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I have a pair of M-Audio BX8A on my desk. They are rear ported and I want to know the distance in which they should be away from the wall. Right now the ports are about 6-7 inches away from the wall. I bought two 24x24 acoustic panels as well that I will place on the side of my walls. The speakers need to be facing diagonally towards me and not just straight so if I push them more forward, they might tip over since the table top they sit on is only 11inch long and each speaker is 11.5inch long.


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post #2 of 4
Can't really help you, Just wanted to say that setup looks great. I'm a fan of the 2 monitors lower than the main, looks really cool. Good luck
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Generally, rear ported speakers should be at least 18 inches from the nearest wall.
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I thought the minimum was 8 inches away from the wall, but further is better.
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PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
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