speaker placement

  1. P

    Help upgrading KEF KHT2005.3 sat speakers with restricted speaker placement

    Hi all, my current AV setup is a 5.2.1 with Kef KHT2005.3 satellite speakers which have served me well but they are quite old now and would possibly like to upgrade them to something else to get a more fuller and detailed sound. The main problem I have in looking for upgrades is that I am...
  2. bobby_badger

    question about rear surround speaker placement

    Hi I have a Sonos Beam 2 (gen 2) soundbar and I'm considering getting a pair of either Sonos One SLs or Sonos Ikea Bookshelf speakers to act as rear surround speakers. The problem is due to the room (and also the Mrs) the speakers would have to be on the floor behind us - either side of the...
  3. S

    Question about In-Ceiling Speaker Placement in Rectangular Room

    Hello. This is my first post to this forum, and I am unsure if this is the correct topic to post this thread. Thank you in advance for any advice or help. I have a woodshop space that is 20ft long by 11ft wide. I have made an illustration below to show the room size/layout. One side of the...
  4. M

    Help with overhead atmos and rear speaker placement

    Hi, Just running cables for overhead atmos and rear speakers before ceilings boarded and after some advice on placement. I am going for a 5.1.2 layout. The overhead speakers are Monitor Audio C265-FX - when spoke to someone at Richer sounds they advised to face the tweeters towards wall. I...
  5. Secondhand

    Monitor Audio Silver 300 speaker placement

    I’ve just read the quote below and wondered if that meant just to the rear of the MA 300s or to the sides too? My reason is I’m trying to determine how big projector screen I can go. “Positioning is not particularly strict but the company does recommend a distance of 12” (30 cm) between the...
  6. H

    Help with speaker placement / Room treatment

    Hi, I'm looking for help with speaker placement (within very narrow options) and/or help with room treatment to compensate. We have just decorated and rearranged our lounge, the TV/Speakers have been placed into an alcove in the lounge and so far, I’m not liking how they sound there. I have no...
  7. M

    In-Ceiling Speaker Placement

    I'm planning on distributed audio in multiple zones in my house. Are there any online tools that anyone can recommend that would help determine number speakers, size of speaker, placement of speakers, etc for various room sizes?
  8. D

    Speaker placement for 5.1.4, sofa close to wall.

    Gasp has helped me settle on the speakers to get, and to do 5.1.4 instead of 7.1.4 in Updating the speakers after extension However, I'm still a little stuck on placement for speakers. Assuming the sofa is fixed in place, it would leave around 30cm at the rear. (The wall cabinets, may or may...
  9. F

    Placement for a 5.2.4 system

    Floor plan - . Planned equipment: KEF Q750 x 2. KEF Q650C. KEF Q150 x2. SVS PB-1000 or HSU VTF-2 MK5 x2. Polk Audio OWM3 x 4. Not sure about receiver. Moving into this house in a few weeks and would like to plan the placement in the meantime. It is an open living room with some space in the...
  10. V

    Help - Bedroom speaker placement 5.1.4

    Hi guys, Hoping to get some input for speaker placement in the new house we're moving into shortly. I've read heaps of previous forums and seen mixed comments so wanted to get a bit more input from those far more knowledgeable than myself. I've read the Dolby guidelines but finding it hard to...
  11. Woodsmandem

    Advice for surround speaker placement on 5.1 or whether just to stick with 2.1

    Hi there folks I'm after advice on whether placing a surround left speaker way over in the other corner of the room is a good idea or not? My concerns are that it will have to be so much louder than the surround right that it will be a weird listening experience. I realise that AVR set up mics...
  12. M

    Better speaker placement or upgrade?

    Hi all, I've just moved to a new place and bought my first steamer and speakers. Denon RCD-N9 CEOL and front ported Monitor Audio Bronze 2. Absolutely love the tonality, the spaciousness of the sound, and that the tweeters are not too sharp - just the way I like them. However I am slightly...
  13. nick farrow 100

    SPEAKER PLACEMENT HELP

    Hi everyone im moving soon and I currently have a atmos set up ,but the rear wall in the new house has a cupboard in the corner which is gonna cause a prob as my rears are on stands ,can someone please help what I need as looks like im gonna have to sell my rears and get another type ive...
  14. V

    Klipsch Surround 3 Speaker Placement Help

    Hi All, I have the age old question...where should I place my Klipsch Surround 3 Speakers? I've been missing the movie theater experience, but due to Covid I have no real intention of returning to a movie theater anytime soon. So, I decided to upgrade my home viewing experience by purchasing...
  15. G

    TV / Speaker placement ideas

    Hi all, Will be moving into a new house soon and trying to figure out this less than ideal lounge layout for TV and speaker placement. Any bright ideas as to what the best arrangement would be for this room? The black blocks at the top and bottom of the room are radiators and obviously a...
  16. John24ssj

    Center channel placement

    For some reason came across the speaker placement guide and it made it sound that center channel not being flush with the edge of the TV cabinet was a sin that is going to destroy the quality on the sound. This is my current placement, the center speaker is slightly angle upward to aim tweeter...
  17. K

    Small room - speaker placement advice

    Hello everyone, I’ve read a number of posts about this, and it seems to me that the solution is always dependent on the room! I’ve got a dedicated room to TV/movies/ gaming currently. It’s fairly small 2.56x2.7m, but it’s mine! The drawing is to scale the first pic is birds eye view, the...
  18. oboe

    Surround speaker placement advice please

    Hi - I currently have 2 monitor audio mass surround speakers positioned as shown (set up more as rear speakers). RL can’t really be moved as there’s a door there, but I was thinking of moving RR on to the wall as shown (in my poor drawing 😊), so it points directly at the ear. I figure better to...
  19. Gazaman

    Speaker placement using REW

    Hi all. I've installed and configured REW for my set up and have ran a couple of test measurements to confirm everything works as it should. Basically, I have a fairly simple set up compared to some of you guys but, let's say, I'm a sucker for stats 😂. So what I want to do is use REW to help...
  20. J

    Is it worth buying half decent speakers if only option is badly positioning them? (+pic)

    I was pretty much set on a pair of Q Acoustics 3020 or 3020i, being wall mounted in our kitchen/dining/living area. Please see attached picture. (note, this wall is the "living area" opposite to the kitchen proper on other side of the room. We will be adding two more of the black seats going...
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