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How high should subwoofer be off floor in 8ft high room?
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February 21, 2023 - 6:25 am
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Dolby atmos set up, mainly music.
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February 21, 2023 - 6:45 am
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Start at 18″ and then move through 24″

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February 28, 2023 - 5:54 am
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Is there a certain distance subwoofer should be into room, when room is 15ft Long? Do the avoid 1/4 rules apply to subs like speakerS?

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February 28, 2023 - 6:59 am
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Start at 18″ off the floor and work your way up to 24″

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March 1, 2023 - 7:50 am
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I said off the wall, into the room. I already have sub 65cm off floor, with MLV underneath, cheers.

what about into room distance?

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Start at 4′ and move out from that number. Do not be afraid to move any low frequency source around in a room using multip[le sound sources. It won’t bite.

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