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Rippedgeek

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#236338 29-May-2018 11:12
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Hi all

 

 

 

I'm in the process of buying a house and want to replace my current up-firing Atmos speakers with some in-ceiling ones.  Has anyone gone this route and if so, I'd love to hear some recommendations on speakers and even ideas around wiring, placement, etc.

 

 

 

Many thanks

 

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lchiu7
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  #2027769 3-Jun-2018 11:36
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Well according to Dolby you only really need Atmos certified speakers if they are going to be upwards firing and bouncing off the ceiling.

 

 

 

https://www.dolby.com/us/en/guide/dolby-atmos-speaker-setup/index.html

 

 

 

If you're lucky to be able to put speakers directly into the ceiling, then any decent full-range speaker would work it seems. That is also the optimal arrangement but most of us cannot get speakers mounted there.





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