Speaker Stands

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  1. Todd Henry

    Todd Henry Second Unit

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    I think I need to buy some speakers stands to best postion my system.

    What should I look for in stands? Should they be different for fronts and rears?

    Thanks

    Todd
     
  2. Marc Rochkind

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    Here are some things to look for:

    1. Height: The tweeters in the front speakers should be at the same height as the center speaker's. And, the surrounds should be a little above ear level when you are seated.

    2. Stability, especially if there are children or pets running around. A very heavy base.

    3. Attachment: Make sure you know how the speakers are going to be attached.

    4. Appearance. Some are very cool looking, some are very industrial.
     
  3. TylerZ

    TylerZ Stunt Coordinator

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    I'll add two to Marcs list:

    5. If they are going to be placed over carpet I would look for ones that had spikes.

    6. Make sure there is a way to run the speakers wires so the are hidden from sight. You can have great sounding speakers and the coolest looking stands, but if you see wire hanging/running all over it looks sloppy.

    TylerZ
     
  4. Eddie Adams

    Eddie Adams Auditioning

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    yeah i bought the ones that have a hollow post so you can run speaker wire through them. as i live in an apt. i had to run cable under the carpet and in through these posts. it looks really clean.
     

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