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On my desk, corner or on the ground beside my legs.
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Depends on the furniture of the room and the size of the room as well. But I found it to be best diagonal to where you optimum listing spot is.
post #3 of 11
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Originally Posted by topog_z;14433758 
On my desk, corner or on the ground beside my legs.
If your desk is catty-corner against a corner, I would say behind the desk in the corner.

Definitely not on your desk.
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It's loudest at a near corner of your room where your desk would be.

Not on your desk, that would vibrant your towers components.
    
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Originally Posted by MrTOOSHORT;14433799 
It's loudest at a near corner of your room where your desk would be.

Loudest doesn't mean best though.

You need to trial a few places and see where it sounds balanced.
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Originally Posted by the_beast;14433805 
Loudest doesn't mean best though.

You need to trial a few places and see where it sounds balanced.

This, your ears should answer this question.
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Originally Posted by WTHbot;14433828 
This, your ears should answer this question.

This.
However, depending on how powerful it is and what type of subwoofer it is, I would stick it near the corner of the room. It has more power and potential to resonate through the room. Bare in mind there are many other variables you need to consider including what type of floor you have, as this doesn't work quite as well if you have carpet in the entire room.
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put the subwoofer in your listening position, play a test tone or whatever, and crawl around the room and find out where it sounds best. then put the sub there smile.gif
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Ceiling is best placement period.
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Generally you want a sub firing in a non-carpeted corner.
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