Center channel speakers, or center speakers are often considered the most underrated speaker in a home theater surround sound system. Center channel speakers reproduce sound that appears as if it's coming from the screen, no matter where you're sitting in a room. Center speaker playback includes the majority of spoken dialogue and musical vocals as well as special effects—critical to convincing home theater experiences. The best center speakers are a 3-way design and provide crisp, clear dialogue while tying the action together across the front stage (between the main speakers). Center channel speakers also ensure continuity and provide a believable sense of imaging where sound can be placed in specific locations and moves seamlessly in front of all listeners in the room, in unison with the onscreen visuals.