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  1. JohnRice

    5.1.2 or 5.1.4 for my particular situation

    Just remember. He's trying to sell you something, and that something is Klipsch speakers. I'm not trying to sell you anything. I can talk until I'm blue in the face about (modern) Klipsch speakers simply not being very good, but I can't hold a candle against their marketing juggernaut. I...
  2. JohnRice

    5.1.2 or 5.1.4 for my particular situation

    Yep. There's a staggering number of speaker brands. A lot of them are good, but a lot aren't all that good. I just know that retailers cram Klipsch down customers throats, which makes me suspect they offer massive incentives. I've heard many stories where sales people refuse to even show...
  3. JohnRice

    5.1.2 or 5.1.4 for my particular situation

    True. I would say that in the past it was Bose, but now I think it's Klipsch.
  4. JohnRice

    5.1.2 or 5.1.4 for my particular situation

    If you want the most aggressively and successfully marketed speaker in the history of the world, go for Klipsch. If you want the best sounding speaker you can afford, probably at a lower price as well, look elsewhere. ...ducks for cover from all the Klipsch fans...
  5. JohnRice

    5.1.2 or 5.1.4 for my particular situation

    I just recommend raising the L&R speakers to be to the sides of the TV, instead of below it. If you can install small shelves on the side walls for regular bookshelf speakers instead of in-wall it'll open up a lot more flexibility in speakers. Ideally you just get the same model as the L&R...
  6. JohnRice

    5.1.2 or 5.1.4 for my particular situation

    I’d definitely say 5.1.2. The second Atmos set should never be in front of you. Totally defeats their purpose. I’d move the first Atmos pair back a bit. You want them about 35-40 degrees forward from the viewing position.
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