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hes not talking about how nice the subs are going to look there but the sound from a sub if to close to a wall or a corner will make it sound boomy to much bass muddy sound. you need to research 5.1 speaker size, placement, the sensitivity of the speakers. you can do 4.1 surround before there were 5.1 recievers we would wire off the 2 front speakers to the back speakers and make your sub. thats all you need is a 2 channel amp or reciever and you got surround sound.
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I'll definitely make note of that, thanks. I'm picking the Polks to match sound wise with the Pioneer towers (I've owned Monitor 30's before, so I know they sound relatively close). If you say the CS1 doesn't sound "big" enough and the CS2 is better...then I'll get the CS2.



That's exactly the point. Where my towers sit at currently, ARE the best 2 spots for a subwoofer. And I was going to build the enclosure for the subs seperately, and then build a rack system to house the subs and towers, so they looked like one large speaker.

I have changed that however, to be just one sub, and I'm building speaker stands instead.
Good luck with your system. If it doesn't work out, you're only two speakers away from a complete match.
    
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Good luck with your system. If it doesn't work out, you're only two speakers away from a complete match.
I am NOT replacing those towers under any circumstances.

I'm running generic Jensen bookshelfs and center right now that sound HORRIBLE on their own. But paired up in the 5.1 setup, they sound just fine after I've EQ'd them to match.
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