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Anthony A.

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i recently heard the theater i in a dedicated theater and was not all that impresses. low level volumes lacked in the particular setup, even using a krell amp. what i though is to use say a pair of scripts horizontally as a center channel powering it with either 2 separate channels or using 1 channel bi-wired (each run goes to each speaker). is this a bad idea? will the performance be any better... since i love vocals in 2 channel mode. any suggestions? thanks everyone.
 

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Most of the times, the center channel is very badly set up... The dispersion of the Theater is superior of that of two Scripts, because of its tweeter array. I would not go the route of double Scripts.
 
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Bonedust

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just because it had krell power on it doesnt mean the center is a bad choice. i have a theater i with an fbp350mcx on it and the sound is stunning.

i experimented with the script center idea about a year ago. heres what i found:

1. the sound was very good, but EXTREMELY localized....like unless u sat dead center in the room, the results were poor.

2. the 2 panels put so close together seemed to have a back wave phase problem. i even tried a damping panel on the back sides...still heard a 'hole' in the sound.


hope that helps, but dont give up faith in the Theater yet...have a listen some place else.
 

Anthony A.

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actually, i like krell amps very much so i was surprised that it didn't sound good. that was what i meant in my original post. if you tried the script idea already, then i will drop the idea completely. thanks for your experience.
 
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Kevin

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The theater i is a poor performing speaker which caused my to trade it in. The best thing for ML to do is use an ascent i panel and go from there.
 
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Bonedust

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Kevin said:
The theater i is a poor performing speaker which caused my to trade it in. The best thing for ML to do is use an ascent i panel and go from there.
it may have been poor for your application. however, it is far from poor.
 
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Kevin

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it may have been poor for your application. however, it is far from poor.
In a home theater system 80% of the signal is sent to the center channel. With that much demand being put on the center channel the theater i did not perform to the ML standard of performance. So I went out and purchased a Mcintosh XR27 which does the job perfectly.
 

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