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Got around to uploading some pics of my speakers.

Monitor Audio BX2 5.1. Made meter high stands for the left and right speakers. Rears are hung from the ceiling.

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Still not used to the fidelity. Its always such a pleasant surprise when I can get to crank them.
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Your setup looks amazing.

Do you have any wider photos of your room?
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+Tehrawk, looks awesome!
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Got around to uploading some pics of my speakers.

Monitor Audio BX2 5.1. Made meter high stands for the left and right speakers. Rears are hung from the ceiling.





Still not used to the fidelity. Its always such a pleasant surprise when I can get to crank them.
You realize that especially with a center channel, your tweeter needs tombs at ear level for optimal listening, right? Nice looking sub btw what is it, and would it stack up against my velodyne ULD 18?
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You realize that especially with a center channel, your tweeter needs tombs at ear level for optimal listening, right? Nice looking sub btw what is it, and would it stack up against my velodyne ULD 18?
Umm, what sub? There's no subwoofer in those pictures, and he didn't mention one either.
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Umm, what sub? There's no subwoofer in those pictures, and he didn't mention one either.
The floating speaker? I see no tweeter and a huge looking porthole. This indicates use of mostly low frequencies to me and makes me think it's a sub.
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The floating speaker? I see no tweeter and a huge looking porthole. This indicates use of mostly low frequencies to me and makes me think it's a sub.
He stated directly that those are his rears. And I don't see a port hole, those look like tweeters to me.
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He stated directly that those are his rears. And I don't see a port hole, those look like tweeters to me.
Lol im on my iPhone, Internet is down, but why the he'll would you put the tweeter on a different side of the cabinet than the main woofer? The woofer will need to go

Lol the woofer needs to replicate sounds at least up to 2000Hz. That makes the sound VERY directional. Any bass which is non directional will be all heard mostly from the sub, meaning those surrounds have 2,000 or more Hz to 20,000Hz playing in a completely different direction than probably 100 hz- 2000Hz. I'd understand if there were a woofer and tweeter on on face, then woofers on other faces, but that makes no sense to me.
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Lol im on my iPhone, Internet is down, but why the he'll would you put the tweeter on a different side of the cabinet than the main woofer? The woofer will need to go

Lol the woofer needs to replicate sounds at least up to 2000Hz. That makes the sound VERY directional. Any bass which is non directional will be all heard mostly from the sub, meaning those surrounds have 2,000 or more Hz to 20,000Hz playing in a completely different direction than probably 100 hz- 2000Hz. I'd understand if there were a woofer and tweeter on on face, then woofers on other faces, but that makes no sense to me.
Lol you're simplifying things way too much. Besides, there are two tweeters http://www.monitoraudio.co.uk/produc...x/your-speaker.
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Lol im on my iPhone, Internet is down, but why the he'll would you put the tweeter on a different side of the cabinet than the main woofer? The woofer will need to go

Lol the woofer needs to replicate sounds at least up to 2000Hz. That makes the sound VERY directional. Any bass which is non directional will be all heard mostly from the sub, meaning those surrounds have 2,000 or more Hz to 20,000Hz playing in a completely different direction than probably 100 hz- 2000Hz. I'd understand if there were a woofer and tweeter on on face, then woofers on other faces, but that makes no sense to me.
You still have a lot of reading to do my friend . Woofers are directional, sure. Anything above 60-80Hz is directional. But you can have your woofer facing one direction, and the tweeter facing the other. As long as the tweeter is at ear level and pointing towards your ears, that's usually all that matters .
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