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post #1 of 21 Old 08-29-2013, 08:38 AM - Thread Starter
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Looking for some skinnier front speakers (l,c,r) for my home theater. Im hoping to find something under 6 inches deep. On a 400-500 dollar budget but I could sacrifice the center if need be. Thanks guys looking towards your recommendations.
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Perhaps these will work for you. They are between 5 and 6 inches deep.
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Also looking at the polk owm setup
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Check out the BIC America Formula Series FH6-LCR speakers @ acousticsounddesign.com these are pretty good speakers and fit within your price range. They are 6.125" deep.

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Just get 3 of those? I have a projector setup should I just throw 3 of those under the screen?
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We need more info and diagram and/or pics of your room to help you out better. The way I would recommend is place the L&R speakers vertically on either side of the screen with tweeters at ear level and then put the center under the screen angled up so the tweeter is aimed toward your ears.

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Hard to describe and the photo wont load. But there is no room on the sides for speakers. Furniture is shaped in an L. Its a 10ft wide by 20ft long room.
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Do you have an acousticly transparent screen?

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No I do not
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I guess your best bet is buy 3 bookshelf speakers or LCR's and keep them all vertical. Position them under the screen and angle the tweeters up to ear level.

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Would you still recommend those bci americas for that? I guess what im asking do they have adjustable tweeters. The bottom of the screen is about 3 feet from the floor.
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You can use those FH6-LCR speakers all vertically OR you could look at 3 FH-65B Bookshelf speakers all placed vertically. No the tweeters are not adjustable. You would need to have stands or mounts that would enable the whole speaker to be angled up. What you want to avoid are the speakers firing at your legs. Ideally you want them angled so the tweeter is aimed at seated ear level.

Also do you already have a subwoofer?

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Yes but its a hand me down from a htib. Little 6 1/4.
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I think im gonna go with the lcr 2.5inches shallower. Might use the 65b as rears though.
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That sounds good. Also you could use the LCR's all the way around 5 or 7 identical speakers is the way to go.

I would highly recommend getting at least a good powerful 12" sub for your room. I hope you can spend $500 - $600 on a good sub.

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Would u think I could get by with just 2 speakers under the projector or is 3 a must. Just with the room being only 10ft wide.
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Also factoring now with a sub upgrade. How do you feel about the dv62si all around?
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I can't really comment on them as I never heard them. I know I like the horn loaded tweeter in the other speakers I suggested cuz I have the Acoustech speakers. Also the DV62si's are much deeper... Even tho your room is only 10' wide I still say do a center cuz Phantom Center only works well for 1 seat in the room the dead center seat. And it only works if you have the speakers toed in at an angle that the tweeter's aim right to your head. So if you plan to just have the speakers facing straight into the room it wouldn't work well.

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Sounds good. Just ebay shopping. Some good deals on there. Anyothers you could recommend?
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Anyother recommendations?
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Have you looked at the HTD.com Middies? There only 5.25 deep and they have b-stock available to save a little more. I haven't heard them but have heard a lot of good things about their other speaker lines.... Would second the sub upgrade recommendation with any speakers of this size though. The middies only extend to 100hz or so if memory serves.
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