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#1 of 6 Chris Huber

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Posted April 01 2005 - 09:33 AM

Hey guys, I've got a 6.1 reciever, but only 5.1 setup right now. Would I benefit from getting on more rear speaker to mount in the middle, rear? What does that speaker do when listening to DTS and DD5.1?

#2 of 6 John Garcia

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Posted April 01 2005 - 11:47 AM

Probably want to start here:

http://www.hometheat....082#post513082
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#3 of 6 Marc H

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Posted April 02 2005 - 04:18 AM

It does make the sound field more immersive, especially on movies encoded with 6.1.
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#4 of 6 PaulDA

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Posted April 02 2005 - 07:10 AM

what's the best speaker to put in back on a 6.1 system? I have a 6.1 receiver and am VERY happy with my 5.1, but am curious. Would another centre speaker be appropriate? A matching speaker for my current rear monopoles? A dipole/bipole? No consensus on this? (I'd bet the last option).
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#5 of 6 Chris Huber

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Posted April 05 2005 - 10:52 AM

My rears are JBL N series. I was wondering if there is a place where I can pick up only 1 rear speaker, not the pair... Either the N24 or N26...

#6 of 6 douglas-b

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Posted April 15 2005 - 01:23 AM

I had a Paradigm cc-170 on the tv and I used the exact same speaker for my rear center. Sounds great and you can eaisly buy just one of them.