speaker placement

  1. T

    Need suggestion between 120" vs 135" for my room and speaker placement

    Experts, I have a room of 11' 4" x 15' 6" and planning to go with in-wall 5.2.2 Dolby setup (3 in-wall front, 2 in-wall back parallel to front speakers, 2 in-ceiling center of the room) For seating distance of 13' 6' in a 15' 6' room - 135" screen will be too big or acceptable? we really want...
  2. 4

    5.1.2 speaker placement constraint

    Hi, I have searched speaker placement but can’t seem to answer my question about dipole rears and 5.1.2. I have quite good quality (chord rumour II) speaker cables chased into my walls but in my infinite wisdom I had them very high (original thought was away from our 1yr olds hands) but on...
  3. M

    Question Speaker placement for av

    I've got a new avr amp and new stereo amp. I'm planning on doing dirac live calibration for stereo over the weekend and the speakers will be roughly 2.3m apart and 18-20 inches from back wall and about half a meter to left wall and 1m from right wall. I know I have room issues and a basic...
  4. Dazzathedrummer

    DIY Home cinema set up with vintage speakers - awkward back speaker placement.

    Hi, I'm in the process of putting together a 5.1 system using vintage speakers and a Sony amp. I'm starting small and relatively cheap but will most probably upgrade along the way. To start with I've got two pairs of Bang & Olufsen Beovox S35-S's from the late 70's - they already sound great in...
  5. M

    Last Minute Build!

    I’ve just had a separate garage built with floor space above. I hadn’t planned on putting a full speaker set up in but I’ve now got “the fear” that if I don’t wire it up now it’s a wasted opportunity and would be much more hassle if I were to change my mind in future. So long story short I am...
  6. K

    Speaker Placement for 5.1.2

    I have the following items I am in the process of installing: - NAD T758 V3 - Rotel RMB1095 (next weekend when I collect it) - B&W DM 603 S2 Fronts - B&W LCR6 S2 Centre - B&W DM 602 S2 Rears - B&W M1 (Atmos) - Monoprice Monolith THX 12" Subwoofer I will upgrade the speakers at some point, but...
  7. thedude

    Speaker placement

    Right ive bought some gear which hasnt arrived yet! Now the walls i can not help, so its not asking about that. i have a two desk system where each desk is next to each other, no gap its 2.5m wide with a screen on each 1.2m section. Now my thoughts were to stick my Elac's either side of the...
  8. R

    Help with speaker placement please

    Hi All I would be grateful for some advice on speaker placement. I'm hampered between what works and also what aesthetically looks nice (particularly in my wife's opinion!) The TV cannot go above the fireplace, it would be too high. So the TV is going in that corner of the room. The Left and...
  9. chamonix

    Question Speaker placement, room complicated

    I’m trying to figure out where is the best place to put my speakers. Our living room is a little bit complicated for speaker placement (See drawing below). My speakers are the JBL Synthesis 800 Project Array that I have on 12 inch solid stands. I can't really move the sofa because it will block...
  10. kenshingintoki

    Speaker placement in a rectangular room & maximum distance surround speakers can be

    What is the maximum distance surround speakers can be from the viewer or is the farther away the better? I have a potential 6.4m X 3.5M home theate room but I'm struggling to decide how to position everything speaker wise or whether to shift the gear to a 4mx3.25m room instead.
  11. Black Rat JBJ

    Any innivative speaker placement ideas???

    Hi AVF people, I have a dilemma, literally of my own making! In order to keep the Mrs happy, we're flipping our bungalow and the rear bedrooms are becoming a 9m wide, 7m deep kitchen / diner / living room. Plans are drawn up, kitchen pretty much designed with a nice L shaped island and the...
  12. Waynester

    Question Question about rear surround speaker placement

    Hi guys currently using 2 x Q Acoustic 3010’s on their proper ST stands as rear surrounds in my setup... just managed to sell them within 90 minutes of putting them on Facebook, pleased with my £135 sale! I’m trying to decide on a pair of Monitor Audio Bronze 2’s on stands OR the Bronze FX...
  13. pschweig

    Question 5.1 speaker set up

    Hi I am thinking about setting up a new 5.1 surround system in my lounge. Currently I am thinking of the Denon AVR-X2700H and the Wharfedale DX2 speaker package because they seem quite small but decent quality. Would these speakers match the AVR in terms of power output and quality? I wouldn’t...
  14. M

    Question In Ceiling speaker placement advice

    After advice on here thanks @Gasp3621 i finally decided to get in ceiling speakers, i bought the fisual IC80. Im now wondering on placement and cant really find out where to put them. I have seen the Dolby recommended positions at 45 degrees but i dont have enough room behind me to do that...
  15. K

    Dolby Atmos 5.1.4 speaker placement for music and movies

    I am just in a process of furnishing the living room in a new apartment. I strive for Dolby Atmos 5.1.4 speaker placement consisted of the following speakers: Front speakers: Q Acoustics Concept 40 Center: Q Acoustics Concept Centre Subwoofer: KEF Kube12b Rear speakers: Q Acoustics Concept 20...
  16. Eugene Zekai

    Is 7.1 possible in Long, Narrow, Open Plan Room

    Hello Everyone, I hope you are all having an amazing day. I am currently running 5.1 and looking to upgrade to 7.1. I have attached a sketch of the Living room. Is there a way that i can put side speakers either to front or back of the sofas since the right side is entry to kitchen? Sofas...
  17. C

    Speaker placement

    Rough drawing but it gives an idea of the set up, would anyone have any ideas as to where would be best to place the speakers for a 5.1 set up. The way things are now, the front three speakers are placed beneath the projector screen, which obviously works fine whilst watching the projector but...
  18. newbuild2020

    Speaker placement - vaulted room

    hi folks I have a 5.5 metre wide x 4.5m deep living room with high vaulted ceiling (probably 4 metres high) and am trying to figure out where I should place speakers for surround sound / if it will work. Options are: 1) place 4 speakers (2 on each side) on the angle ceiling pointing towards...
  19. A

    Question Samsung Q90R soundbar rear speaker placement, is it the same principle as separate Atmos speakers?

    I have purchased the Q90R soundbar and getting ready to set up. I have just one question regarding positioning of the rear surround speakers. My sofa is against the back wall and no way of moving it forward. On my left side I have the kitchen door and on my right side I have the front room...
  20. gmoniey

    Help Needed: Struggling with speaker placement options

    We're building a new place and I have the chance to build a home theater, but I'm struggling with whether it's feasible given the current constraints. I'm completely new to this and would love some help. The room is roughly ~13x20x8 and while it's plenty big, the layout makes things a bit...
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