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The Logitech Z506 Surround Sound System has a subwoofer, a dual-speaker, and 4 normal speakers.




Is there any way of improving the positioning of this setup?

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post #2 of 19
Having the channels dedicated to the right side so far away will make it sound extremely lopsided for starters.
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I was thinking about moving the subwoofer to the left of my bed, would that improve the surround effect?
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post #4 of 19
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I was thinking about moving the subwoofer to the left of my bed, would that improve the surround effect?

No, bass from your sub isn't directional (well, it shouldn't be tongue.gif)

Ideally you want the front left and right speakers in front of you and equal distances to each side, the rears should reflect this but behind you.
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How about the double speaker in front of my bed, and the two speakers either side of the bed?
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What you're referring to as the "double" speakers is the center, it should be placed in front of you and be ... central, hence the name! tongue.gif
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post #7 of 19
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What you're referring to as the "double" speakers is the center, it should be placed in front of you and be ... central, hence the name! tongue.gif

Oh right!

I'll keep the positioning the same as in the picture, except I'll move the center speaker to the center, thanks!
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Oh right!

I'll keep the positioning the same as in the picture, except I'll move the center speaker to the center, thanks!

There's always going to be some compromise between the ideal set up and what you have to work with, it doesn't need to be inch perfect.

For odd shaped rooms or where people have more than one viewing position I usually recommend getting a setup with only 2 speakers instead of 5.
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Ack. Images not importing.

Hold on...
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Ack. Images not importing.

Hold on...

I'm holding on..
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