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Speaker brackets

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Building DIY' started by Tonmeistermat, Feb 22, 2003.

  1. Tonmeistermat

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    I have some Celestion F1s that I'm using as surround speakers in my set up, and haveing recently moved house, the brackets that came with them no longer do the job. I have to mount the speakers on the side walls of the room, thereby needing brackets that extend from the wall, and also angle rotationaly (so I can get the speakers to angle downwards). I've tried various multi-purpose brackets, but they all are a little too small - the mounting holes are less than 7cm apart, the the F1s' holes are exactly 8cm apart. Does anyone have any ideas about how to get round this problem?

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    You could use some metal or 6mm mdf - fix the metal/mdf (cut down to a suitable size), and attach it to the bracket, then mark and fix the speaker to the metal/mdf.

    You could use one or two of the existing holes so that it isn't too difficult to have all the fixings in close proximity. Using mdf may be better so you can recess the screws into the wood so the speaker/bracket can fit flush.

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    Thanks mate! That would definately work for giving me the extra distance, but the exisiting brackets don't angle downwards enough for the new position on the wall: they've got to be much higher than before due to open plan kitchen being in the way, and thus need to be angled down much lower than the brackets will allow. For now the speaker is sitting on the kitchen work-top... good job the other half likes decent sound too! LOL :laugh:
     
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    Have you tried the speaker brackets from argos?: 534/0851

    They may fit the bill. I have some pics of one that I used on my website in the home cinema section - I used it as a ceiling mount for my projector.


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    you know, I didn't think of argos... I'll check them out! Thanks!

    ps - grrr... most jealous of your loft conversion! It looks great!
     
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    Thanks! :)

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