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Hello,

I have sketched up my media room in the following draings

I'm running speaker wire and was wondering what would be the best possible location for my sub/s.



As you can see in the attachment, I have chosen the right corner for a sub. I'll use Klipsch 12D or something similar. and thinking or having possibly two subs. my question is, if I decide to use two, what would be a good location and direction? I was told sub should be 90 degree from my other speakers but with my limited knowledge in audio setup I don't know what's the theory behind it. I also understand that you need to move the sub around to find the best location but I need to run the wires now but I don't have all the equipment to test it out and the room isn't even ready. just got the framing done.

any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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You can't tell the best placement from a picture. You need to do the sub crawl; search what that means.

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If the volume of your listening area is above 4000 cubic feet (you must include the volume of any adjoining areas that your listening area is open to), then you will likely need two RW-12D. The sub was discontinued last October but can still be found at some retailers.
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If the volume of your listening area is above 4000 cubic feet (you must include the volume of any adjoining areas that your listening area is open to), then you will likely need two RW-12D. The sub was discontinued last October but can still be found at some retailers.

what's the rule of thumb when placing multiple sub in a room? what I mean is their placement relative to each other. unfortunately I can't do the sub crawl at this point as I don't have the wiring done and no drywall is up. so the sound characteristic may completely change once the room is drywalled?
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what's the rule of thumb when placing multiple sub in a room? what I mean is their placement relative to each other. unfortunately I can't do the sub crawl at this point as I don't have the wiring done and no drywall is up. so the sound characteristic may completely change once the room is drywalled?
The subject is very complicated. This may help:
http://www.harman.com/EN-US/OurCompany/Innovation/Documents/White%20Papers/multsubs.pdf

I would not pre-wire a room for subs.

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