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Does same brand LCR make a difference ?

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sunster

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Hi,

Currently I have Paradigm Monitor 9s as my floorstanders and a JBL EC25 as centre. Hooked up to a Denon 2200W AVR. Surrounds are Paradigm cinema ADP surrounds. Subwoofer is a Boston Acoustics 1100 BT.

Will it make a difference to change the JBL Centre to a Paradigm Centre 1 or centre 3 (Double the cost)

WOuld there be a considerable difference in sound quality for movies or multi channel music.

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SUNNY
 

spirovious

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Hi,

Currently I have Paradigm Monitor 9s as my floorstanders and a JBL EC25 as centre. Hooked up to a Denon 2200W AVR. Surrounds are Paradigm cinema ADP surrounds. Subwoofer is a Boston Acoustics 1100 BT.

Will it make a difference to change the JBL Centre to a Paradigm Centre 1 or centre 3 (Double the cost)

WOuld there be a considerable difference in sound quality for movies or multi channel music.

Thanks

SUNNY
Yes.
Center with same brand/series make sound better.
 

Develish

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Will it make a difference to change the JBL Centre to a Paradigm Centre 1 or centre 3 (Double the cost)

WOuld there be a considerable difference in sound quality for movies or multi channel music.
I am in a similar situation, except that I am shopping right now. I am buying Q900s for the fronts but am debating between the Q600C or Polk TSx 250C for the centre. I have heard both, and the difference is 19-20 (as we say unnees bees). The price difference is huge. Rs 44,000 vs Rs 20,000 list price.

But then, I am 69% music, 30% TV which is primarily news, hollywood serials, and science. Few movies. 1% is Blu Ray.

As I have been advised repeatedly on this forum, audition the speakers and then take YOUR decision based on what sounds best to YOU.
 

efernand1

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Hi

If you are into movies or concerts more (5.1 / 7.1), then the center is very important and you need to get a good one which can produce all frequencies clearly and properly.....there are many brands....you need to audition and go for the one which performs better....

Audition with a concert (same song) and same movie scene (action) and decide which one to go for.....
 

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This is my opinion based on my experience.
LCR being from same manufacturer/series is overrated in my opinion. I had a heterogeneous setup and did not notice difference.
But that said, you need to have a "serious" center channel. One that is as capable as a LR. If you skimp on center you will regret as you'll soon discover that most of the movie sound is heard through the center channel. In my case, i got the Klipsch 62 LR and still had the magnat center. The moment i saw the Klipsch 62 center channel, i just was blown away - it is so huge and will never break a sweat whatever is thrown at it. So i got it. I have seen the Polk 250 C and it is a beast - you should not find it lacking.
 

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With just 1% blu ray, I wouldn't even think about spending that much more for 19-20. Lol
 

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does make a difference but not a huge difference. take a call based on your budget
 
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