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post #1 of 4 Old 02-23-2012, 10:24 AM - Thread Starter
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I have Sonance 623R in-ceiling speakers. I use these as surrounds in a 5.1 system with Ascend RAAL Towers and a Sierra-1 NrT Center. (...I know in-ceiling speakers are not ideal, but it's what I have to work with.)

I can aim the woofer and tweeter individually. I'm wondering if it's recommended to aim the speakers directly at the listening position, or aim it at the back wall "to get a more diffuse sound", as the manual describes it.

A lot of my listening it 2 channel music. The in-ceilings are only used for blu-rays.
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Throw in some movies and experiment for what works/sounds best in your room. Take your time and enjoy with your final decision.
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I have my tweeters pointed towards the main listen position. Neither my Vife or I have any complaints.

I have the in-ceilings two feet away from the walls, and do not think pointing the tweeters away from the MLP would be beneficial.
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Dolby Labs recommends aiming the speakers at the listening position - the surround channels are mastered for positional audio sound effects and cues, so you want directional sound, not diffuse.
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