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Speaker Height?

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Speakers' started by ldoodle, Jun 13, 2003.

  1. ldoodle

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    What's the recommended (if any) height to put the front l/r's and the surround speakers?

    I was thinking of putting them at roughly 1.4 metres off the floor. Is this a good/bad idea? Or should I put the surrounds higher/lower than the front l/r's?


    Thanks/...
     
  2. hornydragon

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    Tweeter at ear level when sitting is the normal height IIRC
     
  3. nfordenfield

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    Agree tweeters at ear level, rears at 1 ft above ear.

    Try to get centre in line with L & R
     
  4. Zone

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    Don't agree, definately depends what type of speaker you are using, Direct/Bipole/Dipole..
    Also room acoustics and placement make a huge difference, suggest you take your time and play about with different positions until you get a sound you are happy with.
     
  5. wilber

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    ... particularly if you want to have multi-channel music
     
  6. ldoodle

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    How would I know if i'm using Direct/Bipole/Dipole speakers?
     
  7. Jase

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    Do you have the speaker make and model numbers?
     
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    If you are still using your Sony HTK 215 all in one system, the speakers will be direct radiating, as I think are most speakers in all in one units
     

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