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Old 01-01-2009, 07:40 AM   #1
aussiepete aussiepete is offline
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Default 7.1 speaker placement

im currently running 5.1 system onkyo 606 amp and changing too 7.1 . im using jbl ceiling mounts for all my surround speakers. I just want toono do the surround back and right speakers have tooo be close together or can they be apart a little room size is 6.2 meters long and three 3.3 metrse wide i just want to get it right a lot of the pics you look at are different set ups thanks for any one to help.
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Old 01-01-2009, 08:26 AM   #2
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7.1 is really only effective if you can get the back surrounds BEHIND you. I could not tell from your pictures of your seating is against a wall or in the open.

I'm assuming you have room behind you since you say you are 6.2 meters long (approx 20 feet).

Here is a diagram for speaker placement:

Here is a write-up for guidelines:
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Old 01-01-2009, 10:09 AM   #3
aussiepete aussiepete is offline
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Default 7.1

yes main seating is off the back wall a fair bit so that helps a heap thanks
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Old 01-01-2009, 01:31 PM   #4
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This site should be just what your looking for.

I hope the link will work, I always seem to have difficulty with links
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