Closer together and straight ahead?
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I forgot to mentionned, and complete my phrase... But now, I use the Toe-in just in front of my head, instead of behind. My speakers are 62 inches centre to centre. May be it is because of open space room and my ears. I have also notice, that when my chair is more on the right side, 1 foot of the centre, I heard a less fatigue music and little bit more high frequency , probably my ear and open space room. Thank you all.
Glasses and hat will change what you hear too.
I go for full blown laser alignment with 4 columns. 2 mains, 2 MB columns
From the seated position to the center of the columns. Measure that distance, pushing it away lowers the db to that ear. I run mine the same distance
The mains are toed-in and fire in front of the seated position. They are tipped back 5 degrees, with the ribbon tweeter turned horizontal vs vertical.
The MB columns fire behind the seated position and are tipped back less than 5 degrees. They are outside the monitors and 12-24" closer but 60 degrees off axis from the monitors. They don’t interfere with the monitor imaging either. You also push the MBC back about 1" inch at a time, until the timing is right between the monitors and MB columns.. To close boomy, to far away they loose coherence. They sound like they are in separate boxes.. Just what I didn’t want to do..
You really want to zero in your speakers, use a laser and a db meter in the seated position..
Your ears just make sure they are pretty close. That set up can compensate for a lot of hearing issues too between moving a single column forward or backwards but keeping the laser in the same spot for imaging..
oldhvymec, Thank you for your help. Have you a dB and laser model device to suggest me ? I am now writing you from my computer situated in the back left cornerof my open space room, all curtains are now closed, and the sound is better than on my listening chair, it is realy weird, isn't it ? Thank's again.
Mine were freebies from work. They were a writing pen and a laser pointer combo. Worked great for me. The db meter, no need to get fancy. If your going to use a phone or something like that just use a stand so you're not part of the equation and use a painter tape reference on the floor with alignment marks for clocking the pickup mic the same direction the same time. I used a pair of Galaxy S3s that were both retired a long time ago. You could even pair them and WiFi the info back to a 3rd phone or laptop..
I'm frugal.. LOL Works sweet as can be.. Cost? 10 minutes of learning Doggle or VPN or Tethering or LOL what ever you want to use for FREE. You can just use one too. tape marks on the floor like I said..
Merry Christmas come to think of it..
oldhvymec, I check my right speaker, it was 11/2 inche to far from the right. I check the front wall, 26 inches, it was OK for both. I have tried, near listeng field, but I prefer far listening. in my 17x22 feet x 8 h. My speakers are 61 inches centre to centre. My ear, on my chair are 131 inches from centre of the speakers. And it is now better. How is important the positionning ! Thank you. Not easy in getting old ...