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2 things-

1. Have not done a significant amount of troubleshooting but while watching Guardians 2 the Atmos configuration that displayed on my 4300 didn't show the right front Atmos speaker via RP280FA. Anyone else have a similar issue? May just be that disk, I did check the connection at the speaker proper and no issues. Haven't checked on 4300 because access is a bear, going to try another disc tonight before checking 4300/changing banana plugs and wires out.

2. While I dig the RP280FA's, I don't love the 450C. In fact, it's my least favorite part of my system but a wide mile. Anyone have experience utilizing the RP280FA's as rear surround? I thought I would get the added benefit of upward firing atmos channels back there, whereas I can properly hang downward firing atmos speakers from front. I just don't get much action out of my rears currently, RP150M's, and think I may just be better off selling the 280's with 450c as a set than repurposing.

Insights appreciated.

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Congrat's, Those looks like RF-82II your RP-81II is not been making yet

Can you add more pictures of your set up. Don't get me wrong but from pictures it looks like speaker warehouse now, speaker by speaker
Haha too lazy to double check the model, but figured y'all knew what they were lol.

I'll get some more pics posted later on. Room is still a mess right now. Anything in particular you want to see or just additional pics?

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2 things-

1. Have not done a significant amount of troubleshooting but while watching Guardians 2 the Atmos configuration that displayed on my 4300 didn't show the right front Atmos speaker via RP280FA. Anyone else have a similar issue? May just be that disk, I did check the connection at the speaker proper and no issues. Haven't checked on 4300 because access is a bear, going to try another disc tonight before checking 4300/changing banana plugs and wires out.

2. While I dig the RP280FA's, I don't love the 450C. In fact, it's my least favorite part of my system but a wide mile. Anyone have experience utilizing the RP280FA's as rear surround? I thought I would get the added benefit of upward firing atmos channels back there, whereas I can properly hang downward firing atmos speakers from front. I just don't get much action out of my rears currently, RP150M's, and think I may just be better off selling the 280's with 450c as a set than repurposing.

Insights appreciated.

Jamie
Re run audyssey setup. It will detect all speakers to make sure there isn't any fault, such as backwards wiring or anything like that.

There really isn't a whole lot of surround material compared to the fronts. Yes, it's pretty movie dependent, but that's why you see people use small cheap bookshelf surrounds or something

However, just running the front 3 channels, something feels like it's missing. So the surrounds really have their place. You're using the atmos enabled towers or the addons??

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Re run audyssey setup. It will detect all speakers to make sure there isn't any fault, such as backwards wiring or anything like that.

There really isn't a whole lot of surround material compared to the fronts. Yes, it's pretty movie dependent, but that's why you see people use small cheap bookshelf surrounds or something

However, just running the front 3 channels, something feels like it's missing. So the surrounds really have their place. You're using the atmos enabled towers or the addons??
Atmos enabled. Not the add ons. I dig the loudspeakers that center is just dull AND I read having mismatched center from loud speakers is bad.

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