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Nearfield listening setup for home audio.

kevs, modified 7 Years ago.

Nearfield listening setup for home audio.

Youngling Posts: 12 Join Date: 7/26/14 Recent Posts
I have a 6010/5040 combo that I want to set up as a home nearfield audio system. I have stands for the 6010s & am just working out the details of room placement. I intend to start with everything well away from the walls, including my chair and the 6010s within about a meter from me. Room is approx. 3.6m x 3.4m. One very prominent nearfield guru is promoting a 90deg wide angle for satellite placement with a shorter distance from listener to the plane of the speakers. In other words, not the popular equilateral triangle setup. As I understand, 60deg is traditional recommendation. Just wondering, in a free standing (well away from walls or boundaries) what is about the maximum distance you would recommend the 6010s be placed from the listening position. Assuming a spread of between 60 & 90 degrees for the speakers. I am very much interested in maintaining a good center image. Thanks for your help.

Thanks,
kev
ilkka-rissanen, modified 7 Years ago.

Re: Nearfield listening setup for home audio.

Yoda Posts: 2564 Join Date: 3/23/09 Recent Posts
Hi,

Please see this document containing information about recommended listening distances.

http://www.genelec.com/documents/other/ ... ep_Int.pdf