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post #1 of 2 Old 06-02-2000, 05:53 PM - Thread Starter
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On my large front projection screen 92"x52" 16x9. I am finding that placing the center channel speaker underneath, makes much of the sound and dialog, come from the bottom of the screen. Maybe this doesn't distract anyone but me. Anyway most of the time, sounds should be coming from mid screen or higher, except in extreme closeups where the mouth is at the bottom of the screen. The bottom of the screen is 32" from the floor. I do have room to mount the center channel above the screen. But I would like to know where all of you place your center channel and what you think of the result.
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Assuming that your screen is not perforated and that you can't therefore mount the speaker behind the center of the screen, try this: place the speaker below the screen, angled up at you and use an equalizer to boost the 8kHz range of the dialog speaker's response by a few dB. This has the psychoacoustical effect of making the sound seem to be emminating from a point higher than the speaker itself. Ask me why.

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