Best Center Speaker Suggestions for under $1,000

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  1. MarshallSlate

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    i got two Athena AS-C1's front and rear, and i heard they are alittle weak and i havent owned any other center speakers for comparison so...i want suggestions on really good center speakers for $1,000 or under.

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  2. Lew Crippen

    Lew Crippen Executive Producer

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    You can look in this area for threads on timbre matching. Assuming that you understand the issues, the best under $1,000 center speaker I have heard is the Rocket RSC200. This costs $600 and it is excellent. I have this as a part of my HT—you can distinguish softly-spoken dialogue in the midst of chaos (of course you have to take the fact that own this as a bit of partiality on my part).

    But, if you are going to consider a center different than your mains, you should check this out.
     
  3. MarshallSlate

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    Lew whats your HT consist of?
     
  4. ChrisLazarko

    ChrisLazarko Supporting Actor

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    I think Klipsch center channels are some of the best, very strong on the vocals which is basically what you would want for a center.
     
  5. James~P

    James~P Stunt Coordinator

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    the horns in Klipsch will give them some nice qualites for dialoug.





    optimally, you need a fully timbre matched front array.



    for 1000 dollars or a little over, you could prolly get some decent bookshelves and a matching center, which would yeild much better results IMHO
     
  6. Russell _T

    Russell _T Supporting Actor

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    You do need to consider timbre matching, but if you are just looking for the best center under $1000.00, what Lew said. Rocket "Bigfoot" RSC200 here.
     
  7. Lew Crippen

    Lew Crippen Executive Producer

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