I guess I asked the question that way for an understanding of available speakers separate from planning our room. More like a way to classify a speakers usefulness without completely overpowering a space, or picking something with the wrong characteristics for a specific room.
- Is one speaker more directional? ok, at what range?
- Is another focused on as wide as possible for surrounds? ok, how wide is it effective and is there a minimum or maximum distance?
- Is there something else for as wide, and tall as possible?
The first image on the SEOS 12" waveguide looks like it has 3of loss for 90 degrees. How does that work out as a whole speaker?
If the room specs really matters more, our space is 18'9" wide, 23'9" deep, and 8'6" H (although a part of the front of the room will be shorter at 7'6" under a beam).
- 6" of wall space has been allotted for diffusion and absorption.
- I am not adverse to sizing columns to fit tuned membrane traps or similar.
- I intend to start with a microphone, laptop, and a lot of diffusion inside the room shell. I will take measurements as large components are added (screen wall, riser, soffits, and 3" of ceiling diffusion behind a cloth ceiling)
- We have RSL C34e for atmos
- I would like to pick up at least two speakers to start screwing with as the space takes shape.
I know I am a novice, and the above is probably the extent of where I have thought about the technical nature of the speakers themselves, so please be kind with me