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#1 of 10 OFFLINE   binny911

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Posted November 29 2012 - 05:01 AM

Hi All, I have the opportunity to pick up two Pioneer SP-C21 center speakers at a great price. Does anyone see a reason I would not be able to use them as left and right speaker in my rig? Thanks for your time. Binny

#2 of 10 OFFLINE   schan1269

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Posted November 29 2012 - 08:22 AM

You can use any speaker you want in any location.

#3 of 10 OFFLINE   binny911

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Posted November 30 2012 - 02:08 AM

Thanks for the reply Sam. I guess my main concern was with having two woofers. And if it would improve low end response or diminish the high end...

#4 of 10 OFFLINE   BrennanOSD

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Posted November 30 2012 - 05:06 AM

Having three identical center channels upfront (1 horizontal, 2 vertical) is actually a recommended setup. This way you have identical tweeters and woofers, so you'll have the same quality of sound coming out. - Brennan, OSD Audio

#5 of 10 OFFLINE   Robert_J

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Posted November 30 2012 - 05:49 AM

If the crossover was designed to work with the speaker in a horizontal orientation, you probably want to keep them that way.

#6 of 10 OFFLINE   BrennanOSD

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Posted November 30 2012 - 08:02 AM

If the crossover was designed to work with the speaker in a horizontal orientation, you probably want to keep them that way.

The crossover doesn't have much to do with the direction of the speaker. The tweeter is the most important factor here, and would still be operating the same. Brennan, OSD Audio

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Posted November 30 2012 - 09:41 AM

The crossover doesn't have much to do with the direction of the speaker. The tweeter is the most important factor here, and would still be operating the same. Brennan, OSD Audio

Crossovers can be optimized for horizontal or vertical dispersion of sound. http://www.stereophi...rt-three-page-7 http://forum.blu-ray...ead.php?t=89614

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Posted December 17 2012 - 11:21 AM

Crossovers can be optimized for horizontal or vertical dispersion of sound. http://www.stereophi...rt-three-page-7 http://forum.blu-ray...ead.php?t=89614

Interesting. What manufacturers do this? - Brennan, Outdoor Speaker Depot

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Posted December 17 2012 - 11:29 AM

Here's one, took about 20 seconds of searching... http://www.outlawaud.../lcr_about.html

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Posted December 19 2012 - 06:24 AM

Here's one, took about 20 seconds of searching... http://www.outlawaud.../lcr_about.html

Geesh, for that price they better have some optomized crossovers. Haha. - Brennan, OSD Audio




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