Originally Posted by lovingdvd
This brings up a related question - on an AVR or a preprocessor like the Marantz 8802, when you set the L/C/R speakers to SMALL, does it then not take into account the crossover point and instead cross it at 80hz, or perhaps even higher? In which case if you want to use Paul's suggested trick you'd have to set the L/C/R to Large then? In my case I am planning Triad Gold Monitors or LCRs. I think these are rated to 50 hz but are bookshelf-like speakers as opposed to towers. In that case would these speakers typically be set to large or small?
Edit: These Triads seem to be rated down to 50hz, not 40.
When you set the speakers to LARGE on the pre/pro/receiver there is possibility that the bass management will mix the LFE channel (the 0.1) into the front left and front right speakers. I.e. no sub in the setup.
Are you sure your front left and front right speaker is capable handling those low bass frequencies?
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