Get Free, Friendly, Expert Advice
Call 1-866-244-8796 or email

Designed and Manufactured in Canada Since 1980


AxiomAudio Blog

Axiom’s Newest Speaker: The In-Ceiling M3

Outdoor Speaker Placement

Speaker Placement: Unusual Room Layouts and Elevating Speakers

Wall'O'Fame
Experimental Atmos
Greetings fellow Axiom owners...
Who's Online
2 registered (Kevin1, Andrew), 81 Guests and 6 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Financing
Forum Stats
13317 Members
11 Forums
22875 Topics
404248 Posts

Max Online: 378 @ 02/24/13 04:33 PM
Top Posters
Ken.C 17768
pmbuko 16273
SirQuack 13333
CV 11194
MarkSJohnson 10878
Meanwhile On Facebook

Love this comment from Doug T! "The M22 bookshelf speakers sound so clean and a...

󾓶 Andrew has spoken! Big update on the AxiomPlay Wireless Platform on the Axiom...

A New Look For Our Amps and Pre-amps? Adding yet another level of customization...

Hurry - sale ends Sunday!

Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4 >
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#245954 - 02/09/09 05:34 PM W22's in HT
Parin Offline
enthusiast

Registered: 01/06/09
Posts: 34
1) I plan to have a large screen with a width of about 108" (120" diagonal), and place the W22's (only want on-wall or in-wall speakers, although I know most people will try to convince me otherwise) on each side of the wall, which would be about 10' apart from each other. We are looking to sit about 12-15' back from the wall. For HT purposes, are those speakers going to be too spread out from each other for this sitting format?
Isn't it better to have the speakers aimed straight at you?
These speakers stick out too much from the wall to place them behind a mounted screen, right?
2) And is the on-wall center channel directional or does it need to be? Do I need to have it placed on the wall at ear level? I think that would be at 4' or so.

Thanks!

Top
#245964 - 02/09/09 07:24 PM Re: W22's in HT [Re: Parin]
Worfzara Offline
aficionado

Registered: 07/25/05
Posts: 709
Loc: London area, Ont, Canada
My opinion is not to have speakers behind a screen. I did some research here and found that you will sacrfice picture quality and sound quality. As tempting as it is to do it this way.

I love the look of the W series. The are very clean and you can make them blend with your decor. The only problem I see with them is that you can't angle them or move them. Once you place them you are pretty much stuck.

I have a 136 inch screen and here is how I set up mine only with the M80's, EP500 and VP150. It sounds great and at the same time I have some flex. on speaker placement Tweaking.




_________________________
paul

Axiom M80, VP180, Qs8, EP500
Panasonic PT-AU900
AudioTrak AT-6100
Denon AVR-990

Top
#245965 - 02/09/09 07:37 PM Re: W22's in HT [Re: Worfzara]
Adrian Offline
axiomite

Registered: 12/27/08
Posts: 6609
Loc: It's all about the location.
Wow! nice HT. Do you charge admission? \:D
_________________________
Half of communication is listening. You can't listen with your mouth.

Top
#245966 - 02/09/09 08:00 PM Re: W22's in HT [Re: Adrian]
Worfzara Offline
aficionado

Registered: 07/25/05
Posts: 709
Loc: London area, Ont, Canada
Here are the rest of the pics of it. Hmmm, charge admission, there is an idea for a 2nd income.











paul
_________________________
paul

Axiom M80, VP180, Qs8, EP500
Panasonic PT-AU900
AudioTrak AT-6100
Denon AVR-990

Top
#245967 - 02/09/09 08:15 PM Re: W22's in HT [Re: Worfzara]
Parin Offline
enthusiast

Registered: 01/06/09
Posts: 34
wow...nice set up man!

I may have to revert to the m80's or m60's.

We have 2 sofas, placed in an L shaped configuration....and one of them (loveseat) will start at about 5' from the screen. The larger sofa is 15' back from the screen. If I ditch the loveseat, then I will have have less seating but could place a tower on the sides....tough choice!

Top
#245970 - 02/09/09 08:33 PM Re: W22's in HT [Re: Parin]
Worfzara Offline
aficionado

Registered: 07/25/05
Posts: 709
Loc: London area, Ont, Canada
Thanks, I used to fly airplanes for a hobby. My wife likes this one much better, it's not nearly as expensive and she always knows where i am. LOL.

I think M22's would work really well if you have them matched with a great sub like the EP500.

I am considering the W series for my living room in the future. They have great "wife approval factor" and sound great, and I am not going to be a critical about their location. For me that is where I see the W series fits best, living rooms (2nd media room), bedrooms, kitchens, etc.

The great thing is what ever you decide, I am sure you will be very pleased with the Axiom lineup.

Happy shopping!

paul
_________________________
paul

Axiom M80, VP180, Qs8, EP500
Panasonic PT-AU900
AudioTrak AT-6100
Denon AVR-990

Top
#245972 - 02/09/09 08:34 PM Re: W22's in HT [Re: Worfzara]
merchman Offline
aficionado

Registered: 02/01/08
Posts: 834
Loc: WI
Very nice set up Paul.
_________________________
M80's(2), VP150, QS8's(2), M3's(4)

Top
#245973 - 02/09/09 08:37 PM Re: W22's in HT [Re: merchman]
BoB/335 Offline
aficionado

Registered: 12/26/08
Posts: 505
Hey Adrian,

What are we doing wrong?

Top
#245976 - 02/09/09 08:38 PM Re: W22's in HT [Re: merchman]
Wid Offline
axiomite

Registered: 06/22/03
Posts: 6720
Loc: The Peoples Republic of Il.

Pretty slick set up Paul.
_________________________
Rick


"A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity." Sigmund Freud


Top
#245981 - 02/09/09 08:52 PM Re: W22's in HT [Re: Wid]
SirQuack Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 01/29/04
Posts: 13333
Loc: Iowa
I like the Star Wars posters, I have some form the original movies back in the 70's I need to put on the walls. ;\)
_________________________
M80s-VP180-QS8s-EP600-2xEP350 Denon3808 Outlaw7700
M22-OWM22-VP100-Denon2805
Audio Nirvana

Top
Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4 >



Moderator:  alan, Amie, Andrew, axiomadmin, Brent, Debbie, Ian, Jc 

Home  |  Corporate Info  |  Products  |  Message Board  |  FAQs  |  Warranty  |  Site Map  |  Privacy Statement   |  Contact Us

©2014 Colquhoun Audio Laboratories Limited
All Rights Reserved.