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Are there any updates on the 4.4 effects speaker? I see it’s been rumored and “in production” for over a year now.



Alternatively, can anyone suggest a good surround speaker that will blend well with a Chane front soundstage? Looking for something a bit smaller than the 1.5s that can be wall mounted.
I bought 3 pairs of Polk OMW3 2 for height and one for surround and they work fine . I have 3 A2.4's up front . I have a pair of Polk S10's coming to try for rear surrounds shortly . NHT super zeros I want to try also. I wish there was a small chane satellite speaker the A1.4 would be Overkill .

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I bought 3 pairs of Polk OMW3 2 for height and one for surround and they work fine . I have 3 A2.4's up front . I have a pair of Polk S10's coming to try for rear surrounds shortly . NHT super zeros I want to try also. I wish there was a small chane satellite speaker the A1.4 would be Overkill .

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+1 on OMW3s with Chanes. Work great with my 5.4s and 2.4 front.

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After trying a lot of different speakers I just ordered the A2.4 to try as a center speaker. Reading the enthusiastic posts here has me hopeful that it will do the trick.
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Thanks everyone for the suggestions. Will probably go with something like the OWM3 then while waiting for the Chane 4.4

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I bought 3 pairs of Polk OMW3 2 for height and one for surround and they work fine . I have 3 A2.4's up front . I have a pair of Polk S10's coming to try for rear surrounds shortly . NHT super zeros I want to try also. I wish there was a small chane satellite speaker the A1.4 would be Overkill .

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I’m very curious how the S10s compare to your OWM3, do let us know what you think.
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Thanks everyone for the suggestions. Will probably go with something like the OWM3 then while waiting for the Chane 4.4



I’m very curious how the S10s compare to your OWM3, do let us know what you think.
Well going through Odyssey setup as we speak just got them . I tried one quick l/F and the OMW3 R/F . To be honest I didn't hear that much of a difference. The S10 maybe had a tad more sparkle in the highs. I was expecting a big difference but than again I'm not running them in front stage. As far as surrounds they are cosmetically 100 percent better looking. Well finial verdict for surrounds I can't say they are any better or worse they sound fine for myself . Probably not the best review at all . Personally i would get the S10 unless you need more mounting options than the OMW3 is the better choice either one will sound fine . I will probably replace my 4 heights with the S10s .

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After trying a lot of different speakers I just ordered the A2.4 to try as a center speaker. Reading the enthusiastic posts here has me hopeful that it will do the trick.
After a warm-up/break-in period, please do share with us your impressions and how you think they compare to what you may have owned/auditioned in the past.
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I have a bone to pick with @Jon Lane and @BufordTJustice . The Chane speakers have got me listening to easy listening and liking it...a lot! Unreal.
At the risk of once again sounding like a fanboy or Chane shill, let me restate for the record: I daily reap great rewards owning a 5.0 Chane system when I watch TV. I get even more out of them while gaming on the PS3, or when I pop in a DVD. The benefits increase even more with 7.1 Bluray. All gold, all good. But it's when I put on some music that I believe I reap the full benefit of these speakers. Loud and obnoxious, or soft and subdued, music comes alive in my room, regardless of genre.

Keep up the good work! For the first time, I'm seriously considering how I can start planning/budgeting for a second L-series system in the basement...
That's great - I can't explain it but once a system gets over some threshold and suspension of disbelief occurs, familiar music can sound a lot different. I've heard throwaway AM radio hits that once rendered by a very good system revealed a completely different musicanship - almost as if expert performers and artists were parodying the genre. Easy listening is a great example of gems hidden in plain sight. Our thread starter told me he's exploring Frank Sinatra's catalog. It's a startling realization, and to this day I can't say what brings it on.

