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The way most soundbars are designed, you should be able to install upside down little or probably no adverse effects. The only way to know for sure, is to try both ways and see if there is a difference in sound.


Primary concern with most speakrs is keeping midrange and tweeter drivers close to ear level or at least aimed to where the disbursion is in the general area of your head while sitting (unless you are listening in a standing or reclinging position).
 

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Depends on what kind of input you are using on the soundbar. If just standard RCA or 1/8" stereo, you just reverse the left & right males for the outputs on the device that is sending the sound to the soundbar. If HDMI or Optical, you are sol.
 

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Originally Posted by gregzoll  /t/1417802/soundbar-installed-upside-down#post_22173236


Depends on what kind of input you are using on the soundbar. If just standard RCA or 1/8" stereo, you just reverse the left & right males for the outputs on the device that is sending the sound to the soundbar. If HDMI or Optical, you are sol.

Excellent point. Depending on your seating difference, size of your montor and resolution of your soundbar, even then the reverse right and left may not be noticeable.
 

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The other thing, some soundbars it would not matter, due to if they are just a rectangular box, you would never tell, unless someone left the inputs connected conventional. Then of course, right side dialog would be on the left, and left on the right.
 
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