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Securing speakers to wall mounts

bmwuk

Well-Known Member
#1
As I mentioned in another post, I am looking at upgrading my surround speakers. I currently have rectangular speakers at the base but the Revel speakers are curved. I am using Wali dual side clamping wall mounts. Would the clamping be sufficient or should I secure them additionally using something else. It looks like they have bolt threaded nuts already at the base for attaching to their stands. Thoughts please

Also, will the proximity to the wall cause issues for these speakers?
 

Flint

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Superstar
#2
As I mentioned in another post, I am looking at upgrading my surround speakers. I currently have rectangular speakers at the base but the Revel speakers are curved. I am using Wali dual side clamping wall mounts. Would the clamping be sufficient or should I secure them additionally using something else. It looks like they have bolt threaded nuts already at the base for attaching to their stands. Thoughts please
I'd do something to secure them. A strap, screw, bracket, or anything to keep them from tipping off the bracket when you inevitably bonk one with your head.

Also, will the proximity to the wall cause issues for these speakers?
For surround? I don't think it will matter much. Depends on how close to the wall they are and where the ports are located. If the ports are on the rear and you are not plugging them, then they need enough space to breath freely without any restriction. If you are worried about baffle step issues, you could put a 24 x 24 x 2 absorption panel directly behind them.
 

bmwuk

Well-Known Member
#3
@Flint what is an example of a strap to use? I don't want to damage the speakers. If the back screw sits over top the holding plate then I can just drill a hole in the holding plate.

But the movement of the drivers won't jar it loose?
 

Flint

"Do you know who I am?"
Superstar
#4
@Flint what is an example of a strap to use? I don't want to damage the speakers. If the back screw sits over top the holding plate then I can just drill a hole in the holding plate.

But the movement of the drivers won't jar it loose?

My old surrounds speakers were on wall mounts which were a shelf with a nylon strap I positioned over the top of the speaker and tightened down so the speaker was pulled down to the plate under the speaker. I'll try to find an old photo for you.
 

bmwuk

Well-Known Member
#6
Okay that could work. Silly question where do you get those straps?

Funny thing is I kind of remember that pic
 
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