Home Theater Installation: Where to Put the Speakers?

The right speaker placement ensures immersive, impactful surround sound

When most people think of a home theater installation, they get excited about a massive screen and cinema-style seats. But a high-tier audio system is equally important to the theater experience. You could say that audio, video, and room design fuse to create a perfect triad.

While soundbars and built-in speakers have come a long way, you’d be cutting yourself short not to implement surround sound in your theater. Whether it’s the roar of a stadium’s crowd or the roar of a fantasy dragon, high-tier audio makes you feel like you’re really amidst the action.

But it can be confusing to know what to look for in surround sound. Each speaker has an ideal placement. Where should yours go? As a home theater installer in Rhinebeck, NY, we have over a decade’s worth experience installing surround sound into homes. We’ll share a bit of our expertise below.

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