where are your rears mounted?

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  1. shane_watson

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    high on wall,ear level on wall or on stands.just curiuos about the best place to mount my rears,slighly above ear level on wall will probably suit the wifey best.
     
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    Mine are positioned about two feet behind the listening area and are aimed parallel to the listening plane. They are elevated about 3 feet above my ears, on stands. I would have mounted them on the wall if my room had cooperated.
     
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    Mounted 8 feet high, right behind the listening area pointing straight down. I don't have space behind the listening area as my couch is right up against the wall but I wanted 6.1 sound anyway. So I found that pointing the speaker straight down helps direct the sound to the listening position otherwise the sound would be all over the room, or sound like it is coming from the front. Needless to say this is not ideal for a rear speaker because you really should have room behind the couch, but it seems to be a good enough compromise.
     
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    On identical stands as my mains, at ear level in listening position, ~3 ft behind the listener, pointed at eachother for a diffuse effect. Works great.
     
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    I have dipoles so they are mounted off to the sides at a height of 7ft.
     
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    I don't even want to touch the subject of mounting rears...lol however dolby's site has some information on that subject
     
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    I also have dipoles and they are mounted to the sides about 8 feet up.
     
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    i put them on bookshelfes, about 3 feet high from the floor. not ideal, but i think it is a good compromise.
     
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    bookshelf speakers mounted on the side walls facing each other - just like dolby says
     
  10. Ken Garrison

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    I took a pair of oversized computer speakers and disabled the onboard amplifier and rewired them and put them in both corners of the living room about 4 1/2 feet off the floor facing the front. That works pretty good.
     

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