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Room size advice

sty, modified 4 Years ago.

Room size advice

Youngling Posts: 1 Join Date: 8/30/18 Recent Posts

Hi all :)

I got a set of 6x8030A's and a 7060B for the sub and they have served me really well over the years as my home theatre and gaming PC surround setup (hooked to onkyo pr-sc5508 prepro). Mounted them on a set of standard microphone stands to get them to the necessary height, no problems.

But now, I'm starting a design phase of building my own residence and me and the wife pretty early decided that we want to stuff all that to a dedicated AV room and keep the rest of the house TV free.

I googled around but couldn't find some solid advice for the internal dimensions of a room for these specific monitors, or what ratio should the room be for HT use? I'm not building a 'proper' HT with several rows of seats, I just want to replicate the current setup with one sofa for 3 people and the speakers in a proper distance and angle from the primary position.

I'm thinking about surface mount the speakers to the studs and do a double-wall for noise insulation from the rest of the house. Then throw in rugs and perhaps build a diffuser to get closer to a natural sounding room.

Primary viewing (head) position would be around 2m from the TV surface.