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#385733 - 11/16/12 02:17 PM High ceilings and surrounds.
liquidchaos Offline

Registered: 03/08/06
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Loc: Arlington, VA


I'm moving into an open loft style place with 11' ceilings. There is about 3-4 feet of clearance from the right side of my couch to a wall, and the left side doesn't have a wall until the kitchen cabinets. I am going to have to ceiling mount my qs8's and the ceilin is 11' tall. Is there a certain height that I should try and drop the speakers down to? Or would a axiom mount at that height be fine ? I can mount 1 qs8 on a side wall to the right side of my couch, but prefer the symmetrical look of both side surrounds being at the same height.

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#385749 - 11/16/12 06:41 PM Re: High ceilings and surrounds. [Re: liquidchaos]
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My left/right side surrounds are mounted about 9ft up near the ceiling in my basement, rears are a bit lower, and everything sounds good. They are very forgiving on placement, and once setup correctly in the receiver settings, should sound fine. I suppose you could rig something up using the Axiom brackets and an extension to lower them a bit if needed..
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#385805 - 11/18/12 03:19 AM Re: High ceilings and surrounds. [Re: SirQuack]
liquidchaos Offline

Registered: 03/08/06
Posts: 26
Loc: Arlington, VA
Thanks for the reply. 9' isn't too far off where I'll be at. I'll see if I can find a mount that can drop it to that level.

#385814 - 11/18/12 12:05 PM Re: High ceilings and surrounds. [Re: liquidchaos]
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Registered: 11/08/04
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Loc: Denton, TX
My ceiling is also 11ft and my QS8s are wall mounted with the top 30 inches from the ceiling. They sound great. Good luck!


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