This is why I edited my signature line and it's why I've started questioning some remarks. I see so much false equivalence, faulty comparisons, and diversions made - on the basis of just a driver type or a price point or even styling; a few of the compulsive commenters do this - but once you really get over that threshold, whatever it is, interesting things happen. And meanwhile some of the stuff that's assumed and said to have this or that quality start coming up on the list of things real users have already moved on from, unhappy with the sound...

Glad to hear it and carry on...
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As a bookmark, I see that my comments a few pages ago about considering the opinion of other users based on if they have EVER heard a piece of equipment in person (as opposed to acting as if they have, but actually haven’t. Like a Sommelier at a restaurant that lies to you about pairings that they think taste good) have suddenly convert into focus in a few other threads over the last few days.

Thankfully, and not in spite of my efforts, or the efforts of Jon/other Chane users/and the Mods, this thread has been largely free of these fake wine tasters.

Just wanted to take a moment to recognize the real community both here and on the Chane forum. It makes me so happy.

I’ve been reading everything but am still getting up to speed in my new career in the tech sector in the PNW. I’ll be back soon enough. So carry on, keep having fun with this hobby, and live life to the full.


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Also, Benchmark AHB2 monoblocks... HAVE. BEEN. ORDERED.

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All,


IM trying to determine if (3) A2.4 LCR or (2) A5.5 with A2.4 would be the best HT setup for me. My room is 18'L x 13'W x 10'H closed room. I will be using these speakers for most movies 70% music 20% and gaming 10%. I will be getting more speakers to complete the 7.1 system but, wanted to concentrate on the front speakers first.



Any help will be appreciated.
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IM trying to determine if (3) A2.4 LCR or (2) A5.5 with A2.4 would be the best HT setup for me. My room is 18'L x 13'W x 10'H closed room. I will be using these speakers for most movies 70% music 20% and gaming 10%. I will be getting more speakers to complete the 7.1 system but, wanted to concentrate on the front speakers first.



Any help will be appreciated.
Everything I’ve read suggests the 2.4 would be more than enough in that space, but I don’t have first-hand experience to be able to compare them directly.
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Icecold - Imho, If you want the best setup for that space, go with the A5.5 L/R with the A2.4 Center, no question. You can certainly do 3 - A2.4's or 2 - A1.5 and a A2.4 Center, but if you want the 'best' overall performance as you stated, absolutely go with the A5.5 L/R with the A2.4 Center.
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IM trying to determine if (3) A2.4 LCR or (2) A5.5 with A2.4 would be the best HT setup for me. My room is 18'L x 13'W x 10'H closed room. I will be using these speakers for most movies 70% music 20% and gaming 10%. I will be getting more speakers to complete the 7.1 system but, wanted to concentrate on the front speakers first.
Any help will be appreciated.
It depends on how much you want to "fill" the space. Here I compared 2 x A1.5s to 2 x A5.4s (not quite the same as the A2.4s, obviously, but you get the idea) - the sound signatures are very, very close. The A5.4s just have more "oomph" to fill my 15’ x 18’ x 8.5’ ceiling (270 sq. feet; 2300 cubic feet, AND open to kitchen, doubling the volume!) family room. And I wanted the sound to fill that total space (~4600 cubic feet) so I could listen to music while cleaning up after dinner. I also reap the benefits of the A5.4s in 2.1 listening mode, where I can bring volume levels to taxing levels at the MLP, without taxing my AVR too much.
Plus, I disliked the idea of the heavy A2.4s on stands (although there are some great solutions out there for this issue - like filling metal stands with bb's). And, since I only like to upgrade once a decade, if that, I wanted everything I could get. And finally, the A5.4s (A5.5s now) just look cool, powerful, and fun.
Either way (3xA2.4s or 1xA2.4 with 2xA5.5s), you cannot go wrong. It's just a matter of preferences, desired volume levels, and budget! As you are in a closed room, your needs/preferences may be very different than mine.

