Each speaker has a specific role to play in your surround sound system. Understanding what each speaker does will help you shop smarter.
Center Channel Speaker
The primary purpose of a center channel speaker is to produce movie sound the director positioned in the center channel. When watching a movie more than 50% of the soundtrack, including almost all dialogue, is delivered through the center channel speaker. Since a great deal of action comes from this speaker, a good center channel speaker is crucial for a well-balanced home theater system.
Keep in mind a center channel speaker is best placed just below the TV, so make sure your speaker is an appropriate size for the intended placement. Most experts … Read more...
Want to have that same surround sound experience you get at the movie theater in your own home? You can, and it’s really simple! Here is a basic “Do It Yourself” introduction to setting up a home theater system in your own home.
You will need a home theater receiver and at least six speakers; including a powered subwoofer. You can keep it simple by buying a pre-matched surround sound speaker system.
When purchasing your speaker system, keep the size of your room and TV size in mind. If you have a big TV or a medium-to-large size room, choose larger speakers. Where you position each speaker, depending upon the layout and shape of your room, may affect … Read more...