Can I mix these speakers?

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  1. David_MI

    David_MI Auditioning

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    currently have 2x jbl e50 fronts, 2x jbl e10 back surround. I wanted the jbl ec25/35 but they are too big for my space. I was needing to know if I could use the Athena C.5 Center Channel? Will this setup be alright or not??

    I'm in need of a center (smaller than jbl 25/35)

    any suggestions?

    thanks,
     
  2. DorianBryant

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    No, Do not do it!!! Get a pr of JBL E20's or 30's and use one for the center. Use a JBL speaker from the current line- E series.
     
  3. David_MI

    David_MI Auditioning

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    I never thought of that. Can I use a jbl e20 for the center? Will this be a better match and can it handle all the sound it needs to be a center?
     
  4. DorianBryant

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    Yes, you can certainly use the E20. Not as good as the EC35 but at least you will have the tonal match. You will be surprised at what the E20 can do. Ideally you could use another E50 (best option) and then the EC35. The EC35 is far superior to the EC25.

    For space limitations though, get the 20.
     
  5. John S

    John S Producer

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    I agree too.... I actually prefer using a matching bookshelf for center duties.
     

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