Best center channel for around $200?

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  1. Casie

    Casie Auditioning

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    My father wants a center channel, but he doesn't want to change his mains. (They're just Technics T200.) I know he should at least change all the front speakers to one brand, but he doesn't want to.

    Anyways, I want to purchase a good center for his X-mas present. Any suggestions? Thank you!

    -Casie
     
  2. John Garcia

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    Paradigm CC170

    Axiom VP100

    Maybe he'll want to change after hearing these.[​IMG]
     
  3. Casie

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    Hi John -
    Thank you for a speedy response! I really appreciate it! I was considering the VP100, as I own a VP150, and love it. (Thank you for helping to confirm that Axiom is a good brand.) [​IMG] The only thing is that I bought my Axiom from Audioshop in Canada, and Marc may not have them in stock anymore. (Although I just e-mailed him to confirm.) Know of any reasonably priced etailers?

    I would like to take a look at the Paradigm's, but according to their site, they don't have any dealers in Hawaii and they don't have mail-order dealers. [​IMG]

    Anyways, thank you very much for your suggestion....definitely a consideration!

    I'd love to more recommendations!

    -Casie
     
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    I didn't check to see if there were any Paradigm dealers over there :b

    Yes, Axiom is good stuff [​IMG] You should be able to get the VP100 directly from Axiom. Not sure if shipping will be free to Hawaii or not.

    The Mordaunt Short 905C is on sale for $199 from AC4L. Great speaker and I like AC4L.

    J&R have the JBL S-center II for $149, and the Northridge EC25 for $199, both listed as free shipping.
     
  6. Casie

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    Thanks, everyone, for all of your replies! I will take a look at all of the models suggested!

    Audioshop said that they no longer carry Axiom, but Dahlquist. Anyone heard anything good about them? If I do consider one, it would be QX50C.

    Thank you!

    -Casie
     
  7. sheldon M.

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    Wharfedale Diamond center. The Wharfedale is very neutral and pure. I think it's $149 got mine for $119 what a steal.
     

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