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  Center channel speakers have a different look to them for a few reasons. It all began way back in the late 80’s when Dolby began licensing their surround sound for home use in the form of ‘Dolby Pro Logic.’ That was when surround sound went mainstream. VCR tape rentals were well under way and […]

Center Channel Question

  Scott, Not necessarily better…or worse for that matter. When you have an identical speaker in all locations you get a certain tightness to the sound by timbre matching all the drivers exactly. While you`re not changing too much with the center channel being different, you’d hear the difference if you were to do a […]

  Jack, No worries at all. A plasma TV isn’t affected by magnetic fields, so it can be as close to your center channel as you want. The old tube TVs have a phosphor screen on the front and get electric rays (simple explanation) shot at it from the back of the set to excite […]

  Ryan, Theater apps do pretty good with inwalls. Reason being is that you should be using a sub with that type of system anyway and the wall speakers turn into just satellites. Take a look at our theater kits here. And the LCR stuff in there is the best for a higher powered setup. […]

  Joe, As for recommendations, we have a category for home theater kits that we think are good here. Connections are just bare speaker wire. You can do this wall plate for a 5.1 speaker wall plate. Optimal placement is more or less determined by what your walls give you. Basically, a set up would […]