My room has a 3.1 speaker system so far, with the speakers placed near one wall, and it sounds good. But I would like to have some sound coming from the opposite wall (8.5 feet away). Would it be ok to place to more speakers on that opposite wall? Is my room too small and the extra 2 speakers would actually make the overall sound quality worse? I need opinions before I try because my only option is to place them in-wall if I do.
The door is left open for better ventilation. I have a 5.1 Yahama receiver, and using 3 bookshelf Polk Audio speakers right now. I just want sound coming from the other wall now. This is my third "audio room" in my home, hence the small room.
I know I want surrounds. The question is whether 5 speakers is too much for such a small room. Whether the sound wave interferences will add more problems than actually helping.
It will be fine. The waves are not powerful enough to cause a big problem, and it's not like you have subwoofers facing each other. A few surrounds/sattelites in a room facing each other is fine. Even in a small room.
A bunch of Monitor 40's or Monitor 30's for example would be great and inexpensive. Assuming you already have something like that, as that would keep the tone matched.
Source: Pioneer VSX1121
Fronts: Polk Monitor 70 x 2 (AudioSource AMP100 in bridge mode, each)
Center: Polk Monitor 70 x 1 (AudioSource AMP100 in bridge mode)
Side Surrounds: Polk Monitor 50 x 2 (Direct from VSX1121)
Rear Surrounds: Polk Monitor 50 x 2 (Direct from VSX1121)
Subs: Polk PSW505 x 2