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the screen wall will have a stage....on the stage from top to bottom .......tower...sub...center...sub...tower....the rears are bookshelves.. i may add some dipole/bipole speakers to the sides of the seats for 7.1..............


is this configuration going to be an acoustical nightmare?
 

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the rears are bookshelves.. i may add some dipole/bipole speakers to the sides of the seats for 7.1.

The "rear" speaker position you show would be for the rear surrounds of a 7.1 system.


That location is incorrect for a 5.1 setup. 5.1 surrounds should be between 90-120 degrees of the main seating position ... that would be to the sides and slightly behind the main listening position as shown below:




This is a 7.1 setup:



Avoid "dipoles"!

Use bi-poles instead.
 

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How about having my seating up against the side wall?

The seat right against the wall will be pretty crappy but the other three should be OK.
 
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