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Offline toobluvr

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Re: NEW SMALLER LISTENING ROOM - WHAT AM I NOT THINKING OF...???
« Reply #15 on: May 02, 2021, 10:21:04 AM »
Since you plan to put speakers on the short wall of a room that is basically a rectangular box, it's kindof impossible to avoid symmetry with the room.  Only way to do so is place them on longer wall, shifted to one side, such that the distance to sidewalls is different.

Another way is with an across the corner diagonal setup.  I've done this in a few rooms, with good success.  Photo below is my current room -- very large, partial cathedral ceilings, open layout into DR and kitch.  I tried the speakers setup traditionally on window wall and wall you see to the right.  Wall to left (not in pic) is possible but it has big double doors out to porch -- not good from a living standpoint -- so I didn't try it.

Sounds best this way.    Just experiment and use your ears.

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Re: NEW SMALLER LISTENING ROOM - WHAT AM I NOT THINKING OF...???
« Reply #16 on: May 02, 2021, 12:17:01 PM »
Everything i have read says you want symmetry. 
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Re: NEW SMALLER LISTENING ROOM - WHAT AM I NOT THINKING OF...???
« Reply #17 on: May 02, 2021, 12:20:35 PM »
Everything i have read says you want symmetry.

Same here.   
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Re: NEW SMALLER LISTENING ROOM - WHAT AM I NOT THINKING OF...???
« Reply #18 on: May 02, 2021, 01:35:46 PM »
Waiting for Dave to comment…. whaddya think??
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Re: NEW SMALLER LISTENING ROOM - WHAT AM I NOT THINKING OF...???
« Reply #19 on: May 02, 2021, 02:27:18 PM »
Everything i have read says you want symmetry.

That's exactly why I made the comment, Jimmy. I always thought the same as you and John.

I guess we'll all wait for Dave!  :D

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