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Wonder how the JTR slanted 8 would work as atmos speakers that sit on top of the mains and are angled to fire up and into the room?
IMHO, the coax's dispersion pattern isn't ideal for that application but if you had 6' tall speakers and 7' reflective ceilings ... maybe. Having experienced Atmos in a good 32 speaker Atmos Theater, you're not going to get that type of sound with little up-firing mains/surrounds. IMO, that seems like a gimmick to sell new processors/speakers kinda like 3D on a 50" flatscreen ...

All that said, I did flip my surround back Slanted 8's to fire up into the ceiling and like the effect that creates for the surround backs. If I ever actually do an Atmos configuration it will be by adding 4 ceiling speakers for a 7.1.4 Atmos setup.

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What would it take to integrate a pair of SubMersives with 215RT fronts?


Equipment, programs needed....

JTR Noesis 228 (LCR)
Polk Audio LSiM 703 (Surrounds)
Seaton SubMersive HP Plus and Minus (Subs)
Denon 3312 (Receiver)
Sherbourn PA 7-350 (Amp)
Oppo BDP-103 (BluRay Player)
Sharp 80" 3D
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What would it take to integrate a pair of SubMersives with 215RT fronts?


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A minidsp would be all you would need but I prefer the dsp of the inukes for the speakers so if it were me (and this is what I did) I'd get an inuke to power the 215's and a minidsp for the subs.

Well, then you also need a mic to measure the response and a laptop to have the mini and inukedsp hooked into. It makes it easy to watch in real time the changes you make to the dsp and how they affect the frequency response. 12 db slope crossovers and high pass filters work very well in my room.
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For those of us who can't be there to hear the blind tests, it would be very interesting to see measurement comparisons in addition to qualitative comparisons.
If I get invited and get to attend...I should have my pro quality microphone and preamp/interface figured out by then and I'd love the practice of taking measurements. If not I know many have USB microphones or the Dayton Omnimic and I'm sure someone would take the measurements.
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What would it take to integrate a pair of SubMersives with 215RT fronts?


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For measurement equipment I'd recommend either purchasing the Dayton Omnimic V2 system (includes SW and mic) or purchase a CALIBRATED USB microphone (UMIK-1 or UMM-6) from Cross-spectrum.com and use with the free Room EQ Wizard (EQ) software, which you can download from HTShack.com.
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