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

Designed and Manufactured in Canada Since 1980


AxiomAudio Blog

Positioning Floorstanding Speakers

Our Newest Flagship Model: The M100

Why We Make Our Own Drivers

Wall'O'Fame
"Serenity Cinema", now with 40% extra Serenity!
Updated as requested.
Who's Online
3 registered (SirQuack, Ajax, Wid), 95 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Financing
Forum Stats
12710 Members
11 Forums
22685 Topics
400511 Posts

Max Online: 378 @ 02/24/13 04:33 PM
Top Posters
Ken.C 17696
pmbuko 16225
SirQuack 13311
CV 11062
MarkSJohnson 10680
Meanwhile On Facebook

8| Don't miss Andrew Welker's post on our message boards about the new subwoofer...

󾓲 The April Newsletter is out! Did you get your copy? http://www.axiomaudio.co...

Double-take! :O How well do you know our line? First one to spot the surprise...

Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#359225 - 11/23/11 11:06 PM In wall surrounds
GregM Offline
veteran

Registered: 06/03/04
Posts: 160
Loc: Kirkland, WA
I am looking at a new house and will lose the dedicated home theater my current house has. I can definitely get three front speakers and a subwoofer but don't know what to do about surrounds. My only real option will be to mount something in the ceiling and have them directed down toward the listener.

Any ideas as to what my work well in this situation?

Greg

Top
#359229 - 11/23/11 11:28 PM Re: In wall surrounds [Re: GregM]
tomtuttle Offline
axiomite

Registered: 06/20/03
Posts: 8135
Loc: Tacoma
Greg, is the ceiling high enough that you could use an Axiom full-metal-ceiling-bracket and continue to use QS8's? I'm SO fond of the QS8's that it is difficult for me to imagine using other surrounds. Are you sure you can't find a way to mount them on the wall somehow?

If you're REALLY stuck with the round in-ceiling type, I'm not sure it makes a lot of sense to overspend. I am intrigued by the Mirage omnisat in-ceiling models; it seems like they would be fairly enveloping. I have traditional Mirage inwalls and also the small omnisats and I like them both very much.
_________________________
bibere usque ad hilaritatem

Top
#359300 - 11/25/11 01:06 AM Re: In wall surrounds [Re: tomtuttle]
jakewash Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 12/26/03
Posts: 10394
Loc: Calgary, Alberta
I agree with Tom, try to make a ceiling mount work and then use the QS series for great envelopment. If you must use in-ceiling speakers try to get some with tweeters that are adjustable so you can aim them at the listening position.
_________________________
Jason
-----------------
TTTHHHPPPPPTTTT!

My HT

Top



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.