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by: cowwithoutleg January 14, 2011 6:01 PM PST

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Center channel on a budget

by cowwithoutleg - 1/14/11 6:01 PM

I'm putting together a 5.1 surround system from what I own and still need a center channel, but dont want to spend much money. I've been eyeing the JBL BALBOA 2way 300w center channel speaker as it is about $50 on amazon.com (free shipping). But not sure if it'll match with my other speakers.

Front L/R: Bose 501s
Rear L/R: Bose tiny cube speakers (not sure of model) or JBL LX2001 Bookshelf Speakers
Receiver: Yamaha htr-5830

Any thoughts if this JBL is ok? or is there something better? Someone mentioned Theater Home Direct to me as well...

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