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Need to sort out the mishmash....

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Speakers' started by shaithis, Mar 21, 2005.

  1. shaithis

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    Recently sorted out the majority of my HT system, the last thing that remains now is the mishmash of speakers I have.......I am very un-knowledgeable when it somes to speakers :confused:

    Currently I have:
    MS 902 (Fronts)
    Wharfdale Diamond 7.1 (Rear) - Remenants of my old stereo...
    Eltax Symphony Centre
    Gale 3060 BiPoles (Surround Rear EX/ES)
    Paradigm active sub - PDR-10

    The sound I am getting is fairly good (rest of system in sig) but voices can sound distant/washed out at times, plus I don't seem to be getting a huge amount of rear sound (wharfdales?)....

    I understand I have a complete mess of speakers but was wondering if anyone had any ideas/recomendations on what to keep or what to replace...

    Probably something like 70% movie use, 30% TV/Games/music. I like bass as well, action films, dance music etc
     
  2. Astaroth

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    The main thing I would recommend is to change your centre speaker. One of the most important things to get right with a homecinema system is to ensure the front 3 speakers all match - the easiest way of doing this is to make sure all 3 are from the same make/range of speakers. I am not an expert on MS by any means but would have thought the matching speaker would improve things.

    On the rear speaker problem, how have you set up your speakers? (using an auto setup or a SPL meter?)
     
  3. shaithis

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    I used the Yamahas auto-setup, will do a few search on the SPL meter...
     
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    Go for the Mordant short centre and that will do for now, as the rears are used less and you'll probably notice the difference alot less. Also the mordent centre is a really good one. If you felt the need you could get some 904/6/8 and move the 902's to the rears although the ones you have there are ok and you have a sub so it's not as if you need bass right?
     
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    the 905 centre will make a huge difference. I have the Avant version with rest of my Avant setup, and the 905 centre is superb for the money. I used to have the small 304 centre, and the difference is huge.
     
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    This is what i was wondering about, i have Yamaha NS-300 mains and a B&W centre speaker, would i get an improvement changing out the B&W LCR60 S3 for a Yamaha NS-C300 centre speaker?
     

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