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Had some left over Plexiglass and some time on my hand so I mounted my speakers.


Went from this, speakers on the desk...


...to speakers mounted to my wall shelf.


Plexi cut, glued and drilled. A test fitting of the Sony mount I had from an old home theater system.


Fusion paint sprayed on. I had to bring it in due to rain. The droplets didn't damage the paint at all as it was mostly dry.


Here's another view of it mounted. Need to do a little cable management and I'm done.

It should have been a three beer job, but the paint took a bit longer to dry so it became a four bottle job. Well worth it.

Thanks for looking, and comments and question are welcome.
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post #2 of 14
Why didn't you concave your speakers at 30 degrees to where you computer seat is?
AFAIK it isn't concaved.
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Why didn't you concave your speakers at 30 degrees to where you computer seat is?
AFAIK it isn't concaved.
It's angled towards the seat. From my seated postion, the speakers are facing directly at me. Does it need to be more at an angle?
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post #4 of 14
Yes, 30 degrees (from your seating position) is industry standard for 2.0 speakers. A wider angle means that your treble will suffer. From the bridge of your nose when you are sitting down on the seat is ideal as that factors in height as well. Speaker height is very important as well. That said there might be a problem with the monitor blocking the speakers so mmmmm....

It's 30 degrees per speaker from the centre.
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Technically they should be facing straight and not pointed at you. Pointing them at you kills spatial imaging (Left/Right separation, panning sounds).


Distance matters too, ideally you want them apart a good bit. Given the PC related application though it isn't realistic.
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post #6 of 14
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hmmm
30 degrees in or out? LoL
Nugu is saying it shouldn't have an angle at all?
Now I'm lost.



Here's what Crutchfield is saying...
Edited by DarthBaiter - 5/23/11 at 6:45am
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post #7 of 14
concave = in so 30 degrees in. Most speakers benefit from concave settings.
It's 30 degrees either side.
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Technically they should be facing straight and not pointed at you. Pointing them at you kills spatial imaging (Left/Right separation, panning sounds).

Distance matters too, ideally you want them apart a good bit. Given the PC related application though it isn't realistic.
You have setup speakers before right? Most do benefit from them being concave and are designed to do so. Some don't, but most do.
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Here's what Crutchfield is saying...
and that's exactly right. Dunno why they say 25 degrees though as the industry standard is 30.
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I don't think I can get 30degrees from the way the desk is set up. My son's system is right next to mine so it's tight.

I'll see how much I'm off by when I get home tonight.
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