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#104337 - 07/13/05 12:00 AM M60 15 feet, 8 feet apart - toed in or parallel?
DallasAxiom Offline
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Loc: Dallas, Texas
My M60s are 15 feet away, 8 feet apart - I can't decide with my newbie ears, should they be toed in or parallel?

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#104338 - 07/13/05 12:05 AM Re: M60 15 feet, 8 feet apart - toed in or paralle
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It all depends on the room and what you like. We can't answer for you without hearing them. So, plane tickets for everybody is in order.
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#104339 - 07/13/05 12:10 AM Re: M60 15 feet, 8 feet apart - toed in or paralle
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Count me in. I've never been to Texas!
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#104340 - 07/13/05 12:19 AM Re: M60 15 feet, 8 feet apart - toed in or parallel?
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Yasa, the general suggestion is to have the speakers slightly toed-in so that the tweeters are pointing at your ears. With the relatively long distance away for that 8' separation you're not very far off the tweeter axis even if the speakers are parallel, so it might make little or no difference. If your room can accommodate it, a few feet more separation(with toe-in)might be in order.
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#104341 - 07/13/05 12:37 AM Re: M60 15 feet, 8 feet apart - toed in or parallel?
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Registered: 02/19/05
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Loc: Ventura, CA
I found that if I had my 60's going straight out that if you sat on one side of the couch the 60 that was staring you down was a bit overpowering. Toeing them in a bit helped with this phenomenon quite a bit to allow for a wider sweet spot.

Possibly just my room and my stuff and my ears though.
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#104342 - 07/13/05 12:52 AM Re: M60 15 feet, 8 feet apart - toed in or paralle
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Registered: 02/14/03
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Loc: Western Canada
I find that the M60's are very directional. Find the "sweet spot" in front of the TV, Stereo or wherever you are using them and aim towards that.

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#104343 - 07/13/05 08:28 AM Re: M60 15 feet, 8 feet apart - toed in or parallel?
bugbitten Offline
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Registered: 04/06/05
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Loc: Madisonville, KY
My 80's are 9 feet away and 15 feet apart. I have them toed in for my sweet spot. Luckily nobody in the room cares how it sounds but me.

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#104344 - 07/13/05 08:23 PM Re: M60 15 feet, 8 feet apart - toed in or paralle
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Registered: 01/23/05
Posts: 94
Loc: Dallas, Texas
Thanks for the replies...Unfortunately I can't go wider...
Here's a recent picture of my system, but the center is actually an M22 - this is just an action shot



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#104345 - 07/13/05 08:26 PM Re: M60 15 feet, 8 feet apart - toed in or paralle
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Very nice!
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#104346 - 07/13/05 08:27 PM Re: M60 15 feet, 8 feet apart - toed in or paralle
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#104347 - 07/13/05 08:29 PM Re: M60 15 feet, 8 feet apart - toed in or paralle
DallasAxiom Offline
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Registered: 01/23/05
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Loc: Dallas, Texas
Sirquack... I just saw u on the AVS boards. That Alimentall dude is quite a piece of work huh? I am A_Newbie

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#104348 - 07/13/05 08:29 PM Re: M60 15 feet, 8 feet apart - toed in or paralle
Wid Offline
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Registered: 06/22/03
Posts: 6720
Loc: The Peoples Republic of Il.

Man that's a beautiful shot of your 60s.I only wish I had the ability to take photos like that.Nice home page too.
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#104349 - 07/17/05 02:51 PM Re: M60 15 feet, 8 feet apart - toed in or parallel?
warfer21 Offline
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Loc: T. Bay , ON
Mine are 15 feet away and 12 feet apart.

So I toed them in AND put them on blocks (I'll probably end up building pedastals)

I THINK I like it better
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#104350 - 07/17/05 09:24 PM Re: M60 15 feet, 8 feet apart - toed in or paralle
DallasAxiom Offline
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Registered: 01/23/05
Posts: 94
Loc: Dallas, Texas
Thanks wid... here's another one...a brochure type photo of my M60 next to its brother the M22



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#104351 - 07/17/05 09:27 PM Re: M60 15 feet, 8 feet apart - toed in or paralle
Wid Offline
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Registered: 06/22/03
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Loc: The Peoples Republic of Il.
Now you'er just teasing Nice,real nice.
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#104352 - 07/18/05 01:06 AM Re: M60 15 feet, 8 feet apart - toed in or paralle
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Registered: 02/19/05
Posts: 243
Loc: Ventura, CA
That is a really nice photo. Stared for a while. . .gosh I love these speakers.
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