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Originally Posted by pooriepoorie
Quick question – how credible is an arrangement to use the CBM 170 for both the fronts and surrounds? I would ideally like to mount the sorrounds on the wall and I read somewhere that 170s may not be the best choice as mounted speakers. I wanted to understand the options that I have.
The CBM 170 is a rear ported speaker, therefore you can not place them on a wall. They would need at least 6" clearance in back. The fact they say they are wall mountable, is laughable. Unless that port is plugged and then that changes everything the speaker is.
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