Question Atmos speakers to go with Tannoy mains

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  1. Mr Andy

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    I've got Tannoy Revolution Signature speakers (DC6T & DC6LCR up front with DC4LCR rear) looking to make it a 5.x.2 system. No experience with ceiling speakers so don't know what to get. Tannoy's own ceiling speakers don't seem to be for domestic use.
     
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    Almost all the major manufacturers now produce smallish speakers for use as Atmos in ceiling. Unlike the front three matching exactly the same model and manufacturer is not that important. It's the positioning of those speakers that are of upmost importance.

    Upfiring modules, placed on top of the front left and right speakers is also a possibility and again there are various models and cost options available from some of the major manufacturers, the most expensive are probably the KEF R50s. Unlike ceiling speakers there is more scope with the placement of these speakers but the height and construction of the ceiling is a very important factor.
     
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    I'm planning to do in ceiling, it's a dedicated room and the loft is above it.
    Richer sounds recommend monitor audio because you can direct the tweeters. I haven't enough experience to tell which are good, or if it's worth getting anything other than the cheapest option.
     
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    I'm not the best one to ask about inceiling other than to know that once you drill a hole you're somewhat stuck so getting the position right is very important. The MAs should be fine.
     
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    Hi Mr Andy,

    Sorry for resurrecting this thread but I am looking to add 4 in ceiling atmos speakers to exactly the same (Tannoy Revolution signature) speaker set up. Tannoy do not seem to have anything suitable.

    Did you find a good fit? Any advice gratefully received!

    Thanks
     
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    Sorry I haven't added Atmos speakers yet.
     

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