Audio Physic Scorpio II room problems


I'm considering purchasing "Audio Physic Scorpio II."
They will be driven by a Krell KAV-400xi. The room is about 25 sqm, and the speakers will be placed near the short wall, which is about 4 meters long.

Will the side-firing woofers cause problems in this room? I have listened to Virgo II in the past, and I loved the sound. I am in Japan, and unfortunately Audio Physic does not have an importer here, so I will not be able to audition.

Other speakers I am considering:
B&W 803S, B&W 803D, Focal Electra 1027s, Sonics Allegra
You could always put the drivers firing towards the center of the room, not the corners...this might help with your problem...
This model has woofers on both sides on the cabinet, so one pair will always fire at the walls.
If I understand correctly, your are placing the spkrs across the 6m wall, firing down the 4m wall (the other way round would've been better).
Just position the spkrs ¬1,7- 2,0m apart (centre-to-centre) with a toe-in according to taste & you're done. The distance fm the side wall should be fine at 1,2m or less. Regards
I had the Scorpio I's and a simular room as yours. I only kept them three weeks! You might want to consider something else ........IMHO
I have VIRGO 111s in a room smaller than yours.
Mines are placed well out from the long wall, about a meter from the short side walls, toed in to the listening position.No other speaker I've tried works so well in my room.
They also sound far better now than when I had them firing down the length of an 8 mtr lounge.
They are wasted unless set up for nearfield listening as AP recommends in great detail :-)
I agree with Simon74 - my Virgos are also in a smallish room, and set up nearfield, toed in, there are no problems at all with the woofs, or anything else for that matter - they simply sound spectacular. Highly recommended.
One tip I'll mention to get the best from these speakers (I used to own Virgo II) is to place them on sistrum stands. I used the 004 type. The difference was profound. The stands helped drain away excess energy from the speaker, and what was already great imaging becaame even better, and bass became better integrated - the stnds should help with bass-nodes/room-issues. I now use sistrums on all my equipment, but the impact on speakers is the moust striking.
I went ahead and ordered the scorpio II's. After some measuring and thinking up alternative furniture placement, I'm convinced I can find a good placement for them.
I agree with Outlier re some kind of isolation for the speakers. I first tried using Aurios between the speaker spikes and a hard floor.
These sounded fantastic but having to use three sets was rather expensive.
I have achieved almost as good results with a pair of air bladder isolation platforms.
After listening to a pair of Cain & Cain Abbeys, I decided to mount the speakers and platforms on building blocks to raise the mid range units and tweeters to just above the height of my listening position.
Imo this has wrought a huge improvement by making singers sing from singer height if you get my drift.
A realistic height to the stage was the only problem that nagged me about the system.
Incidentally, mapping my room/speaker placement with CARA software gives me more or less indentical positioning as following AP's own guidance.