Definitive has always LED the industry with the best-sounding shielded center channels available. Optimum surround sound home theater reproduction places heavy demands on the center channel speaker, which in many respects is the main speaker in the system and often handles 50% or more of the program material. It is no place to compromise and settle for second best. Because of this, definitive pioneered the concept of full frequency range high-definition center-channel speakers. Definitive’s center channels and C/L/RS are consistently rated as the best available, and have won numerous audio video Grand Prix center channel of the year Awards each and every year.
From the Manufacturer
The ProCenter 1000 is Definitive’s mid-sized center speaker in the acclaimed ProCinema Series. A ProCenter 1000 along with four ProCenter 800s or ProMonitor 1000s and a matching ProSub makes a complete ProCinema system. All the components of the system are packed and sold separately allowing you to mix and match Pro Series components to build the system that best suits your needs.
Enjoy warm, life-like sound from a small center channel speaker
High-definition Balanced Double Surround System technology drivers (available in black or white)
Built-in foot allows for perfect angle adjustment. View larger
Don’t let the ProCenter 1000’s small size and affordable price fool you — it is a remarkably sophisticated product with huge sound. The 1000 incorporates many of the same technologies as Definitive’s top-of-the-line models including BDSS drivers, pure aluminum dome tweeters, and planar pressure coupled mid/bass radiators for home theater sound quality that will astound you.
Bass radiators enhance low frequency performance for more true-to-life sound
The Secret to Its Big Sound
Competing center channel speakers of this size usually have weak lower-midrange response; that part of the audio range that contains the “warmth” and “body” of voices and musical instruments. Listen to a male vocal on typical small satellite speakers and you will instantly hear the weakness in the lower midrange. The ProCenter avoids this critical problem by pressure-coupling exclusive BDSS technology drivers to two equal-sized mid/bass radiators cleverly placed on the sides of the speaker. This technique doubles the lower-midrange/bass radiating area of the speaker without increasing the size of the enclosure. You’ll enjoy the kind of rich, warm and life-like sound quality that you thought was only possible with big, hard-to-place speakers.
Center Channel Muscle
As much as 75% of a movie’s soundtrack is played by the center channel loudspeaker making it arguably the most important speaker in a home theater system. It is the key to getting intelligible dialog and true-to-life sound effects. So we lavished extra attention on the ProCenter 1000. It features 2 of the same BDSS drivers as used in ProMonitor 800 satellites along with 2 mid/bass radiators on the sides of the enclosure, allowing it to play loud and clear with high tonal accuracy.
Easy to Place, Easy to Use
Small enough to disappear in a room but beautiful when in plain view, the ProCenter 1000 can be mounted on a shelf or on top of a TV. Its built-in foot allows you to adjust the angle of the speaker in the vertical plane to aim the speaker at listener’s ear height. Or you can wall mount it using two optional ProMount 80 articulating wall mounts (sold separately).
The ProCenter 1000 is a revelation in terms of achieving incredible sound at an affordable price. It fulfills with aplomb its most important job of delivering perfectly clear and intelligible dialog to every listener in the room. It dishes out high impact sound effects with distortion-free dynamics but is also capable of great subtlety to excel equally with music or movies.
- Dimensions: 14.75 by 5 by 5 inches (W x H x D)
- Nominal impedance: 4 to 8 ohms
- Frequency response: 47 Hz to 30 kHz
- Recommended amplification: 10 to 200 watts
- Efficiency: 90 dB
- Driver complement: 2 x 4.5″ bass/midrange drivers; 2 x 4.5″ planar low-frequency radiators; 1 x 1″ aluminum dome tweeter
- Magnetic shielding: Yes
- Finish: Gloss black
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Single Pro center center-channel speaker
Equipped with two 4.5-Inch Cast basket drivers coupled to two 4.5-Inch pressure-driven Planar low-frequency radiators
Frequency response: 47Hz – 30kHz.A/V Receiver Crossover Settings:Small (40 Hz)
Equipped with one 1-inch pure aluminum dome tweeter
The high quality finish in gloss black