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Ok,

I've checked all 5 of the speakers, (not including the sub).

All the "feet" have "wall mountable" feet.

Question =, What's the proper "screw" size, and should I use screw + washers or whatever? I've never MOUNTED speakers, but I'm in a BASEMENT with plenty of rafters and what not.

And placement, I'm working with a moderately large area, with adjustable placement choices of sorts. So what would be the best "surround" effect?

I was told it's best to have the front right / left speakers approx 10 feet apart, same with the rear's for "optimal" placement, but I dunno.

AND *****, pardon me, just max'd my creative x-fi's bass, but not the 5500's bass... that's like 30% and SOMETHING JUST FELL OFF MY SHELF!!! LMAO!!! (nothing fragile, but LOL!!!!!!!!).

Thanks,

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Ill find some pics of mine . ..

Late for a meeting. . check my gallery as I just uploaded some shots . .. . My rears are too far away though and I dont get the sound I should out of them (I think the wire is too long from being run through the attic). . . Optimal would be for you to be in the center of all 5 speakers with the sub to a lower left/right corner. My setup is OK for running in the x2 stereo mode and filling my whole room with sound but sucks for gaming and other surround sound effects.

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Not bad, but what screw's did you use? (can you show comparitive size reference to something else, so I can print it off, and take to say, canadian tire or a hardware shop? tnx).


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Not bad, but what screw's did you use? (can you show comparitive size reference to something else, so I can print it off, and take to say, canadian tire or a hardware shop? tnx).


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I took out the grommet and brought it to the store with me. . .fond one that was a about and inch.5 / two inches long and fit securely in the grommet. . . Just eyed it for the most part.
 
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using washers will work as well. Other option is small shelves. I considered this before.
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Thanks man, much appreciated on the tip's. I probably will head over and check it out later this week.

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