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    Question rear center channel suggestion needed

    Wow the forum changed after I posted this is the other category <g>

    I have the RM7500 with PSW450.
    My new yamaha rx-v1200 is coming! I need
    a rear center. There's not much space as it will go right behind the couch.

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    I would get the cs245(i). Run a comparison and see which one you like up front, it or the rm7500 center....throw the lesser of the 2 to the rear.....

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    Default thanks!

    what stand would you recommend for the rear center or should i just go with a slim table behind the couch?

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    Man, thats a tough call without seeing your setup in person. The Polk store sells some good entry-level Sanus stands (in pairs).

    You can check partsexpress.com and audioadvisor.com for some other options, and pricing on some 'single' stands.

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    i have some cheap speakers like the ones that come with the cheap ht in a box for 200bucks i gave my free r10 to my parents so i took these home with me they are cheap
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    NO room for a surround back speaker??
    Try this trick,sit the centerchannel behind your couch and fire it up towards the ceiling.No stand required.This will give you a spacious sound.Full as well, but check this out,not much is going to come from that channel anyway, Don't sweat it if you can't get it to go.
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    I bought a narrow table for behind the couch.
    I replaced my RM7500 rears with the F/X300i.
    Should I just use one of the rears for the center or perhaps the $77 CS175i from Fry's?

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    Default Center Channel for the rear?

    I am gonna claim ignorance... I have never heard of a rear center channel. What purpose does it serve?

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    For 6.1 systems. Normally you'd have a 5.1 setup, 1 center, 2 mains, 2 surrounds, 1 sub. 6.1 adds another channel, rear center. Then there's 7.1 & 8.1....etc etc
    There's not many movies in 6.1 yet, but movies like Gladiator are DTS ES 6.1 :)

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    Default Center Channel

    Excellent, Thanks for the info

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    Had the same question not too long ago, found that the peeps here guided me on the right path. I ended up purchasing the cs245i for the rear center. I also had a "where to put another speaker" problem and came up with this idea.

    I mounted the cs245i on the ceiling with a pair or swivel brackets modified for aiming the speaker 45 deg @ the wall directly behind the veiwing area. it bounces the sound off the wall and blends with the f/x300's quite well. I don't know if this helps, but it's an option....

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    I went and bought a small table that fits begind the couch nicely. I replaced my rears (RM7500) with the f/x300i and put one of the newly spare rears as the rear center for now.

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    Dreamnevil, what brackets did you use? Did you use the Omnimount ones suggested by Polk? Seem kind of expensive to me.

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    I used a pair TV brackets that was purchased through C.C. that I modified to work with the CS245i. It took a little while but it's worth it. I didn't want to drill holes into the speaker so I had to use something else. That worked for me, and it looks OK..

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    Default 7.1?

    Along these same lines: My Denon 3801 is 7.1-channel capable, so I'm running L,R,C, sub, 2 surrounds, 2 REAR surrounds -- but are there any 7.1 movies out there yet, especially DTS? I haven't seen any.

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    Talking Good Question

    I have been wondering if there are any 7.1 movies out there too! I keep searching but have yet to see it, I guess it's a little ahead of it's time huh?

    If ya happen to find one, post it so I can rent it too!

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