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Originally Posted by exm
As great as Atmos sounds, I just don't see how to practically implement this. I will not buy new speakers (having 11.2 KEF speakers), and I need to add ceiling speakers for optimal effect? DTS also has a competitive product? There's no way to drive more than 11 channels? No thanks. I'll skip the 1st gen and enjoy my 11.2 on my AV8801 for a while.
In listening to Scott Wilkinson on Leo Laporte, he said that ceiling speakers are not necessary as speakers that are designed specifically for Atmos that are mounted on the walls to send sound vertically up to 16' ceilings are considered to meet the new standard.
But we are off the topic of Marantz 8801
Family Room:75" 4K HDR Sony 940D/Marantz AV8802A/MM8077/GoldenEar:Triton Ones (superseding Triton 2s),/SuperCenter XXL center channel/ SuperSat 60surrounds/Oppo BDP-105/Directv C61K/Roku 4K
Basement: 70" Sharp Elite/Marantz AV8801/Marantz MM8003/PSB Stratus Gold Front,Center,Left, Surrounds/ Directv Genie HR-54/Roku 4K