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# Where should I place my 7.1 speakers?

## Where should I place my 7.1 speakers?

The left and right front speakers should be placed at an equal distance from the screen and at least six feet apart; the left, right and center front speakers should be an equal distance from the ideal viewing position. To enhance the experience, some toe-in might be desirable.

Where should I place my surround sound speakers?

In order to place the left and right surround sound channels for maximum impact, you want them positioned at roughly 90-110 degrees relative to your listening position—in other words, right beside each of your ears or slightly behind them by 10-20 degrees.

How far from wall should ceiling speakers be?

18-24 inches
Your surround speakers should be spaced about the same distance apart as the front left and right speakers. We recommend installing in-wall and ceiling speakers at least 18-24 inches away from an adjacent wall or ceiling.

### How do you place speakers in a rectangular room?

If you are forced to place your speakers on the long side of a symmetrical, rectangular room, create a Golden rectangle in each rear corner. Your speakers can then be placed anywhere along a line extending from the outside rear corner through the inside front corner (Diagram F).

What height should rear surround speakers be?

Surround sound height placement was standardized for years, only becoming contentious with the introduction of immersive audio formats. When not installing immersive audio speakers, place the surround speakers approximately two feet above sitting ear height, which is generally 6 feet.

How is speaker placement calculated?

Determining the Placement of Your Speakers Place your speaker 1/3rd of the distance from your front wall, and your seat 1/3rd the distance from the rear wall. For example, if your room measures 15ft from wall to wall, place your seat 5 ft from the rear wall and your speaker 5 ft from the front wall.

#### How far behind should rear speakers be?

two feet
Try to keep the speakers—especially rear vented models—at least two feet from the surface behind it, unless you use a vent plug. For best results when mounting surround speakers on a rear wall, position them so that they flank the main listening area and point toward the front of the room.

How far apart should left and right speakers be?

The front left and right speakers should be placed about 3 to 4 feet away on either side of the display screen or TV. They should face the viewers pointing towards the center of the room.

How far apart left and right speakers?

about 3 to 4 feet away
The front left and right speakers should be placed about 3 to 4 feet away on either side of the display screen or TV. They should face the viewers pointing towards the center of the room.

## Should speakers be angled?

Speaker positioning is very important. Having Speakers angled can help you keep them on axis and create a good stereo effect. Therefore yes, speakers are best positioned at an angle to direct the flow of sound better. Angle your speakers inward so they’re aimed towards the listening position.

What is the best height for in wall speakers?

In-wall/on-wall: Place the speakers about 6 feet off the floor. While wall speakers are a great option for many rooms, they tend to create more “hot spots” (areas where the sound is much louder) than ceiling speakers do.