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post #1 of 10
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Currently i have this

Gaming pc
4 dayton b652 speakers
1 RX V467 HDMI reciever
1 Dayton SUB 1200


I currently use a 4.1 setup for gaming etc via hdmi into reciever and out butttt,


what center should i get?


i can go pick up a polk audio cs1 center for 30$ if i want..
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post #2 of 10
You are probably better off without a center unless you can spring the money for a three-way. A 2-way center will have pretty bad dispersion and would be marginally better than no center.
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isnt the polk cs1 a 3 way center?
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post #4 of 10
If you don't care to timbre match your speakers then any center should really do. The Polks are only a two way. A woofer and tweeter.
For it to be a three way it needs to have three different sized speakers crossovered at three different frequencies.

The reason I mention timbre match. Is because when watching movies or playing games the tones, and just the overall sound will be off when sounds goes back and forth from the centers.
    
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doesnt the polk center have 2 woofers and a tweeter in the middle?
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post #6 of 10
Yes, but they are the same size and same crossover points.

This is a 3 way center channel.
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post #7 of 10
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well i just found out the b652s havent ever had a center made for em...closest thing i could find is a 3 way center that is the same manufacturer..


http://www.parts-express.com/pe/showdetl.cfm?Partnumber=300-674
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post #8 of 10
In a 2-way center channel (woofer-tweeter-woofer) both woofers output the same frequencies. This leads to destructive interference when the two signals overlap which will be left and right of the center channel. Unless you are sitting right in front of the center channel you are honestly better off with just 4.1.
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post #9 of 10
You could just get another b652 provided you have the space to keep it vertically oriented.
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well, what about that dayton 3 way i posted?
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