It is better if you stay with Thiels for the fronts, for timbre matching. Look at used MCS or an SCS 2 or 3. Not so inportant for the rears. I want to match mine but at the time they did not make a center channel.
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while i understand that timbre matching is quite important, my experiment with thx active monitors for center and surrounds yielded some very good results, at least for me, since i did not have to acquire another multichannel amp in the process.
the outlay for matching center and amp to drive it was beyond what i was willing to fork out; ht is just not that important to me.
but since using the active monitors, i am now more inclined to even acquire another pair to use for the main left and right exclusively for ht while separating 2 channel stereo.
still more reasonable for me than getting a timber matched center for my existing mains.
if that makes any sense.
I run a hodgepodge of speakers. I only play 1 or 2 movies a week, but my 2ch is on, just about all the time. I have Sophia 2's,fronts.--A horn type for a center. Mirage in the rear. The pink noise ain't anywhere close to being the same--however it does just fine for me. I do BD with a denon 4308ci.
Ok, I never bought different speakers on purpose and the cost of the Wilson center is just over the top,4me.
I constantly think about a used 20k amp or 10k speaker cables--(or 17k mm opus wires).
So it ain't what people here think and I can assure you my HT don't sound "bad". However if I didn't have speakers on hand and had to buy some and the cost was something I could live with; I would stay with the same brand all 'round.
Have you tried just using your 1.5s without a center channel speaker and just adding surrounds? Unless you have people sitting well off axis to the sweet spot you may find you might not even need a center channel speaker and possibly avoid whole the matching hassle altogether. I did this for years and never missed having a center channel speaker. On the other hand, I've heard lots of 5.1 systems even with matching centers that sounded like crap for dialogue. Just another (and considerably cheaper) option fwiw.