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post #4891 of 4893 Old 03-29-2017, 12:16 AM
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My center speaker died and wanted thoughts if anyone thinks this would match ok with my 3.7i's for a center speaker... I would add the ribbon upgrade to it..

http://www.ascendacoustics.com/pages...n/horizon.html

As others have mentioned, the best center channel speaker to use with Magnepan mains is a Magnepan center channel. I used to use an Infinity IL 36c center channel speaker with my Maggie 1.6's and 1.7's. That Infinity was a substantial three way speaker with ceramic drivers, that worked very nicely. However, when I switched to a Magnepan CC3 center, the improvement was dramatic. The Magnepan center blends so much better with the Magnepan mains.

What happened to your CC5? That couldn't have been very old.
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Boston Acoustics VR12, is an excellent budget center speaker, that I have used with 1.6 Maggies, and compared directly with Revel center speakers.

Used ones turn up regularly on Ebay for $80 - $250.
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