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post #1 of 5 Old 10-07-2012, 04:33 PM - Thread Starter
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What distance should rear speakers be placed from where you are sitting?

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I've read someplace at least 4'. I have mine set at approx 8 - 12' depending on where you sit and have been happy with the result. You should also use Audyssey if you have it to help adjust (i also did some manual over-riding with an SPL as well)
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I agree with the 3-4 foot range, and more is always better. This typically applies more to freestanding speakers than mounted ones. Having speakers (or seating) too close to walls or corners results in a lot of low-end buildup that can degrade the quality of the sound.
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What distance should rear speakers be placed from where you are sitting?
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Are your rears on stands, walls, ceilings?
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My rears are currently on stands, though I am looking into getting speakers eventually placed into the wall behind my sofa so they will be flush with the wall.

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