Reference Monitor Placement

Discussion in 'Monitoring' started by Allen Hallada, Jan 16, 2002.

  1. I am setting up my new Hafler TRM 8s and I ran into a dilemma. I purchased some Omnistudio mounts for bottom mounting and attached the mounts to the wall. How high can I place these monitors? Can I put them above my head and then tilt them down and still get the same imaging as setting them flat? Any problems with sound this close to the wall (6-12")? What is the ideal distance between speaker-speaker and speaker-listener?
    Thanks everyone and great forum here.

    PS. These monitors rock with the TRM 12 subs!
  2. miketholen

    miketholen Member

    Jan 28, 2001
    I have my speaks set up to be an equallateral triangle btween me-left speak-right speak then me again.
    works rather nicely.
    as far as tilting goes...I dunno, I guess just do what sounds correct, I don't have mine set up that way.

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