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Question Rear Speaker Location


Active Member
In a 5.1 system.
Are the Surround left and Surround right supposed to be ear level besides where you sit, or behind?

Is it just personal preference and whichever suits the room better?



Mine are about 6 inches behind me, right out to the side and about 4 feet above my head

Not ideal, as I believe they're supposed to be much lower, around ear height but whatever you like how it sounds really


Novice Member
From my Marantz AVR owners manual,


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