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Phantom centers create more problems than they solve IMO.

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So I accidentally dented my new tweeter on my CM10 S2's during installation. The aluminum dome popped back up immediately but there's some kind of slight ripple/imprint area where the dent was. Will this affect the tweeter sound at all? I'm debating to send it all back to B&W and ask for another tweeter.
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So I accidentally dented my new tweeter on my CM10 S2's during installation. The aluminum dome popped back up immediately but there's some kind of slight ripple/imprint area where the dent was. Will this affect the tweeter sound at all? I'm debating to send it all back to B&W and ask for another tweeter.
It most likely will not affect sound. However, your resale value will take a hit as you'll have to disclose that you've dented one of the tweeters. Man up and pay for a replacement. B&W owes you nothing.
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Phantom centers create more problems than they solve IMO.

How so?
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Not if you have a TV. Center of the screen must be eye level, center of the midrange driver in the center channel must be ear level. See the problem? Now if one has projection, that's a different story.
Never heard of tilting the axis of the speaker? Works for me with 3 floorstanders that are just short of the bottom edge of the screen.

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