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Who wouldn't want superb sound quality in your home audio system? Unfortunately, the cost of a high-quality sound system is above most people's budgets. But now you can have a home theater system with great sound but at an affordable price.
The Monoprice Premium 5.1-Channel Home Theater System provides great sound quality in a small package. Four satellites and a single center speaker each use a 3" polypropylene mid-range driver and a 3/4" aluminum dome tweeter, and can handle up 100 watts of power and have an impedance of 8 ohms.
The satellite and center channel speakers handle frequencies from 110Hz to 20KHz ±3dB, with the crossover between the mid-range and tweeter drivers set to 3.5KHz. The powered subwoofer features an 8" downward firing speaker driven by a 200 watt amplifier. It handles frequencies from 30Hz to 150Hz (-10dB) and uses a variable crossover from 40-150Hz.
The satellites measure only about 6.9" x 4.3" x 4.3" (HWD) and weigh about 2.9 lbs each, making them easy to mount almost anywhere. The center channel speaker measures about 4.3" x 10.2" x 4.3" (HWD) and weighs 3.0 lbs. Both the satellite and center speakers are equipped with a universal 1/4" threaded insert mounting options and have rear-firing ports, so they sound best when there is some breathing room behind them.
The subwoofer is a 12.6" cube and weighs about 20 lbs. It features four large rubber feet, which keep the downward firing driver off the floor. It includes both line and speaker level stereo inputs, so it can be used with any amplifier. A phase control switch on the back allows you to adjust the phase of the subwoofer in relation to the rest of the system.
A comparable system will cost you more than $500 but you can get the Premium 5.1-Channel Home Theater System for less than $200 at monoprice.com.