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post #981 of 1075 Old 11-27-13, 10:04 AM
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Sounds to me like just an added dimension of entertainment.
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Re: The Official $2,500 Speaker Evaluation / Home Audition Event

Thank you very much for all the work (and fun) for the eval staff. For me one of the most important was the "close to the front wall" eval as this is something I take seriously considering my small HT. I wish it was also done with the 1k eval. Will we ever see a center channel or LCR shootout?
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Yep... we call it entertainment in hillbilly land!!!

Hey... it's a LOT more fun that going to Disneyland.

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Will we ever see a center channel or LCR shootout?
I kind of doubt we will get that far with it. That would be too much like work than enjoyment.

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Re: The Official $2,500 Speaker Evaluation / Home Audition Event

I don't know what one would be looking for in a center channel alone. And LCR is so sensitive to placement and install differences like screens and displays. The material that matters for this kind of application also varies greatly. It would be tough to decide what matters. To me, once one finds the character of a speaker that is preferred, matching the center is what is most important.

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I kind of doubt we will get that far with it. That would be too much like work than enjoyment.
While I agree that either situation would be more work and less play, that is the one element that helps tie a 2-ch set-up into a 5.1 / 7.1 envelope for HT or multi-channel music set-up. If I could get a better feel for how well a particular brand or model of center channel can integrate with the L+R, I would feel assured the overall system would be meeting my needs, and hopefully it would be info that other folks would find useful for the same reasons.

I suppose the best way to solve my concerns is get identical LCRs (and maybe surrounds too), but it seems a good center for my situation would be a MTM (horizontally), while I'm not sure whether I'd want MTMs (vertically) for L+R. That's where a "shootout" or evaluation thread would help me.

Still, enough whinging, and thanks again for this event and thread.

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At least you would meet that qualification.

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What gives you hesitation about MTM for L/R? What other design formats would you consider?

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