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    Monolith by Monoprice Air Motion Cinema Center Channel Speaker (Each)
    Product # 16222
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    Model 16222
    Speaker Type 3-way center channel
    Frequency Response 60 Hz ~ 25 kHz ±3.2dB
    Crossover Frequencies 100 Hz and 3.5 kHz
    AMT Crossover Type 2nd order Linkwitz-Riley
    Mid-range Crossover Type 2nd order bandpass
    Woofer Crossover Type 3rd order Butterworth
    Sensitivity 87dB
    Maximum Input Power (RMS) 100 watts
    Maximum Input Power (Peak) 200 watts
    Tweeter Type Pleated polyimide diaphragm (AMT)
    Mid-Range Type 3” New Zealand pulp paper cone
    Woofer Type 2x 5.25" New Zealand pulp paper cone
    Nominal Impedance 8 ohms
    Cabinet Material Reinforced high-density fiberboard
    Cabinet Finish Real wood Black Oak veneer
    Dimensions 9.1" x 18.0" x 9.8" (230 x 458 x 250 mm)
    Weight (each) 26.5 lbs. (12 kg)

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    What are the dimensions of the speaker? Width, Height, Depth
    A shopper on Dec 12, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: 9.1" x 18.0" x 9.8" (230 x 458 x 250 mm)
    Is it ok to position this about the TV? It would be about 7.5 ft off the group and 2.5 ft from the ceiling. Would this work for this situation?
    Travis s on Jul 8, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: You can place it above the TV if you wished but it does not have a mounting point on it. You could use a shelf to place it on. However, these speakers are direct firing. So if placed above the TV you may not get the full experience due to the direct firing of the sound. It would be best to have the speaker directed at where you are sitting.

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    What is the recommended low-pass filter setting for surround sound?
    A shopper on Dec 27, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: 80 Hz - based on the frequency response chart provided by Monoprice. The response falls off significantly below this frequency, and lower frequencies should be handed off to a subwoofer.
    Is there a good way to wall or ceiling mount this speaker?
    A shopper on Jul 16, 2018
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    BEST ANSWER: i bought 2 centers - these are nice speakers for the $ but are rather heavy. I put on pedestals.
    If i use and place them as high front or high back sourrounds, could I incline them 45 degrees with no problems in sound or performance ?
    New User U on Aug 5, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: I do not understand the question. Are you talking about the entire enclosure or manipulating the components?
    few inquires: 1.- Would they run well vertically without sound or performance afectations? If so, is ´cause I would like 2 for Left and Right configuration, not having space to place them horizontaly.
    2.- Tell me something about MonoPrice vs Emotiva spekaers, why do i shall choose MP?
    New User U on Aug 5, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: Enter an answer toNo, you can not use these vertically, the sides are rounded so they won't stand up. Monoprice makes similar speakers to use vertically for left and right - Air Motion Cinema 5 Bookshelf Speaker this question.
    1 PAIR OF High-Quality Gold Plated Speaker Banana Plugs, Closed Screw Type
    Product # 2801
    Do these clips fit this speaker?
    Greg U on Nov 29, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Yes they do.
    4.8 / 5.0
    9 Reviews
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    1 Star
    Incredible value and performance
    Although not an audiophile, I wanted to upgrade my "home theater" setup, and swapped in this center channel and a pair of the Cinema 5 bookshelf speakers for my LCR.

    Unexpectedly heavy, and incredibly well made, I'm very satisfied with these upgrades, and would be very surprised if others weren't as well.
    May 13, 2017
    1 year ago
    It Rocks!
    I have no regrets with this purchase. Construction quality is first rate. The curved top and sides are aesthetically "delicious". The sound is extraordinarily crisp, rich and compliments my Monolith Air Motion Cinema 5's perfectly.

    I would venture to speculate, that if you purchased this product, you too, would not be disappointed. Highly recommended...
    February 1, 2017
    1 year ago
    Wow! Impressive construction. Great sound.
    I purchased one of these and a pair of the AMT Cinema 5 satellites to replace my 20 year old THX-style LCR's. The THX-style speakers were good with very smooth response but offered only medium-resolution.

    These Monolith's with the AMT tweeters maintained the smooth response and added detail. I now have a high-resolution system that pleases me whenever I turn it on.

    These Monolith speakers were a great upgrade--and a tremendous value.

    Highly recommended
    March 21, 2017
    Very Solid Performer
    The center channel speaker has just gotten better every time we have used it. The sound quality is much better than I had ever expected. I have to say I am very impressed with the construction of this center channel speaker very solid and nicely done.
    July 24, 2017
    1 year ago
    Great, clear center
    I got this center and two of the matching Monolith bookshelf speakers to upgrade my home theater. I'm glad I did. This is a great center. Dialog is so clear and intelligible. I love the classy looks of this speaker almost as much as the sound. Highly recommended for anyone looking to upgrade their home theater speakers. This replaces the center speaker that came in my very well reviewed Onkyo home theater in a box system. I recommend getting the matching Monolith bookshelf speakers to go with this center. They're great too.
    October 27, 2017
    11 months ago
    A GREAT upgrade !
    WOW...I was going to buy a new surround system to replace my 20 year old Kenwood 5.1 Dolby setup. I replaced my JBL center speaker instead. What a great upgrade!
    The clarity and quality of dialog and music has increased 10-fold!

    I placed the speaker on top of my wall unit above my flat screen TV.
    Since the speaker is direct firing, I jacked up the rear of the speaker with a couple of door stops to aim it at the listeners.
    Get it...you won't regret it!
    January 21, 2018
    9 months ago
    Great sounding speaker IMHO
    Really like this speaker.very natural sounding.I've had serveral big name center channel speakers this is the best sounding.Also very well made.would recommend to anyone wanting a good center channel speaker.
    January 19, 2018
    9 months ago
    Don't Buy This...
    Unless you are ready to realize how poor your existing center channel is and all the hours you've wasted listening to music and movies at substandard levels.Exceptional performance. A significant upgrade to most any home theater. Dramatically improves the depth and breadth of sound, making the receiver perform its best. No going back now. I need to update all the satellite speakers as well.
    May 5, 2018
    5 months ago
    I would rate this as a 3 because of the magnetic speaker protectors.
    I like the center channel pretty well. My only problem is the magnetic face plate for speakers is not very secure. Shish they had holes to pop screen like all other manufactures.
    February 23, 2018
    7 months ago