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#393774 - 06/05/13 10:02 PM Re: QS8 placement [Re: brwsaw]
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I was calling it the big brother to the QS4 but I think BIG mamma might be better suited.
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#393775 - 06/05/13 10:29 PM Re: QS8 placement [Re: brwsaw]
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Nuff said.
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#393784 - 06/06/13 01:37 AM Re: QS8 placement [Re: brwsaw]
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The part that erks me the most is that the V2 QS4 has the better posts.
Ah well. Counting the days until I can hear them.
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#393787 - 06/06/13 06:06 AM Re: QS8 placement [Re: brwsaw]
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I think that might be the first time I've seen the QS4 and the QS8 size compared.
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#393801 - 06/06/13 01:06 PM Re: QS8 placement [Re: brwsaw]
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I find no sound deficits with my QS4s. When surround special effects are being replicated during movies, they sound much deeper & bigger than their size.

I suspect that there is some LFE mixed into the subs during these scenes...

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#393804 - 06/06/13 04:25 PM Re: QS8 placement [Re: brwsaw]
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I haven't hooked them up yet.
My QS4's did a fine job and I have no complaints.
I couldn't decide on a entertainment unit design that would house the VP180 (and components) and I wanted to purchase myself a gift so the QS8's made the most sense.
I've got lots of positions to fill/swap so I pulled the trigger.
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#393842 - 06/08/13 03:29 AM Re: QS8 placement [Re: brwsaw]
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Another theory bites the dust.
QS4's got removed, QS8's installed, moved them from 85 degrees (inline with my knees)to 110 degrees (nearly inline with the back of the love seat). Ran YPAO and started Star Trek.
Didn't like the hole in front of me.
I immediately notice YPAO changed my subs too.
Paused the movie, replaced them to their previous locations, re ran YPAO and enjoyed most of the rest of the movie.
Centers still the week link.
Subs need some love.
8's need to be adjusted with the meter.
4's need to be swapped with either the 8's or the rear surrounds, not sure which. They did a very good job as they were.







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#393859 - 06/08/13 09:23 PM Re: QS8 placement [Re: brwsaw]
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Simply moving broad dispersion surrounds such as the QSs from about a foot in front of a listener's ears to about a foot behind them can't create a "hole". Surround sounds are intended to come from the side and/or back of the listener.
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#393868 - 06/09/13 02:50 AM Re: QS8 placement [Re: brwsaw]
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48" center to center. I moved them 48" and then back.
Subs back at 0 on the receiver.
Tape measure and spl meter are put away.
Can't really tell where the sound is coming from. It could be a little better but I'm happy.
Its funny, so many articles agree sound is best heard from in front of you but sound is mixed for 90º-110 º.
Good thing they are broad dispersion speakers.
Most of my HT time is spent enjoying 7.1 content. I'm going to leave them at 85º.


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