mine set to large ( m7c2) ,people seem to think your going to kill your speakers when set to large :boring: ,has anybody with a hifi system ever worried about large or small settings , i think not.The only reason to set to small is if your speakers won't go below ???hz and you have a sub and send all the bass to that.
    Call me mad but mine sounds better when set at large.
    Try both settings ,which ever sounds better leave like that.
     
  8. Dean

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    In general you should set most mission centre's to large, however the generic bipolar mission surround should definitely set to small
     
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    I have my 75c (obviously a different speaker) set to large as when se to small it sounds different and not 'right'. Try btoh setting and see which on you like.
     

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