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Rear centre speaker help

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Speakers' started by Greg Hook, Jan 3, 2002.

  1. Greg Hook

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    Hi

    I am just about to buy the Denon AVR 3802 receiver and now need to get a centre rear speaker.

    Do I buy a speaker the same as the rear surrounds or do I have to get a dedicated centre speaker?

    Thanks for any replies.
    Greg:cool:
     
  2. uncle eric

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    Greg,
    What speakers do you currently use?

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    Hi

    I currently use all Tannoy speakers.

    MXC centre

    2 x MX2 for the fronts

    2 x MX1 for the rears.

    Plus a Paradigm subwoofer.

    Thanks
    Greg
     
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    it's more important that all your fronts match. I think missions 77ds are the best pair you can get for under £200 and there 77c1 centre, what hifi said it was the best centre up to £800 and it's only £200
     
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    By all accounts, you really need two rear speakers instead of one.

    I tried 4 identical speakers for my sides and rears with my 3802, and I found that I had to angle the rears downwards a bit otherwise the sound they produced sounded like it was coming from the front.

    I also experimented with some HT2 bipoles from Richer Sounds, and I personaly preffered them as rears, with the monopoles at the normal side positions. I'm thinking of geting another pair of HT2s, and trying 4 bipoles just to see what it sounds like.

    I wasn't overly struck on bipoles at the sides, with monopoles at the rear, but that's just my personal choice.

    Gary.
     

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