Speaker Placement with 14 foot ceilings


Novice Member
I have a very large living area with 14 foot ceilings. I'm using a Yamaha RX-A2060 in a 5.1 setup. The Center Channel is right below the TV and seems to work fine and the subwoofer is in a "screened" cabinet, working fine as well. My problem is the Front L/R speakers are in the wall about 10 feet from the floor and the "Rear/Surround" speakers are in the ceiling (14 feet) above the viewing couch and about 3 feet behind the couch.

I've set the system up as "Basic", but I'm wondering if I can change the setup to be better. Maybe like an Atmos setup, because both the Front and the "Rear/Surround" speakers are so high.

Any help would be appreciated.



Well-known Member
If you have no choice but to keep the speakera in the same positions, the the fronts should be pointing to the level of your head and thee rears should be point to at least a foot or 2 above your head.

In an atmos setup the rears should be lower.

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