What is a Non-hollow sounding Center speaker?

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  1. Seth=L

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    I don't know why, but all the center speakers I have listened to and owned sound hollow. The knuckle wrap test usually has the same results, very resonant sound when I came knocking. It makes dialogue sound unnatural, and I was curious if there are some good center speaker options in the $300-500 bracket that sound good without all the boxiness.

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    In my opinion it would be best to sonically match the left and right channel vs. worry about the knuckle test. For home theater at least, bass management will remove a good portion of the low frequencies which could cause something audible with a less than great cabinet build. If you want to do away with the cabinet problem, there's always the Magnepan MMG center for $299 direct from magnepan.com. There's plenty of well built stuff, especially in the used market.
     
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    MMG sounds like a solution, thank you Phil.
     

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