Originally Posted by fabian
so what if instead of putting it on the wall directly behind me/couch, i put them on the side walls facing the couch get me? thats the wall that is 16.5 long.
Sorry, fabian... cant say, im not really a hi-fi guy.
I personally would like the surround speakers farther back to get more of an effect - like when a plan flies over head in a movie or a car drives by, etc.
It seams like you have a newer av unit then i do, you should be able to adjust the speakers volume for your surrounds so they are not over bearing.
Something i was gonna try but never got around to it was placing the surrounds on the floor facing the back wall so the sound would bounce up the wall. Not sure how it would work, but for the current room my system is in, it was something i wanted to try when time permits.
For months i had the surrounds mounted on the back wall, flat, facing foward. Recently i bought those mounts which let you swivel the speaker in all directions and i like that much better, plus it gives better sound for the two chairs in front of the couch.
Anyway, if i was you the first thing i would do it play around with the speakers volume through your AV's config/set-up, might help you find the sound you like.