How to Install, Configure and Place Speakers Seamlessly?

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With the enhanced technology options available for a luxurious entertainment surround sound speakers are available in many variations. However to be able to experience the full potential of your surround sound speakers placement and configuration play a very vital role. Follow through the recommendations below to utilize the complete potential of your speakers. For more information about home theater accessories, you can always check our site.

 

  1. Speakers and Subwoofers: Most speakers that offer surround sound technology may vary typically from one to five speakers paired with a subwoofer. Speakers, Subwoofer both are hooked up to the receiver, however always make sure to manage wires lying across the floor. As often a damaged wire connection is the reason for the performance of a subwoofer, speakers. As placement is the key for both the speaker and the subwoofer, often the corner of a room may be the ideal placement.

 

  1. Front Speaker Placement: While installation as well as placement the most key component is measurement. Always while taking measurements make sure the tweeters of the front speakers are placed at ear-height when seated; if needed take assistance of bookshelf-style speakers, stands to maintain the optimal height. Measurements often tend to be faulty while installing.

 

  1. Surround Sound Speakers: Surround sound speakers are the key component to to amplify the movie or television experience. So while placing standard surround speakers in your home the length should be two feet above ear level. However placing speakers behind your couch or side walls is also ideal for a 5.1 setup, 7.1 system, speakers are best when placed behind walls to create rear surround ambiance.

 

  1. Projection Screens/ TV: Once all the speakers are placed efficiently the placement of Projection Screens/ TVs is crucial. Depending on the room and the furniture setup often this is determined. Ideally the front speakers on both sides right and left of the Projection Screens/ TV should be a one to two feet away. However the central speaker should be ideally placed above of the screen if the furniture is close to the screen and below if the furniture is placed appropriately.

 

  1. AT Screen: An AT Screen (acoustically transparent screen) is a projector screen used to accommodate the speakers behind the screen often placed in small rooms. When installing a transparent AT Screens to get the best experience place all speakers on right, left and centre behind the screen. However while installing perforated AT screen place the speakers behind the screen at a distance of 12 inches.

 

  1. Subwoofer Placement: Generally the best place for a subwoofer is the corner of a room. However another best spot is to place it along the wall half or quarter way for enhanced bass.

 

  1. Multiple Subwoofer: If you are looking to enhance the bass to its maximum potential the best solution is a subwoofer. A second subwoofer elevates the bass to ensure tight, well-defined and evenly distributed bass.

 

  1. Multiple Speakers: To support different sound formats different speakers are used; especially immersive-sound formats such as Dolby Atmos, Auro 3D, and DTS are associated to create 3D sound fields using height channels. While choosing these sound formats often single speakers are not able to deliver the enhanced potential. So the best route is to use 9 to 11 speakers depending on the processor

 

  1. Height/ Main Speaker Placement: 45° is the ideal placement, for but often if the ceilings in your home are not high then place the as away as possible from the front main speakers.

 

  1. Dolby Atmos Speakers: Dolby Atmos-enabled speakers help deliver height and immersion to utilize their full potential they should be placed at 14 feet along a acoustically reflective ceiling

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