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The room has a 12 foot coffered ceiling. It will require a lot of sound treatment due to wood floors/tall walls/ceilings.The room is 22x16x12 (lxwxh), so ~4200ft^3. Rough schematic attached. Trying to keep seating position between 15-18' due to horizontal viewing angle.

I am willing to buy used and prefer "bang for buck", just because I can afford more doesn't mean I feel the draw to spend more if the improvement in quality is marginal at best.

I have spent about 8-10 hours looking through the speaker forums, googling, and what not. Still, I can't find the right information on which direction to go for a room with high ceilings that is flat, not vaulted.

My LCR are B&W CM10 S2's with a matching centre2 s2. I figure I would reuse this from my previous living room set up.

4x Atmos
--Need to be able to be angled and capable of aiming midrange at MLP due to off position/reuse of existing speaker holes/wiring. The Front atmos are roughly 10' in front of MLP (so these are close to reference location, I believe with a 15 degree, I should be ok). The back atmos would be 3' behind MLP(these are the ones I am concerned about, will need to put sound treatment on rear wall).
- RSL C34E
- polk audio rc80i or tc80i
- rbh VA-615
- Revel speakers?
- Triad?

4x surrounds/rear surrounds (would like to stay under $300/speaker, however no issue going below or over if the value really is noticeable. If not, I am more for practicality and willing to put more money towards subs for example)
--This is where I am having the most difficulty. Most sites have either budget or super high end bookshelfs or very small satellites for surrounds. Since this is an atmos set up, it appears most recommend moving away from bipole (I find it interesting though that most vendors still only have bipoles in their surround offerings).
-- Most likely would wallmount on a swivel bracket, so I am leaning towards speakers that do have front port or sealed, however didn't rule any rear port out. In wall isn't really an option due to non ideal.
- ELAC Debut 2.0 B6.2
- B&W 607
- Q Acoustics 3020i or a 3020s
- Kef Q150 or 100 (if i can find)
- Chane A1.5
- deftech SM55 (since they don't have the rear port, may be better for wall mounting)

2-4 subs?
-- Based on my research on room volume, it seems that it points me toward >12" subs. However, I do notice that the 12" subs go on sale much more often, so for the price of 2x 15"s it seems I can easily get 4x 12"s (for example svs pb2000 down to $599 or monolith down to $640). Thats new prices, I can get lower if I slowly add as they come up for sale used.
-- Sub is actually the easiest to see, there are clear winners here.
- SVS PB2x, PB4x. I think the 16 is probably not worth the money at $2400 each.
- Rythmik FV15HP
- Monolith 12 and 15"
- HSU VTF-15H MK2 or VTF-3 MK5 HP
 

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The room has a 12 foot coffered ceiling. It will require a lot of sound treatment due to wood floors/tall walls/ceilings.The room is 22x16x12 (lxwxh), so ~4200ft^3. Rough schematic attached. Trying to keep seating position between 15-18' due to horizontal viewing angle.

I am willing to buy used and prefer "bang for buck", just because I can afford more doesn't mean I feel the draw to spend more if the improvement in quality is marginal at best.

I have spent about 8-10 hours looking through the speaker forums, googling, and what not. Still, I can't find the right information on which direction to go for a room with high ceilings that is flat, not vaulted.

My LCR are B&W CM10 S2's with a matching centre2 s2. I figure I would reuse this from my previous living room set up.

4x Atmos
--Need to be able to be angled and capable of aiming midrange at MLP due to off position/reuse of existing speaker holes/wiring. The Front atmos are roughly 10' in front of MLP (so these are close to reference location, I believe with a 15 degree, I should be ok). The back atmos would be 3' behind MLP(these are the ones I am concerned about, will need to put sound treatment on rear wall).
- RSL C34E
- polk audio rc80i or tc80i
- rbh VA-615
- Revel speakers?
- Triad?

4x surrounds/rear surrounds (would like to stay under $300/speaker, however no issue going below or over if the value really is noticeable. If not, I am more for practicality and willing to put more money towards subs for example)
--This is where I am having the most difficulty. Most sites have either budget or super high end bookshelfs or very small satellites for surrounds. Since this is an atmos set up, it appears most recommend moving away from bipole (I find it interesting though that most vendors still only have bipoles in their surround offerings).
-- Most likely would wallmount on a swivel bracket, so I am leaning towards speakers that do have front port or sealed, however didn't rule any rear port out. In wall isn't really an option due to non ideal.
- ELAC Debut 2.0 B6.2
- B&W 607
- Q Acoustics 3020i or a 3020s
- Kef Q150 or 100 (if i can find)
- Chane A1.5
- deftech SM55 (since they don't have the rear port, may be better for wall mounting)

2-4 subs?
-- Based on my research on room volume, it seems that it points me toward >12" subs. However, I do notice that the 12" subs go on sale much more often, so for the price of 2x 15"s it seems I can easily get 4x 12"s (for example svs pb2000 down to $599 or monolith down to $640). Thats new prices, I can get lower if I slowly add as they come up for sale used.
-- Sub is actually the easiest to see, there are clear winners here.
- SVS PB2x, PB4x. I think the 16 is probably not worth the money at $2400 each.
- Rythmik FV15HP
- Monolith 12 and 15"
- HSU VTF-15H MK2 or VTF-3 MK5 HP
Safest bets all around are free returns which you would get with their ceiling speakers and their front ported bookshelves; they'd probably even give you a package discount.

There have been a few people recently who have compared RSL in ceilings to cheaper choices and found the cheaper choices were just as good for them for Atmos; so you could save some money by going with well regarded Polk in ceilings.

If you have no subwoofer experience then starting with SVS with free returns makes sense. Start with two though.
 
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