i'd place rears close to the wall.
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This should not be a problem really, even with dipole Logans. You simply place the speaker where your head will be in the listening seat, play music and test tones as you walk around room near your placement options, and find were the sound is the best! That's your spot. Now switch speaker from seat to that location. Works everytime.
The null spot is to the side of the listening chairs. I have to be closer to the rear speakers than the front so I can't go with a 360 degree arc, me in the middle equi-distant arrangement.Believe me I have tried every spot short of suspending them from the ceiling. I was hoping for a solution from someone with a similar system using CLS for rear speakers. The sound is very detailed and engulfing as it is with the speakers behind me, equally distanced to the side and rear wall as the front speakers are.Thanks to all.
I would recommend trying a 7.1 speaker set up. With two speakers directly to the sides of your primary listening position (+- 90 deg), and another two speakers spread apart in the rear of the room, behind your listening position (about +- 160 deg), you will get much better surround envelopment than using only two surround speakers.
You will need DPLIIx and /or Logic 7 to properly drive a 7.1 speaker system, since there are no 7.1 sources, but in my own experience 7.1 is well worth it.