Had a very similar room..perhaps a foot larger in length and width. After a couple of months of trials (using the more traditional Cardas method for speaker positiong and the RPG software), I settled on LONG WALL speaker placement following the Audio Physiscs positioning approach. This worked VERY well, particularly after treating every forst reflection point (ceiling included) with RPG foam and placing and RPG Skyline diffusser behind the listening position. Note that this approach to speaker positioning places you pretty close to te real wall, so the diffusser is crititical. My monitor speakers were about 8 foot apart (center to center), and 3 feet away from the side walls, and about 7.5 feet away from the listening position (so, near field listening). This gave a wide soundstage with excellent depth/definition, and minimized room-induced coloration. I now have a much larger room, and though some things are better, I stiil miss the old set up. Give it a shot....you can find links to this and other speaker positiioning theories on the Audioasylum FAQ's. Of rouces, if you can spare $ 50 and some time, you might want to get the CARA (www.cara.de) software and do a CAD model of the room. I've just started using this and it is VERY good indeed, much better than the twice as expensive RPG software, for helping you detemrine the optimum positioning for speakers and listening position.
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