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  1. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    Hello everyone, I’m close to installing drywall in my theater and I’m trying to figure out the best spots for my in ceiling atmos and side surround speakers for a 7.2.2 setup. Are there any “Home theater layout calculators” out there that help with this? Im looking for something where I can...
  2. General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms
    Atmos for my media room, couch on wall: 5.1.2, 5.1.4, 7.1.4, 7.1.2?? I could use some HT component layout help. We are in the planning / permitting phase of an addition to the house, which includes the attached play/media room. Not what I would have designed if I were the only voice, but WAF...
  3. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    Hello, I am new to all things audio, but I would like to install a sound system in my living room. I have many doors, so TV, speaker and furniture locations are difficult. Given the presented layout, where would you place speakers? Would you do 5.1 or 7.1 or other? Thank you for any help you...
  4. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    Planning on creating HT above garage. Odd layout restricts ability to properly layout screen and front speakers and maximum screen allowed will likely be 70". Will be installing 3 KEF Ci3160RL as LCR and 2 Ci3160RLb in wall subs (maybe 2 in front, maybe 1 front 1 rear) all as part of a 5.2.2...
  5. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    Hi all, Have seen quite a few of these threads where people are struggling to fit their TVs with a fireplace. Was hoping someone could help with some feedback on my situation. Not too unhappy with our current set up, but our TV is quite small for the watching distance (sitting about 3.5-4m away...
  6. Speakers
    Hello All, Long time reader first time poster! :) I was hoping to get some advice on the attached speaker placement. The image is NOT to scale and is very rough, but it gives the basics. I know the published specs call for the atmos speakers to be inline with the front left and right...
  7. Speakers
    Alright, So I have Three separate questions. Design decision was to keep all speakers hidden. First, from the attached speaker layout, should I put my rear surrounds in-wall (green) or in ceiling (blue)? I am leaning towards in-ceiling due to the rear left surround needing be placed in the...
  8. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    Hello, I am looking for some general thoughts/advice from people on how I should handle the setup of our home theater downstairs. I'm looking to do a 7.1.4 setup in our basement but the left side of the theater area has a large open space which goes into the other portion of the basement and we...
  9. General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms
    Hi, Thanks for all of the helpful posts! This is a great forum. I'd like to buy and install a surround sound system on my TV, which is installed above a fireplace in a room that's approximately 30' x 30'. I'm hoping to get some recommendations on what kind of system to get and where to place...
  10. Speakers
    Hi there, We just bought a house and are doing some renovations in our family room. Our contractor has asked us to tell him what we want to do with our home-theatre system. Because we're re-doing the walls, we can easily run speaker wires and do in-wall or in-ceiling speakers. A few things...
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