bookshelves used as satellites?

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  1. tonyKwok

    tonyKwok Stunt Coordinator

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    hey everyone,

    I'm planning to my bookshelf speakers as my L/R surround and move my current satellites to the rear to use as my surround back speakers. Are the bookshelves gonna cause any problems functioning as my L/R surrounds? What are the primary differences between a bookshelf speaker vs. a satellite speaker anyway?

    thanks
    tony
     
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    If anything, the bookshelf speakers will be noticably superior to the satellites. The obvious difference being that a bookshelf speaker will typically have better extension and midrange response than a satellite.
     
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    Just a hunch? But I'll bet you end up replacing your other speakers after you do this. Maybe not, as I said, it's a hunch. [​IMG]
     
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    Generally the Size and the speaker's lowest usable frequency response! Bookshelf speakers generally have lower usable frequency.

    Phil
     
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    cool!!..i was about to sell my bookshelves and get another set of satellites. Thanks for the inputs and suggestions

    tony
     
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    that is exactly what I did. I had paradigm titans for my mains (bookshelf), and then bought some mini-monitors (more bookshelves), and moved the titans to the rear. they sound pretty fantastic as far as I'm concerned. a huge step up from the sats that I had back there...
     

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