The Importance of Stereo Pairs and Line Arrays for Home Theater
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So let’s talk about the Predator in the context of these large theaters that are out there. First of all, strongly recommend stereo pairs of them. Why? 70% of all the sound coming off the front of the theater we all know comes from the center channel and we advocate strongly for center channel subs so why would I need stereo pairs?
What people don’t understand is the left, right main speakers are responsible for setting the vastness of scale up front. It’s a strange thing. If you shut off the main center channel. You’ll hear relatively little sound, but the sound that you’re hearing are all timing. They’re aural timing cues. They’re not loud necessarily relative to the accents coming out of the center channel speaker, which is kind of the obvious stuff.
It’s the dynamics is the vocal transitions and things, but scale is carried by your left, right mains and that’s why getting that right. Is clutch. Doing nothing more than that. Having a pair of these, having a good center channel sub. Setting your main system up front to full range if possible, large, if not, and then working the crossovers and things to properly blend these things together is a great start to it.
When you get to six packs, when you start going. Okay, well, you got really good bass. I got a pair of these 1510s. These preda