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  1. Speakers
    I want to setup a 5.1.2 setup in my living room. Is it okay that I install 4 ceiling speakers. Use 2 of them for the back surround sound. Use the other 2 for the Atmos sound? Setup: Rectangular shaped room. 18ftX13ft. 9ft ceiling. No back wall. It is open room to the kitchen/dining room...
  2. General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms
    After searching this forum I'll ask for help in deciding on equipment to conquer this open concept great room challenge. I'll attach a picture of the floor plan and pre-wire placement for the full In-ceiling build out. Here is some information to help you help me: Ceiling is 9.5 ft high with...
  3. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    Hello all...looking for any help please!!!! I recently moved into a house that had some speakers in the ceiling already and wire run to another location. So, all in all, I have 6 speakers ready to be hooked up. There are 2 in a dining room, 2 in a living room and 2 in a screened in porch. All...
  4. General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms
    Hello! I have searched all around and have yet to find my solution. This forum seems to be the most knowledgable and most active so hopefully someone here can point me in the right direction. Due to the architecture of my house the only real speaker options are in-ceiling. I know it is not...
  5. Speakers
    Newbie with little to know knowledge on the subject. New house construction, all pre-wiring done for 7.1 system in place, all in ceiling as mapped out in the attached pic. Onkyo TX-RZ810 receiver already ordered. Looking for the right recommendations for what speakers to purchase. I'll need 7...
  6. Speakers
    Hi all. First off, apologies if I've posted in the incorrect place. I'm not very good at forums! Please forgive :) I've just finished building a new house with 6" and 8" Atlantic audio in ceiling speakers, which I've constructed plywood enclosures behind them. Now that I'm finally able to hook...
  7. Speakers
    I am renovating my entire house and opened the floor plan of the 1st floor to have an open kitchen extending to the end of living room. Its an L shaped plan. The contractor has installed speaker wires for 6 in ceiling speakers placed in parallel across the length of the ceiling. Looking for...
  8. Speakers
    Looking for some advice on setting up a 5.1 system in my new house. The couch is up against the wall, about 13 feet from a 75" tv and the ceiling is 9 feet tall. I already have an SVS SB-2000 sub. Here is my problem: My living room came pre-wired for 4 in-ceiling speakers (two front, two...
  9. Speakers
    Does anyone know of any decent Amplified In Ceiling Speakers? for a whole house audio solution? Wanting to avoid a separate amplifier and running speaker wire all over the place.
  10. Speakers
    I'm looking for help in setting up a home theater system as well as in ceiling speakers for throughout a 7000 sq/ft home which is around $3 million. We're spec builders (in Northern VA/DC) and have picked out a few items, but I'm not sure if it's the best bet for my money. For the home theater...
  11. Speakers
    I'm trying to spec out a media room and in ceiling speakers for a 7000 sq/ft home. I need help picking out some different in ceiling speakers along with a media room design (which includes projector, projector screen, and surround sound). For the media room I was planning to go with: Surround...
  12. General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms
    Hello all, I'm new to the site but have been a follower for many years. I get most of my information form all you Genius’s that know a hell of a lot more than i do. So i recently updated and did my own install of in wall / ceiling 5.1 set up and wanted to share. This was my first time doing...
  13. Speakers
    Hello I am currently in the market to purchase in ceiling speakers for a whole home audio system. I am looking at 4 pairs of speakers to start. I have narrowed down my search to two models but I have had no luck with local dealers having them in stock to hear. Most of the speakers will be used...
  14. General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms
    Skip to question please if you don't need to read about my config please __________ So the house I have has 5.1 surround in one room, 2 speakers for the patio (with volume control), and 2 speakers in the den (with volume control). In the den and patio I have the following wires in the wall...
  15. Home A/V Distribution
     Hello experts -   This is my first post and I am a novice as far as wholes house AV automation is concerned. We are build a 2 story 5300+ sqft house and should be ready by late spring / summer.   I got couple of quotes from a control 4 dealer and another AV professional. Control4 quoted me...
  16. Home A/V Distribution
    Yes, I know there are a million threads on this. And because of that, like cable TV, I dont know what to go with, and many are well informed, but older threads. To prove I actuallly did research, I do know the following from yall (thank you): - Dont do in ceiling speakers, you are dumb &...
  17. Home A/V Distribution
    Hi, I am in the process of a kitchen remodel and will be installing some speakers for a whole house music system. I want to go with an 8" in-ceiling speakers for the best bass response. Are there any brands that have an integrated back box? What is the best way to place in-ceiling speakers...
  18. Speakers
    Hi all, I am trying to select some in ceiling speakers for my 5.1 home theater setup. I already have a powered subwoofer (Polk PSW10), but I need help deciding which of the in ceiling speakers are better. The ceiling is pre wired and the viewing area is right underneath the 2 rears. So I was...
  19. Speakers
    Good day everyone. I know that in-ceiling are not recommended but that is the way I have chosen to go. I currently have a Klipsch SW12 sub that I will be reusing. What I am looking for are fronts, surrounds. I also need a center channel but I will be going with a cabinet style center. I...
  20. Home A/V Distribution
    Guys: I have a simple question regarding installing the in-ceiling speakers. How you normally determine the location of the speakers? I thought about 2 options. Option one is installing the left and right speaker at 1/3 and 2/3 of ceiling's width. Option two is install them at 1/4 and 3/4...
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