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  Reply # 735787 20-Dec-2012 23:09 Send private message

i thought that the left/right ones wouldnt work that great as centre due to frequencies they are designed for, voice for centre etc.

i went to jbhifi and demoed the jensen in wall/ceiling speakers and they seemed fine, loud enough and sounded ok to me. so i'll go with those in the lounge and ceiling of bedroom.

so if the jensen EHT-6 would work fine as an in wall centre, then its between that and the KEF Ci160. which one would be best?

sorry but speakers is on thing i never really got into, more into TVs and HTPCs than speakers. so thanks for the help and excuse the dumb questions.

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  Reply # 735842 21-Dec-2012 08:10 One person supports this post Send private message

reven:

so if the jensen EHT-6 would work fine as an in wall centre, then its between that and the KEF Ci160. which one would be best?


Personal choice.
Whatever looks best and/or sounds best. Your choice.
I don't have experience of either.
I have KEFs in front and centre and real old cheap Sony in the back. All sound the same to me.

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  Reply # 735867 21-Dec-2012 09:12 Send private message

How much noise do you get in the room behind the in wall speakers?



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  Reply # 735868 21-Dec-2012 09:15 Send private message

theres no room behind the wall, the wall is brick outside.

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  Reply # 737750 27-Dec-2012 17:29 Send private message

Another suggestion that doesn't really match the question, but I run two speakers in the ceiling on an offset (hidden by the grill). They are 4ohm in series. I had to use two due to studs also and could not wall mount a the screen covers all the wall



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  Reply # 750168 24-Jan-2013 13:10 Send private message

just an update on this, I ended up buying a 5-1/4 Inches Center Channel Micro-Flanged In-Wall Speaker - 8 Ohm (a small "centre" speaker, one with "dual woofer") from www.monoprice.com

was about $100NZD delivered. bought on a Friday, arrived at my house on Monday :)

was buying some 8.2 wall plates from them and noticed the speaker, the wall plates are awesome.

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  Reply # 750188 24-Jan-2013 13:38 Send private message

How does it sound?

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  Reply # 750200 24-Jan-2013 13:50 Send private message

what are you going to use for a amp to drive them.



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  Reply # 750214 24-Jan-2013 14:03 Send private message

Dunnersfella: How does it sound?


no clue, havent plugged them it in :)

bought it because, it was pretty cheap and theres a lot of feedback on that page and most people rave about it.   like I said, I'm not a huge audio person, just going to be using it for movies/games in the bedroom, wont be putting it up loud, I have a 4 year old in the bedroom next to me.

what are you going to use for a amp to drive them.

a sony 7.1 receiver i bought from jb hifi.

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Reply # 750224 24-Jan-2013 14:31 Send private message

Ha Ha ‘I'm not a huge audio person’ with 7.1 surround in the bedroom.



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  Reply # 750243 24-Jan-2013 14:57 Send private message

only 5.1 in the bedroom :)

I only bought it because it was $288 down from ~$600 on boxing day (so i got two, one for lounge and one for bedroom). also got all the other speakers (except subs) cheap on boxing day from jbhifi

well when I say cheap i spent $1400 or so on
- 4 sets of 2 in ceiling speakers (Jensen EHT-2, was going to get the EHT-4 but didnt like the oval look)
- 1 centre (Jensen EHT-5)
- 1 set of 2 in wall speakers (Jensen EHT-8)
- 2x receivers (i think Sony STRDH520)

which i suppose is pretty cheap for 2 systems.

i figured, no walls up if im going to do surround sound in the bedroom i may as well do it now.

now just watching trademe for cheap subs, sadly i forgot about an auction and missed a wharfdale powercube 10 for $151. bought same one for $250 a week before, which i think is a good buy still...

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  Reply # 750330 24-Jan-2013 17:12 Send private message

Looks like you got a deal on the receivers I thought I did all right when they had the TX-SR313 for $299, I’ll also have to give Monoprice a try.

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