Are DCM speakers good?

Are DCM speakers good?

The people at DCM possess very good ears. The TF700, though it lacks the depth of the Time Windows, radiates smooth, even sound with good clarity and ample bass response. These moderately efficient speakers deliver considerable sound from modest power.

How do I match my center channel speaker?

The best way to match the tonality of the center channel is to use three identical speakers. If the speakers are designed to be placed vertically, like floorstanding tower speakers and many bookshelf speakers; it can be difficult to place one in the center without blocking the screen or competing with furniture.

Is a center channel speaker necessary?

A center channel speaker is a critical component of a home theater system set-up as it delivers about 70% of the dialogue from movies and television. Without one, you’re missing out on vital parts of what you’re watching.

How big should my center channel speaker be?

A center speaker should have a frequency range of 120 to 3000 Hz, and should not go much higher or lower. 4-inch drivers without tweeters will cover this range, actually, so most center speakers are times 10 overkill. The sound QUALITY of those speakers is what is important, for good clarity.

Can you use just a center speaker?

A home theatre system cannot be really complete if the center channel speaker is missing. In fact, you can still use the center channel speaker on its own and it will still give you an outstanding sound quality.

What makes a good center channel speaker?

The most successful center-channel speakers are three-way designs. They will still have two woofers at the left and right, but between them there’s a midrange and tweeter, positioned one above the other. At an appropriate ear height there will then be no audible comb filtering between these upper range drivers.

Can you use any speaker as a center channel?

You can use any speaker (except a subwoofer) for your center channel, but ideally, you’d use a speaker that has a horizontal, rather than vertical, or square, cabinet design, such as the example shown below from Aperion Audio.

Can I use just a center speaker?

Should I set my center speaker to large or small?

The front speakers will produce center channel audio. When configuring the speaker size, as a general guideline, select “Large” if the woofer diameter of your speaker is 16 cm (6.1/4”) or larger, or “Small” if it is smaller than 16 cm (6.1/4”).

Can I put center speaker behind TV?

Center speakers fit great on top of an entertainment cabinet or easily on a shelf mounted above or below the TV screen. Just make sure the speaker in angled up or down towards the listener for best performance. Always place the center channel speaker as close to the screen as possible, whether in front or behind.

Should the center channel be louder?

No, when properly calibrated, the center should not be louder than the fronts. The numbers you see in the setup doesn’t mean the center is louder (or not as loud). Those adjustments exist so that you can account for differences in loudness between speaker models (e.g. your center vs.

Can I use 2 bookshelf speakers as center channel?

You can use one as a center channel and you can turn them sideways. If you want to run both and your receiver would need to be able to handle the Ohm load of running them. If they are each 8 Ohm and you wired them in series, it would present a 16 Ohm load to the receiver. In parallel, it would be a 4 Ohm load.

When did DCM loudspeakers start to be made?

In the spring of 1974, DCM Loudspeakers was born. It began with a deep love of music. A love of music that listened for the emotion and impact of live concert sound from recorded music. A love of music that led the founders to expect more from a loudspeaker than existing audio technology at the time was able to deliver.

What makes DCM speakers different from other speakers?

By controlling design and manufacturing, hand picking components, and thinking outside of the box about what goes in the box, we have done the unexpected and designed the ultimate home stereo speakers, powered subwoofers and home theater components available at prices you’d never expect.

What’s the key to the success of DCM?

A key to the success of DCM over the years has been the ability to meet the needs of the listeners. It’s easy to make a great speaker if money is no object. It’s much more difficult, to make great sounding speakers affordable. That driving philosophy continues in today’s DCM speakers.

Why was the timewindow DCM speaker so successful?

The TimeWindow®, revered by audiophiles and critics alike, was far ahead of its time. The DCM tradition was born. A key to the success of DCM over the years has been the ability to meet the needs of the listeners. It’s easy to make a great speaker if money is no object.

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