I'm an audio lover that prefers smaller speakers in smaller spaces and i
don't need/want 5-8 speakers in my listening space. I have found that i
prefer the effect of vocals/sound effects that are mixed in center in
stereo speakers, over a center channel. It sounds more natural and
rounded to me.
I would think that the same thing could be done in the rear speakers of
course and also front to back by adjusting the front-back balance of
Couldn't one create the sound of a fly moving through out a room simply
by adjusting the balance of 4 speakers?
If so why do we need more than 4 speakers?
I have an audio system for which i'd like to set up 4 channels. I have 2
Anthony Gallo Acoustic Reference 3.1s and would like to swap them out
for 4 Stradas and 4 subs (with some extra money of course).
If i do that and play back a 5.1 or 7.1 movie soundtrack or music disc
what am i going to not have vs a full 5 or 7 channel set up?
Will things down-mix properly (using pulse audio for reference)?
Bearcat M. Sandor
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