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Hi everyone,

These came recommended and I have a couple questions, I’ve uploaded a photo of the space the TV/speakers will go. It’s VERY small but it’s all I have to work with right now. I was looking at some DT towers but were told those would be overkill for my area. I’m just curious if people think (4) 1.5’s and a 2.4 would be overkill? Would using the 1.5s as surround be just a waste of money? This setup will be 90% games and movies, 10% music when I’m just in the house.
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Hi everyone,

These came recommended and I have a couple questions, I’ve uploaded a photo of the space the TV/speakers will go. It’s VERY small but it’s all I have to work with right now. I was looking at some DT towers but were told those would be overkill for my area. I’m just curious if people think (4) 1.5’s and a 2.4 would be overkill? Would using the 1.5s as surround be just a waste of money? This setup will be 90% games and movies, 10% music when I’m just in the house.



Are you stuck on Chane speakers, if they still made the A3 tower I would suggest that, with that size of space I would go with the Emotiva T0 towers and C1 center and E2 for rears, $919 for all of them and free shipping.

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Hi everyone,

These came recommended and I have a couple questions, I’️ve uploaded a photo of the space the TV/speakers will go. It’️s VERY small but it’️s all I have to work with right now. I was looking at some DT towers but were told those would be overkill for my area. I’️m just curious if people think (4) 1.5’️s and a 2.4 would be overkill? Would using the 1.5s as surround be just a waste of money? This setup will be 90% games and movies, 10% music when I’️m just in the house.



Are you stuck on Chane speakers, if they still made the A3 tower I would suggest that, with that size of space I would go with the Emotiva T0 towers and C1 center and E2 for rears, $919 for all of them and free shipping.
I am not stuck on any one brand, no. These cane recommended so I was checking them out and asking questions.

Are you saying the Chane is too much speaker for that size? I’ll check those out thanks. Just trying to find some great speakers for long term so if/when I move they’ll still work in a larger space. Don’t want to waste my money on cheap stuff.
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I am not stuck on any one brand, no. These cane recommended so I was checking them out and asking questions.

Are you saying the Chane is too much speaker for that size? I’ll check those out thanks. Just trying to find some great speakers for long term so if/when I move they’ll still work in a larger space. Don’t want to waste my money on cheap stuff.



How far is it from the speaker position to your couch, I owned three A5rx-c towers across my front and really enjoyed them but I change up speakers about every 5 years so I went with the Emotiva T1, I find the T1 to have a more airy and relaxed top end and digs deeper in the low end when listening to music in Reference Stereo on my XMC-1, though I did prefer the mids of the Chane A5rx-c's, my speaker to couch distance is about 11 feet, the A5 tower from Chane is a 3 way that needs a decent amount of distance to blend properly.

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These came recommended and I have a couple questions, I’ve uploaded a photo of the space the TV/speakers will go. It’s VERY small but it’s all I have to work with right now. I was looking at some DT towers but were told those would be overkill for my area. I’m just curious if people think (4) 1.5’s and a 2.4 would be overkill? Would using the 1.5s as surround be just a waste of money? This setup will be 90% games and movies, 10% music when I’m just in the house.
Will you be listening at reference levels?
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I am not stuck on any one brand, no. These cane recommended so I was checking them out and asking questions.

Are you saying the Chane is too much speaker for that size? I’️ll check those out thanks. Just trying to find some great speakers for long term so if/when I move they’️ll still work in a larger space. Don’️t want to waste my money on cheap stuff.



