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    Official Atmos Home Theater Thread UPDATED With First Impressions

    I guess so. They have recommendations or endorsements for every other type of speaker on their site, but not ceiling speakers. I guess if they are endorsing the Dolby enabled speakers, the recommendation wouldn't mean much anyway. I'd like to hear their thoughts on downward firing, and some you...
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    Official Atmos Home Theater Thread UPDATED With First Impressions

    They've approved these little module speakers that are supposed to bounce sound off a ceiling (!), why would a ceiling speaker design approval be more ridiculous? :)
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    Official Atmos Home Theater Thread UPDATED With First Impressions

    I find it interesting that there are still no recommended Dolby Atmos (R) ceiling speakers listed on Dolby's website. Probably due to the desire to push as many of the "enabled" designed speakers (assuming there's a patent on one or more of the design technologies bringing in money), but...
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    Official Atmos Home Theater Thread UPDATED With First Impressions

    It's funny how as it started to get a little detailed and a little heated, they said - well, we're out of time - :lol: Best not reveal too much boys, wouldn't want to bog down the poor bastards with too much information (or the limitations for the 99%ers on how many channels you can afford), or...
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    Official Atmos Home Theater Thread UPDATED With First Impressions

    Any thoughts on the in-ceiling speakers that enable tilting the speaker toward the listening area?
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    Official Atmos Home Theater Thread UPDATED With First Impressions

    I hate the thought of sinking a couple grand into an Atmos processor that has limits on channels, when I'd like to be able to also add some of the additional fronts and surrounds incrementally as finances permit. It's a dilemma that is probably best to wait on. There may be more affordable...
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    Official Atmos Home Theater Thread UPDATED With First Impressions

    Looks like what's being rolled out for the masses is Atmos Lite!
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    Official Atmos Home Theater Thread UPDATED With First Impressions

    I could swing the CP850 and all the amps required, but I'd have to live in the boxes they came in. :D
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    Official Atmos Home Theater Thread UPDATED With First Impressions

    The Dolby CP850 lists for over $33,000. There has to be an alternative for home theater. They mention the use of the additional channels in the home theater white papers!
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    Official Atmos Home Theater Thread UPDATED With First Impressions

    What I find intriguing is the use of the additional channels, such as L & R centers and additional surrounds; I wasn't expecting that, and don't remember hearing this mentioned before, or I didn't fully comprehend the processing abilities of the Atmos system. My 7.1.4 system is dead before it...
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    Official Atmos Home Theater Thread UPDATED With First Impressions

    There are some photos on the preceding page of this thread.
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    Official Atmos Home Theater Thread UPDATED With First Impressions

    I'm not too clear on this either, but the Dolby Atmos demo some members attended, had ceiling mounted speakers facing the listening area.
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    Official Atmos Home Theater Thread UPDATED With First Impressions

    You can't argue that THX started a revolution in criteria for great sound in the cinema. While now the original people behind the certification have moved on, there is still value in the THX certification. Parasound, which is a fine audio company, still finds the value in the THX certification...
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    Official Atmos Home Theater Thread UPDATED With First Impressions

    I'm getting sticker shock at the grocery store, so..... I was looking at electric theater curtain rods/mechanisms, and was blown out of my chair! $800+! I remember additions/upgrades every 6 months or so 15 years ago, now it take years. :o
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    Official Atmos Home Theater Thread UPDATED With First Impressions

    Where can I get those Dolby double D theater seats, that are in the poster? :)
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    Official Atmos Home Theater Thread UPDATED With First Impressions

    I know nothing about in-ceiling speakers. I know generally, that wide dispersion is the way to go. I'm looking for more information on Dolby Atmos approved in-ceiling speakers. I'm in no hurry, and ceiling mounting is not out of the question.
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    Official Atmos Home Theater Thread UPDATED With First Impressions

    I noticed a drop ceiling in some of the pics. Did any of you hear any issues with the use of a drop ceiling? Were there both in-ceiling speakers and mounted speakers with a drop ceiling in the demo rooms? Curious, because I presently have one in my room that has needed periodic damping to tame...
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    Official Atmos Home Theater Thread UPDATED With First Impressions

    Ron, how high was the ceiling at your demo? I am curious because Dolby is recommending Atmos enabled speakers for ceilings 8 feet and under. Thanks.
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    Official Atmos Home Theater Thread UPDATED With First Impressions

    Atmos has been around a couple years and I'd still have to drive 2 1/2 hours to hear it. The theater that has Atmos is not in the major metroplolitan area that's only 30 min away, it's in the middle of nowhere! :angry: The theaters must be in dire financial shape, that hardly any in my area have...
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    Official Atmos Home Theater Thread UPDATED With First Impressions

    I thought it interesting that Dolby is OK-ing using both enabled and ceiling if needs be. I wouldn't have thought that previously. They are actually recommending to use the ATMOS enabled speakers if you have a standard (8 feet) or lower ceiling, which I also wasn't expecting. Much to consider.
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    Official Atmos Home Theater Thread UPDATED With First Impressions

    My 12'X26'X8' room would look like a speaker showroom with the full ATMOS array! :) Not ruling it out though. ;)
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    Official Atmos Home Theater Thread UPDATED With First Impressions

    Thanks for the coverage. I've been waiting for the white papers. My plans are for an 11.1 system with on ceiling speakers. Looking forward to more details.
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