Originally Posted by Melquiades
Speaking of surround and direct speakers.... The schematics that I have seen for speaker placement have been laid out assuming direct radiating speakers. I am wondering about rear speaker placement in a 5.1 system using non-direct radiating speakers, i.e. rs 62 iis. There must be some difference in rear speaker placement if one is using non-direct versus direct speakers. Thanks for reading this!
in a 5.1 system they called "sides". as these rs speakers are wide-radiating they widen the soundfield in a reasonable big room and do pretty well. placement is the same as direct radiating. for 7.1 "rears" that are behind the mlp they are not that advisable since these have to be closer to eachother and add to the surroudfield from the sides. so if ur room is square and big it would do but is not advisable nevertheless and if ur room is rectangle it won't work that good as ther placing needs to be right behind the mlp and have a less sounding spot in the middle of the rs so it won't add that much to the soundfield from the sides than a direct radiating would do. for atnos heights (or dts/dolby/yammie heights system) the rs would be a bad choice as they have to be close to the corners and thus reflect the sound to the side walls and towards the middle and as such going to destroy the positional soundfield from atmos etc.
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Last edited by DaJoJo; 07-03-2014 at 10:30 PM.