Home Theatre audit - help please


Novice Member
Hi all - just came across AV forums - what a great resource!

I'm looking for some advice on the design of my home theatre system. I'm looking to add some surround / rear speakers, as don't currently have any.
My current setup is:

Yamaha RX-V485 amp
KEF CI160QS - in wall front speakers
KEF T301CB - centre
Klipsch Sub 10 - 10" down-firing sub

I was considering some KEF T101's for surrounds. I've read the forums / comments already posted about this, suggesting the T301's are a better speaker. But due to the size and the wall space in the lounge the T101's would be ideal.

Is my amp under powered for all this? seems to go ok, and don't imagine the rears will draw much.
My Lounge room is 4.4m deep by 5m wide, so not huge.

Any ideas, comments or feedback appreciated. Open to changing equipment if there's a good case for it.


Distinguished Member
I've got T101s as surrounds (and overheads for Dolby Atmos) and they do a great job... and your amp should be fine for that setup.

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