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Width/Height Speakers

Discussion in 'Configuration & Setup' started by Maximo, Oct 1, 2010.

  1. Maximo

    Maximo Well-Known Member

    Been a little while since receivers started coming with these extra amp channels. Anyone had an opportunity to hear what they sound like?
     
  2. Yesfan70

    Yesfan70 I'm famous now bitches! vvvvv Famous

    I've been curious, but at the same time I don't think I would even go that route. That's just too many speakers to put in a room, especially mine.


    IMO, I think you would have to have pretty tall ceilings (like a 12 footer) to get any benefit from height surrounds, sort of like having more depth in a room for getting better performance from the back surrounds in a 7.1 setup.
     
  3. Alien

    Alien Active Member

    It seems like a sales gimmick to me, at least until theres some recordings supporting it. A properly set up 5.1 gives the impression of height and width anyway.
     

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