How far is it from the speaker position to your couch, I owned three A5rx-c towers across my front and really enjoyed them but I change up speakers about every 5 years so I went with the Emotiva T1, I find the T1 to have a more airy and relaxed top end and digs deeper in the low end when listening to music in Reference Stereo on my XMC-1, though I did prefer the mids of the Chane A5rx-c's, my speaker to couch distance is about 11 feet, the A5 tower from Chane is a 3 way that needs a decent amount of distance to blend properly.
It won’t be much space, I’d have to measure but if my couch is pushed to the opposite wall, about 9’ which is about max distance. In that setup any surrounds would have to be 90 degrees though. I was going to offset the couch some and try and put the surround around 100-110 degrees per Dolby recommendations. With that you’re looking at maybe 6-7’ from the front and the surrounds from center of the couch. Certainly not ideal but my wife will not let me have my living room.
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These came recommended and I have a couple questions, I’️ve uploaded a photo of the space the TV/speakers will go. It’️s VERY small but it’️s all I have to work with right now. I was looking at some DT towers but were told those would be overkill for my area. I’️m just curious if people think (4) 1.5’️s and a 2.4 would be overkill? Would using the 1.5s as surround be just a waste of money? This setup will be 90% games and movies, 10% music when I’️m just in the house.
Will you be listening at reference levels?
I have never bought speakers before so I have absolutely no idea lol. If reference level is cranked, probably never. I messed with receivers at the magnolia setup at Best Buy on Sunday, -5 to -10 were about as loud as I’d crank it. -10 to -15 would be probably the usual.
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It won’t be much space, I’d have to measure but if my couch is pushed to the opposite wall, about 9’ which is about max distance. In that setup any surrounds would have to be 90 degrees though. I was going to offset the couch some and try and put the surround around 100-110 degrees per Dolby recommendations. With that you’re looking at maybe 6-7’ from the front and the surrounds from center of the couch. Certainly not ideal but my wife will not let me have my living room.



For a smaller space a bookshelf is fine though you would have to also purchase stands and by that time a small tower is also a good choice as you can put the cost of the stands you would need into the speaker itself, speaker brands are hard to recommend as we all have different tastes, there are tons of options out there apart from the standard stuff sold at the big box stores, room size, listening habits and budget are the best things to start with.

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I have never bought speakers before so I have absolutely no idea lol. If reference level is cranked, probably never. I messed with receivers at the magnolia setup at Best Buy on Sunday, -5 to -10 were about as loud as I’d crank it. -10 to -15 would be probably the usual.
I would go with three A2.4 for your front stage.
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I messed with receivers at the magnolia setup at Best Buy on Sunday, -5 to -10 were about as loud as I’d crank it. -10 to -15 would be probably the usual.
A1.5 will not be overkill, although cheap towers probably would be, plus wouldn't have the same quality. The A2.4 or A5.5 as mains would be much more than enough. The A1.5 is more of a main monitor than a so-called bookshelf speaker so it'll have plenty of power in a smaller space...

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These came recommended and I have a couple questions, I’️ve uploaded a photo of the space the TV/speakers will go. It’️s VERY small but it’️s all I have to work with right now. I was looking at some DT towers but were told those would be overkill for my area. I’️m just curious if people think (4) 1.5’️s and a 2.4 would be overkill?
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I messed with receivers at the magnolia setup at Best Buy on Sunday, -5 to -10 were about as loud as I’️d crank it. -10 to -15 would be probably the usual.
A1.5 will not be overkill, although cheap towers probably would be, plus wouldn't have the same quality. The A2.4 or A5.5 as mains would be much more than enough. The A1.5 is more of a main monitor than a so-called bookshelf speaker so it'll have plenty of power in a smaller space...
Hey Jon!!! I’m still on the fence as to whether I wanna just pull the trigger on a set of 1.5’s for surrounds or if I wanna wait till the on-walls come out lol!!! Loving my 2.4’s by the way 😃😃😃
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It won’️t be much space, I’️d have to measure but if my couch is pushed to the opposite wall, about 9’️ which is about max distance. In that setup any surrounds would have to be 90 degrees though. I was going to offset the couch some and try and put the surround around 100-110 degrees per Dolby recommendations. With that you’️re looking at maybe 6-7’️ from the front and the surrounds from center of the couch. Certainly not ideal but my wife will not let me have my living room.



