The speaker(s) connected to the centre channel speakers are placed in the center of and behind the perforated projection screen, to give the effect that sounds from the center channel are coming from the screen.If you are adding a center channel speaker to an already existing speaker setup, try to go with the same brand, and similar mid-range and high-end frequency response capability, as your main left and right speakers.
There is no more important speaker to your surround sound system than your centre channel. It’s the speaker that holds the rest of the system together. All of your dialogue comes from this speaker and that means you want to have the best quality speaker you can find to get the clearest experience possible. If you can’t understand the words, the rest is irrelevant.
Centre Channel Speakers for Home Theater
The centre channel speakers are designed to give you the clearest movie dialogue and music lyrics for an ultimate home theater experience. While underrated, the center channel is arguably the most important speaker in a surround sound system since nearly 70% of all audio playback comes through the center channel at any given moment. It also handles the majority of vocals and dialogue in music and movies and ties all the action together across the front stage to create a palpable sense of realism.
The center speaker is very important as it reproduces most of the dialogue in a movie.Some may argue it the most important speaker for movies and general TV viewing.
It is often a different shape and design to the other speakers as it has this specific purpose - and it is one of the most critical speakers in the whole system.
The whole unit is often wider than the other speakers in the system, to broaden the soundstage when people are talking on screen. Also, a flatter/wider design can make it easier to discretely position the speaker above or below the TV screen.
A center channel speaker may have multiple woofers and tweeters to spread the sound field. A standard speaker will usually have the tweeter set above the woofer. The tweeter is usually inline in a horizontal position In the Centre Channel Speakers.