So I'll try and keep this brief - short version is I aligned my listening position with the window casement in my spare-room-turned-HT, placed the surrounds and in-ceiling atmos speakers according to Dolby angle guidelines, and then afterwards came to realize my listening position is about two inches back of dead center in the room.
I spent last night hand-wringing and reading about optimal listening position (not really sure why I didn't start from there
), but thought I would come to ya'll and get some general feedback.
I've attached a few pics of the room as it currently stands. Obviously there's no seating yet, and I'm willing to move speakers as necessary, but would love to avoid moving the atmos speakers if at all possible. They're 5 feet to the front and rear of the listening position, as I assumed a 3 foot ear height (8 foot ceilings) which made 5 foot distances a 45 degree angle. The left surround only has about 6 inches to move back on account of the bump out.
Just soliciting some general feedback and hoping to quell my anxiety about nulls a bit haha. Also, open to as many acoustical treatments as necessary - this is a single-purpose room and my wife has given me free reign to do whatever I'd like. Room will be totally painted and thick blackout curtains installed before we go live. Thanks all!
Oh the two subs are used HSU VTF3-MK3s I just picked up last night. Would like to use them both, and can move around as needed. The projector frame will be a hybrid of a false wall and a fixed frame - it's going to jut out about a foot and cover all three front speakers, but won't be a true false wall in that I'm not framing out the length of the wall. I'll just mask off the screen area then, which I'm figuring on being 100" at this point.
Any questions, ask away!
EDIT - figured dimensions would help.
Short side of room (where screen will go and LCR is currently located) - 122" (10' 2")
Long wall - 184" (15' 4")
MLP currently assumed at 94" (aligned with outside edge of window casement along long wall)