AVI, (Sept. issue): Using a "spreadsheet" approach, Russ, tells us to SPL the test tone from our chair, with the #1 sub at a 1/4 back wall location. This does not address/ allow for your "built in" LR subs already up front. Russ goes on to talk about 2nd & 3rd subs and other stuff.
Arthur Snelling (AVS hipster/ member/ all around cool guy) found otherwise for his room. Snoop out his web site, eh?
In my pill box of an HT, I tried everthing but clg. locations. I found two very fun spots but due to flush mounting these in the walls, I settled for 2 "pretty good" locations. A compromise between the "look" (eyes) of the room and the "sound" (ears) of the room. SPL meter said put one sub in the walkway. Wife said, that's not very much fun. The Kids didn't care.
So, standing waves, Spreadsheets, and SPL meters aside: maybe you put a long cable on the sub and start pushing it around the room until you find a nice location split between your eyes and ears.
Clopez: Is it your room or your ears that adjusted to the sub?
I'll be amazed if this helps any, jdb
Edited to respell "Snelling".
[This message has been edited by jdb (edited 08-30-2000).]