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  1. Keith J

    Keith J Stunt Coordinator

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    I am constructing my theater now how high off of the floor should I mount my side and rear surrounds for 7.1.

    Thanx!
     
  2. BrianKR

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    2' above ear level
     
  3. Jay Mitchosky

    Jay Mitchosky Producer

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    As Brian mentioned the general rule of thumb is 2-3 feet above ear level. This measurement is to the tweeter, not the bottom of the cabinet as speaker dimensions vary. You should also avoid having the speaker too close to the ceiling/bulkhead so you may need to compromise based on your room. Also refer to your manufacturer's guidelines as they might have other indications for ideal location.
     

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