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#390317 - 02/27/13 04:01 PM Re: Moved and have a new set-up, 7.1 feasible? [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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Originally Posted By: MarkSJohnson
Originally Posted By: CatBrat
I moved my couch out a couple of feet from the rear wall and it sounded better.

I've moved my couch to several different positions, and it always sounds the same.


You're supposed to sit on the couch when you make the comparisons.

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#390320 - 02/27/13 04:31 PM Re: Moved and have a new set-up, 7.1 feasible? [Re: vassillios]
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Why is Mark's couch talking to me?
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#390321 - 02/27/13 04:43 PM Re: Moved and have a new set-up, 7.1 feasible? [Re: vassillios]
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#390332 - 02/27/13 08:36 PM Re: Moved and have a new set-up, 7.1 feasible? [Re: vassillios]
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#390339 - 02/27/13 09:27 PM Re: Moved and have a new set-up, 7.1 feasible? [Re: vassillios]
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Roger, agree that with the couch right up against the wall, back surrounds in a 7.1 setup wouldn't have operating room. The best result would be with the side surrounds as far back as possible.
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#390340 - 02/27/13 09:30 PM Re: Moved and have a new set-up, 7.1 feasible? [Re: CatBrat]
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Brian, you don't understand; for Mark's benefit you should describe the sound of your couch in its previous position and its improved sound now.
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#390369 - 02/28/13 06:53 AM Re: Moved and have a new set-up, 7.1 feasible? [Re: vassillios]
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I was just joking about his couch situation. The sound field improved when I did it, but I don't remember the details. Not going to put it back there and recalibrate just to recheck.

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#390370 - 02/28/13 07:34 AM Re: Moved and have a new set-up, 7.1 feasible? [Re: vassillios]
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Thanks for the input guys. Moving the couch is not an option due to the limited placement of the side surrounds.
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#390373 - 02/28/13 07:43 AM Re: Moved and have a new set-up, 7.1 feasible? [Re: vassillios]
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You wouldn't move the side surrounds, only the couch. At least just to test to see if there is any improvement.

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#390436 - 02/28/13 08:34 PM Re: Moved and have a new set-up, 7.1 feasible? [Re: vassillios]
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Does your reciever allow you to use front heights,wides or presence speakers?
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