surrounds

  1. JEDIBLADE

    Question Atlantic Technology IW-155SR Surrounds

    Anyone come across these speakers Pair of Atlantic Technology IW-155 SR THX 150w In-Wall Surround Speakers I need bi/tripoles as surrounds due to having to have them on the back wall, obviously been looking at the MK speakers but these seem interesting. Thoughts?
  2. walleyeau

    Question Speaker stands for Yamaha MusicCast 20 surrounds

    I'm looking for some speaker stands for my Yamaha MusicCast 20 wireless speakers. I've found one make called Vebos. They seem to get OK reviews, but being based in the Netherlands (and I'm in Australia), delivery charges are crazy, so I'm looking for options. The speakers have a wall mount...
  3. H

    Monitor Audio surrounds with Q Acoustic Fronts?

    Hi, I have just bought a pair of Q acoustics 3010s and 3090c for fronts to replace a 1 series 5.0 which have served me well My initial thought was to buy 3020s next and put the 3010s to the surrounds but with the layout of my room not being ideal my right surround is just under a meter away...
  4. R

    Question Upgrade amp or reduce surrounds?

    I currently have a Denon x2200 amp powering Q Acoustics 3010 fronts and 3020 surrounds in a 7.1 setup. I’d love to add Dolby Atmos speakers but wondering which way to go. Do I take two of the rear surrounds off and replace with upfiring Atmos speakers on the fronts giving 5.1.2 or do I just...
  5. S

    Question Surrounds - Side or Rear Wall?

    I need some help with surrounds positioning in a 5.1 system. Speaker-wise I’m looking at the Monitor Audio Silver range, with FX surrounds (switchable between bi-pole and di-pole). I’ve read that rear-wall-mount (bi-pole) is optimal if my sofa is against the rear wall, but side-wall-mount...
  6. J

    In-wall vs on-wall surrounds

    Apologies for all the speaker questions lately, this forum has been a great help and I have been buying based on feedback from here! Any help/thoughts are greatly appreciated. I have an opportunity to pick up KEF Ci160QL or Ci160QS in-wall speakers for a good price and can sell my T301 speakers...
  7. lee1980

    New surrounds and future upgrade

    Moving speakers etc in to new extension (about 5.0m x 2.7m) Have wiring in walls for just rear surrounds and hdmi lead for future projector. Will be a 5.1 and possibly a 5.1.2 for atmos. Have: Denon avr x2200w amp B&W older 600 series as front, centre and rears now. Want to add wall mounted...
  8. helicon2

    Question Types of suitable surrounds for planning an upgrade

    Hi all, I currently have a rather old 5.1 System comprising of a Pioneer VSX-D2011 amp with Acoustic Energy Evo Three’s, One’s, Centre and Sub. It’s now around 17 years old (oh how time flies) so looking to upgrade. Ultimately, I’m looking at a 7.1.4 system but going to start with replacing my...
  9. absolutely80s

    Question Help Needed! How can I make my Rear Surrounds Wireless?!

    Hello everyone.....been a while since I last posted, but here I am, in need of advice, as I think I've reached a critical point in the relationship with my home cinema set up. I've just moved home, and the room into which my home cinema will live is a nightmare for cabling the rear surround...
  10. Donnacha

    Question Wharfedale DFS vs Eltax HT for Bipole Surrounds?

    Hi was wondering if anyone had any thoughts on the Wharfedale DFS (specifically 18) vs. the Eltax HT2 as bipoles for rear wall surrounds? I want to try out some bipoles and I can get either pretty cheap, but didn't know if one was better than the other (I'm guessing the Wharfedales have a...
  11. Respawn

    Question Rear surrounds for 5.1.4 system

    Hey I'm currently in the process of building my dedicated room. I am putting in MA in wall speakers behind an AT fixed screen. I have MA C165's for Atmos. My room is very narrow at around 2.3m wide and just over 4.5m long. I'm hoping I can squeeze in 2 rows of sofas which I know will mean...
  12. kepha

    Question Monitor audio silver fx / bookshelf surrounds

    Hey everyone, I currently have a 5.1 setup with MA silvers using the FX speakers on the rear wall behind the seating position. The current setup isn't the most ideal - but I am also buying with the future in mind and planning ahead. I was keeping my eye out for a second set of FX speakers to...
  13. TheBlueRaja

    Left and Right Surrounds on 5.1 and 5.1.2 setup

    Hi All, Looking here:- 5.1 Speaker Setup Guide and here:- Dolby Atmos 5.1.2 Speaker Setup Am i right in saying that in a 5.1 setup i can mount the left and right surround speakers at between 110 and 120 degrees of my listening position (so they could be just behind me pointing at my head as...
  14. N

    Question M&K Speakers as in ceiling surrounds

    My current thoughts for the new room are like this and the intention was to move to ATMOS, however i'm not sure if I should ditch this, and concentrate my limited budget on just upgrading my speakers in the initial instance, with cabling pre installed for expansion later. The room is 5.1m from...
  15. S

    Monitor Audio Apex A10 vs Kef T101 for surrounds?

    Hi folks in a bit of a pickle as I don’t have much space for rear speakers. So I was looking at the Monitor Audio Apex A10 or Kef T101 or maybe 301 for surround duty’s. I have Monitor Audio Silver 8s for fronts and a BK sub powered by a Denon x7200wa. Would either of the above be a good match...
  16. kungfuman

    Question In-wall speakers for surrounds?

    I currently have a 5.1 set-up comprising of Monitor Audios Silver range - with the RXFX for the rears. My HC room is quite small - 4m x 4m with my seating area backed against the far wall of the screen. My issue is because I sit against the back wall, the rear effect speakers protrude off the...
  17. C

    Answered Tripole as surrounds in Atmos 5.1.4 - Good idea or not?

    My question concerns the suitability of tripole speakers (which include dipole output) for use in an Atmos set up. In my 6m x 4m room (screen on long wall) I will be initially going for 5.1.4, with a pair of Atmos modules at front and a pair of in-ceiling bipoles at rear. I have purchased a...
  18. C

    Question Floor stands for M&K Xenon SURT-26 - must be stable on carpet

    I need a pair of stable floor standing mounts for these speakers, capable of withstanding the occasional nudge without falling over. Their dimensions are 16.5cm x 10cm x 16.5cm (HxWxD) or 6.5" x 3 7/8" x 6.5" and they weigh 4.5lbs or about 2.2kg. They will be on a carpet. As the photo...
  19. C

    Question Monopole surrounds - what is the minimum acceptable gap speaker to ear?

    I've asked this and some other questions in another thread Question - Monopole, Bipole or Dipole for rear surrounds in 5.1.4 in 6m x 4m room? but had no takers, so will be more concise here. I'm aiming initially for Atmos 5.1.4 but may eventually go to 7.1.4. To support Atmos I need some...
  20. E

    I can't believe I left it so long without surrounds

    I'm still in the process of upgrading my home cinema setup from a 2.0 to a 4.1 or 5.1 system on my Onkyo 818, the first speakers to arrive were the MA Silver FX. I've never had or heard surround speakers on a quality AV system, what can I say... I'm amazed. They are not in your face loud...
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