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Postby tipex » Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:42 pm

with the corner of a room, is it OK to have monitors either side of a corner
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Re: corner

Postby Sam Spoons » Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:53 pm

A sketch plan would help but symmetry around the mix position is usually a plus.
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Re: corner

Postby Martin Walker » Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:15 pm

I'd extend Sam's reply to say that symmetry around the mix position is the key to achieving a well-defined stereo image.

As soon as you depart from overall symmetry your two loudspeakers will start to sound different from each other, so that the stereo image ends up wandering backwards and forwards depending on frequency. In other words, your imaging will end up 'smeared'.

So, when planning equipment layout, as well as placing your loudspeakers symmetrically with respect to the walls and corners, try to balance the placement of large objects in your playback room to keep the left and right halves of the room 'balanced'


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Re: corner

Postby tipex » Sun Jan 10, 2021 1:08 pm

Great, thanks
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