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Can I make a center channel with component car speakers?


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#1 of 6 OFFLINE   Sean.W

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Posted September 05 2005 - 02:10 PM

I have these speakers left over from selling my car and was wondering if they would be good enough quality to make into a decent center channel or is it just a waste of time. 6-1/2" Type-R Component 2-Way Speaker SPR-176A • 350W Peak Power • 70W RMS • Frequency Response: 40Hz – 30kHz • 1" Soft Dome Tweeter with 15° Swivel Capability (Flush/Surface Mounting) • External 12dB HP Crossover with Tweeter Protection and Level Adjusment • Aluminum Coated Poly Cone • Cast Aluminum Woofer Frame

#2 of 6 OFFLINE   Drewbert

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Posted September 06 2005 - 07:11 AM

Might not sound the best... might as well try it if youre good at making boxes.... At the least youre out what? $10 and some time.... least then you know...

#3 of 6 OFFLINE   rob-h

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Posted September 06 2005 - 07:50 AM

Not going to sound good. You are not likely going to match your mainsPosted Image

#4 of 6 OFFLINE   Sean.W

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Posted September 06 2005 - 09:03 AM

Im starting to think its not worth my time. If there not going to sound good or match then its not worth it.

#5 of 6 OFFLINE   Michael Hartwig

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Posted September 07 2005 - 03:41 AM

I wouldn't be too quick to dismiss your idea. I think you may be surprised on the sound you could get. If they are 4ohms, I'd try using both of them wired in series for a 8 ohm final. If you're thinking of using the center channel in 5.1 surround sound music like SACD, DVD-A etc. then this may not be an option. Five equivalent speakers would be more appropriate. just a thought

#6 of 6 OFFLINE   rob-h

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Posted September 07 2005 - 03:58 AM

The center and mains HAVE to match. Thats an accepted match.




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