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#49279 - 06/14/04 06:18 PM Re: Yet Another QS8 placement question
Capn_Pickard Offline
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Registered: 03/09/04
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Loc: Arlington, VA (NOVA)
It seems that the "A" position would be best in the diagram above.

If I can hi-jack for a moment. What if he were to be running a 7.1 set-up, with the "B" speakers equalling the rear surrounds. Where would the "A" speakers best be placed? Any ideas?

I too have a room where the listening area opens up and I cant decide between ceiling mount, stand mount or back wall mount for the QS8 located closest to the bottom (in the diagram).



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#49280 - 06/14/04 06:29 PM Re: Yet Another QS8 placement question
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Oof! I actually have mine setup as B and feel that having them setup that way just goes to show forgiving the speakers are. My brother was visiting this last week and I made him sit in the sweet spot and watch a couple of movies. He did a couple of doubletakes and said 'I'm not sure I'm comfortable with speakers fooling me into hearing things where they are not.' --- All that in a setup really not even close to optimum. Yippee!

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#49281 - 06/14/04 07:53 PM Re: Yet Another QS8 placement question
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Mike, in my view slightly better would be position "A", but mounted only on the short section of side wall and not angled, but facing directly across at each other.
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#49282 - 06/14/04 09:10 PM Re: Yet Another QS8 placement question
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That is how I have mine, and I am very happy with them.
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#49283 - 06/15/04 12:24 PM Re: Yet Another QS8 placement question
MikeyC Offline
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Registered: 06/14/04
Posts: 3
Loc: Tampa, FL
JohnK: In that arrangement, the "back" tweeters will butt up against the back wall? Will that be a problem?


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#49284 - 06/15/04 12:46 PM Re: Yet Another QS8 placement question
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This is my dilemma, as well. I've got 17" on one wall to place a QS8 (11" wide). That leaves 6" between the back wall & the QS8.

Will this be a problem?

Mykyl
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#49285 - 06/15/04 11:03 PM Re: Yet Another QS8 placement question
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Mike and Mykyl, the back tweeters wouldn't actually be butting right up against the back wall, and as long as there's at least a few inches of "bounce" distance, the result should be good.
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