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I posted this already in another thread (two other threads actually) but since people need it, here we go. These are the stands I got at WalMart and I made the bases. If you don't have basic woodworking skills then this isn't for you. It's easy though, I just used a couple of pieces from a chopping board I broke, cut them, sanded them, then put a small screw in and set them on like you're mounting them on a wall.





Boom. Wooden speaker bases of awesomeness.
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lol mine sounds amazing when i tape the to rears next to my ears on my chair haha. only thing that gets in the way is the wires.
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I would recommend rigging them from your ceiling. If it isn't vaulted you just buy these or what ever is compatible with your speakers. most have the common speaker mounting hole.

These?
or
These?

The second set comes with aditional hardware for ceiling mount I think.
My z5300s do not have mounting holes for them though
    
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post #24 of 40
But Z5300's have mounting holes built in directly to the speaker stand itself. You just need 2 screws on the wall/ceiling and you should be good to go.
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post #25 of 40
Quote:
Originally Posted by aaronman View Post
But Z5300's have mounting holes built in directly to the speaker stand itself. You just need 2 screws on the wall/ceiling and you should be good to go.
Looks at bottom.... There they are. LoL

I was looking at the back. Just realized they swivel.
    
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post #26 of 40
Quote:
Originally Posted by RonindeBeatrice View Post
one of my biggest pet peeves is folks who buy a 5.1 surround sound setup for their computers and then put all the speakers directly in front of them... YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE!
That would be me....Spent mucho money on Z-5500's and have all 5 speakers in front of me, lol. My room just won't support it....I could hang the rears from the celling, but the wires would look horrible that way...

EDIT: And speaker stands definitely would not work in my room....lol
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Originally Posted by DJ.BigBear View Post
speaker stand
custom or self made ($12.5 each)



beside, some speakers won't utilize all 5 speakers for music playback like CD or MP3, so u have to do a bit of research.
i made mine work with full surround(not copy mode) for CD and MP3 playback using Foobar.
Click Here
Mmmm... Z5500s.
    
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Mmmm... Z5500s.
feels like heaven man!
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one of my biggest pet peeves is folks who buy a 5.1 surround sound setup for their computers and then put all the speakers directly in front of them... YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE!
That is exactly the point of this thread. =)
    
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Originally Posted by SpookedJunglist View Post
I would recommend rigging them from your ceiling. If it isn't vaulted you just buy these or what ever is compatible with your speakers. most have the common speaker mounting hole.

These?
or
These?

The second set comes with aditional hardware for ceiling mount I think.
My z5300s do not have mounting holes for them though
The first ones are a possibility. Ill have to look into it. Thanks.
    
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