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Can I add 2 more speakers and a sub woofer to center channel?


Best Answer gene c, April 19 2013 - 04:48 PM

It's always nice to use what you have but sometimes it's just better to leave some extra things stored in the closet. You could use the 2 satellites as Back-Surrounds for a 7.1. And I suppose you could use the speaker-level inputs on the back of the sub to connect it to the center channel output of the receiver but that really wouldn't be a good idea.

 

I would sell the 2 satellites, subwoofer and your present center speaker and purchase a better defTech center speaker that would have a better chance of keeping up with your fronts. And even though it sounds like the front towers are putting out plenty of bass a real subwoofer (SVS, HSU, Etc.)  will show you that they aren't.

 

Integrating speakers where they aren't designed to go never works out as well as hoped.

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#1 of 4 OFFLINE   swaroopchanda

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Posted April 19 2013 - 03:39 PM

I have Onkyo TX-NR616

 

I originally have DefTech procinema 60 5.1 (4 satellite, 1 center and 1 sub). This setup was good.

 

Then I upgraded to towers. Replaced 2 of these satellites with 2 DefTech BP 8040ST towers. The 150 watt sub that came with procinema 60 5.1 is of no use, because the towers are giving good enough bass.

 

Now, I am trying to put these 2 satellites and spare subwoofer to best use.

 

Can I add these 2 satellite speakers and the sub woofer to center channel? If so please suggest how to make the connections.

 

 



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Posted April 19 2013 - 04:48 PM   Best Answer

It's always nice to use what you have but sometimes it's just better to leave some extra things stored in the closet. You could use the 2 satellites as Back-Surrounds for a 7.1. And I suppose you could use the speaker-level inputs on the back of the sub to connect it to the center channel output of the receiver but that really wouldn't be a good idea.

 

I would sell the 2 satellites, subwoofer and your present center speaker and purchase a better defTech center speaker that would have a better chance of keeping up with your fronts. And even though it sounds like the front towers are putting out plenty of bass a real subwoofer (SVS, HSU, Etc.)  will show you that they aren't.

 

Integrating speakers where they aren't designed to go never works out as well as hoped.


Edited by gene c, April 19 2013 - 04:49 PM.

"Everyday room": Panasonic 58" Plasma, Dish HD DVR, Pioneer Elite vsx-23, BDP-23 BR, dv58avi universal dvd player, Paradigm Studio 20 V1, CC-450, Dayton HSU-10 subwoofer.

"Movie/Music room": Toshiba 65" DLP, Dish HD receiver, Marantz 7005, CC-4003, BD-7006, Polk LSI25's-LSi7's-LSiC, 2 original Dayton 10" "Mighty-Mites" subwoofers. (subject to change without notice).
 
Also have  MB Quart Vera VS05 +.....too much to list. Help me.
 
 

 


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Posted April 19 2013 - 04:50 PM

You could run the sub in the centet position by running just one channel. Two centers has never, and will never, be a good idea.Why not run height or width?

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Posted April 19 2013 - 10:01 PM

Sounds good, I will go with 7.1 setup






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