For a smaller space a bookshelf is fine though you would have to also purchase stands and by that time a small tower is also a good choice as you can put the cost of the stands you would need into the speaker itself, speaker brands are hard to recommend as we all have different tastes, there are tons of options out there apart from the standard stuff sold at the big box stores, room size, listening habits and budget are the best things to start with.
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I have never bought speakers before so I have absolutely no idea lol. If reference level is cranked, probably never. I messed with receivers at the magnolia setup at Best Buy on Sunday, -5 to -10 were about as loud as I’️d crank it. -10 to -15 would be probably the usual.
I would go with three A2.4 for your front stage.
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I messed with receivers at the magnolia setup at Best Buy on Sunday, -5 to -10 were about as loud as I’️d crank it. -10 to -15 would be probably the usual.
A1.5 will not be overkill, although cheap towers probably would be, plus wouldn't have the same quality. The A2.4 or A5.5 as mains would be much more than enough. The A1.5 is more of a main monitor than a so-called bookshelf speaker so it'll have plenty of power in a smaller space...
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I messed with receivers at the magnolia setup at Best Buy on Sunday, -5 to -10 were about as loud as I’️d crank it. -10 to -15 would be probably the usual.
A1.5 will not be overkill, although cheap towers probably would be, plus wouldn't have the same quality. The A2.4 or A5.5 as mains would be much more than enough. The A1.5 is more of a main monitor than a so-called bookshelf speaker so it'll have plenty of power in a smaller space...
Hey Jon!!! I’m still on the fence as to whether I wanna just pull the trigger on a set of 1.5’s for surrounds or if I wanna wait till the on-walls come out lol!!! Loving my 2.4’s by the way 😃😃😃
Thanks everyone! Much appreciated. I did not realize they were monitor speakers, I had to google this but it makes perfect sense now.

I don’t want cheap towers, I don’t want cheap anything. I want good, quality speakers that will last me and have nice crisp, coherent sound with a good range of frequencies. I’ve heard ELAC’s in person, they’re dull, very dull.

I’ve heard Klipsch in person and they accentuate the low and high (to me) so it made music sound better and more natural. I also heard B&W which sound phenomenal, along with some bi-polar Definitive technology towers, which I fell in love with.

Someday I’ll have a larger space so 4 good bookshelves will compliment good towers in a 7.1 configuration. I don’t want to make any sacrifice buys or buy anything because it fits the space.

Anyways, thanks for your responses! These are slightly higher than what I was initially configuring per speaker ($279) but I’m going to continue to search and read reviews. Does Chane ever have any sales or discounts throughout the year? I’m in no rush here, I haven’t even purchased my TV yet.
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I’ve heard Klipsch in person and they accentuate the low and high (to me) so it made music sound better and more natural. I also heard B&W which sound phenomenal,
Most Klipsch speakers as well as B&W speakers have elevated treble. Chane has a more neutral/flat treble response, IME. Granted, I'm sure you could always turn up 'treble' on your receiver to make any speaker sound bright.

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Search for long term evaluations and comparisons of the models on your list. They may differ from casual opinion. Good luck!

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Is there a website for this? Or are you saying just throughout the forum? Thank you!
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Most Klipsch speakers as well as B&W speakers have elevated treble. Chane has a more neutral/flat treble response, IME. Granted, I'm sure you could always turn up 'treble' on your receiver to make any speaker sound bright. [IMG class=inlineimg]/forum/images/smilies/smile.gif[/IMG]
Ahh, okay. So the Chane would be a bit closer to the Elac than, more neutral sounding. I imagine this is more noticeable with music than movies? I might have to take advantage of their 30 day guarantee and order 1 and put it up against a 160M and maybe a few others and see how it sounds in my space. Thank you.
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I might have to take advantage of their 30 day guarantee and order 1 and ... see how it sounds in my space.
Hearing is how to know for certain, although for the full effect you'll want a stereo pair.

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