I have Atlantic Technology in-wall speakers in my secondary home theater. They have dipoles for the surrounds. Because I only have one side wall, I mounted the dipoles in-ceiling. Works great. I have both Revel and Atlantic technology in-ceiling and in wall speakers. For my Revel setup, I'm actually using ceiling speakers for the surrounds and I don't miss the dipoles one bit. You manage that with the angle of the speaker relative to the listening position. I have them direct-firing for 7.1 music options. But you move the speakers away from direct-firing if you want to have more ambient sounds. Regardless, the setup is fantastic. What I love about the direct vs. dipole is that if I want to use "all stereo" for background music, it sounds much better with my Revel setup vs the Atlantic Technology. The Atlantic Technology dipoles are fine with movies but not good when I want ambient music.
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